How weapons get to Ukraine and what’s needed to protect vulnerable supply chains

Editor’s note: This article dates to March 16. Listen to The World’s April 27 interview with the author, Vincent Castillo, an assistant professor of logistics at The Ohio State University, by clicking the audio player below: Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, invoking King in his virtual address to Congress on March 16, 2022, said he has a need. “We need you right now,” Zelenskiy told US lawmakers. Since November…

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Ukraine news today: Nokia exits Russian market over invasion

What’s happening in Ukraine today and how are countries around the world responding? Read live updates on Vladimir Putin and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. HELSINKI — Telecoms network and 5G technology supplier Nokia says it will exit the Russian market due to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. The Espoo, Finland-based company said Tuesday “it has been clear for Nokia since the early days of the invasion of Ukraine that continuing our presence in Russia would not…

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Ukraine: WAR BULLETIN April 8, 6.30 pm EST

Embassy of Ukraine in the USA   WAR BULLETIN April 8, 6.30 pm EST     WAR ROOM   General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine The forty-fourth day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to Russian military invasion continues. The armed forces of the Russian Federation continue to conduct a full-scale armed aggression against Ukraine. The Russian forces are being prepared for an offensive operation in the east of Ukraine. The…

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retirement age set to rise as war in Ukraine boosts Macron

A man holds a banner that reads, ‘Pensioners, badly treated’ as pensioners and activists take part in a demonstration. Emmanuel Dunand | Afp | Getty Images France looks set to push back its retirement age — after several failed attempts — as war in Ukraine and Emmanuel Macron’s active diplomacy have boosted the chances of the president being re-elected. Reforming France’s complicated retirement and pension policies has been tricky and costly for many French presidents,…

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Kyiv accuses Russia of destroying fuel and food storage depots in Ukraine

Issued on: 27/03/2022 – 08:32 Russia has started destroying Ukraine’s fuel and food storage depots and bringing troops on rotation to the countries’ shared border, an advisor to Ukraine’s interior ministry said Sunday. Kyiv has asked the International Committee of the Red Cross not to open a planned office in Russia’s Rostov-on-Don, saying it would legitimise Moscow’s ‘deportation’ of Ukrainians. Follow all the developments in Ukraine on our live blog. All times in Paris time…

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Ukraine: WAR BULLETIN March 19, 6.30 EST

 Embassy of Ukraine in the USA   WAR BULLETIN March 19, 6.30 EST   WAR ROOM   General Directorate of Military Cooperation of the Armed Forces of Ukraine The total estimated loss of the Russian forces between 24.02.22 – 19.03.22 : personnel – about 14 400; aircraft – 95; helicopters – 115; tanks – 466; armored personnel vehicles – 1470; artillery systems – 213; air defence systems – 44; multiple rocket launch systems – 72; vehicles…

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Those left in Kyiv try to keep life going amid Ukraine war

KYIV, Ukraine —  It’s hard to think of a more unlikely combo than war zones and cinnamon buns. Yet there the buns are in the display cabinet of Khlibar, a high-end bakery and coffee shop (whose name means Bread Bar) in Podil, the hipster neighborhood in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv. Slathered in cream cheese frosting, they sit on trays laden with poppy seed pastries, cherry rolls, cheese braids and delicately constructed puff pastry cakes with a…

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How Russia’s Top Propagandist Used Film To Justify Putin’s Ukraine Invasion

In August 2021, a film company associated with Russia’s propaganda machine released Blazing Sun, a war film that glorifies Russia’s 2014 invasion of Crimea and has helped seed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s justification for invading Ukraine last month. The film depicts Russian mercenaries as saviors who prevent Ukraine’s government from committing a genocide against its own people — mirroring Putin’s claim that he invaded Ukraine in order to “prevent genocide” and “denazify” the country. It’s…

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For developing countries, the war in Ukraine means even higher food prices

Luz Dary Cogollo runs a food stall at La Perseverancia, a busy market in Colombia’s capital city. She specializes in ajiaco, a traditional soup made with three kinds of potatoes and chicken boiled with onion and local herbs.     Cogollo said that lately, her ingredients have been getting more expensive, and her business is struggling to stay afloat.   With food prices rising across the world because of the pandemic and the war in Ukraine, many people…

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Russia Invades Ukraine: Latest Updates as News Organizations Stop Reporting in Russia

A week into Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, a checkpoint stands in Independence Square in the capital city, Kyiv. Anastasia Vlasova/Getty Images This story is part of War in Ukraine, CNET’s coverage of events there and of the wider effects on the world. What’s happening Ukraine’s military and citizens continue to resist the Russian invasion. As Russia’s attacks escalate, casualties grow and the refugee situation becomes a major crisis. Why it matters Leaders in the US…

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