Category: United Nations

  • Turkey Backs NATO Membership for Sweden, Finland – The Wall Street Journal.

    Turkey Backs NATO Membership for Sweden, Finland https://www.wsj.com/articles/nato-allies-to-focus-on-threats-from-russia-and-beyond-at-summit-11656408633 By Daniel Michaels + and Jared Malsin  MADRID—The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is on a course to admit Finland and Sweden following an agreement with Turkey, a move that would add vast territory and new military abilities in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The two Nordic […]

  • Ukraine Will Fight Until All Russian Forces Expelled, Military Intelligence Chief Says – The Wall Street Journal.

    Ukraine Will Fight Until All Russian Forces Expelled, Military Intelligence Chief Says https://www.wsj.com/articles/ukraine-will-fight-until-all-russian-forces-are-expelled-military-intelligence-chief-says-11653046810 By Yaroslav Trofimov  KYIV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s military intelligence chief said the country would keep fighting until it evicts Russian forces from all of its territories—including Crimea and other areas effectively seized by Moscow in 2014—and called for deliveries of longer-range heavy weapons and […]

  • Russia-Ukraine War: Latest News and Live Updates

    https://www.wsj.com/livecoverage/russia-ukraine-latest-news-2022-05-07 Ukraine: Some 60 people are presumed dead after a Russian airstrike hit a school where they were sheltering in Bilohorivka, a village in eastern Ukraine’s Luhansk region, authorities there said. Embattled Ukrainian forces making a last stand in Mariupol vowed to fight till the end if they aren’t rescued. Two commanders of Ukraine’s Azov […]

  • Russian Airstrike Kills Villagers Taking Shelter at School, Ukraine Says – The Wall Street Journal.

    Russian Airstrike Kills Villagers Taking Shelter at School, Ukraine Says https://www.wsj.com/articles/russian-airstrike-kills-villagers-taking-shelter-at-school-ukraine-says-11651999227 By Yaroslav Trofimov  KHARKIV, Ukraine—A Russian airstrike is believed to have killed some 60 villagers who had taken refuge in a school in the eastern Ukrainian region of Luhansk, authorities there said, as heavy fighting raged across the country. The airstrike, late Saturday in […]

  • Ukraine’s Zelenskyy says tens of thousands killed in Mariupol; Austrian leader to meet Putin

    Ukraine’s Zelenskyy says tens of thousands killed in Mariupol; Austrian leader to meet Putin https://www.cnbc.com/2022/04/11/russia-ukraine-live-updates.html?__source=androidappshare Russian forces are preparing for what is expected to be a large and more focused push on expanding control in the east and south of Ukraine. The shift in military strategy comes after a failure to capture the capital city […]

  • When Russia Loses the U.N. . . . – The Wall Street Journal.

    When Russia Loses the U.N. . . . https://www.wsj.com/articles/when-russia-loses-the-united-nations-human-rights-council-vote-vladimir-putin-ukraine-china-11649368665

  • Planet’s Breakneck Warming Likely to Pass 1.5°C, UN Scientists Warn

    Planet’s Breakneck Warming Likely to Pass 1.5°C, UN Scientists Warn https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-04-04/planet-s-breakneck-warming-likely-to-pass-1-5-c-un-scientists-warn