Tag: war in Ukraine

Portugal’s support for Ukraine’s reconstruction is “recognition of the absurdity of war”

Portugal’s support for Ukraine’s reconstruction is “recognition of the absurdity of war”

The education minister said on Tuesday that Portugal’s support for Ukraine’s reconstruction is “not a pure act of solidarity and cooperation”, but rather the “recognition of the absurdity of this war, of the brutality of the attacks”. “Portugal’s will to support the reconstruction of Ukraine is not a pure act of solidarity and cooperation. It […]

Putin orders war to continue, allies hold accountable for rebuilding

Putin orders war to continue, allies hold accountable for rebuilding

Vladimir Putin ordered the military to go ahead with “previously approved plans” during a meeting with Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu. The meeting broadcast on Russian television served the Russian president to prove that he was victorious, after the complete takeover of the Lugansk region, and to signal that the war effort will not stop. The […]

Russia unfurls flags of Ukraine’s breakaway regions in space

Russia unfurls flags of Ukraine’s breakaway regions in space

Three Russian astronauts unfurled the flags of the self-declared separatist areas of Lugansk and Donetsk, Ukraine, aboard the International Space Station, according to a report on the Telegram channel of the Russian space agency Roscosmos. “We celebrate both on Earth and in space”refers to a message accompanied by photos of astronauts Oleg Artémiev, Denis Matvéïev […]

Ukraine. Putin declares victory in Luhansk region

Ukraine. Putin declares victory in Luhansk region

russian president vladimir putin © Mikhail Metzel/Kremlin/Sputnik/EPA Author: Lusa Russian President Vladimir Putin declared victory in Ukraine’s eastern Lugansk region on Monday, a day after Ukrainian forces withdrew from their last stronghold of resistance in that province. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu told Putin during a meeting that Russian forces had taken control of Luhansk, […]

Maximum since the beginning of the war. The price of natural gas in Europe rises to more than 159 euros per MWh

Maximum since the beginning of the war. The price of natural gas in Europe rises to more than 159 euros per MWh

© Joao Silva/Global Images Author: Lusa The reference price of natural gas in Europe exceeded 159 euros per megawatt hour (MWh) on Monday, the highest since March 9 due to fears of a cut in supply from Russia through the Nord Stream I gas pipeline. According to data from Bloomberg consulted by Efe, at 11:00 […]

Pope Francis’ visit to Moscow and kyiv could take place after the end of July

Pope Francis’ visit to Moscow and kyiv could take place after the end of July

Pope Francisco © AFP Author: TSF Pope Francis wants to visit Moscow and kyiv and says the trip could take place after visiting Canada in late July. In an interview with the news agency. ReutersFrancis added that contacts between the Vatican Secretary of State and the Russian Foreign Minister are already underway. “I would like […]

At least nine dead in a bombing in the Donetsk region

At least nine dead in a bombing in the Donetsk region

© Aris Messinis/AFP (file) Author: Lusa At least nine civilians have been killed and 25 others injured in Russian shelling in recent hours at various points in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region, local officials said on Monday. The head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration, Pavlo Kyrylenko, said in a post on the Telegram social network […]

London announces measures to support Ukraine’s reconstruction

London announces measures to support Ukraine’s reconstruction

Liz Truss, British Foreign Secretary © Adem Altan/AFP Author: Lusa British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss on Monday presented a long-term plan to help Ukraine rebuild after the war with Russia ends, her office said on Sunday. At the Ukraine Recovery Process Conference in Lugano, Switzerland, an international meeting taking place today and Tuesday, Truss will […]

Israel’s Supreme Court lifts restrictions on Ukrainians entering the country

Israel’s Supreme Court lifts restrictions on Ukrainians entering the country

© Photo by Levi Meir Clancy on Unsplash Author: Lusa Israel’s Supreme Court on Sunday lifted restrictions on the entry of Ukrainians into the country, after the interior minister in March limited the number of refugees from Ukraine allowed to enter on a visa. Under current regulations, Ukrainians do not need a visa to visit […]

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