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Ukraine’s Mariupol Falls to Russia After 82 Days of Battle

Russia has gained full control of Ukraine's Mariupol after the last Ukrainian soldiers were evacuated from the besieged Azovstal steel plant on Monday. Late on Monday, Ukraine’s deputy defense minister, Hanna Maliar, said that 53 heavily wounded soldiers were evacuated...

After Finland, Sweden Also Confirms it Will Apply to Join NATO

On Monday, Sweden confirmed it intends to apply for NATO membership, joining neighboring Finland in a dramatic decision that marks one of the biggest strategic consequences of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine to date. “There is a broad majority in Sweden’s...

Turkey Signals it Would Veto NATO Accession of Finland, Sweden

Turkey would not positively welcome Finland and Sweden joining the NATO alliance, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday, describing the initiative as a mistake. "We do not have a positive opinion. Scandinavian countries are like a guest house for terrorist...

Finland’s Leaders Urge NATO Membership in Historic Move

Finland's president and prime minister have called for the country to apply for NATO membership "without delay" in a joint statement on Thursday. Sauli Niinisto and Sanna Marin said they expected a decision in the next few days amid a...

Elon Musk Threatened Over Providing Internet to Ukraine

Elon Musk, head of Tesla and SpaceX, was threatened by Dmitry Rogozin, head of Russia's space agency, over providing internet access to Ukraine by way of his Starlink satellites. The billionaire, famous for his active social media presence, posted Tweets...

Russian Ambassador to Poland Hit with Red Paint

The Russian ambassador to Poland was splattered by red paint thrown at him by protesters opposed to the war in Ukraine, preventing him from paying respects on Monday at a Warsaw cemetery to Red Army soldiers who died during...

Putin Blames West for Ukraine War at Military Parade in Moscow

Russia's President Vladimir Putin presided over a huge military parade in Moscow marking victory over the Nazis in World War Two as the war in Ukraine entered its 11th week. Putin defended the "special operation in Ukraine" and blamed the...

Dozens Feared Dead After Russian Bomb Hits School in Ukraine

More than 60 people are now feared dead after a Russian bomb hit a school in eastern Ukraine on Saturday, the local governor says. Some 90 local residents had been sheltering in the school in the village of Bilohorivka near...

$700 Million Superyacht Linked to Putin Seized by Italy

A giant superyacht linked to Vladimir Putin was seized by Italian authorities on Friday after they recommended it be impounded as part of sanctions against Russia. Authorities in Italy said the $700 million superyacht, called 'The Scheherazade,' which is more...

Did the US Give Ukraine Intelligence to Sink Russia’s Moskva?

The US provided intelligence that helped Ukraine sink the Moskva, Russia's flagship Black Sea missile cruiser, officials told NBC News. Unnamed officials said Ukraine had asked the US about a ship sailing to the south of Odessa. The US said...