Ukraine's defense minister says that Russia has mobilized some 500,000 troops for their next offensive
⛽️ Shell has more than doubled its annual profit to a record $39.9bn (£32.2bn) as the war in Ukraine sent oil and natural gas prices soaring
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Swiss politicians are calling for a stash of almost 100 mothballed Leopard 2 battle tanks to be sold for a nominal fee to Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, replacing the tanks that their governments plan to send to Ukraine Latest updates:
High Commissioner @FilippoGrandi praised Moldova for opening its arms to refugees during his recent visit to the country. More than 100,000 people from Ukraine are “now enjoying the generous Moldovan hospitality,” he said.
Last night, Russia launched a brazen attack on the people of Ukraine, in violation of international law and basic principles of human decency. Here’s my statement on what it means, and what should happen next.