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Zelensky Calls Glastonbury ‘Greatest Concentration Of Freedom’ In Video Address

Video message by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky shown to the crowd at the Other Stage during the Glastonbury Festival Volodymyr Zelensky has described Glastonbury as the “greatest concentration of freedom” as he addressed the festival calling for the world to “spread the truth” about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.The Ukrainian president spoke via a video message played ahead of The Libertines’ stage-opening set on the big screens at the Other Stage on […]

today24 June 2022


JK Rowling Pranked In ‘Distasteful’ Zoom Call By Russians Impersonating Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

J.K Rowling JK Rowling’s reps have slammed a “distasteful” prank after the Harry Potter author was reportedly tricked into thinking she was on a Zoom call to the Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelenskyy.A video has surfaced of Russian hoaxters Vovan and Lexus speaking to the author in a 12-minute call, whilst pretending to be Zelenskyy.It appears that Rowling, who kept her video on, didn’t realise she was being recorded.The pair are infamous […]

today24 June 2022

European Union

Ukraine Is Now Officially A Candidate For The European Union

European leaders gave Ukraine the status of a European Union candidate at a summit on Thursdayin a key sign of ongoing support for Ukrainian resistance against Russian invaders and confidence in Ukraine’s future.The president of the European Council, former Belgian prime minister Charles Michel, announced the news on Twitter.“A historic moment,” Michel wrote. “Our future is together.” The council — which comprises the heads of state of all EU member countries […]

today24 June 2022


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


More ‘Chatter’ About Vladimir Putin’s Health In Russia, Say Western Officials

There is “more chatter” about Vladimir Putin’s health in Russia and increased speculation about who will replace him, Western officials have said.But one official said there was not an “immediate threat” to Putin’s grip on power despite some 20,000 Russian soldiers having been killed so far in Ukraine.“We are not seeing that from the elites, we are not seeing that from the population,” they said.“There is more chatter about his […]

today21 June 2022 1

Abdullah Unver

Ukrainian School Students Pose For Heartbreaking Graduation Photos In War-Torn Homeland

A student wearing her prom dress poses for a photo among the ruins of her school destroyed in a Russian shelling in Kharkiv, UkraineUkrainian High school seniors recently posed for a series of poignant graduation photos, juxtaposing their youth and tentative optimism with the horrifying devastation of war in their homeland.Photographer Stanislav Senyk told Reuters he wanted to document the “very important story” of roughly 40 students graduating from schools […]

today20 June 2022

boris johnson

Boris Johnson Says He Thinks Ukraine ‘Can And Should’ Host Eurovision In 2023

Eurovision victors Kalush OrchestraBoris Johnson has said Ukraine should be given the opportunity to host next year’s Eurovision Song Contest, as organisers confirmed that they were beginning discussions about holding the event in the UK.Last month, Ukrainian entry Kalush Orchestra stormed ahead at Eurovision, with the British representative Sam Ryder finishing in a respectable second place.Speculation soon began about whether the competition would be able to take place in Ukraine […]

today18 June 2022


Boris Johnson Makes Surprise Visit To Ukraine

Boris Johnson and Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv on FridayBoris Johnson has made a surprise visit to Ukraine to meet president Volodymyr Zelenskyy.The prime minister had been expected to speak at a meeting of Tory MPs in the north of England on Friday ahead of the Wakefield by-election, but dropped out without explanation. It is the second time Johnson has visited Ukraine since Russia’s invasion.“Mr President, Volodymyr, It is good to be in Kyiv […]

today17 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