Ukraine: The risks of war in a nuclear state
04 March 2022 | 9:19 pm
The fear that Russia's invasion of Ukraine could escalate to a nuclear war is real. But what happens if any of the country's 15 nuclear power reactors get caught in the crossfire?
Russia's top banks, technology and aerospace industries, and debt markets are targeted by the United States, Britain and the European Union in response to the invastion of Ukraine. But the West remains divided on excluding Russia from the SWIFT interbank transfer system.
Many posts on social media claiming to pertain to the current conflict in Ukraine are in fact videos and photos different events in other regions that happened several years ago. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
Many posts on social media claiming to pertain to the current conflict in Ukraine are in fact videos and photos of different events in other regions that happened several years ago. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is set to visit Israel on Wednesday, with the war between Russia and Ukraine expected to be a major item on the agenda. So far, Israel’s stance on the conflict is a delicate balancing act.
In an interview with FRANCE 24, Romanian Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu reacted to the latest developments in the war in Ukraine. With more NATO troops and weaponry set to be deployed in Romania in the coming days, the top diplomat said that this move "cannot be seen as a provocation" but was instead a "legitimate response" by the Alliance to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Asked about the humanitarian situation at the border, Aurescu said that Romania was open to "all those in need".
As the war between Ukraine and Russia continues to escalate, several countries across the world are sending aid to Kyiv. Here are countries sending aid and weapons to Ukraine.
The US president's State of the Union address comes amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine. He said "freedom will always overcome tyranny" and that Vladimir Putin's attack was "premeditated and unprovoked."
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Experts say that Tokyo's imposition of sanctions on Russia is almost certainly the final nail in the coffin of Japan's ambition to resume control of the disputed Kuril Islands.
Jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny has urged Russians to hold daily protests against their country's invasion of Ukraine. He labeled Russian leader Vladimir Putin "a clearly insane tsar."
Senior Chinese officials asked their Russian counterparts not to invade Ukraine during the Olympics. Western intelligence picked up reports of the communications.
It’s been a week into Russia's invasion of Ukraine, its troops have made significant advances into the country but have so far failed to take the capital Kyiv. Since then, troops have poured into Ukraine and targets across the country have been struck by airstrikes and artillery attacks.
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