Ukraine war: Medic becomes Russia’s first female solider killed in conflict

Russia has lost its first female soldier during the war in Ukraine after a frontline medic was killed by mortar fire in the battle for Mariupol.  Valentina Galatova, 27 and a mother-of-one, died fighting in the Black Sea port city

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Beijing looks to save £3.2tln in foreign reserves from sanctions in the event of a military conflict

Chinese officials are looking at ways to defend the country from economic attack if the West should look to sanction China in the same way it did Russia — stoking fears the nation is preparing for an invasion of Taiwan. China’s

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Ukraine war: Russia’s Sergei Lavrov warns of nuclear conflict with the West

Russia‘s top diplomat has warned that NATO is now fighting a proxy war with Russia in Ukraine and there is a ‘very serious’ risk the conflict could turn nuclear.  Sergei Lavrov, speaking on Russian state TV last night, accused western

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The Ukrainian war in maps: Graphics detail how Russian forces have fared over the 42-day conflict

The advance of Vladimir Putin‘s war machine continues to be halted by a heroic Ukrainian resistance that has seen Moscow completely withdraw from the outskirts of Kyiv after Russian troops failed to gain ground despite relentless shelling and swathes of

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Joint Chiefs Chair Mark Milley says ‘potential for conflict’ with China and Russia is ‘increasing’

The country’s most senior military officer on Tuesday delivered a grave warning that the world is becoming more unstable, increasing the chances of deadly conflict between the U.S. and other world powers. As he laid out details of the threat,

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‘Tell me how we don’t get sucked into conflict’: Biden WH fears being drawn into war with Russia

The White House was struggling on Sunday night with how best to support Ukraine without drawing U.S. and NATO forces into direct conflict with Russia. The day began with Secretary of State Antony Blinken saying the White House had given

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Ukraine-Russia conflict: Defiant woman holds back tears as she sings national anthem in rubble

This is the moment a defiant Ukrainian woman held back tears as she sang the national anthem whilst cleaning rubble out of her bomb-stricken home. Oksana Gulenko’s home was among the 33 civilian sites bombed by Russia in its assault

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Russia-Ukraine conflict: Xi Jinping calls for Putin negotiations but blames US and NATO for tensions

China‘s President Xi Jinping told Vladmir Putin that he supports Russia‘s efforts to resolve the war in Ukraine ‘through dialogue’, Chinese state television reported. The leaders spoke by phone this morning, with the Russian President saying he was willing to

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Russia deploys paratroopers to Belarus border region amid fears of conflict

Russia is carrying out snap military drills in Belarus just a few miles from the Polish border today, as fears grow that Vladimir Putin is preparing for an invasion in eastern Europe. Russia’s defence ministry said the unannounced drill would

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