Ukraine increases pressure on retreating Russian troops

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian troops have increased pressure on retreating russian forces on Tuesday, launching a counteroffensive that has produced major gains and a stunning blow to Moscow’s military prestige. As the advance continued, Ukraine’s border guard services said the army took control of Vovchansk, a city just 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Russia … Read more

China’s Xi travels abroad to promote strategic role

BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping is using his first foreign trip since the start of the pandemic to promote China’s strategic ambitions at a summit with Russia’s Vladimir Putin and other leaders of a Central Asian security group. The Chinese leader is pushing a “Global Security Initiative” announced in April following the formation of … Read more

Trump’s PAC faces scrutiny amid escalating legal investigations

WASHINGTON (AP) — With more than $115 million in various political committees, donald trump he has positioned himself as an exceptionally indomitable force in the GOP who would almost certainly have the resources to overwhelm his rivals if he launches another presidential campaign. But that huge amount of money is also emerging as a potential … Read more

The United States and Mexico will cooperate in semiconductors and electric vehicles

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico and the United States plan to take advantage of the Biden administration’s massive investment in semiconductor production to boost the integration of their supply chains and cooperate in expanding electric vehicle production across the industry. nationalized lithium in Mexico, officials from both countries said Monday Both efforts seek to capitalize … Read more

Russian forces withdraw amid Ukrainian counteroffensive

Kyiv, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian troops successfully pushed their swift counteroffensive in the northeastern part of the country on Sunday, even as a nuclear power plant in the Russian-occupied south shut down completely in an attempt to avert a radiation disaster. while the fighting was going on. near. Kyiv’s move to recapture Russian-occupied areas in … Read more

Russia announces troop withdrawal from Ukraine’s Kharkiv area

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Russian Defense Ministry announced Saturday that it was withdrawing troops from two areas in Ukraine’s eastern Kharkiv region, where a Ukrainian counteroffensive made significant gains last week. The news came after days of apparent Ukrainian advances south of Kharkiv, the country’s second-largest city, in what could become the biggest battlefield … Read more

Ukraine recovers some territory; nuclear plant in danger

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian forces scored another success Friday in their counteroffensive against Russian forces in the country’s east, seizing control of a sizeable village and moving toward a major transportation junction. The top US diplomat and NATO chief noted progress but warned the war is likely to drag on for months. Ukrainian President … Read more

North Korea says it will never give up nuclear weapons to counter the US.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has stressed his country will never give up the nuclear weapons it needs to counter the United States, which he accused of pushing to weaken the North’s defenses and eventually collapse its government. state media said. Friday. Kim made the comments during a speech … Read more

Blinken in Kyiv reveals $2 billion in US military aid to Europe

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken paid an unannounced visit to Kyiv Thursday as the Biden administration announced major new military aid worth more than $2.8 billion to Ukraine. and other European countries. countries threatened by Russia. In meetings with senior Ukrainian officials, including President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Blinken said the Biden … Read more

USA: Hundreds of Thousands of Ukrainians Forced to Russia

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States said Wednesday it has evidence that “hundreds of thousands” of Ukrainian citizens have been interrogated, detained and forcibly deported to Russia in “a series of horrors” overseen by UN officials. Russian presidency. Russia immediately dismissed the allegation as “fantasy,” calling it the latest fabrication in a Western disinformation … Read more