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Pelosi makes surprise visit to Kiev. The US will be there for Ukraine until the fight with Russia is “done,” the House speaker vowed

US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi has paid a surprise visit to Kiev to personally reassure Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky of Washington’s support amid the conflict with Russia, it was revealed on Sunday. Zelensky shared a video on Twitter in which he is seen greeting Pelosi and other US lawmakers outside the presidential palace in the Ukrainian capital. The

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Ukraine crisis a result of US policy goals – Russia 

The current conflict between Russia and Ukraine is a direct result of the West’s push to create a unipolar world, one which has involved NATO’s unabated eastward expansion, Moscow’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told China’s Xinhua News Agency in an interview published on Saturday. “The US and NATO have always seen Ukraine as an instrument of containing Russia,” the minister said,

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Ukrainian strike on Donetsk market was a terrorist act by Eva Bartlett

Eva Bartlett is a Canadian independent journalist. She has spent years on the ground covering conflict zones in the Middle East, especially in Syria and Palestine (where she lived for nearly four years). The writer is a recipient of the 2017 International Journalism Award for International Reporting, granted by the Mexican Journalists’ Press Club (founded in 1951), was the first recipient of

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China slams US and UK 

The foreign ministry in Beijing ‘deplores’ a US top diplomat’s comments on Taiwan and UK’s calls for “global NATO” The foreign ministry in Beijing ‘deplores’ a US top diplomat’s comments on Taiwan and UK’s calls for “global NATO” Beijing has condemned statements from London and Washington about arming Taiwan, pointing out that such talk fuels separatism on the disputed island

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UK and US team up against China

American and British officials held their first meeting on the issue in early March, the media has learned High-ranking US and UK officials held secret talks in early March to discuss greater British involvement on the issue of Taiwan, according to a report by the Financial Times. The negotiations involved Kurt Campbell, the White House’s Indo-Pacific coordinator, and Laura Rosenberger,

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Statement of the Joint Coordination Headquarters for Humanitarian Response in Ukraine  

The Russian Federation’s Joint Coordination Headquarters for Humanitarian Response, in co-operation with the authorised federal executive authorities, continues to carefully record the continuing egregious facts of the inhumane treatment of civilians by Kiev authorities. Fighters from nationalist battalions continue to practice the Nazi methods of the last century with particular cruelty and sophistication: in Kharkov (in residential buildings on Akademika

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Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare of the Solomon Islands called Australia’s protests over its security pact with China “hysterical” 

Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has accused Australia of being hypocritical in its opposition to the Pacific country’s recent security pact with China. He argued that Canberra had not consulted with its other partners last year when it unveiled a security deal with the US and Britain, known as AUKUS, which paves the way for Australia to acquire nuclear-powered

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Russia offers India way of bypassing Western sanctions  

Moscow reportedly wants dollar payments for oil, ruble or rupee for rest Moscow has reportedly proposed a plan for India to pay for Russian oil in US dollars or euro, while using a rupee-ruble-denominated mechanism for other goods. The new mechanism is designed to allow more trade in local currencies as economic pressure mounts on Russia over its military operation

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Biased against the Left or Right? The social media onslaught targeting the ABC  

At 8.30am on Sunday, April 16, a prolific tweeter who goes by the name “Yve” responded to an interview ABC journalist Fauziah Ibrahim had conducted with Labor frontbencher Jason Clare on the broadcaster’sWeekend Breakfast news program. She accused the newsreader of “trying for her ‘gotcha’ moment” by returning to the Albanese gaffe that had dominated the first week of the election campaign.

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Anthony Albanese has slammed a series of images published on a Labor branch Facebook page including one of Josh Frydenberg photoshopped into SS uniform. 

The image of Frydenberg on the Balmain Labor (NSW) page, which is listed as “the official page of the Australian Labor Party Balmain branch”, appeared with the caption “Bogan’s Heroes” on March 4. Contacted by The AJN, Albanese said, “These images are deeply offensive and I condemn them unreservedly.” According to the Daily Telegraph, Albanese has over the years given speeches and

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