Month: February 2022

Airbnb to offer free housing to 100,000 Ukrainian refugees – CNBC

A woman talks on the phone at the Airbnb office headquarters in the SOMA district of San Francisco, California. Gabrielle Lurie | Reuters Airbnb said Monday it will offer free, temporary housing for up to 100,000 refugees fleeing Ukraine. The company will fund these stays with help from Airbnb hosts and donations to the Airbnb.org …

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Afghan refugee trapped in Ukraine asks Putin: What’s the benefit of this war? – Fox News

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! An Afghan refugee taken to Ukraine is caught in the midst of another war.  Somaia, 19, fled Afghanistan in August. She settled in Kyiv, living in an apartment with her mother and four siblings. Now she is in hiding with a message for Russian President Vladimir Putin:  …

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‘Putin might do the unthinkable’: Former intelligence chief warns that the conflict in Ukraine has increase… – Business Insider

During the first few days after Vladimir Putin decided to invade Ukraine, the images from the conflict were both urgent and remote. For Americans, the violence felt heartbreaking and the diplomatic choices seemed complex. But the fighting was taking place on a faraway continent, and the consequences appeared to be equally removed. Then, on Sunday, …

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White House wants to “reduce the rhetoric and deescalate” after Putin’s nuclear deterrence move – CNN

White House press secretary Jen Psaki shown in this February 23, 2022 file photo in Washington, D.C. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) The Biden administration wants to “reduce the rhetoric and deescalate” after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered his country’s deterrence forces – which include nuclear arms – be placed on high alert, the White House said …

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Putin says Ukrainian neutrality key to any settlement – Reuters

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting with representatives of the business community at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia February 24, 2022. Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MOSCOW, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Russia’s Vladimir Putin told French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday that a Ukraine settlement …

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Russian airline operates eight-hour flight to nowhere after it was due to enter Canadian airspace – The Independent

Aeroflot was forced to operate an eight-hour “flight to nowhere” after Canada banned Russian planes from its airspace in response to the invasion of Ukraine. New York-bound flight SU124 departed from Moscow’s Sheremetyevo international airport at 2.40pm on Sunday, 27 February, and flew more than a third of the journey before turning back. Four hours …

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ICC prosecutor to investigate possible war crimes in Ukraine – The Guardian

The prosecutor of the international criminal court (ICC) in The Hague has announced that he will launch an investigation into possible war crimes or crimes against humanity in Ukraine. Karim Khan said that although Ukraine was not a member of the ICC, it had awarded jurisdiction to the court. He said that there was grounds …

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Invasion Brings Russia Global Repudiation With Cold War Echoes – The New York Times

LONDON — In Switzerland, the Lucerne music festival canceled two symphony concerts featuring a Russian maestro. In Australia, the national swim team said it would boycott a world championship meet in Russia. At the Magic Mountain Ski Area in Vermont, a bartender poured bottles of Stolichnaya vodka down the drain. From culture to commerce, sports …

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Russia, Ukraine cyberwar hasn’t unfolded as expected – The Washington Post

As of Monday, five days after tanks moved into Ukraine, the Internet and other key Ukrainian infrastructure were still functioning, the outgunned Ukrainian military was still coordinating effectively and Russia’s vaunted disinformation capabilities were failing to persuade Ukrainians that resistance is futile. Story continues below advertisement “We imagined this orchestrated unleashing of violence in cyberspace, …

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Ukrainian sporting heroes taking fight to Putin: Klitschko brothers, Oleksandr Usyk and Oleg Luzhny – Daily Mail

The Klitschko brothers, world heavyweight champion boxer Oleksandr Usyk and ex-Arsenal star Oleg Luzhny are among the Ukrainian sporting heroes who have vowed to join the battle to defend their homeland. Vitali, the mayor of Kyiv, and younger brother Wladimir became heroes last week after they swapped gloves for guns and enlisted in the Ukraine reserve …

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