Filipino broadcast engineer plays vital role in CNN’s coverage of Ukraine war

Louie Mel Cayman Maliksi’s task is vital for the team’s coverage: ‘I make sure that all technical aspects of the broadcast TV work – from satellite transmission, IP streaming, broadcast studio, among others’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – For a news organization, covering aspects of a war involving a team of guy, cameramen, and a … Read more

Ukraine says its troops have retaken ground from Russia in eastern city

SIEVIERODONETSK, Ukraine – Ukraine said it clawed back a chunk of the industrial center of Sievierodonetsk in combat that appeared on Saturday, June 4, to be stymieing a Russian drive to capture the ruined city, the focus of Moscow’s offensive to take the eastern Donbas region . Sergiy Gaidai, governor of Luhansk province, told national … Read more

Russia takes most of Sievierodonetsk city in eastern Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine – Ukraine said on Tuesday, May 31, that Russia had taken control of most of the eastern industrial city of Sievierodonetsk, a bombed-out wasteland whose capture Moscow has made the principal objective of its invasion. Russia’s all-out assault on the city in Ukraine’s Luhansk province has been met by tough resistance from Ukrainian … Read more

How the Ukraine conflict is reshaping global oil markets

Sanctions have prompted Russia to pivot away from Europe. Meanwhile, to compensate for the loss of Russian oil, European refiners have been turning into imports of West African crude. LONDON, United Kingdom – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has reconfigured the global oil market, with African suppliers stepping in to meet European demand and Moscow, stung … Read more

Russia advances in east, Ukraine calls for longer-range weapons

KYIV, Ukraine – Russian forces have stepped up their assault on the Ukrainian city of Sievierodonetsk after claiming to have captured the nearby rail hub of Lyman, as Kyiv intensified calls for longer-range weapons from the West. Slow, solid Russian gains in recent days in eastern Ukraine’s Donbas, comprising the Luhansk and Donetsk regions, point … Read more

Ukraine says Russian advances could force retreat in part of east

Ukrainian forces may have to retreat from their last pocket in the Luhansk region to avoid being captured, a Ukrainian official said, as Russian troops press an advance in the east that has shifted the momentum of the three-month-old war. A withdrawal could bring Russian President Vladimir Putin closer to his goal of capturing eastern … Read more

Russian forces edge closer to encircling Ukraine troops in east

Advancing Russian forces came closer to surrounding Ukrainian troops in the east, briefly seizing positions on the last highway out of a crucial pair of Ukrainian-held cities before being beaten back, a Ukrainian official said on Thursday, May 26. Three months into its invasion of Ukraine, Russia has abandoned its assault on the capital Kyiv … Read more

[OPINION] Russia’s disinformation in the war against Ukraine

Russia is waging a war against Ukraine not only with tanks and gunshots, but also through disinformation. Never in history has media played such an important role as it does today. Nowadays, almost all knowledge about the world and social attitudes are shaped by the media. Meanwhile, in Russia, the media, especially television, are almost … Read more

Ukraine says Russia shells more than 40 towns in Donbas push

‘The occupiers shelled more than 40 towns in Donetsk and Luhansk region, destroying or damaging 47 civilian sites, including 38 homes and a school,’ the Joint Task Force of Ukraine’s armed forces says KYIV, Ukraine – Russian forces shelled more than 40 towns in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region, Ukraine’s military said, threatening to shut off … Read more