Tag: conflict

LIVE UPDATES: Russian Forces Step Up Shelling in Ukraine’s East

The latest on the Russia–Ukraine crisis, May 23. Click here for updates from May 22. Russian Forces Step Up Shelling in Ukraine’s East Russian forces have stepped up shelling in Ukraine’s eastern industrial heartland as they press their offensive in the region that is now the focus of fighting in the 3-month-old war. Grinding battles…


LIVE UPDATES: Russian Sentenced to Life in Ukraine’s 1St ‘War Crimes’ Trial

The latest on the Russia–Ukraine crisis, May 23. Click here for updates from May 22. Russian Sentenced to Life in Ukraine’s 1St ‘War Crimes’ Trial A Ukrainian court sentenced a 21-year-old Russian soldier, Sgt. Vadim Shishimarin, to life in prison Monday, accusing him of killing a civilian. Ukrainian prosecutors are investigating thousands of potential war crimes,…


LIVE UPDATES: Belarus President Accuses Poland and NATO of Plotting to Partition Ukraine

The latest on the Russia–Ukraine crisis, May 23. Click here for updates from May 22. Belarus’ Lukashenko Accuses Poland and NATO of Plotting to Partition Ukraine Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Monday he was concerned about what he called moves by the West to “dismember” Ukraine, and accused Poland of seeking to seize the…


LIVE UPDATES: Russia Strikes Armoured Vehicle Plant, Military Repair Facility in Ukraine: Interfax

The latest on the Russia–Ukraine crisis, April 16. Click here for updates from April 15. Russia Strikes Armoured Vehicle Plant, Military Repair Facility in Ukraine: Interfax Russia destroyed production buildings of an armoured vehicle plant in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv and a military repair facility in the city of Mykolaiv, the Interfax news agency…


LIVE UPDATES: Russia Bars UK Prime Minister Over Sanctions

The latest on the Russia–Ukraine crisis, April 16. Click here for updates from April 15. Russia Bars UK Prime Minister Over Sanctions Russia has barred the UK prime minister and a dozen other top British officials from entering the country in response to British sanctions imposed on Russia over its military operation in Ukraine. Russia’s…


LIVE UPDATES: Russia Hits Kyiv, Lviv; Presses Offensive in Mariupol

The latest on the Russia–Ukraine crisis, April 16. Click here for updates from April 15. Russia Bars UK Prime Minister Over Sanctions Russia has barred the UK prime minister and a dozen other top British officials from entering the country in response to British sanctions imposed on Russia over its military operation in Ukraine. Russia’s…


LIVE UPDATES: US Says ‘Nothing Will Dissuade’ It From Arming Ukraine

The latest on the Russia–Ukraine crisis, April 16. Click here for updates from April 15. US Says ‘Nothing Will Dissuade’ It From Arming Ukraine The United States will continue to pour weapons into Ukraine, despite Russia reportedly warning of “consequences,” State Department spokesman Ned Price told CNN on Friday. Price told CNN that “nothing will…


US Manufacturing Activity Regains Speed; Supply Disruptions Loom From Russia-Ukraine Conflict

WASHINGTON—U.S. manufacturing activity picked up more than expected in February as COVID-19 infections subsided, though hiring at factories slowed, contributing to keeping supply chains snarled and prices for inputs high. The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) said on Tuesday the outlook for manufacturing over the next two months was favorable, noting that backlog orders last…


China Will Play Major Role in Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Experts

Tensions are mounting throughout the world concerning the possibility of a war between Russia and Ukraine. One question that has experts on edge is what role China might play in such a conflict, and how such an event could set a dangerous precedent for China’s global ambitions—particularly in relation to Taiwan. Russia has demanded that…


‘Million Dollar Nomad’ Actor Produces Films on Region Contested Between India, Pakistan, and China

NEW DELHI–In a village on the India-Pakistan border where cross-border shelling is a constant source of trauma, television turned into an escape route for a child into a better world. Films played on the mind of Shoib Nikash Shah so loudly that the guns outside faded into oblivion—and hence started a quest that turned a…