Macron’s tense, last-gasp Putin call on eve of Ukraine invasion

The final call between the presidents of France and Russia came just four days before Putin issued the order for Moscow to invade Ukraine “Vladimir, firstly one thing!” says President Emmanuel Macron as he seeks to make a point to his Russian counterpart. “Listen Emmanuel,” interjects the Russian leader. One of the final calls between … Read more

Suwalki Gap: NATO concern Russia may take strategic land in Poland and Lithuania

With all eyes on Ukraine, there’s a new potential flashpoint in Europe – a tiny strip of land and a nightmare for NATO that could lead to global war. It’s an idyllic, narrow stretch of land – just 80km wide – made up of gentle, undulating hills, flowing rivers and lush forests in the heart … Read more

Macron’s tense, last-gasp Putin call on eve of Ukraine invasion

The final call between the presidents of France and Russia came just four days before Putin issued the order for Moscow to invade Ukraine “Vladimir, firstly one thing!” says President Emmanuel Macron as he seeks to make a point to his Russian counterpart. “Listen Emmanuel,” interjects the Russian leader. One of the final calls between … Read more

Wimbledon draw, order of play 2022: Ash Barty’s Simona Halep request, Iga Swiatek on centre court

Ash Barty showed she is an absolute champion with a brilliant request for Wimbledon this year. Organizers have ignored her. Ash Barty’s rumored request for former Wimbledon champion Simona Halep to open the tournament on center court this year has fallen on deaf ears. Halep, the 2019 champion, had previously been denied the traditional honor … Read more

Glastonbury 2022: Volodymyr Zelensky speaks at festival

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky urged revellers to band together to try to stop the conflict with Russia. Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky on Friday put in an appearance at the Glastonbury music festival, urging revellers to band together to try to stop the conflict with Russia. Zelensky made his appeal in English in a recorded video … Read more

Ukraine war: Close ally to Vladimir Putin calls to ‘strike London first in WWII’ on Russian media

A close Putin political ally and reservist general has called for a major western city to be hit first in World War Three. A close Putin political ally and reservist general has called for London to be hit first in a World War Three. MP Andrey Gurulyov, 54, a member of Russian parliament’s defense committee, … Read more

Ukraine war: Volodymyr Zelensky blasts Israel over refusal to sanction Russia

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has not minced words in criticizing a particular country for its refusal to sanction Russia. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday intensified his criticism of Israel’s refusal to sanction Russia, during an address by the Jewish leader to the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Zelensky’s speech four months into Russia’s war on … Read more

EU weighs Ukraine candidacy as Russia inflicts ‘hell’ in east

A partially destroyed educational and laboratory building at a Kharkiv college struck by Russian rocket fire EU leaders met in Brussels on Thursday to discuss making Ukraine a candidate to join the bloc, a “decisive” moment likely to infuriate Russia as its forces battled stiff resistance to advance in the embattled eastern Donbas region. Western … Read more

Russia vs Lithuania: City of Kaliningrad central to Moscow’s threats

The war in Ukraine could very easily spiral into a world war if Russia follows through with threats over a tiny city outside Ukraine. When World War II ended, a tiny part of Europe between Lithuania and Poland was captured by the Red Army and became part of the Soviet Union. The territory bordering the … Read more

F1 2022: Nikita Mazepin is suing his old team Haas for unpaid wages after getting sacked from the grid

Former Russian F1 star Nikita Mazepin is taking his old team to court after he was unceremoniously sacked on the eve of the season. Former Russian F1 driver Nikita Mazepin has confirmed he is suing his old team Haas for unpaid wages after he was sacked earlier this year. Mazepin was kicked off the grid … Read more