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Putin evokes the battle of Stalingrad as he swears victory in the war in Ukraine | Russia–Ukraine War

Putin compared Russia’s war in Ukraine with World War II and lambasted Germany for helping to arm Kyiv. Russian President Vladimir Putin invoked a famous World War II victory over the Nazis to rally his nation while predicting a Russian triumph in the war in Ukraine. On the 80th anniversary of the Soviet WWII victory … Read more

Guantanamo prisoner Majid Khan released

Comment this story Comment A longtime Guantánamo Bay detainee, who was interrogated at CIA black sites and imprisoned for more than 15 years in Cuba’s high-security facility, was released in Belize on Thursday, marking a step forward in President Biden’s goal of shutting down the The relocation of Majid Khan, who entered into a cooperation … Read more

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy told Fox News that the Russian offensive has already begun

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said on Thursday he believed Russia had already begun the planned offensive in the east, but also noted that it was a “complicated” situation. “The frontline situation is complicated,” he said in an interview with Fox News’ Trey Yingst. “Russia are preparing for the rematch. We can feel it.” “I think … Read more

Spain and Morocco want to reset their difficult relations at the summit in Rabat

Spain and Morocco hold their first summit in eight years Relations long strained by the issue of illegal immigration Expected to sign up to 20 trade and investment agreements RABAT, Feb 2 (Reuters) – Spain and Morocco have agreed to put aside their differences, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Thursday, as they seek … Read more

Ukraine warns Russia to mass 500,000 troops on border for offensive

Ukraine is warning that Moscow is gathering hundreds of thousands of troops on the border for a massive new offensive, just weeks before the first anniversary of the Russian invasion. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky sent a clear message to the West on Thursday when he predicted that the Kremlin would build up its forces for … Read more

Putin invokes Stalingrad to predict victory over ‘new Nazism’ in Ukraine

Russian President speaks in Volgograd 80 years have passed since the Soviet victory at Stalingrad Putin draws a parallel with the Russian campaign in Ukraine This content was produced in Russia, where law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. VOLGOGRAD, Russia, Feb 2 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin evoked the spirit of the … Read more

Pakistan says mosque suicide bomber wore police uniform and breached motorbike security

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Feb 2 (Reuters) – The suicide bomber who this week killed more than 100 people at a mosque inside a police compound in the Pakistani city of Peshawar was wearing a police uniform and entered the high motorcycle security, provincial police. the police chief said Thursday. The suicide bomber behind Monday’s attack had … Read more

Tourist chastised by crowd for climbing on Mayan temple

A tourist was berated by an angry mob and beaten with a stick after climbing the pyramid steps of the Mayan Temple of Kukulcán in Chichén Itzá over the weekend. The unnamed Polish man caused outrage on Saturday when he walked through the Step Pyramid’s restricted area and began climbing the historic steps, the Mexico … Read more

There were attacks in Kramatorsk today. Here are some photos of the devastation.

Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, in Strasbourg, France, on January 18. (Philipp von Ditfurth/picture-alliance/dpa/AP) A joint European Union-Ukraine summit to be held in Kyiv on Friday is “a very strong signal” of support, a senior EU official said in a briefing ahead of the meeting. Speaking to reporters in Brussels this … Read more