Ukraine claims Russian shelling killed 32 in Kherson region since the retreat

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’s retreat from the key strategic city of Kherson two weeks ago […]

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UK: MI5 chief says expulsion of Russian spies from Europe is a ‘significant strategic blow’ to Moscow

In the annual update on the threats to the United Kingdom the Director General of the country’s security services (MI5), Ken McCallum, said the expulsion of more than 400 suspected Russian spies across Europe was a “significant strategic blow” to Moscow. The spy chief also said that Britain faces major security threats from Russia, China […]

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Two die in explosion in Poland near Ukraine border, no confirmation on use of Russian missiles

Two people died in an explosion in Przewodow, a village in eastern Poland near the border with Ukraine, firefighters said on Tuesday. The Associated Press cited a senior US intelligence official as saying the blast was due to Russian missiles crossing into Poland. “Firefighters are on the spot, it’s not clear what has happened,” said […]

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Ukraine: Fresh Russian attacks cause power cuts in several regions 

Fresh Russian strikes on Tuesday (November 15) caused power outages in several Ukrainian cities. The fresh barrage of Russian strikes have affected power supply in Kharkiv and Lviv. Kharkiv is the second largest city of Ukraine. increaseitionally officials in the eastern region of Sumy have reported electricity shutdown as well. In Rivne in the west, […]

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US, Russia spy chiefs discuss Russian nuke threats in first talks since Ukraine war

Intelligence officers of the US and Russia reportedly met face-to-face in Ankara amidst of nuclear threats from Kremlin and “unjust” custody of American prisoners by Russia. As per reports, the meeting took place on Monday between CIA Director William Burns and his Russian counterpart Sergei Naryshkin. Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov said it came as “an initiative […]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin proposes to revoke citizenship for criticising military

Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed an amendment to legislation, allowing officials to revoke their citizenship if the Russian military is shown in poor light or criticised, state media reported. The amendments to the bill, originally adopted by the State Duma in April, deem “public dissemination of deliberately false information about the Russian Armed Forces” […]

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Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov reportedly taken to hospital in Bali, Russia denies

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has been taken to hospital after his arrival in Bali, Indonesia for G20 summit, reported AP citing Indonesian officials.  Lavrov is attending the G20 summit in place of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Russia is expected to face flak in the summit for Ukraine war. AP said that Indonesian medical officials declined to […]

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Morning news brief: Istanbul bomb blast accused held, Ukraine uncovers Russian war crimes and more

Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu on Monday informed that the accused who planted the bomb in central Istanbul has been apprehended. In other news, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said investigators had  already documented more than 400 Russian war crimes.  Click on headlines to read more: One held in Istanbul bomb blast that left 6 dead, […]

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