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Global Food Crisis Would Continue For Years After War Ends – Western Officials Warn

A view from agricultural fields in Oblast on June 21, 2022. Farmers in Ukraine, one of the largest grain producers in the world, have been struggling to sell their product due to the war. The global food security crisis triggered by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine would last for years even if the war ended tomorrow, Western officials have warned.They said millions face being plunged into famine as the world experiences a […]

today23 June 2022


Why UK’s Defence Chief Thinks Russia Has Still ‘Strategically’ Lost Despite ‘Tiny Gains’

Vladimir Putin has lost around 25% of Russia's land power through the warRussia will “never take control” of Ukraine and has already “strategically” lost, according to the head of the UK’s armed forces.Admiral Sir Tony Radakin told PA media agency this week that President Vladimir Putin’s Russia is already a “more diminished power” due to the war as the conflict approaches its fifth month.He explained: “This is a dreadful mistake by […]

today17 June 2022

aiden aslin

Boris Johnson ‘Appalled’ As Two Brits Handed Death Sentences In Russian-Occupied Ukraine

Two British citizens Aiden Aslin, left, and Shaun Pinner, right, and Moroccan Saaudun Brahim, center, sit behind bars in a courtroom in Donetsk.Boris Johnson today said he was “appalled” after two Britons were sentenced to death for fighting Russian forces.The prime minister made the comments as the British government comes under increasing pressure to secure the release of Aiden Aslin, 28, and Shaun Pinner, 48.The pair, who were fighting with […]

today10 June 2022

Charles Michel

Russia Is Being Blamed For The Global Food Crisis. Here’s Why

Russia's UN ambassador stormed out of a meeting after accusations from Charles MichelRussia refused to admit it has contributed to the global food crisis through its invasion of Ukraine during a tense UN meeting on Monday – but much of the international community thinks otherwise.As European Council president Charles Michel pointed out, Russia’s blockade of key Ukrainian ports has prevented a key source of food reaching the rest of the world, including […]

today7 June 2022

European Union

Petrol Prices Have Increased Again Due To An International Domino Effect

Fuel prices pictured back at the beginning of May – they have increased since thenPetrol prices in the UK have just risen once again adding to the already tense cost of living crisis.The cost of filling up your vehicle has shot up since the EU confirmed its latest set of sanctions against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine.The UK may no longer be in the bloc but this has a […]

today31 May 2022

ministry of defence

UK Officials: Russian Forces Are Facing Devastating Losses, Poor Discipline And Morale Issues

Russian troops walk at a destroyed part of Mariupol, the Ukrainian port cityRussia’s command system is struggling as the invasion of Ukraine heads into its fourth month, according to UK officials.The ministry of defence revealed in its daily update on Twitter that Russian forces are likely to be suffering “devastating losses”, especially among mid and junior ranking officers.This comes after Ukraine claimed it had taken out approximately 12 Russian generals […]

today30 May 2022


Soaring Death Toll Among Russian Troops May Trigger Public Backlash, UK Officials Say

A Russian serviceman stands guard in MariupolRussian forces are facing losses in Ukraine comparable to the Soviet Union’s nine-year war in Afghanistan, UK intelligence suggests.Almost three months since Russian president Vladimir Putin ordered the unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, his troops are still yet to secure a solid victory in the neighbouring European country.The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has now suggested that Russia is facing serious backlash from the general public […]

today23 May 2022 3

Lesia Vasylenko

What Ever Happened To Michael Gove’s Plan To House Refugees In Oligarch Mansions?

Michael Gove and Roman AbramovichMore than two months ago a Mail on Sunday article declared that Michael Gove wanted to seize oligarch mansions to house Ukrainian refugees.“GOVE: SEIZE OLIGARCH MANSIONS TO HOUSE REFUGEES,” the front page headline stated.The Levelling Up Secretary wanted to put up families fleeing Vladimir Putin’s war in the multi-million pound homes of the president’s cronies in Britain.Among those highlighted in the article included the sanctioned Chelsea […]

today20 May 2022

ministry of defence

Russia Is Firing Its Senior Commanders. What Does That Mean For The Ukraine War?

Russian servicemen in the Ukrainian port city of MariupolThe Kremlin has fired several senior officials managing its invasion of Ukraine, yet another sign that the Russian war effort is significantly faltering. In its latest Twitter update, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) claimed that Moscow’s centralised command is only going to come under more pressure as it tries to re-establish control behind the scenes.The MoD explained that Russia, “has fired senior commanders […]

today19 May 2022