European Parliament declares Russia as a ‘state sponsor of terrorism’

Self-proclaimed Donetsk People Republic militia fire a 2A36 Giatsint-B 152 mm field gun at a position not far from Avdeevka, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, 22 November 2022. EFE/EPA: ALESSANDRO GUERRA

Strasbourg, France, Nov 23 (EFE).- The European Parliament on Wednesday declared Russia a “state sponsor of terrorism” over its attacks against the population of Ukraine. The majority of EP lawmakers voted in favor of the resolution on the grounds of “deliberate attacks and atrocities committed by Russian forces and their proxies against civilians in Ukraine, … Read more

Russia installs conscript center at Georgian border amid Ukraine draft orders

Russian men with their luggage walk along a road after passing through customs at the Georgia-Russia border checkpoint of Verkhnii Lars, Georgia, 27 September 2022. EFE/EPA/ZURAB KURTSIKIDZE

Moscow, Sep 28 (EFE).- Russia has set up a conscript center on the Georgian border and has begun to issue draft orders to men who fall under its list to fight in Ukraine amid partial mobilization, Russian news agency TASS informed on Wednesday.   The center that was installed at the Verkhny Lars crossing, the only … Read more

Ukraine urges allies to condemn referendums as pro-Russians declare victory

A woman casts her ballot during voting in a so-called referendum on the joining of Russian-controlled regions of Ukraine to Russia, in a hospital in Berdyansk, Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine, 25 September 2022. EFE/EPA/STRINGER

Lviv, Ukraine, Sep 28 (EFE).- Ukraine on Wednesday urged the international community to condemn the annexation referendums held in Russian-occupied territories as separatist leaders said they were traveling to Moscow to formalize the results, which have been dismissed by Kyiv and its allies.   “Ukraine calls on all states and international organizations to immediately condemn the … Read more