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Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense on Thursday posted aerial video of what it said was Russian rockets hitting Ukrainian positions in the eastern part of the country as the 3-month-old war rages on. The ministry said the video shows a series of rocket blasts hitting targets near Novomykhailivka, in the Donetsk region, triggering shockwaves and large …

Anthony Albanese has been sworn in as prime minister, but we are still some way off knowing whether Labor can form government in its own right. Labor currently has 74 seats, with two more needed for a majority. Seven seats are still too close to call as ballots are counted and preferences are distributed. Labor’s …

A Russian diplomat at the U.N. office in Geneva has quit his post over Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, blasting the war as a disgrace and a crime against the people of Ukraine and Russia. Boris Bondarev, a counselor in Russia’s mission to the United Nations office in Geneva since 2019, said he had resigned in an email …

Fewer Aussies are wearing facemasks amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Only 78 per cent of Australians wore a face mask in the last week, the ABS found, down from 98 per cent in February this year. Meanwhile, of those testing for COVID-19, 96 per cent used a rapid antigen …

Ukraine’s Kharkiv governor says Ukrainian troops have reached Russian border The governor of Ukraine’s Kharkiv region has said that Ukrainian troops defending Kharkiv have reached the state border with Russia. Reuters said it could not independently verify the comments made by Kharkiv region governor Oleh Sinegubov on the Telegram messaging service. It was not immediately …

Placeholder while article actions load KYIV, Ukraine — With its military bogged down in a grinding conflict in eastern Ukraine, Russia also lost diplomatic ground over the weekend as two more European nations moved closer to joining NATO. Finland announced Sunday that it was seeking to join the alliance, saying Russia’s invasion of Ukraine nearly …

Ukraine says to redirect Russia-Europe gas transit Ukraine counter-offensive could shift war’s momentum Ukrainian forces seeking to cut off Russian supply lines U.S. concerned about future course of war KHARKIV, Ukraine, May 11 (Reuters) – Ukraine prepared to suspend the flow of some Russian gas to Europe through a key transit point on Wednesday, as …

U.S. officials on Thursday pushed back on a New York Times report that said the U.S. provided Ukraine intelligence that helped it target and kill Russian generals and other senior officers. National Security Council spokesperson Adrienne Watson took exception to the story’s headline: “U.S. Intelligence Is Helping Ukraine Kill Russian Generals, Officials Say.” “The headline …

NASA astronaut Tom Marshburn handed over command of the International Space Station to Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev in a traditional Change of Command ceremony today ahead of Crew-3’s departure tonight. Credit: NASA TV. NASA astronaut Tom Marshburn handed over command of the International Space Station (ISS) to Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev in a traditional Change …

Getty images The European Union (EU) has a plan to phase out all Russian oil by the end of the year, congressional Republicans are taking aim at a climate financial risk disclosure requirement and the Pentagon will pause burning of “forever chemicals.” This is Overnight Energy & Environment, your source for the latest news focused …