Wagner Group: The United States imposes new sanctions targeting the Russian mercenary group

CNN – US Treasury on Thursday Designated Wagner Groupa private Russian mercenary organization Heavily involved in the war in Ukraineas a transnational criminal organization, and has imposed a wide range of sanctions on the transnational network that supports it. The US State Department meanwhile announced a number of sanctions intended to “target a range of … Read more

From China to Japan, a deadly cold is gripping East Asia. Experts say it’s the ‘new norm’

Hong Kong CNN – A deadly cold snap sweeping across East Asia has killed at least four people in Japan after sub-zero temperatures and heavy snow wreak havoc on travel over the Lunar New Year holiday, with climate experts warning such extreme weather events are becoming ” The new rule. Japanese officials said all those … Read more

14 people were killed in a helicopter crash near Kyiv, including the Ukrainian Minister of Interior

CNN – A helicopter carrying Ukraine’s interior ministry command team crashed near a kindergarten and apartment complex in the Kyiv region on Wednesday, killing at least 14 people, including all nine people on board, according to officials. Another 28 people were injured in the aftermath of the accident Brovary city Wednesday, Ukraine’s health minister said … Read more

The search for missing persons resumes as the Yeti Airlines disaster highlights the dangers of flying in Nepal

CNN – Hundreds of emergency personnel on Monday resumed their search and recovery mission in Nepal after a Fatal plane crash It once again highlights the dangers of air travel in a country often cited as one of the most dangerous places to fly. Of the 72 people on board, at least 68 were killed … Read more

US officials said Russian artillery fire has decreased by about 75%, in the latest sign of Moscow’s struggle

Washington CNN – As for Russia Ukraine invasion In the 11th month, American and Ukrainian officials told CNN that Russian artillery fire had fallen significantly from wartime highs, in some places by as much as 75%. US and Ukrainian officials do not yet have a clear or individual explanation. Russia may be rationing artillery shells … Read more

Putin is avoiding the blame game on Russia – for now – after the Ukraine attack

CNN – It was New Year’s Eve, one of the most cherished holidays in the country Russia. Recruits into President Vladimir Putin The war against Ukraine – Hundreds of them were mobilized only months ago – they were gathered in temporary barracks, a vocational school in the occupied city of Makevka, in the Donetsk region. … Read more

Ukraine: Kyiv rejects Putin’s cease-fire call as hypocrisy

CNN – Russian president Russian President Vladimir Putin His defense minister ordered Ukraine to implement a temporary 36-hour ceasefire this week to allow Orthodox Christians to attend Christmas services, according to a statement from the Kremlin on Thursday. But the proposal was quickly dismissed as “hypocritical” by Ukrainian officials. Putin’s order came after the leader … Read more