Ukraine’s Zelensky visits Sloviansk near Donbas frontline | World News

President Volodymyr Zelensky on Tuesday was visiting the frontline city of Sloviansk in the eastern Ukraine region of Donetsk, where Russian forces have been pressing an offensive for months, the presidency said. Read more: Russia’s defence minister says Ukraine committing ‘nuclear terrorism’ Zelensky appeared in a video on social media wearing a winter coat and … Read more

Russia’s defence minister says Ukraine committing ‘nuclear terrorism’ | World News

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday that Ukraine was continuing to shell the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, deliberately creating the threat of a possible nuclear catastrophe. Read more: Vladimir Putin drives Mercedes over Crimea bridge weeks after explosion Shoigu said Russian forces were taking “all measures” to ensure the safety of the nuclear … Read more

Better-trained Russian soldiers arriving at front line, Ukrainian general says | World News

A Ukrainian general said that better-trained Russian soldiers are now arriving at the frontline following Moscow’s recent mobilisation. The commander of Ukrainian ground forces, General Oleksander Syrskyi, said according to Sky News that the mobilisation has increased Russia’s military threat in Ukraine but Moscow was now using a lot of old equipment because it is … Read more

‘Drone attack’ strikes Russian airfield bordering Ukraine: Governor | World News

A drone has attacked an airfield in Russia’s Kursk region bordering Ukraine, the local governor said Tuesday, a day after Moscow blamed Ukraine for drone strikes at two other Russian airfields. “As a result of a drone attack in the area of the Kursk airfield, an oil storage tank caught fire. There were no casualties,” … Read more

NATO policy risks ‘direct clash’ between nuclear powers: Russia foreign minister | World News

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday that NATO was a “serious threat” to Russia, and the West’s positions risked a “direct clash between nuclear powers with catastrophic consequences.” Read more: Scientist who worked at China’s Wuhan lab says Covid was man-made: Report Lavrov also said he regretted that the US had rejected talks … Read more