Monthly Archives: May 2022

US and Southeast Asian Nations Avoid Russia Condemnation

A summit with Southeast Asian leaders organized and hosted by President Joe Biden concluded at the White House on Friday with a group statement that omitted any condemnation of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The nations participating in the summit, called the Association of Southeast Asian Nations or ASEAN, issued a statement calling for the “immediate cessation of hostilities” in Ukraine.

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Ukraine has won the battle of Kharkiv, analysts say, as Kyiv warns of ‘long phase of war’

Ukrainian forces “appear to have won the battle of Kharkiv”, according to a US defence thinktank, in what appears to be their fastest advance since Russian troops pulled away from Kyiv and the north-east over a month ago. In another apparent setback to Vladimir Putin’s war aims, analysts said on Saturday that Russian units had not attempted to hold their

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