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