Russian journalist’s Nobel Peace Prize fetches record $103.5 mln at auction to aid Ukraine children

Russian journalist’s Nobel Peace Prize fetches record 3.5 mln at auction to aid Ukraine children

June 21 (Reuters) – Dmitry Muratov, the co-winner of the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize and the editor of one of Russia’s last major independent newspapers, auctioned off his Nobel medal for a record $103.5 million to aid children displaced by the war in Ukraine . All proceeds from the auction, which coincided with the World … Read more

At UN, Amal Clooney pushes for Ukraine war crimes justice

At UN, Amal Clooney pushes for Ukraine war crimes justice

UNITED NATIONS, April 27 (Reuters) – Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney urged countries at the United Nations on Wednesday to focus on international justice for war crimes in Ukraine so evidence does not sit in storage – as it has done for victims of Islamic State ( ISIS) in Iraq and Syria. “Ukraine is, today, … Read more

Ukraine’s Zelenskiy mocks Putin for saying war is going to plan

Ukraine’s Zelenskiy mocks Putin for saying war is going to plan

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy attends a joint news conference with Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Kyiv, Ukraine April 9, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 13 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday mocked Moscow’s insistence that the war against his … Read more

Chechen chief Kadyrov says Russian forces will take Kyiv

Chechen chief Kadyrov says Russian forces will take Kyiv

Head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov addresses service members while making a statement, dedicated to a military conflict in Ukraine, in Grozny, Russia February 25, 2022. REUTERS/Chingis Kondarov Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 11 (Reuters) – Ramzan Kadyrov, the powerful head of Russia’s republic of Chechnya, said early on … Read more

Red Cross says its team is being held close to Mariupol in Ukraine

Red Cross says its team is being held close to Mariupol in Ukraine

GENEVA, April 4 (Reuters) – A team from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was stopped during an attempt to reach Mariupol, Ukraine, to evacuate civilians and is now being held nearby in Manhush, a spokesperson told Reuters on Monday . The team was being “held in the town of Manhush, 20 kilometers … Read more