GERMANY OPPOSES SENDING ARMS TO UKRAINE AMID TENSIONS WITH RUSSIA

Wed 19 January 2022: In the midst of growing tensions with Russia, Germany restated its opposition to delivering arms to Ukraine on Wednesday. Steffen Hebestreit, a spokesman for the German government, said there had been no change in the administration’s position during a press conference in Berlin. “There will be no shipment of lethal weapons […]

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FBI, EUROPOL TAKE DOWN VPN SERVICE USED BY CRIMINALS FOR CYBERATTACKS

Wed 19 January 2022: The European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol) said on Monday that ten countries’ law enforcement agencies had collaborated to shut down a VPN service named VPNLab.net that had been used by criminals to carry out cyber assaults. “This week, law enforcement authorities took action against the criminal misuse of […]

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RUSSIA REJECTS REPORTS OF EVACUATION OF ITS DIPLOMATIC PERSONNEL FROM UKRAINE

Tue 18 January 2022: On Tuesday, Russia denied removing its diplomatic staff from Ukraine, a move that some have viewed as a prelude to an invasion. According to a statement on Telegram by Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova, the Russian Embassy in Kyiv and consulates in other locations are operating normally. “The Embassy and Consulates […]

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UN CHIEF URGES BUSINESSES TO HELP LOW-INCOME NATIONS AMID COVID AND CLIMATE CRISES

Tue 18 January 2022: On Monday (January 17), UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivered a virtual presentation at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Davos Agenda 2022, emphasizing the need for immediate action to assist developing nations in the face of climate, coronavirus (COVID-19), and other problems. Guterres urged business leaders to support developing countries in the […]

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“AGGRESSIVE ACTIONS”: CANADA SENDS SPECIAL FORCES; UK GIVES UKRAINE ANTI-TANK WEAPONS

Tue 18 January 2022: In response to fears of a Russian invasion, the United Kingdom has begun supplying Ukraine with anti-tank weapons, and Canada has reportedly deployed a small contingent of special forces to Kyiv. The news comes after Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov strongly denied US claims last week that Moscow was preparing a […]

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