Trump asks Putin to release dirt about Biden’s family

Trump asks Putin to release dirt about Biden’s family

In a new interview published Tuesday, former US president Donald Trump called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to release any damaging information he has about the Biden family, in a brazen request for domestic political assistance from America’s top adversary. It’s the latest example of Trump’s willingness to solicit and embrace domestic political help from … Read more

Ukraine: New talks with Russia aim to stop fighting

Ukraine: New talks with Russia aim to stop fighting

KYIV, UKRAINE — Russia’s military announced Tuesday it will “fundamentally” scale back operations near Ukraine’s capital and a northern city, as talks brought the outlines of a possible deal to end the grinding war into view. Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin said the move was meant to increase trust in the talks after several rounds … Read more

Ukraine: Investigation promised over video of alleged prisoner shootings

Ukraine: Investigation promised over video of alleged prisoner shootings

WARNING: Some might find details in this story disturbing. Ukraine is promising an “immediate investigation” over a video that allegedly shows Russian prisoners of war being shot in the legacy. CTV News has not verified the footage, which purportedly depicts Ukrainian forces standing over a group of largely bound, bloodied and hooded captured Russian soldiers. … Read more

Ukraine: How Biden’s ad-lib about Putin could impact the war

Ukraine: How Biden’s ad-lib about Putin could impact the war

Just nine unscripted words put an already jittery world on edge again. US President Joe Biden’s suggestion in Poland on Saturday that Vladimir Putin’s onslaught on Ukraine should disqualify him from power triggered an international political storm. Back in Washington Sunday evening, Biden told reporters that he was not calling for regime change in Russia … Read more

Ukraine war: ICRC asks Canada not to mix aid with sanctions

Ukraine war: ICRC asks Canada not to mix aid with sanctions

OTTAWA — The International Committee of the Red Cross is asking Canada not to mix promises of humanitarian aid in with announcements about military support and sanctions when it comes to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Lumping promises of humanitarian assistance with military support for Ukraine and sanctions against Russia threatens the neutrality that aid groups … Read more