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Boredom, loneliness plague Ukrainian youth near front line

August 15, 2022 12:16 pm

With cities largely emptied after hundreds of thousands have evacuated to safety, the young people who remain face loneliness and boredom as painful counterpoints to the fear and violence Moscow has unleashed on Ukraine

Explained: What's the significance of UN-backed grain export deal signed by Ukraine, Russia?

July 22, 2022 10:57 pm

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov signed separate deals with U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres and Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar.

We need an orderly transition from coal to renewables

July 18, 2022 8:50 am

Rakesh Kacker and Nidhi Srivastava write: Looking at coal from a singular focus on GHG emissions will give a myopic view of energy requirements for a growing economy like India. The path to achieving 500 GW of renewables needs to be gradual

Cargo plane operated by Ukraine carrier crashes in Greece

July 17, 2022 10:29 am

Greek media reported there were eight people on the plane and that it was carrying 12 tons of “dangerous materials,” mostly explosives.

Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelenskyy wears t-shirt designed by 16-year-old Singaporean girl at Shangri-La Dialogue

June 13, 2022 1:02 pm

Featuring an illustration of a girl spray-painting the blue and yellow colours of the Ukraine flag, the black t-shirt was designed by a 16-year-old girl named Ava Soh, who sent him the t-shirt along with a handwritten letter

As battles rage, Ukraine rejects Macron plea not to ‘humiliate’ Russia

June 06, 2022 7:39 am

The Ukrainians and Russians both said Saturday that they were inflicting decisive losses against each other in the battle for Sievierodonetsk, the last major city in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine still under Ukrainian control.

As Ukraine fights, does the EU owe it membership?

May 31, 2022 3:23 pm

Despite pressure to fast-track Ukraine, full membership for it or the other countries on Europe’s periphery in either NATO or the EU is unlikely for many years. But European leaders have already begun discussing ways to slowly integrate them and protect them.

Ukrainian court convicts Russian soldier of war crimes and sentences him to life in prison

May 23, 2022 5:37 pm

Sgt. Vadim Shishimarin, 21, was convicted of shooting a 62-year-old civilian, Oleksandr Shelipov, in the northern region of Sumy in the first days of the war.

Biden signs USD 40B for Ukraine assistance during Asia trip

May 22, 2022 9:52 am

Ukraine has successfully defended Kyiv, and Russia has refocused its offensive on the country's east, but American officials warn of the potential for a prolonged conflict.

Wars as acts of cultural cleansing

May 02, 2022 6:34 pm

War is more than the mere desire to conquer and occupy. It's fuelled by a revulsion towards difference