Many European countries and Canada join in closing their airspace to Russian planes

Many European countries and Canada join in closing their airspace to Russian planes

February 28, 2022 Dion Pingree 0

Aeroflot Russian Airlines Airbus A320 civil jet aircraft at Moscow-Sheremetyevo International Airport.Leonid Faerberg | Lightrocket | Getty ImagesA growing number of countries announced on Sunday they’re joining a string of nations in closing their airspace to Russian aircraft after Moscow began its invasion of Ukraine.European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the European Union…

Ukraine hospitals could run out of oxygen supplies in 24 hours as war disrupts health services, WHO says

Ukraine hospitals could run out of oxygen supplies in 24 hours as war disrupts health services, WHO says

February 28, 2022 Randy Mischke 0

Medical specialists transport a wounded woman to an ambulance after recent shelling in Kyiv, Ukraine February 26, 2022.Gleb Garanich | ReutersUkrainian hospitals could run out of oxygen supplies in the next 24 hours as Russia’s invasion disrupts transportation across the country, putting thousands of more lives at risk, according to the World Health Organization.The WHO,…

BP offloads its nearly 20% stake in Russia’s Rosneft

BP offloads its nearly 20% stake in Russia’s Rosneft

February 28, 2022 Stephania Menjivar 0

The Kremlin is reflected in the polished company plate of the state-controlled Russian oil giant Rosneft at the entrance of the headquarters in Moscow,Dmitry Kostyukov | AFP | Getty ImagesBritish energy giant BP announced Sunday it was offloading its 19.75% stake in Rosneft, a Russian-controlled oil company.BP CEO Bernard Looney and former exec Bob Dudley…

Ukraine fight isn’t proceeding as quickly as Russia expected, U.S. Defense official says

Ukraine fight isn’t proceeding as quickly as Russia expected, U.S. Defense official says

February 27, 2022 Elida Culton 0

A Ukrainian army soldier walks through a defensive trench in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine.Europa Press News | Europa Press | Getty ImagesRussia has encountered tougher resistance than it anticipated from Ukrainian troops, said a senior U.S. Defense official, who warned that Moscow still has “significant combat power” left at its disposal.The United States has indications that…