Putin to annex four Ukrainian territories in Kremlin ceremony on Friday

Reuters 09/29/2022

LONDON — Russian President Vladimir Putin will on Friday begin formally annexing 15 percent of Ukrainian territory, presiding at a ceremony in the Kremlin to declare four Ukrainian regions part of Russia. Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said…

Govern agriculture right

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 09/27/2022

No doubt, agriculture now deserves top attention among the three economic sectors, over industry (mostly manufacturing) and services (with its mix of low- and high-value activities). The global food crisis that COVID-19 and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine…

Some Russians flee Ukraine conscription as Moscow remains defiant at U.N

Reuters 09/23/2022

KYIV/NEW YORK  – Some draft-age Russians rushed to leave the country on Thursday to escape their country’s biggest conscription drive since World War Two, as world powers at the United Nations demanded Moscow be held accountable for alleged…

Putin lashes out at US over Ukraine, Taiwan

Agence France Presse 08/17/2022

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday accused Washington of seeking to prolong the conflict in Ukraine and of fuelling conflicts elsewhere in the world, including with the visit of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to…

Beachgoers brave rockets in East Ukraine

Agence France Presse 06/23/2022

SLOVIANSK, Ukraine—With its white sand, changing cubicles and clear water, the beach at Sloviansk in eastern Ukraine looks tempting. There’s just one problem: the nearby bangs of rockets and missiles. The lakeside resort is close to one of…

Ukraine’s Zelenskiy: allies finally delivering weapons Kyiv asked for

Agence France Presse 04/23/2022

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Friday said allies were finally delivering the weapons that Kyiv had asked for, adding the arms would help save the lives of thousands of people. In a late night video address, Zelenskiy…

Ukraine says 1,200 bodies found near Kyiv as east braces for onslaught

Agence France Presse 04/11/2022

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine – Ukraine said Sunday it had found more than 1,200 bodies in the Kyiv region, the scene of atrocities allegedly committed during the Russian occupation last month, as residents in the country’s east braced — or…

Ukraine: Separating the wheat from the chaff

Olexander Nechytaylo - @inquirerdotnet 04/11/2022

The unprovoked Russian aggression against Ukraine has been topping international headlines for more than a month now. Humankind is witnessing with disbelief the horrific crimes taking place in the middle of 21st-century Europe. The cruel, unjust, and…

Russia complains to Turkey over drones sales to Ukraine — Turkish bureaucrat

Reuters 04/09/2022

ISTANBUL — Russia has complained to Turkey over its sale of Bayraktar TB2 armed drones to Ukraine, a high level Turkish bureaucrat said on Friday, but added the sales were by a private Turkish company and not…

PUV drivers in Cebu City to get discount in selected gas stations

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers in Cebu City will get a minimum discount of P2 per liter from participating gasoline stations. The Cebu City Disaster Council launched the Gasolina Mo, Sagot Ko program…

Borodianka, a ruined town emerges after Russians leave

04/05/2022

BORODIANKA, Ukraine — Borodianka has been turned inside out. The buildings are flayed open, spilling clothing into the treetops. A trip along the long straight road through the modest Ukrainian town is now a procession of the grimly absurd.…

US pushes to suspend Russia from UN human rights body

Reuters 04/05/2022

BUCHAREST — The United States will ask the U.N. General Assembly to suspend Russia from the Human Rights Council, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, after Ukraine accused Russian troops of killing dozens…

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