Ukraine orders end to Mariupol defense

Ukraine on Friday ordered its last troops holed up in Mariupol’s beleaguered Azovstal steelworks to lay down their arms after nearly three months of desperate resistance against a fierce Russian onslaught. Russia’s flattening of the strategic port city has prompted multiple war crimes charges, including a deadly attack on a maternity hospital, and Ukraine has … Read more

Ukrainian steel troops surrender as Russian soldier apologizes

US President Joe Biden receives Finnish President Sauli Niinisto and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson at the White House Russia said on Thursday that 1,730 Ukrainian troops surrendered to the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol this week, showing some emerging on crutches after a desperate battle that has become emblematic of the nearly three-month-old war. … Read more

NATO assures Ukraine unlimited military support against Russia

A destroyed Russian tank stands next to a destroyed house in the village of Mala Rogan, east of Kharkiv, Ukraine NATO pledged unlimited military support for Ukraine on Sunday, as Finland hailed its “historic” bid to join the alliance and Sweden’s ruling party said it backed a joint bid. Sweden’s ruling party said it backed … Read more

NATO assures Ukraine unlimited military support against Russia

UK Defense Intelligence says Russia suffered heavy losses in eastern Ukraine NATO pledged unlimited military support to Ukraine on Sunday, as Finland hailed its ‘historic’ bid to join the alliance and the West claimed Russia had suffered heavy losses in its push for Russia. is. The promise came after Finland abandoned decades of military non-alignment … Read more

NATO assures Ukraine unlimited military support against Russia

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock has promised Ukraine unlimited military support in its war with Russia NATO pledged unlimited military support to Ukraine on Sunday, as Finland hailed its ‘historic’ bid to join the alliance and the West claimed Russia had suffered heavy losses in its push for Russia. is. The promise came after Finland … Read more

Finland seeks to reassure Russia over NATO bid

Finland sought to assuage Moscow’s fears over its NATO bid on Saturday as heavy fighting raged in eastern Ukraine, slowing the Russian advance. – Phone call – Finland and Sweden are set to abandon decades of military non-alignment to join NATO as a defense against feared new aggression from Russia. Originally published as Finland seeks … Read more

Finland seeks to reassure Russia over NATO bid

Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra is the favorite to win the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday night Finland sought to assuage Moscow’s fears over its NATO bid on Saturday as heavy fighting raged in eastern Ukraine, slowing a hoped Russian advance. – Phone call – Finland and Sweden are set to abandon decades of military non-alignment to … Read more

Finland seeks to reassure Russia over NATO bid

Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra is the favorite to win the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday night Finland sought to assuage Moscow’s fears over its NATO bid on Saturday as heavy fighting raged in eastern Ukraine, slowing a hoped Russian advance. – Phone call – Finland and Sweden are set to abandon decades of military non-alignment to … Read more

Biggest white diamond ever sold at auction hits $18.8 million

The Rock, the largest white diamond ever sold at auction, sells for a hammer price of 18.6 million Swiss francs ($18.8 million), well below the record for such a jewel. PICTURES The Rock, the largest white diamond ever to be auctioned, sold for a hammer price of 18.6 million Swiss francs ($18.8 million) on Wednesday, … Read more

Biggest white diamond ever sold at auction hits $18.8 million

The Rock, the largest white diamond ever sold at auction, sells for a hammer price of 18.6 million Swiss francs ($18.8 million), well below the record for such a gem. PICTURES The Rock, the largest white diamond ever to be auctioned, sold for a hammer price of 18.6 million Swiss francs ($18.8 million) on Wednesday, … Read more