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Ukraine's military chief warns of 'significantly' worsening battlefield situation in the east

Apr. 13, 2024 13:06 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's military chief on Saturday warned that the battlefield situation in the industrial east has “significantly worsened in recent days,” as warming weather allowed Russian forces to launch a fresh push along several stretches of the more 1,000 km-long (620-mile)...

The US and UK restrict the trade of Russian-origin metals

Apr. 12, 2024 18:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and U.K. will begin restricting the trade of new Russian-origin metals — including aluminum, copper and nickel — on global metal exchanges and in derivatives trading. The announcement is meant to follow up on the Group of Seven nations' commitment in...

Russian soldiers who quit Putin's war get no hero’s welcome abroad as asylum claims surge

Apr. 12, 2024 15:02 PM EDT

ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AP) — If the choice was death or a bullet to the leg, Yevgeny would take the bullet. A decorated hero of Russia’s war in Ukraine, Yevgeny told his friend and fellow soldier to please aim carefully and avoid bone. The tourniquets were ready. The pain that...

US intelligence finds China is surging equipment sales to Russia for its war effort in Ukraine

Apr. 12, 2024 14:49 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — US intelligence finds China is surging equipment sales to Russia for its war effort in Ukraine.

Big banks warn of uncertain year ahead after mixed financial performances in the first quarter

Apr. 12, 2024 12:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Big banks warned of an “uncertain” year ahead after mixed financial results during the first quarter in an environment of stubbornly high inflation and geopolitical clashes in Europe, the Middle East and elsewhere. JPMorgan reported a modest 6% rise in profits...

Rescuers in Ukraine pull 5 puppies from the rubble of a building destroyed by fire

Apr. 12, 2024 11:43 AM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Rescue workers in Ukraine have pulled five puppies from underneath the rubble of a destroyed building, a video released by the country's emergency services Friday showed. Officials said the puppies were rescued from a non-residential building that was on fire...

House Speaker Mike Johnson is negotiating with White House to advance Ukraine aid

Apr. 12, 2024 11:38 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Mike Johnson is negotiating with the White House as he prepares for the treacherous task of advancing wartime funding for Ukraine and Israel through the House, a top House Republican said Thursday. House Republican Leader Steve Scalise told reporters...

Kremlin says 2022 draft document could serve as starting point for future Ukraine peace talks

Apr. 12, 2024 09:56 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A draft peace agreement that Russia and Ukraine negotiated in the early days of the conflict could serve as a starting point for talks to end the fighting, the Kremlin said Friday, reviving a proposal that Ukraine had rejected. Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said...

Belgian prime minister announces probe into suspected Russian election interference to undermine EU support for Ukraine

Apr. 12, 2024 05:41 AM EDT
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian prime minister announces probe into suspected Russian election interference to undermine EU support for Ukraine.

Massive attack destroys one of Ukraine's largest power plants

Apr. 12, 2024 03:51 AM EDT

A massive missile and drone attack destroyed one of Ukraine's largest power plants and damaged others, officials said Thursday, part of a renewed Russian campaign targeting energy infrastructure. The Trypilska plant, which was the biggest energy supplier for the Kyiv, Cherkasy and...