Five Russian men fleeing conscription have been living in a South Korean airport for months

Five Russian men fleeing conscription have been living in a South Korean airport for months

Seoul, South Korea CNN — Five Russian men who fled the country after Moscow’s military mobilization order last September have been stranded at South Korea’s Incheon International Airport for months after authorities refused to accept them. Three of the men had arrived in October, the other two in November, their lawyer Lee Jong-chan said. Lee … Read more

Zelenskyy says Olympics chief should go to frontline in Ukraine | Athletics News

Zelenskyy says Olympics chief should go to frontline in Ukraine |  Athletics News

Ukrainian President invited IOC chief to visit Bakhmut due to ban on Russian and Belarusian athletes. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has invited International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach to visit the frontline town of Bakhmut, where Ukrainian soldiers are engaged in a fierce battle with Russian forces. Zelenskyy extended the provocative invitation on Friday … Read more

Auschwitz anniversary marked as peace shattered by war again

Auschwitz anniversary marked as peace shattered by war again

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Auschwitz-Birkenau survivors and other mourners commemorated the 78th anniversary of the liberation of the German Nazi death camp on Friday, with some expressing horror that war had once again shattered the peace in Europe and may the lesson of Never Again be forgotten. The former concentration and extermination camp is located … Read more

Russian ‘megalomania’ in Ukraine war cited at death camp memorial | news from the world wars

Russian ‘megalomania’ in Ukraine war cited at death camp memorial |  news from the world wars

The director of the Auschwitz camp memorial equated Nazi crimes in World War II with Russian forces currently in Ukraine. The director of the Auschwitz Nazi death camp memorial has compared the recent killing of people in Ukraine by Russian forces to similar suffering suffered during World War II. On the 78th anniversary of the … Read more

North Korea condemns US shipment of battle tanks to Ukraine | Russia–Ukraine War

North Korea condemns US shipment of battle tanks to Ukraine |  Russia–Ukraine War

Kim Yo Jong, the North Korean leader’s influential sister, has accused the United States of waging a “proxy war” against Russia. The influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has condemned the US decision to provide Ukraine with advanced battle tanks to help fight Russian forces, accusing Washington of crossing a “red line” … Read more

Koran burned in front of the Danish mosque and the Turkish embassy | News on Islamophobia

Koran burned in front of the Danish mosque and the Turkish embassy |  News on Islamophobia

An anti-Islam activist burned copies of the Muslim holy book near a mosque in Copenhagen and outside the Turkish embassy in Denmark. Rasmus Paludan, a far-right activist who holds both Danish and Swedish citizenship, had previously infuriated the Turkish government by staging a Koran-burning protest in Sweden on January 21. On Friday, he replicated the … Read more

Russians react with defiance, anger and concern as a new phase of war looms

Russians react with defiance, anger and concern as a new phase of war looms

Tightly controlled Russian state media reacted angrily to deliveries of Western tanks promised to Ukraine this week – and that anger is shared by some Moscow residents. Ukrainian tanks “will get in the way of our troops,” Sergei told CNN in the Russian capital. “But we will win regardless. It only escalates the conflict,” he … Read more

Auschwitz anniversary marked as peace shattered by war again

Auschwitz anniversary marked as peace shattered by war again

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Auschwitz-Birkenau survivors and other mourners commemorated the 78th anniversary of the liberation of the German Nazi death camp on Friday, with some expressing horror that war had once again shattered the peace in Europe and may the lesson of Never Again be forgotten. The former concentration and extermination camp is located … Read more

Japan tightens sanctions against Russia after deadly missile strikes in Ukraine

Japan tightens sanctions against Russia after deadly missile strikes in Ukraine

TOKYO, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Japan on Friday tightened sanctions against Russia following its latest wave of missile attacks in Ukraine, adding goods to an export ban list and freezing the assets of Russian officials and entities. The decision comes after Russia launched missile attacks in Ukraine, killing at least 11 people on Thursday, following … Read more

Vinícius Jr.: The effigy of a black football star hangs from a bridge in Madrid

Vinícius Jr.: The effigy of a black football star hangs from a bridge in Madrid

CNN — Vinícius Jr. scored against Atlético Madrid in Real Madrid’s 3-1 Copa del Rey quarter-final win on Thursday after an effigy of the star was hung from a bridge in Madrid ahead of the game. Alvaro Morato gave Atlético the lead but Rodrygo’s equalizer sent the quarter-final into extra time. Atlético were down to … Read more