Wednesday May 11, 2022

Russia invades Ukraine, country braces for major Donbas offensive

The commander of a Ukrainian unit defending the port city of Mariupol posted a video statement Tuesday, saying a handful of people had been affected by a “poisonous substance of unknown origin” amid reports of an alleged Russian chemical attack. Denys Prokopenko, commander of the Azov battalion, said in the statement that it was not […]

Ukraine news: Country girds for renewed Russian offensive

KYIV, UKRAINE — Ukraine braced for a climactic battle for control of the besieged country’s industrial east after Russian forces withdrew from the shattered outskirts of Kyiv to regroup and intensify their offensive across the Donbas region, where authorities urged people to evacuate before time runs out. The mayor of the southern port city of […]

Russia-Ukraine war: Putin warns of ‘traitors’ in country

KYIV, UKRAINE — A Russian airstrike ripped apart a theatre where hundreds of people have been living in the besieged city of Mariupol, Ukrainian officials said, as Russian President Vladimir Putin called for a “self-purification” to rid his country of anyone who questions his invasion. The bombardment Wednesday of the theatre, which had become a […]

Russia-Ukraine: Sec. Austin says no country should be able to ‘dictate what another country does’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Secretary of Defense Gen. Lloyd Austin argued that the threat of Russian invasion in Ukraine is important for maintaining international order as tensions reach a boiling point on the border.  Russia has amassed nearly 150,000 troops along its southwest border and conducted military drills over the weekend. […]

Democratic state, city leaders split on COVID mandates as country recovers from pandemic

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Some state and local Democratic leaders are starting to change their tune on COVID-19 mask and vaccine mandates; others are not. As the initial spike of COVID-19’s omicron variant dwindles ahead of spring, some Democratic mayors and governors are lifting rules that require people to show proof […]

Anand meets with Ukraine’s defence minister as country braces for possible invasion

Defence Minister Anita Anand got an updated assessment of Ukraine’s military needs during a meeting with the embattled country’s defence minister Monday. And while neither Ukraine nor the federal government is saying exactly what Oleksii Reznikov asked of Canada — over and above the package of non-lethal equipment promised by Ottawa last week — there was an […]

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