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Month: February 2022

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‘UNACCEPTABLE’ TRUSS STATEMENTS SPARKED PUTIN’S NUCLEAR ALERT, KREMLIN CLAIMS

Vladimir Putin ordered Russia’s nuclear deterrent on high alert after “absolutely unacceptable” remarks by Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, the Kremlin has claimed. The Russian president said he had placed Moscow’s nuclear forces on a “special regime of combat duty” in response to “aggressive statements” from members of the Nato defence alliance. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov went further on Monday to blame the escalation during Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine on Ms […]

today28 February 2022 381 1

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UKRAINE READY FOR PEACE TALKS WITH RUSSIA BUT NOT IN BELARUS, SAYS PRESIDENT

Ukraine’s president has said his country is ready for peace talks with Russia but not in Belarus, which was a staging ground for Moscow’s invasion. Speaking in a video message on Sunday, President Volodymyr Zelensky named Warsaw, Bratislava, Istanbul, Budapest or Baku as alternative venues. He said other locations are also possible but made clear that Ukraine does not accept Russia’s selection of Belarus. The Kremlin said on Sunday that […]

today27 February 2022 383 1

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‘THIS IS THE NIGHT THEY WILL STORM’, UKRAINIAN PRESIDENT WARNS WORLD FROM BUNKER

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has issued a chilling warning to the world about Russia, stating: “This is the night they will storm”. His warning came as invading Russian forces closed in on Ukraine’s capital on Friday, in an apparent encircling movement after a barrage of airstrikes on cities and military bases around the country. In a video released Friday of himself and his senior aides outside the presidential office in […]

today26 February 2022 381 1

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UKRAINE WARNS OF ‘SUBVERSIVE GROUPS’ IN KYIV AS US FLAGS POTENTIAL SIEGE OF CITY

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said his government has information that “subversive groups” were encroaching Kyiv as US secretary of state Antony Blinken said the city “could well be under siege”. US defence secretary Lloyd Austin told politicians on a phone call that Russian mechanised forces that entered from Belarus were about 20 miles from Kyiv, according to a person familiar with the call. Explosions sounded before dawn in Kyiv as […]

today25 February 2022 401 1

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BORIS JOHNSON VOWS TO ‘HOBBLE’ RUSSIA WITH SANCTIONS OVER UKRAINE INVASION

Boris Johnson has vowed that Britain “cannot and will not just look away” as Vladimir Putin launched an invasion of Ukraine and pledged to unite with allies to respond with a massive package of sanctions designed to “hobble the Russian economy”. In a televised statement at midday, the Prime Minister said the world could not stand by and allow the freedom of Ukraine to be “snuffed out” as Moscow hit […]

today24 February 2022 383 1

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MAYOR ACCUSED OF FAILING TO FOLLOW DUE PROCESS OVER MET CHIEF RESIGNATION

A senior Metropolitan Police officer has accused the Mayor of London of failing to follow due process over the resignation of Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick. Deputy Commissioner Sir Stephen House has written to the Home Secretary Priti Patel to ask for a review of how Dame Cressida’s shock departure was handled. Top brass at the force are at loggerheads with City Hall over Dame Cressida’s decision to quit, which was […]

today23 February 2022 377 1

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BORIS JOHNSON SAYS VLADIMIR PUTIN IS ‘BENT ON FULL-SCALE INVASION’ OF UKRAINE

Vladimir Putin appears “bent on a full-scale invasion” of Ukraine, Boris Johnson warned as he vowed to swiftly introduce the “first barrage” of sanctions against Russia. The Prime Minister said on Tuesday that the Russian president had “completely torn up international law” and is seemingly intent on capturing the capital of Kyiv. Mr Johnson’s warnings came after Moscow ordered troops into two breakaway regions of eastern Ukraine, allegedly to carry […]

today22 February 2022 379 1

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BORIS JOHNSON SAYS LEGAL ISOLATION FOR COVID TO END IN ENGLAND FROM THURSDAY

The Prime Minister has also told MPs that free universal testing will end in April People who test positive for coronavirus will no longer be legally required to isolate from Thursday, and free universal testing will end in April under Boris Johnson’s plan for “living with Covid”. The Prime Minister detailed the strategy for England to the Commons late on Monday afternoon after a Cabinet disagreement thought to centre on […]

today21 February 2022 380 1

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WET AND WINDY WEATHER TO FOLLOW RECORD POWER OUTAGES CAUSED BY STORM EUNICE

More wet and windy weather is set to sweep the UK on Sunday after Storm Eunice caused what providers believe was the biggest national power outage on record. The Met Office has issued yellow warnings for wind which could cause further power cuts, transport delays and damage to properties. Sunday’s warnings cover Wales and most of England from midday until 3pm, and the North West and Northern Ireland from midday […]

today20 February 2022 365 1

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