Why Canada summoned Russia’s ambassador to complain—again

Why Canada summoned Russia’s ambassador to complain—again

Canada summoned and scolded Russia’s ambassador in Ottawa on Monday for the fifth time since the outbreak of war in Ukraine, the Star has learned. A government official said Tuesday that Oleg Stepanov was called in for a meeting with Global Affairs Canada officials after a provocative Twitter post accusing Ottawa of believing Ukrainian “disinformation” … Read more

US Played A Key Role In Germany’s Huge Gas Deal With Qatar

US Played A Key Role In Germany’s Huge Gas Deal With Qatar

The talks between Germany and various emergency gas suppliers that OilPrice.com has been tracking for the past couple of months or so last week have resulted in two sales and purchase agreements signed between QatarEnergy and the US’s ConocoPhillips to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Germany for at least 15 years from 2026. Although … Read more

Russian airport targeted by drones day after barrage on military bases – National

Russian airport targeted by drones day after barrage on military bases – National

A fire that broke out at an airport in Russia’s southern Kursk region that borders Ukraine was the result of a drone attack, the regional governor said Tuesday, a day after Moscow blamed Kyiv for drone strikes on two air bases deep inside Russia and launched a new wave of missile strikes on Ukrainian territory. … Read more

‘It’s a pity you are beautiful,’ Russians told Ukrainian police officer as they tortured her – National

‘It’s a pity you are beautiful,’ Russians told Ukrainian police officer as they tortured her – National

KHERSON, Ukraine —The uniformed men burst into Olha Honchevskaya’s apartment on Aug. 4. There were 15 of them, from Russia’s interior ministry. Putting Honchevskaya and her husband Stanislav in separate rooms, the Russians questioned them and then took them to a detention centre. The prison had drab beige walls and corrugated carpets. In the cells, … Read more

Russia launches ‘massive strike’ across Ukraine | Russia-Ukraine war News

Russia launches ‘massive strike’ across Ukraine |  Russia-Ukraine war News

Ukraine accused Russia of destroying homes in the southeast and knocking out power in many areas with a new volley of missiles on Monday, while Moscow said Ukrainian drones had attacked two air bases deep inside Russia hundreds of kilometers from the front lines. A new missile barrage had been anticipated in Ukraine for days, … Read more

Russian nationals fighting for Ukraine vow to resist Moscow’s forces ‘until the end’

Russian nationals fighting for Ukraine vow to resist Moscow’s forces ‘until the end’

Dolyna, Ukraine CNN — A soldier in a Ukrainian uniform morosely contemplates the ruins of an Orthodox monastery in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region. “This is a result of Putin’s war,” he says, angrily, as he paces through the wreck. “As a Christian, this is very offensive to me.” The soldier, whose name CNN agreed not … Read more

Ukraine war: Explosions at airbases in Russia; oil price cap; and intense fighting around Bakhmut

Ukraine war: Explosions at airbases in Russia;  oil price cap;  and intense fighting around Bakhmut

1. Explosions reported at Russian airbases amid latest strikes on Ukraine Explosions took place at two Russian airbases on Monday just hours before Ukrainian officials accused Russia of launching a “massive missile attack”. Three people were reportedly killed and six injured after a fuel tanker exploded at a Russian airfield near the city of Ryazan, … Read more

Russia launches fresh barrage of missiles towards Ukraine

Russia launches fresh barrage of missiles towards Ukraine

CNN — Russian forces unleashed a new round of missiles towards Ukraine on Monday, ramping up attacks on the central and southeastern regions of the country. “We see that strategic bombers have taken off and the first wave of missiles was already launched,” said Yurii Ihnat, spokesman for the Ukrainian Air Forces, adding that there … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war: G7 price cap on Russian oil kicks in | Russia-Ukraine war News

Russia-Ukraine war: G7 price cap on Russian oil kicks in |  Russia-Ukraine war News

The price cap on Russian seaborne oil agreed upon by the European Union, the G7 and Australia has come into force. The cap of $60 per barrel, which took effect on Monday, is aimed at limiting Russia’s ability to finance its war in Ukraine while making sure it keeps supplying the global market. Moscow, however, … Read more

Canadian-made parts found in Iranian attack drones used by Russia in Ukraine

Canadian-made parts found in Iranian attack drones used by Russia in Ukraine

Local residents look at parts of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) after a Russian drone strike in Kyiv on Oct. 17.STRINGER/Reuters An investigative project by a Kyiv think tank has identified Canadian-made parts in one type of attack drone used by Russia in its military assault on Ukraine. Statewatch says it has found antenna components … Read more