WATCH | Russia suffered ‘significant’ equipment losses trying to cross key bridge, UK intelligence

An image shared by Ukraine’s department of defense, which it said shows Russian equipment destroyed at the Siverskyi Donets River. Ukraine successfully stopped Russia from crossing a tactically important bridge, UK intelligence said. Russia suffered a “significant” loss of equipment in its attempt, the Ministry of Defence said. The “highly risky” attempt shows the pressure … Read more

Photos show dozens of wrecked Russian tanks, armoured vehicles destroyed in failed river crossing

Photos posted by Ukraine’s military reportedly show destroyed pontoon bridges and armored vehicles on the Siverskyi Donets River in eastern Ukraine Ukrainian Ministry of Defense Ukraine’s military claims it destroyed dozens of Russian armoured vehicles as they attempted to cross a river in eastern Ukraine. Photos posted on social media by Ukraine’s ministry of defence … Read more

Finland’s president has a message for Russia as it inches closer to joining NATO: ‘You caused this’

Finland’s President Sauli Niinisto makes a point during a joint press conference with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the Presidential Palace on May 11, 2022 in Helsinki, Finland. Photo Frank Augstein – WPA Pool/Getty Images Finland’s president blamed Russia and its war in Ukraine for pushing it closer to joining NATO. Sauli Niinisto spoke … Read more

US Congressman gets subpoena from Capitol riot panel

Pro-Trump supporters storm the US Capitol following a rally with President Donald Trump on 6 January 2021 in Washington, DC. PHOTO: Samuel Corum/Getty Images Congressman Kevin McCarthy, the top Republican in the US House of Representatives, and other lawmakers received subpoenas on Thursday from the House committee investigating last year’s attack on the Capitol … Read more

Security footage shows Russian troops shooting 2 Ukrainian civilians in the back, the BBC reports

Security footage obtained by the BBC showing two Russian troops moments before they open fire on Ukrainian civilians. BBC Russian troops were caught on security footage shooting two Ukrainian civilians in the back. The security footage obtained by the BBC shows two soldiers open fire on unarmed security guards. The United Nations says soldiers’ attacks … Read more

Russia strike kills 3, injures 12 in northern Ukraine

Three people were killed and 12 others wounded on Wednesday in a Russian strike on a town in Ukraine’s northern Chernigiv region, the emergency services told AFP. “We have three people killed and 12 wounded as a result of a strike” in Novgorod-Siversky, a spokesperson said. The town is in the north-eastern corner of the … Read more

Boris Johnson expected to ‘float’ details of UK’s plan for ditching Northern Ireland protocol

Boris Johnson with his dog Dilyn. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Boris Johnson to “float” plans for scrapping the Northern Ireland protocol in a speech, sources say.  The prime minister is expected to give a broad outline, before a statement to MPs from Liz Truss. The legislation will “disapply various elements” of the original agreement, including GB-NI … Read more