Novak Djokovic’s dad, Srdjan Djokovic, responds to Putin flag video

Novak Djokovic’s dad will not be courtside for his son’s Australian Open semi-final against Tommy Paul on Friday night in the fallout to posing with pro-Putin demonstrators earlier in the week. The tournament has been tossed into scandal after police detained four men outside Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday night following Djokovic’s quarter-final win over … Read more

Russia strikes Ukraine’s cities hours after Western countries pledge tanks to Kyiv

CNN — Ukraine has urged the West to get military hardware into the hands of its troops as quickly as possible, as Russia fired missiles towards Kyiv and other Ukrainian cities just hours after Germany and the US announced their plans to provide modern tanks to the country. Russia launched 55 missiles at Ukraine on … Read more

Ukraine confirms retreat from eastern town of Soledar to “preserve the lives of personnel”

Kyiv, Ukraine — Ukrainian forces have conducted an organized retreat from a town in the eastern region of the Donbas, an official confirmed Wednesday, in what amounts to a rare but modest battlefield triumph for the Kremlin after a series of setbacks in its invasion that began almost 11 months ago. The Ukrainian army retreated … Read more

Vyacheslav Volodin issues warning to allies giving weapons to Ukraine

A leading official in Russia’s parliament is warning of a “global tragedy” if Ukraine gets new weapons from allies as the bitter fight between the two nations nears the 11-month mark. Vyacheslav Volodin, speaker of the State Duma — Russia’s lower house of the country’s parliament — issued the ominous message Sunday following allies of … Read more

As US and allies arm Ukraine, Russia warns that losing a conventional war “can trigger a nuclear war”

As the United States prepares to announce a new shipment of military hardware for Ukraine and Kyiv pushes its Western partners for modern battle tanks and other heavy weapons, Moscow responded Thursday with a familiar battery of threats. Once again, Russia alluded to its nuclear arsenal in a bid to dissuade the US and its … Read more

Boris Johnson likens Vladimir Putin to ‘the fat boy in Dickens’ with his ‘nonsense’ nuclear threats

The Government is mulling the idea of ​​using seized assets to pay for the reconstruction efforts. The UK has already seized more than £18 billion of Russian assets. However, Grant Shapps, the Business Secretary, signaled on Wednesday that the Government was unlikely to be forthcoming with legislation, with more work needed to ensure laws could … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war latest: ‘British tanks will burn,’ threatens Kremlin – The Telegraph

Russia-Ukraine war latest: ‘British tanks will burn,’ threatens the KremlinThe Telegraph Ukraine To Get New Tanks From Its Western Allies | Russia Vs Ukraine War Update | English News LIVECNN-News18 UK will provide Challenger 2 tanks to Ukraine, Rishi Sunak confirmsThe Independent Live: Russia says British tanks sent to Ukraine ‘will burn’ in battleFRANCE 24 … Read more

‘Russia’s Rambo’ — once a Putin favorite — says he’d now fight for Ukraine and feels ‘nothing but hatred’ for his home country

CNN — Russian actor Artur Smolyaninov was the star of one of President Vladimir Putin’s favorite films – about a Soviet unit making a last-ditch stand against Afghan insurgents. Now he is classified as a “foreign agent” and faces criminal investigation. Smolyaninov was the hero of “Devyataya Rota” (The 9th Company), a Russian feature film … Read more

5 killed as Russian airstrikes hit targets across Ukraine

Kyiv, Ukraine CNN — Air raid sirens rang out across Ukraine on Saturday as Russia carried out another series of missile attacks across the country, including one in Dnipro that hit a nine-story apartment building and killed at least five people. Missiles and explosions were heard everywhere from Lviv in the west; Kharkiv in the … Read more