Catalan separatists commemorate independence referendum from Spain

Separatists staged dozens of demonstrations in Catalonia on Saturday to mark the fifth anniversary of the referendum on independence from Spain held on October 1, 2017, although Madrid banned it and deemed it illegal.The main movement was organized in Barcelona, ​​​​the capital of the region, with the participation of thousands of people who gathered in … Read more

Catalans commemorate 5th anniversary of failed escape

Barcelona, ​​Spain — Thousands of Catalans gathered in Barcelona on Saturday to commemorate the fifth anniversary of an independence referendum that marked the culmination of their move to secede from the rest of Spain. The 2017 vote, which was declared unconstitutional by Spain’s highest courts, was marred by clashes with police who tried, but mostly … Read more

Putin signs annexation of Ukrainian territory to Russia

September 30, 2022 6:29 PM Today, Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the treaties on the four Ukrainian regions of Lugansk, Donetsk, Kherson and Zaporizhia in a grand ceremony in the Kremlin.Then Putin joined hands with the leaders of the four regions in the presence of elite figures in Russia, shouting “Russia! Russia!” chanted. Putin … Read more

Live Updates: War Between Russia and Ukraine – ABC News

KIYV, Ukraine — KYIV – Ukrainian officials say a Russian rocket attack on the city of Zaporozhzhia killed at least 23 people and injured 28. Zaporizhzhya’s regional governor, Oleksandr Starukh, said in an online statement Friday that Russian troops had been targeted by a humanitarian convoy headed for Russian-occupied territory. Online video purportedly from the … Read more

Russian strike kills 23 as Kremlin to annex Ukrainian regions

Kyiv, Ukraine — A Russian attack on the Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhya has killed at least 23 people and injured dozens, an official said Friday, hours before Moscow planned to annex more Ukraine in an escalation of the seven-month war. Zaporizhzhya’s regional governor, Oleksandr Starukh, made the announcement in an online statement Friday. He said … Read more

Four regions of Ukraine join Russia – Alittihad newspaper

Four regions of Ukraine join RussiaAlittihad newspaper Al Ittihad newspaper Putin prepares to annex 4 Ukrainian regions to Russia with move warned by United NationsPolicy A big party in Moscow today to annex 4 Ukrainian regions will be attended by PutinAl Bayan newspaper Putin announces: Kherson and Zaporizhzhya are independentArabic The Kremlin announces details of … Read more

Four regions of Ukraine join Russia

Four regions of Ukraine will join the Russian Federation this Friday afternoon. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin will sign the annexation treaties in a ceremony at the St. George’s Hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace at 3 p.m. (1200 GMT). Putin also plans to speak at the ceremony, … Read more

Biden makes statement on Russia’s annexation of Ukrainian regions

US President Joe Biden confirmed on Thursday that the United States will “never, never” know the results of referendums “organized by Russia” in areas of Ukraine.“I want to be clear on this: The United States will never, never, never recognize what Russia claims on Ukraine’s sovereign territory,” Biden said at a summit in Washington that … Read more

Guterres warns against annexation of Ukrainian regions by Russia

September 29, 2022 20:45 United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Thursday of the dangers of Russia’s annexation of four Ukrainian regions after organizing referendums.Guterres said Russia’s continued annexation of those areas would constitute a “dangerous escalation” that would seriously threaten the prospects for peace in the region.“Any decision to proceed with the annexation of … Read more

Will Putin announce annexation of Ukrainian regions to Russia?

September 28, 2022 23:04 Many observers wonder whether Russian President Vladimir Putin will announce the annexation of the Ukrainian regions that have witnessed referendums in his forthcoming speech in the coming days.These referendums on accession to Russia were organized in Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhia and Kherson under Russian control.On Wednesday, local authorities in those four regions … Read more