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…

Russia conducts drills in northern territories

The Japan News/Asia News Network / 04/04/2022

TOKYO — Russia has started military exercises involving more than 1,000 personnel in the northern territories near Hokkaido, the Russian Defense Ministry announced Friday. About 200 anti-tank missiles, along with self-propelled artillery and drones, are said to…

Ukrainian president says retreating Russian troops are leaving mines

Reuters 04/03/2022

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has accused Russian soldiers of deliberately mining areas in northern Ukraine as they withdraw or are pushed out by Ukrainian forces. Ukraine says its troops have retaken control of more than 30 towns…

Ukraine says Russia wants to split nation, calls for more arms

Reuters 03/28/2022

LVIV, Ukraine — Russia wants to split Ukraine into two, as happened with North and South Korea, Ukraine’s military intelligence chief said on Sunday, vowing “total” guerrilla warfare to prevent a carve-up of the country. President Volodymyr…

Consumers told: Brace for increase in energy consumption rates

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Due to the ongoing war between Ukraine and Russia, electricity rates in Metro Cebu are expected to rise.  Engineer Raul Lucero, president and chief operations officer (COO) of Visayan Electric, revealed that they…

Russia uses advanced hypersonic missiles in Ukraine for the first time

Agence France Presse 03/19/2022

MOSCOW, Russia — Russia used its newest Kinzhal hypersonic missiles for the first time in Ukraine on Friday to destroy a weapons storage site in the country’s west, the defense ministry said. Russia has never before admitted using the…

More Ukraine-Russia talks scheduled as attack on base kills dozens

03/14/2022

LVIV, Ukraine — Diplomatic efforts to end the war in Ukraine were gearing up on Monday, with Ukrainian and Russian negotiators set to talk again after both sides cited progress, even though Russia attacked a base near…

On Kyiv’s eastern front, Ukrainians hold off Russian tanks

Agence France Presse 03/13/2022

SKYBYN,  Ukraine – Firing a constant barrage of artillery at the Russians, a troop of Ukrainian soldiers are keeping up morale: their shelling has so far stopped Moscow’s tanks entering Kyiv from the east.  And they hope that…

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