Germany to provide medical help to Ukraine – but no weapons | Military News

The German defense minister said the government will do everything in its power to defuse the crisis with Russia, but that the transfer of arms to Ukraine is not an option. Germany plans to send a field medical facility to Ukraine next month but continues to refuse arms transfers despite fears of a Russian invasion. … Read more

German navy chief resigns for saying Putin wants ‘respect’ and giving it to him would be ‘low cost’

Germany’s navy chief resigned last night for saying Putin wanted “respect” and that giving it to him would be a “low cost” after the nation condemned its refusal to supply arms to Kiev. Speaking at an event in India on Friday, Vice Admiral Kay Achim Schoenbach said Ukraine would not take back Crimea, which Russia … Read more

In Russia, Indigenous land defenders face intimidation and exile | Indigenous Rights

Listen to this story: The police officers could have planted drugs in his backpack, Andrey Danilov says. So he refused to show its contents to the officers who did not identify themselves or say why they approached him in late August 2021 in the Arctic town of Monchegorsk in northwestern Russia. Drugs planted by police … Read more

UK warns of Kremlin plan to install new leadership in Ukraine – POLITICO

Britain’s Foreign Office said it had evidence that the Kremlin wanted to install a Russia-friendly government in Kiev “because it was considering whether to invade and occupy Ukraine”. In a statement providing limited details of the alleged plot, the Foreign Ministry said late Saturday that the Kremlin considers former Ukrainian lawmaker Yevvin Murrayev as a … Read more

In Pictures: Ukraine on edge amid fears of a Russian invasion | Gallery News

Russia has deployed tens of thousands of troops near the Ukrainian border, causing the worst security crisis between Moscow and the West since the Cold War. The West, led by the United States, has thrown its weight behind Ukraine, which lost control of Crimea when Russia annexed it in 2014. The Kremlin justified its military … Read more

Dominic Raab warns Putin there will be ‘very serious consequences’ if Russia invades Ukraine

Dominic Raab has warned Russian President Vladimir Putin there will be ‘very serious severe consequences’ and economic sanctions if Russia invades Ukraine or put in place a pro-Kremlin leader after MI6 uncovered a plot to install a puppet Government.  Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said British intelligence had discovered Ukrainian politician Yevhen Murayev, who has previously defended … Read more

UK claims Russia seeking to replace Ukraine government with pro-Moscow ally

The British government on Saturday accused Russia of seeking to replace Ukraine’s government with a pro-Moscow administration, and said former Ukrainian lawmaker Yevni Murrayev was considered a potential candidate. Murrayev is the head of the small pro-Russian Nashi party, which currently has no seats in the Verkhovna Rada. The British Foreign Office mentioned several other … Read more

UK accuses Russia of trying to install pro-Kremlin gov’t in Kyiv | News

The United Kingdom has accused the Kremlin of seeking to install a pro-Russian leader in Ukraine as fears grow of a Russian invasion of Ukraine. The Foreign Ministry said in a statement that Russian intelligence officers had been in contact with a number of former Ukrainian politicians as part of plans to invade, and that … Read more

German navy chief resigns over controversial Ukraine comments | News

Vice Admiral Kai Achim Schoenbach came under fire after saying that Putin deserved “respect” and that Kiev would never regain Crimea. Germany’s navy chief resigned after coming under fire at home and abroad for saying Ukraine would not take back Crimea, which Russia annexed in 2014. Speaking at an event in New Delhi, India, on … Read more

Australian Open live results, schedule: Rafael Nadal’s thrilling 28-minute tiebreak

Rafael Nadal secured the first set of his match against Frenchman Adrien Mannarino in exciting scenes at Rod Laver Arena. Rafael Nadal and Alexander Zverev play at the Australian Open today before Ash Party steps onto the court again later tonight. Australian young defender Amanda Anisimova faces off at Rod Laver Arena while everyone’s favorite … Read more