Evacuees from the Azovstal steel plant arrive safely in Zaporizhzhia

Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine CNN – Civilians evacuated from the besieged Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol have described their harrowing ordeal after arriving in the Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia. CNN’s team in Zaporizhzhia saw the arrival of five buses with evacuees and witnessed emotional scenes on Tuesday, as people emerged from the buses and were greeted by … Read more

Still Doing Business in Russia? Good Luck Renewing Your Insurance

The Port of Vladivostok, Russia, March 5. Photo: Yuri Smityuk / TASS / Zuma Press More than 750 Western companies have left Russia since it invaded Ukraine. Some had no choice because their sectors fall under Western sanctions. Others have left voluntarily and have been hailed for standing for democracy. Their departure may have another, … Read more

Pelosi makes an unannounced trip to meet with Zelensky in Kyiv

CNN – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made an unannounced trip to the Ukrainian capital on Saturday, becoming the most senior United States official to meet with President Volodymyr Zelensky since the war broke out more than two months ago. Pelosi’s office confirmed the trip in a statement on Sunday, saying the speaker had led an … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war: Civilians evacuate Mariupol’s Azovstal plant | Russia-Ukraine war News

Doznes of people have been evacuated from a steel plant in the pulverized city of Mariupol, including women and children. Two groups of civilians left the residential area around the Azovstal steelworks – the last Ukrainian stronghold in the bombed-out ruins of the southern Ukrainian city – on Saturday, Russian news agencies cited the defense … Read more

Chechen Soldiers in Bucha Civilian Massacre Accused of Killing Russian Comrades

BUCHA, Ukraine — Ihor Yuschenko, 61, a former colonel in the Ukrainian Armed Forces who once served as the deputy chief of staff of ground forces in the Donbas in eastern Ukraine, watched in horror as a war crime took place right outside his window in broad daylight. According to Yuschenko, a column of Russian … Read more

Renault in Talks to Sell Russia Business for One Ruble

PARIS — French car maker Renault WITH RNO 1.02% is in talks with the Russian government about handing over its 68% stake in Russia’s biggest auto maker to a state-backed entity, according to a report in Russian state media. The French auto maker is expected to sell its stake in AvtoVAZ for the symbolic sum … Read more

Wimbledon Ban On Russian And Belarusian Players Serves Points About Sports And Politics

The Order of Play board is pictured on the first day of the 2021 Wimbledon Championships at the The … [+] All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on June 28, 2021. (Photo by Glyn Kirk / AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images By Arthur L. Caplan & Lee H. Igel Players … Read more

Blinken and Austin make Kyiv trip to meet with Zelensky

CNN – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said during an unannounced trip to Kyiv on Sunday that US diplomats would return to Ukraine this week, a senior State Department official said, characterizing the move as a strong message of solidarity from the United States. Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin traveled to the Ukrainian … Read more

Zelenskyy pushes for more aid amid talks with US diplomats

Kyiv, Ukraine – The US secretaries of state and defense met Sunday night with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in the highest-level visit to the war-torn country’s capital by an American delegation since the start of Russia’s invasion, according to Zelenskyy’s adviser. “Yes, they’re meeting with the president. Let’s hope something will be decided on further … Read more

Biden announces a new program for Ukrainian refugees to enter the US on humanitarian grounds

CNN – President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a new program called “Uniting for Ukraine” that will provide a streamlined process for Ukrainian refugees seeking to come to the United States. The move comes almost one month after Biden pledged to admit up to 100,000 Ukrainians fleeing Russia’s invasion and is designed to more quickly … Read more