France signs a ‘concrete and ambitious’ security pact for Ukraine

On Friday, France signed a security agreement with Ukraine. It pledged more weapons and assistance in order to help the war-torn country defend itself against Russia. “France will support Ukraine in the long term,” said President Emmanuel Macron after signing the agreement with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at the Élysée Palace in Paris on Friday […]

Nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize close with Ukraine, Gaza and Gaza on the agenda

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — The doors close Wednesday on nominations for the 2024 Nobel Peace Prize, with peace activists connected to the wars in Gaza and Ukraine among the known entries. The Norwegian Nobel Committee is secretive about its nominations, although those with nomination rights can sometimes make their choices public. Some of the announced […]

‘Stalemate’ is a Harmful Phrase in Ukraine and Israel

SUBSCRIBER+EXCLUSIVE REPORTING — When Ukraine’s prime commander mentioned late final 12 months that Russia’s battle in Ukraine had reached a stalemate, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky rejected the notion and publicly rebuked his then-top Normal Valery Zaluzhny. The mere suggestion of a battlefield stalemate, Zelensky mentioned, “eases the work of the aggressor,” and as for the […]