Civilian death toll in Ukraine rises to 331 — UN rights office

Reuters 03/05/2022

The U.N. human rights office said on Friday it had confirmed 331 civilians have been killed and 675 injured in Ukraine since Russia’s invasion began on Feb. 24, adding that the real toll was likely much higher.…

Putin’s war on Ukraine and impact on PH prices

Cristina Eloisa Baclig 03/02/2022

MANILA, Philippines—After years of tension, Russian dictator Vladimir Putin announced a “military operation” in former Soviet state Ukraine during a surprise television announcement on Feb. 24. Shortly after the announcement, Russian military forces began to push into…

Russia captures biggest Ukraine city yet

03/02/2022

WASHINGTON/KYIV — Russia said it had seized its biggest city yet in Ukraine on Wednesday while stepping up its lethal bombardment of the main cities that its invasion force has so far failed to tame in the…

Airspace closures after Ukraine invasion stretch global supply chains

03/01/2022

Global supply chains, already hit hard by the pandemic, are facing further disruption and cost inflation as airspace closures after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine affect the air freight industry. Transport between Europe and north Asian destinations like Japan, South…

PH backs UN resolution condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Christia Marie Ramos 03/01/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is voting in favor of a United Nations resolution expressing “explicit condemnation” of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “The Philippines votes Yes to the UNGA resolution and expresses explicit condemnation of the invasion…

Nations are isolating Russia for attacking Ukraine

Agence France Presse, Reuters 02/27/2022

Sanctions against Moscow are expanding on multiple fronts, from travel bans to the freezing of assets of its key officials led by President Vladimir Putin. This developed shortly after Russian forces started attacking Ukraine on Thursday. UN…

Russia’s Putin launches invasion of Ukraine

Agence France Presse 02/24/2022

KYIV — Russian President Vladimir Putin launched an attack on Ukraine on Thursday with explosions heard across the country and its foreign minister warning a “full-scale invasion” was underway. Weeks of intense diplomacy and the imposition of…

Freeze or full invasion? Scenarios for Russia in Ukraine

Agence France Presse 02/23/2022

PARIS — President Vladimir Putin’s announcement that Russia is recognizing two eastern Ukrainian breakaway regions and ordering troops to the area has left analysts guessing over whether the Kremlin is preparing an even deeper incursion. Commentators are…

US deploys 3,000 troops in Ukraine standoff

Inquirer.net 02/03/2022

WASHINstandoff in UkraineGTON — The United States on Wednesday deployed several thousand troops to bolster Nato forces in eastern Europe, as the leaders of France and Germany flagged trips to Moscow to address Western fears of an…

Invasion of online privacy

Editorial 03/28/2018

The American public’s backlash despite Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s public apology for his company’s failure to prevent a US-based analytics firm from harvesting the personal data of its members can serve as additional useful reference points for…

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