Russia’s annexation puts world ‘two or three steps away’ from nuclear war

LONDON – President Vladimir Putin’s announcement of the annexation of four regions in eastern and southern Ukraine signals the start of a new and highly dangerous phase in the seven-month-old war, which Western officials and analysts fear could escalate to the use of nuclear weapons. For the first time in 77 years. Putin has previously … Read more

Ukrainian forces encircle Russian troops in Lyman, a day after annexation claims

KYIV – Less than 24 hours after Russian President Vladimir Putin proudly announced his illegal annexation of Ukraine’s Donetsk region, thousands of his troops now appear trapped there. Ukrainian forces have besieged Lyman, a major transportation hub in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Ukrainian Armed Forces spokesman Serhii Cherevaty told The Washington Post on Saturday. With Russian … Read more

Scientists Discover Massive “Ocean” Near Earth’s Core

The high water content of the transition zone has far-reaching consequences (representative image). Scientists have discovered a reservoir of water three times the size of all the oceans beneath the Earth’s surface, an international study has revealed. Water is found in the transition zone between the Earth’s upper and lower mantle. The research team used … Read more

Deadly Russian strikes on civilian convoy as Putin proclaims annexation

Updated Sep 30, 2022 at 5:28 pm EDT|Published September 30, 2022 at 7:44 am EDT Russian President Vladimir Putin, in violation of international law, stopped to deliver aid and collect relatives in Zaporizhia, Ukraine, on September 30 after Russian missile attacks that killed at least 25 Ukrainians. , 2022. (Photo by Wojciech Grzeszinski for The … Read more

Hurricane Ian makes landfall near Georgetown, SC continues path to North Carolina | LIVE COVERAGE

RALEIGH, NC (WTVD) — Hurricane Ian is moving closer to North Carolina, bringing rain and wind across the region. 2:15 p.m Hurricane Ian made landfall as a Category 1 storm near Georgetown, South Carolina. The National Weather Service said the storm will begin to weaken rapidly as it pushes inland through South Carolina and North … Read more

Russian strike kills 25 as Kremlin to annex Ukraine regions

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia attacked Ukrainian cities with missiles, rockets and suicide drones, an attack reported to have killed 25 people, as it sought to annex Ukrainian territory on Friday and put it under Moscow’s nuclear umbrella despite international condemnation. . But even as the Kremlin prepares to celebrate the annexation of the four … Read more

Putin to host Kremlin ceremony annexing parts of Ukraine

The Russian annexation of the four territories was condemned worldwide ‘Dangerous escalation’ threatens peace – UN chief Ukraine’s Zelensky says Putin must be stopped if the war is to end Zelensky called an emergency meeting on security, defense Sept 30 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin was due to host a ceremony on Friday to … Read more

Ukraine live briefing: Separatist leaders gather in Moscow ahead of Russian annexation ceremony

Images released by the Swedish Coast Guard on Thursday show large methane bubbles rising from the spill to the surface of the ocean. While cautioning that this was a preliminary estimate, Björn Lund, director of the Swedish National Seismic Network, told The Post’s Ellen Francis and Meg Kelly that the force of the second large … Read more

Kremlin says Putin will sign ‘treaties’ to annex Ukrainian regions

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday will formally sign documents the Kremlin is calling “unification agreements” to take over four Ukrainian regions. At a signing ceremony at the Grand Kremlin Palace on Friday, Putin has sought to annex the regions of Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhia, although Russia controls none of them militarily or politically. … Read more