Poland officially requests Germany to send its Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine

Poland has officially sought permission from Germany to transfer its Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, said Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak on Tuesday (January 24). This comes as Berlin is facing mounting pressure from European allies to send tanks to Kyiv amid its ongoing conflict with Russia. However, Warsaw has recently cranked up the pressure […]

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Ukraine war: Russia pushing towards two towns in Zaporizhzhia region

Disclaimer: A number of claims and counterclaims are being made on the Ukraine-Russia conflict on the ground and online. While WION takes utmost care to accurately report this developing news story, we cannot independently verify the authenticity of all statements, photos and videos.  Russian state media reported Sunday (January 22) that the troops are moving […]

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US designates mercenary group Wagner as ‘international criminal organisation’

The United States administration on Friday (January 19) designated Russian mercenary group Wagner as an international criminal organisation with White House national security spokesperson John Kirby saying that the group is committing widespread atrocities and human rights abuses. Kirby said that Wagner has about 50,000 fighters in Ukraine and 80 per cent of them are […]

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Top 10 world news: Russia claims capture of Klishchiivka, Google joins layoff spree, and more

The defence ministry of Russia on Friday stated that its forces took control of Klishchiivka which is near Bakhmut in the Donetsk region of Ukraine. As per reports, aerial support was used to capture the village.  In other news, an airport official said that the Pokhara International Airport in Nepal, where the ill-fated Yeti Airlines […]

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Top 10 world news: Russia warns of escalation, Alec Baldwin charged with involuntary manslaughter, and more

Russia warned the West that if they provide Kyiv with longer-range weapons, the ongoing Ukraine war will escalate if the West. Kazakhstan’s president dissolved the country’s Parliament and called for a snap election.  Actor Alec Baldwin has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the case of a fatal film set shooting in October 2021.   Read […]

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‘Outbreak of a nuclear war’: Russia warns of escalation as West mulls sending powerful weapons to Ukraine

Disclaimer: A number of claims and counterclaims are being made on the Ukraine-Russia conflict on the ground and online. While WION takes utmost care to accurately report this developing news story, we cannot independently verify the authenticity of all statements, photos and videos.  Russia on Thursday (January 19) issued a warning that the ongoing Ukraine […]

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‘Russia has earned a place among terrorists’: Zelensky addresses the World Economic Forum

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine approaches a year, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky stated on Wednesday that while it took just a few seconds for Russia to launch the war, the world took several days to enforce sanctions. During a special online address from Kyiv during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, he stated that if […]

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Morning short: Russia conducts joint air drills with Belarus, China’s population falls drastically, and more

Russia and Belarus began their ‘defensive’ joint air drills, leaving Kyiv and the West concerned that it could lead to the launch of a new attack on Ukraine. In other news, for the first time in 60 years, China’s population has taken a dramatic turn to mark the start of a long period of decline […]

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