Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

Top officials in the United States, European Union and at the United Nations expressed shock and horror Monday over Russia’s coordinated missile strikes on civilian areas in Ukraine’s major cities, including its capital, Kyiv. President Joe Biden said the attacks “once again demonstrate the utter brutality” of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s war on Ukraine. U.N. … Read more

Bank of England raises rates by 50 basis points, in seventh consecutive hike

The Bank of England warned that the U.K. will enter recession later this year. The expected recession is forecast to be the longest since the global financial crisis. Vuk Valcic | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images The Bank of England voted to raise its base rate to 2.25% from 1.75% Thursday, lower than … Read more

Putin announces partial military mobilization

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting on the military-industrial complex at the Kremlin, September 20, 2022, in Moscow, Russia. Contributor | Getty Images News | Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday announced a partial military mobilization in Russia, putting the country’s people and economy on a wartime footing as Moscow’s invasion … Read more

Latest news from Russia and the war in Ukraine

Kyiv criticizes Germany for failing to send the heavy weapons it promised A new Leopard 2 A7V heavy battle tank Bundeswehr’s 9th Panzer Training Brigade stands during a visit by German Defence Minister Christine Lambrecht to the Bundeswehr Army training grounds on February 07, 2022 in Munster, Germany. Sean Gallup | Getty Images News | … Read more

Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

‘World is on verge of nuclear disaster,’ Zelenskyy says A serviceman with a Russian flag on his uniform stands guard near the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict outside the Russian-controlled city of Enerhodar in the Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine August 4, 2022. Alexander Ermochenko | Reuters Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said … Read more

Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

Russia says it may shut down nuclear power plant, warns of effects of potential accident The Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in the Zaporizhzhia region of Ukraine August 4, 2022. Alexander Ermochenko | Reuters Russia’s Ministry of Defense said on Thursday that it may shut down the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant if Ukrainian forces continue, as … Read more