Live: Death toll from Dnipro apartment building strike rises to at least 25; 43 reported missing

The death toll rose to at least 25 on Sunday after a strike on a residential building in Dnipro the previous day, President Volodymyr Zelensky said. The mayor of Dnipro said the chances of recovering more survivors from the rubble is now ‘minimal’. Follow FRANCE 24’s liveblog for all the latest developments.…

Live: Zelensky blasts Russian ‘terror’ after deadly shelling of Kherson

Issued on: 24/12/2022 – 11:35Modified: 24/12/2022 – 16:33 Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky has condemned a Russian act of “terror” after at least five people were killed on Saturday in a strike on the centre of Kherson in southern Ukraine. The attack comes a day after the US House of Representatives gave final approval to a…

Live: At least two people killed in Kherson after ‘massive’ Russian shelling

At least two people were killed and five wounded in the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson on Monday after what the regional governor said was “massive shelling” by Russian forces. Ukrainian troops liberated the city from Russian occupation on November 11 and Ukrainian officials say Russian forces have been firing on it since…

Russia’s Lavrov: Western leaders want to militarize Southeast Asia

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Sunday accused Western leaders of looking to militarize Southeast Asia to contain Moscow and Beijing’s interests in the region. “The United States and its NATO allies are trying to master this space,” Lavrov told reporters in Cambodia. He was speaking at a press conference…

‘It just means we are fighting a terrorist’: Kyiv picks through the rubble

Press play to listen to this article KYIV — Oleh Ocheretyanyi isn’t buying Russian President Vladimir Putin’s argument that Monday’s bombardment of central Kyiv was revenge for Saturday’s attack on the bridge connecting Russia to illegally occupied Crimea. A few hours after the attack, with obvious curiosity, the 31-year-old picked…

West must seize on the Global South’s state of unease

Nathalie Tocci is director of the Istituto Affari Internazionali, Europe’s futures fellow at IWM, Vienna, and a board member of ENI. Her new book, “A Green and Global Europe,” will be published by Polity.  Wars are unpredictable until the end. Yet, since the Ukrainian counteroffensive began liberating swathes of territory…