Americans should ‘avoid large public gatherings’ ahead of Russia’s VE Day

The US Embassy in Moscow has warned Americans to “avoid large public gatherings” around Russian celebrations commemorating their World War II victory amid the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine. “Annual Victory Day celebrations, including the main parade in Red Square, will take place in Moscow until May 9. Local authorities will limit travel to event … Read more

Dozens more civilians rescued from Ukrainian steel plant

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine (AP) — Dozens more civilians were rescued Friday from tunnels under the beleaguered steelworks where Ukrainian fighters in Mariupol made their last stand to prevent Moscow’s full takeover of the strategically important port city . Russian and Ukrainian officials said 50 people had been evacuated from the Azovstal plant and handed over to … Read more

Americans should ‘avoid large public gatherings’ ahead of Russia’s VE Day

The US Embassy in Moscow has warned Americans to “avoid large public gatherings” around Russian celebrations commemorating their World War II victory amid the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine. “Annual Victory Day celebrations, including the main parade in Red Square, will take place in Moscow until May 9. Local authorities will limit travel to event … Read more

50 more civilians rescued from besieged steelworks in Mariupol | Russo-Ukrainian War

‘Women, children and the elderly’ evacuated from Azovstal factory as Russia claims to have violated a ceasefire. Fifty other civilians, including 11 children, were rescued from tunnels under a besieged steelworks in Mariupol where Ukrainian fighters made their last stand against Russian forces in the port city. The Russian Interministerial Humanitarian Response Center, a Russian … Read more

Jill Biden brings thanks and ketchup to US troops in Romania

MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU AIR BASE, Romania (AP) — Offering good cheer — and gallons of ketchup — Jill Biden on Friday thanked U.S. troops deployed in Romania for serving as a check against Russian aggression as she opened a European trip to two countries to learn about the refugee crisis caused by Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. … Read more