Cyber tensions rise as West fears invasion of Ukraine

Cyber tensions rise as West fears invasion of Ukraine

Press play to listen to this article In the online world, the West and Russia are already at loggerheads over Ukraine. As government leaders scramble to come up with a diplomatic deal to avert all-our war in Ukraine, cybersecurity officials warn of a potential wave of Russia-backed cyberattacks that could destabilize NATO countries. Meanwhile, disinformation … Read more

Chilling photos show Ukrainian kids handling guns amid Russian invasion threat

A boy handled a sniper rifle at the civil defence exercise in the city of Uzhhorod

Women and children handled a range of weapons, including assault rifles and rocket launchers, at a civil defense exercise in the city of Uzhhorod in Western Ukraine A boy handled a sniper rifle at the civil defense exercise in the city of Uzhhorod ( Image: Future Publishing via Getty Images) These chilling pictures show Ukrainian … Read more

U.S. 'watching very carefully' for phony Russian reason to kick off Ukraine invasion

U.S. 'watching very carefully' for phony Russian reason to kick off Ukraine invasion

“There is a kind of bizarre quality to all of this where the Russians are claiming they are the ones who are under threat, despite the fact that they have amassed more than 100,000 forces … on the border of their neighbor,” Sullivan said . In a separate interview with CNN’s “State of the Union,” … Read more

Russian blood will 'flood' Ukraine if Kremlin orders invasion, general warns

Russian blood will 'flood' Ukraine if Kremlin orders invasion, general warns

It comes after US president Joe Biden warned his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin of the ‘widespread human suffering’ he would cause if he orders an invasion of Ukraine Ukraine: Naga asks Sir Tony Brenton on UK diplomatic efforts A top general has warned Ukraine will be “flooded” with Russian blood if Vladimir Putin orders an … Read more

Kyiv stresses calm even as U.S. warns Russian invasion could be imminent

Kyiv stresses calm even as U.S. warns Russian invasion could be imminent

Now, as the West warns a fresh attack is a “distinct possibility” as soon as next week, many in Kyiv aren’t convinced. “I don’t believe that Russia is going to invade Kyiv. The situation is wound up from both sides,” Oleksandr Bovtach, 55, told NBC News. “The West and Putin are playing each other’s nerves.” … Read more

As Biden and Putin speak, Ukraine invasion threat ratchets up

As Biden and Putin speak, Ukraine invasion threat ratchets up

This year’s event in Munich marks the 15th anniversary of a landmark speech Putin delivered to the gathering that has been widely seen as foreshadowing his policy of opposing NATO expansion. “NATO expansion does not have any relation with the modernization of the Alliance itself,” Putin said in the combative 2007 address. “On the contrary, … Read more

Ukraine urges calm amid fears of invasion

Ukraine urges calm amid fears of invasion

Ukraine’s government asked citizens to remain calm, amid fears a Russian invasion is imminent. in a statements Saturday, Ukraine’s foreign ministry said that armed forces are ready to repel any attack. “It is now critical to remain calm and united within the country, and avoid actions that undermine stability and sow panic,” the statement said. … Read more

U.S. to evacuate embassy staff from Ukraine amid fears of Russian invasion

U.S. to evacuate embassy staff from Ukraine amid fears of Russian invasion

KYIV, Ukraine — The mood is calm in Ukraine’s capital Kyiv. Shoppers mill about buying bits and pieces, some stocking up food from full supermarket shelves, unhurried as they go about their business. In sharp contrast, western nations have called on their citizens to leave the former Soviet state, amid fears that a Russian invasion … Read more

UK nationals urged to flee Ukraine as Russian invasion fears mount

UK nationals urged to flee Ukraine as Russian invasion fears mount

British nationals should flee Ukraine immediately as Russia has amassed the firepower to attack “at no notice”, the UK government has warned. Diplomatic efforts to avert war continue but fears are growing that Russian President Vladimir Putin could order an invasion in the coming days. The Foreign Office is now telling UK nationals, thought to … Read more

U.S. sending 3,000 more troops to Poland amid fresh Ukraine invasion warnings

U.S. sending 3,000 more troops to Poland amid fresh Ukraine invasion warnings

Three official sources in Washington and Europe said intelligence shared with them by the United States pinpointed Feb. 16 as a possible start date for the invasion. Publicly, however, aides to President Joe Biden would not confirm a specific date other than to say that — counter to much public speculation and some previous assessments … Read more