The Russian invasion in Ukraine continues for a 106th day in Ukraine, while Moscow now controls a large part of the city of Severodonetsk, a decisive step in the conquest of Donbass.
READ | The invasion of Ukraine benefits crooks
Unscrupulous individuals tried to take advantage of the war in Ukraine to defraud generous Canadians, who reported dozens of these scams to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre.
5:39 | The invasion of “Nazi” Ukraine, the culmination of Putin’s rewriting of the national narrative
The "denazification" of Ukraine, a reason given by Moscow to justify its military offensive, is part of the strategy of rewriting history undertaken by Vladimir Putin to impose a new great national narrative, explains to AFP French historian Nicolas Werth.
5:35 am | Russian maneuvers in the Baltic Sea, in full tension with NATO
Several dozen Russian ships took part in military exercises in the Baltic Sea on Thursday, against a backdrop of growing tensions around this strategic expanse where NATO is also currently conducting maneuvers.
5:23 | Ukraine demands heavy weapons for Severodonetsk where “the fate” of Donbass is at stake
Ukraine on Thursday demanded "long-range" Western artillery weapons which it said would allow it to quickly retake Severodonetsk, a city in the east where, according to Kyiv, "the fate" of Donbass, Moscow's strategic priority, is being played out.
3h48 | Isolated, Russia commemorates the tsar who opened his country to Europe
Russia commemorates Thursday the birthday of Tsar Peter the Great, who worked to bring the empire closer to Europe, an echo of the past that clashes three centuries later, in full rupture between Moscow and the West because of the conflict in Ukraine.
1h23 | Body of journalist killed in Ukraine repatriated to France
The remains of journalist Frédéric Leclerc-Imhoff, killed in Ukraine, arrived overnight from Wednesday to Thursday in France, welcomed by members of his family, relatives and the Minister of Culture Rima Abdul Malak, noted a photographer from the AFP.