Western allies disagree over planes for Ukraine, while Russia claims gains

Biden said “no” when asked about the F-16s for Ukraine Zelensky: Moscow is seeking a big revenge The Russian official claimed a foothold at Vuhledar Kyiv could regain control of the land upon the arrival of Western weapons – a group Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukraine’s defense minister is expected in Paris on Tuesday to meet … Read more

Zelensky flags reshuffling after allegations of corruption

Zelensky says the upcoming changes in government and regions, corruption allegations are most salient in the war The former Minister of Economy praises the government’s response The head of the ruling party threatens the officials with imprisonment Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Monday imminent changes in the government, regions and security … Read more

China imposes transit restrictions on South Korea and Japan; The World Health Organization expresses concern about the data

Who said lack of data hinders response to resurgence risks New restrictions on South Korean and Japanese citizens transiting through China China says visa suspension for South Korea and Japan ‘reasonable’ An escalation of the diplomatic row could complicate economic relations Social media users slam South Korea’s “humiliating” COVID restrictions BEIJING/GENEVA, January 11 (Reuters) – … Read more

There is no sign of casualties after Russia announced its retaliatory attack on Ukrainian soldiers

There is no evidence of injuries at the strike site – witness Russia says it carried out a revenge attack on Ukraine It claims to have killed more than 600 Ukrainian soldiers A Ukrainian military official dismissed the claim as untrue KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – A Russian missile attack on the Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk … Read more

China vows ‘final victory’ over Covid as the outbreak worries the world

The virus is spreading rapidly in China after the policy change The latest country in Japan to require tests from China arrivals European Union meeting to discuss Chinese travel policy WHO seeks data from Chinese scientists BEIJING (Reuters) – Global health officials struggled to establish the realities of the novel coronavirus outbreak in China and … Read more