Ex-separatist commander says Russian military chief ‘criminally negligent’

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu salutes in an Aurus cabriolet during a military parade on Victory Day, which marks the 77th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, in Red Square in central Moscow, Russia May 9, 2022. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 13 … Read more

Australia says Chinese spy ship has been hugging west coast

CANBERRA, Australia – Australia’s defense minister said Friday that a Chinese warship with spying capabilities had been hugging the nation’s western coastline in what rose to an “aggressive act.” Minister Peter Dutton said the ship was sighted Friday morning heading north about 250 nautical miles from Broome in Western Australia, and had been tracked along … Read more

Intense fighting continues at site where Ukrainians blew up two Russian pontoon bridges, satellite image shows

The United States assesses that Russian forces have sent “at least several thousand Ukrainians” to be processed at Russia’s so-called filtration centers “and evacuated at least tens of thousands more to Russia or Russia-controlled territory,” US Ambassador to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Michael Carpenter said Thursday. The forced displacement – … Read more

UN to investigate Russia’s war crimes as video surfaces of soldiers shooting civilians in the back

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Graphic and disturbing video captured by CNN and BBC shows Russian soldiers shooting two unarmed Ukrainian civilians in the back Author of the article: Publication date: May 12, 2022 • 15 hours ago • 1 minute read • 42 Comments Video surveillance footage captures Russian soldiers in Ukraine shooting unarmed … Read more

Russia hit with setbacks as Ukraine blasts ship in Black Sea and thwarts armored column in Donbas

This satellite image provided by Maxar Technologies shows a closer view of a barge, serna class landing craft and sunken serna craft near Snake Island in the Black Sea Thursday, May 12, 2022.The Associated Press Ukrainian forces destroyed a pontoon bridge and parts of Russian armored column as it tried to cross a river in … Read more

Kremlin warns of retaliation after Finland moves toward NATO – World News

Photo: The Canadian Press The Kremlin warned about taking retaliatory “military-technical” steps after Finland’s leaders came out in favor of applying to join NATO, and Sweden could do the same within days, in a historic realignment triggered by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Meanwhile, the first war-crimes trial of a Russian soldier since the start of … Read more