Nord Stream pipelines: European security officials observed Russian Navy ships near leaks

CNN — European security officials Monday and Tuesday observed Russian Navy support ships near leaks in the Nord Stream pipelines likely caused by underwater explosions, according to two Western intelligence officials and another source familiar with the matter. It’s unclear if the ships had anything to do with those explosions, these sources and others said, … Read more

Gasoline prices: End of fuel tax will increase costs, retail spending will fall

In recent months, Australians have experienced much-needed relief from high petrol prices, with the average cost of regular unleaded lead falling by as much as 48 cents per liter since its recent peak in mid-June. But there’s another positive knock-on effect caused by Australians having more money in their pockets each month after paying lower … Read more

Analysis: The war in Ukraine is at a dangerous tipping point

Kramatorsk, Ukraine CNN — The chaos of the past week may have been unduly reassuring. Despite Russia’s continued disastrous approach to its war of choice in Ukraine, the conflict’s most dangerous moment may be approaching. At some point this week, the Kremlin will likely declare that “sham” referendums in four partially occupied areas of Ukraine … Read more

Wagner: Putin’s ‘chief’ Yevgeny Prigozhin admits he made a mercenary outfit in 2014

CNN — Yevgeny Prigozhin, one of Russia’s most elusive oligarchs, now admits that he founded the private military company Wagner in 2014, overturning years of denial about his connection to the shadowy outfit. Prigozhin is so close to the Kremlin that he is known as Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “chef”. On social media, Prigozhin released … Read more

Dagestan: Protests erupt in Russian region over Putin’s mobilization orders

CNN — Violent protests have erupted in some regions of ethnic minorities in Russia against Vladimir Putin’s mobilization order, with activist groups and Ukrainian officials saying these minorities have been disproportionately targeted for conscription in the war. Several videos posted to social media and located by CNN in the predominantly Muslim region of Dagestan show … Read more

Pink Floyd: Roger Waters’ shows in Poland cancelled

CNN — British rock legend and Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters’ planned concerts in Poland in April have been canceled due to a reaction to the musician’s stance on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Live Nation Poland, the concert’s promoter, confirmed the cancellation on Saturday, but gave no reason. The cancellation comes after Waters, 79, published … Read more

September 25, 2022 Russia-Ukraine News

Tension was in the air as a long line of cars lined up late Friday night at the Petkuhovo checkpoint on the border between Russia and Kazakhstan. Andrei Alekseev, a 27-year-old engineer from the city of Yekaterinburg, was one of several men in line who fled Russia in the wake of President Vladimir Putin’s mobilization … Read more

Protests, editorial errors and an exodus: Putin’s mobilization starts chaotic

CNN — Russia’s “partial mobilization” for its war in Ukraine has got off to a chaotic start amid protests, drafting errors and an exodus of civilians fleeing Russia, as the Kremlin tightens rules on evading military orders. According to a local leader, some residents of the Russian Republic of Sakha in the Far East were … Read more

Start time, kick-off, when is it, squad news, Marco Tlio, Garang Kuol, Graham Arnold, latest, blog, live updates, score, result

The Socceroos and All Whites remained deadlocked at 0-0, but the Aussies should have been a goal for good as winger Marco Tilio forfeited the best chance of his career. On a rare forward strike, striker Mitchell Duke won the ball in the air and brought it down when he swept into goal in the … Read more

Izium mass cemetery: signs of torture, mutilation of bodies

CNN — Ukrainian officials say they have finished exhuming bodies from a mass cemetery in Izium – and that of the 436 bodies found, 30 showed signs of torture. As a horrifying reminder of the human cost of the Russian invasion, most of the bodies showed signs of a violent death, said Oleh Syniehubov, head … Read more