Ukraine’s population has dropped to a low of 29mn people, sparking concerns over the future of the country’s demographic, according to a study from the Ukrainian Institute of the Future, Ukraine Business News reported on June 6.
Five EU member states bordering Ukraine will be allowed to keep some of their restrictions on imports of Ukrainian agricultural produce in place until September 15, the European Commission decided on June 5.
The massive Nova Kakhovka dam has been destroyed in the early hours of June 6, releasing a tidal wave of flood water that quickly swamped towns and villages downstream in southern Ukraine and triggered evacuation orders by local authorities.
Russia claims to have blunted a Ukrainian assault in Donetsk Oblast, but Kyiv says Moscow is sowing disinformation as Ukraine makes advances in Donbas, Reuters reported on June 5.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz shocked observers after he put down hecklers at a speech in Berlin, delivering a fiery speech that condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin as a “warmonger” and a “murderer” on June 3.
The European great and the good gathered in a Moldovan castle yesterday for the second European Political Community summit and got very little done.
European leaders stress the importance of European solidarity and affirm support for states on the continent’s Eastern Flank.
South Korea has entered into a joint venture with Poland to produce arms and ammo that will initially be used to supply Ukraine, but will later contribute to Warsaw’s ambitions to create the largest conventional force in Europe.
The French president tried to persuade sceptical East Europeans that they had nothing to fear from a Europe that was more self-reliant in security – and he almost pulled it off.
The creeping escalation of the war in Ukraine reached a new phase as long-range drones hit residential buildings in Moscow, sending residents fleeing but bringing the fight that has decimated Ukraine home to them.
Investment in clean energy technologies is significantly outpacing spending on fossil fuels as affordability and security concerns triggered by the global energy crisis strengthen the momentum behind more sustainable options, according to the IEA.
Hopes rise Turkish president will clear way for Swedish membership of defence bloc now that his country's elections are over and done with.
Adzuna, a UK-founded global recruitment website, claims it was the victim of an elaborate “Russian war misinformation hit job.”
Ukraine claims drone strike, but Russia says vessel is back in Sevastopol.
Kolomoisky, the billionaire former owner of PrivatBank, is accused of multi-billion-dollar fraud and financial misappropriation alongside business partner Hennaidy Boholiubov during their time at the bank.
Significant developments are unfolding in Russia. On May 22, an unexpected yet strategic incursion into the Belgorod Oblast was orchestrated by the Freedom of Russia Legion (FRL) and the Russian Volunteer Corps (RVC).
A bill was introduced by Russian President Vladimir Putin to the State Duma, proposing the abnegation of the Treaty on Cooperation in use of the Sea of Azov and the Kerch Strait, Russian media Tass reported on May 24.
The New York Times reported on May 24 that US intelligence officials believe that Ukraine was behind the drone attack on the Kremlin in May, which Russia claimed was an assassination attempt on President Vladimir Putin.
“Ukraine’s victory will trigger something big – a change of regime not only in Russia, but in Belarus too.”
Military equipment used by the partisans identified as Western-made supplies given to the Ukrainian Armed Forces by the US and other Nato countries.