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EU ministers agree to step up sanctions, ramp up weapons supplies
NEW YORK: European Union foreign ministers agreed on 21st September to prepare new sanctions on Russia and increase weapons deliveries to Kyiv, after President Vladimir Putin ordered the country's first wartime mobilisation since World War II to fight in Ukraine. NEW YORK: European Union foreign ministers agreed on 21st September to prepare new sanctions on Russia and increase weapons ...
Updated: 09/22/2022
UK pm vows to give up military aid to Ukraine
... Vladimir Putin who mobilised reservists hours earlier in a clear sign that he is not in a hurry to end the conflict. Putin 's move highlights the failure of Russia's invasion of its neighbor and strengthens the resolve of Western allies to support Kyiv, she said. Truss told the UN General Assembly on her first trip since taking office, "We will not rest until Ukraine prevails," Truss told the UN General Assembly on her first trip since taking office, noting that new British weapons ...
Updated: 09/22/2022
Putin orders military draft in televised address, threatens to use nuclear weapons
... non-proliferation regime in a speech to the UN General Assembly today. Foreign Ministers of the European Union and Group of Seven countries in New York for the General Assembly called meetings on Wednesday to discuss new sanctions and weapon deliveries for Kyiv after Putin ordered them to do so. It's clear that Russia wants to destroy Ukraine, according to Josep Borrell , EU foreign policy chief. We will not be intimidated. On Wednesday, a major prisoner exchange took place with Russia releasing 215 ...
Updated: 09/22/2022
New front in Ukraine war opens temporarily after Biden addresses UNGA
... Assembly at 10: 35 am ET on the back of Vladimir Putin 's speech threatening to use nuclear weapons and ordering a partial mobilization in Russia. The American president is certainly not the only world leader speaking, but as a major supplier of aid to Kyiv, Biden 's address will be closely watched for signs of how the Western allies will respond to Putin 's latest gambit. Today s news does not stop there: After nearly 100 days of declines, none of the gas prices seem to be rising again, though there ...
Updated: 09/21/2022
US says partial mobilisation and sham referendums show weakness
... Washington, Berlin and Paris denounced the ballots and said the international community would never recognise the results, while NATO said the votes were a further escalation of the war. Putin still refuses to understand Ukraine, said the UK's ambassador in Kyiv. Melinda Simmons wrote on Twitter that Partial mobilisation and sham referenda don't change that essential weakness.
Updated: 09/21/2022
White House rejects Russia's plan to hold referendums
I am in Tess McClure and will be live blogging this morning. They are the latest developments at 7.45 am in Kyiv time. I am in Tess McClure and will be live blogging this morning. These are the latest developments at 7.45 am in Kyiv time. None of the White House rejected Russia's plans to hold the referendums, saying that Moscow may be moving to recruit ...
Updated: 09/21/2022
U.S. wants to prove its support surpass Russia
... Putin is betting on these actions to break the will of countries to stand with Ukraine, he said at the NATO headquarters in Belgium earlier this month. He spelt that the Kremlin can bully other countries into submission. On his visit to NATO and Kyiv, Ukraine's capital, Blinken came just as Ukrainian forces began to make significant gains in the northeastern part of their country. During his visit to Kyiv, Mr. Blinken said that America and its allies must work to sustain Ukraine's brave defenders ...
Updated: 09/20/2022
Erdogan says Russia should return Ukraine land it has captured
... cannot be justified. Mr. Erdogan has positioned himself as a mediator between Ukraine and Russia and hosted preliminary peace talks in Istanbul in March, although the discussions were inconclusive. In an interview, Mr. Erdogan suggested that Moscow and Kyiv may be close to reaching an agreement to exchange 200 hostages, which would be one of the largest prisoner swaps in the seven-month war. Two hundred hostages will be exchanged upon agreement between the parties. He said that a significant step will ...
Updated: 09/20/2022
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