President Biden addresses the Canadian Parliament

(The stream is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you don’t see a video above at that time.) President Joe Biden will address the Canadian Parliament on Friday afternoon as he seeks to strengthen ties between the two countries amid several international threats. Concerns about China and Russia are … Read more

Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

An hour ago Several civilians killed in Russian night strikes: Ukrainian news agency A residential building damaged after Russia carried out a drone attack in the town of Rzhyshchiv in kyiv, Ukraine, March 22, 2023. Oleksii Chumachenko | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Several people were killed in Russian strikes on different parts of Ukraine … Read more

Yevgeny Prigozhin allegedly steered Russian Wagner band away from war in Ukraine

Yevgeny Prigozhin is preparing to distract his Wagner Group mercenaries from the war in Ukraine, according to a Bloomberg report that cites sources familiar with the matter. His current plan is to refocus the attention of private mercenaries on countries in Africa, such as Sudan, Mali and the Central African Republic, where Wagner has deployed … Read more

Witnesses accuse Russian group Wagner of killing 9 Chinese miners in Central African Republic

EKOK, Cameroon – It was just before 5 a.m. local time when two pickup trucks allegedly carrying mercenaries from the Russian Wagner Group pulled up in front of Zaza and five other men, who were patrolling areas near the gold mine of Chimbolo in the Central African Republic. . The militiamen – who are among … Read more

Ukraine awaits its moment with the Chinese Xi, but will Kiev be heard?

Ukrainian servicemen drive towards Bakhmut in a BMP infantry fighting vehicle in eastern Ukraine on March 22, 2023. Aris Messinis | AFP | Getty Images Ukraine has been unusually tight-lipped about Chinese President Xi Jinping’s high-level visit to Moscow this week, watching Russia roll out the red carpet for the Chinese leader and waiting for … Read more

China’s Xi quits Russia after giving Putin a boost, but no public promise of weapons

Chinese President Xi Jinping left Moscow on Wednesday morning after a closely watched and highly choreographed visit that saw him side by side with Vladimir Putin just days after an international arrest. warrant has been issued against the Russian leader for alleged war crimes in Ukraine. In a show of unity and an apparent blow … Read more

Russian military weapons in war against Ukraine reach new low with 1940s tanks

According to researchers from the Conflict Intelligence Team (CIT), Russia destocked 1940s and 1950s Soviet-era tanks for its war in Ukraine, the most recent sign of the failed invasion. The weapons, T-54 tanks and late T-54 tanks or early T-55 tanks, are being sent west by train from the Russian Far East, according to photographs … Read more

China, Russia affirm multi-year economic cooperation

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed to cooperate in a range of economic and trade areas. High on the list is the increased use of “local” currency, Chinese state media said. The assertion of Russian-Chinese economic cooperation comes as the United States and its allies sanctioned Russia for its unprovoked … Read more

Why Putin presents the war in Ukraine as a fight for Russia’s survival

Russian President Vladimir Putin has increasingly called the Ukraine war an epic fight for Russian survival, accusing the West of “using Ukraine as a battering ram against Russia and as a testing ground” . In his narrative, the West has started the war and Russia has everything to lose – even when all available evidence … Read more

Japanese PM offers support to Ukraine as Chinese Xi backs Russia

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Prime Minister Fumio Kishida paid a surprise visit to Kyiv on Tuesday, drawing some of the world’s attention from rival Asian President Xi Jinping of China, who met in Moscow with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss of Beijing’s peace proposal for Ukraine that Western nations have already criticized. The two … Read more