December 3, 2023

Ukrainian Elina Svitolina bounces No. 1 Iga Swiatek at Wimbledon: ‘War made me stronger’

Ukrainian Elina Svitolina delivered one of the biggest surprises at Wimbledon this year when she upset No. 1 seed Iga Swiatek on Tuesday, 7-5, 6-7 (5), 6-2. Svitolina initially received a wild-card entry for the tournament and has been moving through her opponents. She beat Venus Williams, Elise Mertens, Sofia Kenin and Victoria Azarenka before […]

US, Irish military experts train 2 groups of Ukrainian personnel in clearing unmarked minefields

Cyprus is working together with Irish and U.S. military experts to help train two groups of Ukrainian personnel in clearing an untold number of unmarked minefields in their homeland, the island nation’s defense minister said Friday. Replying to an Associated Press query, Minister Michalis Georgallas said a first group of 24 Ukrainians was currently undergoing […]

Alec Baldwin Seeks Dismissal of ‘Misguided’ Lawsuit from Halyna Hutchins’ Ukrainian Family

April 16 (UPI) — Alec Baldwin is seeking to have the lawsuit against him and his fellow co-defendants from the family of Halyna Hutchins to be dismissed. The defendants filed a demurrer against Hutchins’ parents Olga Solovey and Anatolii Androsovych, and her sister Svetlana Zemko, arguing that they had been distant from Hutchins prior to

FACT CHECK: Did A French Satirical Magazine Depict Ukrainian Troops Crossing The River Styx?

A post shared on social media purports French satirical magazine Courrier International published a cover that features Ukrainian troops crossing the river Styx. “Ukrainian counteroffensive on the River Styx” – French magazine Courrier International “Zelensky, Zaluzhny, Tantsyura and Syrsky went to the counterattack…– continue the phrase in the comments” — Trollstoy (@Trollstoy88) May 24, 2023 This

Fall of Ukrainian city of Bakhmut would not mean a strategic win for Russia: Pentagon

The fight for Bakhmut has been raging for months but, according to Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, a Russian victory over the Donetsk city would not prove all that strategically advantageous for Moscow.  “I think it is more of a symbolic value than it is strategic and operational value,” Austin told reporters from Jordan Monday. […]

Putin-Hyped ‘Ukrainian Terror Attack’ Actually Led by Russian Neo-Nazi

Russia’s Vladimir Putin has called an emergency meeting of the Security Council after a supposed attack by Ukrainian saboteurs on Russian territory early Thursday that was apparently led by a notorious Russian nationalist. Lawmakers confirmed the meeting shortly after Russian propaganda outlets churned out a hodgepodge of horror stories claiming Ukrainian “saboteurs” had burst into

U.S. Defense Contractors Sponsor D.C. Party for Ukrainian Forces Amid Ongoing War

Four major U.S. defense contractors sponsored a Washington, D.C., party for the 31st anniversary of the Ukrainian armed forces as they stand to gain billions from the ongoing war in Ukraine, according to a report. Vox reported Saturday that the celebration, hosted by the Ukrainian Embassy last week, took place in downtown D.C. at the

Russian missile destroys Ukrainian apartment building; 3 dead, 20 hurt, say police

Rescuers work at a site of a residential building destroyed by a Russian missile strike in Kramatorsk, Ukraine on Feb. 1, 2023. REUTERS A Russian missile destroyed an apartment building and damaged seven more in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk on Wednesday night, killing at least three people and injuring 20, regional police said. […]