Ukraine hopes to trade steel mill fighters for Russian prisoners of war

Kiev, Ukraine – Ukrainian fighters taken from the last resistance bastion in Mariupol were taken to a former penal colony in enemy-controlled territory, and a senior military official hoped they could be exchanged for Russian prisoners of war. But a lawmaker in Moscow said they should be brought to justice. The Russian parliament planned to … Read more

UN chief expected to announce negotiations on Ukraine’s grain exports | Food

UN chief Antonio Guterres has warned that the war in Ukraine will exacerbate food, energy and economic crises in poor countries. The head of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, is expected to publicly announce on Wednesday that he is in talks with Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, the United States and the European Union to restore grain … Read more

NATO chief greets ‘historic moment’ as Finland, Sweden apply

BRUSSELS — NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday the military alliance is poised to seize a historic moment and move quickly to allow Finland and Sweden to join their ranks after the two countries had submitted their membership requests. The official applications, handed over by the ambassadors of Finland and Sweden to NATO, … Read more

“Information sellers” are targeted by Ukraine.. How does Russia recruit its spies?

CNN quoted the Ministry of State Security, which is responsible for countering espionage and terrorism, that Russia’s armed forces rely heavily on a few spies and collaborators; To determine its objectives and evaluate the success of its strikes, as well as to obtain information on the effects and results of these operations, both material and … Read more

Finland and Sweden have officially applied to join NATO, despite Russia’s warnings

Brussels – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday that Finland and Sweden have formally applied for join the world’s largest military alliancea movement driven by security concerns Russian war in Ukraine† “I warmly welcome Finland and Sweden’s requests to join NATO. You are our closest partners,” Stoltenberg told reporters after receiving their application … Read more

Grimes to auction off Met Gala accessories for families in Ukraine – NBC Chicago

Couture for a purpose. Grimes is doing her part to support the black, indigenous and colored people of Ukraine by auctioning some of her most memorable fashion accessories. “I’m auctioning stuff from my Met gala look last year to raise money to get BIPOC families out of Ukraine as they have trouble getting to the … Read more

Zelensky address beamed into Cannes as the festival kicked off

Issued on: 18/05/2022 – 05:58 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky addressed the gala opening ceremony of the 75th Cannes Film Festival as a surprise guest via video link from Kiev, asking for the cinema’s solidarity with its people in the face of the Russian invasion. Follow FRANCE 24’s live blog for the latest developments. All times … Read more

‘Influential International Mediators’ Try to Save Azovstal Fighters

huhArdliners in Russia are demanding the death penalty for the Azovstal soldiers, who have been portrayed as Nazis by the Kremlin to justify the invasion. The Ukrainian soldiers evacuated from the last base of the Mariupol steel plant must be executed, Russian lawmakers and former military commanders said as they urged Vladimir Putin to tear … Read more

The red carpet is ready: Ukraine and zombies at the 75th Cannes Film Festival • FRANCE 24 English – FRANCE 24 English

The red carpet is ready: Ukraine and zombies at the 75th Cannes Film Festival • FRANCE 24 EnglishFRANCE 24 English Zelensky appeal beamed into Cannes as the festival rolls out the red Cannes Film Festival kicks off with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s call to speak out against warWION Zelensky receives a standing ovation for … Read more