Biden: US to give $800m more in military aid to Ukraine | Joe Biden News

Biden says the US is ‘better positioned to lead the world than ever’ following the NATO and G7 summits, despite issues at home. United States President Joe Biden has said the US will soon announce a new $800m military aid package to Ukraine, bringing the total since it took office to nearly $7bn. Biden said … Read more

Russia, China and the Nordic duo: Key points from NATO summit | NATO News

EXPLAINER The bloc agreed to a new strategic framework with focus on Russia and pledge to boost capabilities during Madrid summit. Leaders of the 30 countries that make up the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) have agreed to a sweeping strategic framework for the next decade that focuses on the “direct threat” posed by Russia … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war: The struggle for Snake Island | Russia-Ukraine war News

Russian forces abandon the strategic Black Sea islet – a major victory for Ukraine that could also enable grain exports. A tiny Ukrainian islet has held the key to control for dominance of the eastern Black Sea since Russia invaded Ukraine in late February. Situated 48km (30 miles) off the coast, Snake Island, or Zmiinyi, … Read more

Russia withdraws from Ukraine’s Snake Island in Black Sea | Russia-Ukraine war News

Strategic island had been under Russian control since the opening stages of the war. Russia’s defense ministry says its forces have withdrawn from Snake Island, a tiny but strategically located Ukrainian islet in the Black Sea it had taken in the opening stages of its war against Ukraine. “On June 30, as a gesture of … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 127 | Russia-Ukraine war News

As the Russia-Ukraine war enters its 127th day, we take a look at the main developments. Here are the key events so far on Thursday, June 30. Get the latest updates here. fighting Evidence suggests twin Russian air strikes deliberately targeted a theater used as a shelter in Mariupol, Amnesty International said in a report. … Read more

NATO summit: Zelenskyy pushes for modern artillery, funds | Russia-Ukraine war News

The Ukrainian president says the Russian invasion was ‘a war for the right to dictate conditions in Europe’. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has asked NATO leaders for modern weapons and funds to support Ukraine’s fight against Russia’s invasion, warning the fighting could spill beyond its borders and into their countries. Zelenskyy addressed the 30 leaders of … Read more

NATO faces biggest challenge since World War II: Stoltenberg | Russia-Ukraine war News

The alliance is set to label Russia a ‘direct threat’ and pledges bolstered defense capabilities. NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg has said the 30-country bloc faces its biggest crisis since World War II, with Russia, in the wake of its invasion of Ukraine, posing a “direct threat” to the alliance. Stoltenberg made the comments on Wednesday … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 126 | Russia-Ukraine war News

As the Russia-Ukraine war enters its 126th day, we take a look at the main developments. Here are the key events so far on Wednesday, June 29. Get the latest updates here. fighting A Russian missile strike killed three people and injured five in the port city of Mykolaiv on Wednesday morning, local authorities said, … Read more

Turkey lifts its objections to Sweden, Finland joining Nato

MADRID: Turkey agreed Tuesday to lift its opposition to Sweden and Finland joining Nato, ending an impasse that had clouded a leaders’ summit opening in Madrid amid Europe’s worst security crisis in decades, triggered by the war in Ukraine. After urgent top-level talks with leaders of the three countries, alliance Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said … Read more

Russia-Ukraine live news: Zelenskyy calls Putin a ‘terrorist’ | Russia-Ukraine war News

Turkey lifts its veto over Finland and Sweden’s bid to join NATO, after the three nations agreed to protect each other’s security. Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy tells the United Nations Security Council that Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is a “terrorist” and calls for Russia to be expelled from the UN. Zelenskyy urges the UN to … Read more