Russia Says Ceasefire Reached To Evacuate Wounded Troops

Chad NagleAzovstal iron and steel factory, Mariupol, Ukraine - Chad Nagle

The Russian Defense Ministry said it agreed to a ceasefire Monday to evacuate wounded Ukrainian troops from the Azovstal steel plant. According to the defense ministry, the ceasefire had opened humanitarian corridors, allowing wounded Ukrainian soldiers to be brought to …

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EU Anti-Fake News Agency Starts Work Against Chinese Propaganda

Fourth EstateScreenshot fot the EUvsDisinfo website taken on 3 May, 2022

The European Union’s anti-fake news agency has started to publish fact-checked reports in Chinese to counter Chinese propaganda. Over the past few weeks, EUvsDisinfo had published two articles in Chinese, debunking fake news about the war in Ukraine. The European …

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Microsoft Reveals Damage of Russian Cyberattacks on Ukraine

Fourth EstateA special report on Russian cyberattack activity to Ukraine

Microsoft’s Digital Security Unit revealed that Russia’s cyber component has conducted relentless and destructive attacks on Ukraine, disrupting the government and other sectors in the country. In a special report on Russian cyberattack activity to Ukraine, Microsoft said that Russia …

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DJI Halts Ukraine and Russia Sales to Prevent Combat Use of Drones

Fourth EstateDJI Phantom Drone - Compudemano

Chinese technology company Da-Jiang Innovations (DJI) announced Tuesday it will temporarily suspend its business activities in Russia and Ukraine to prevent the use of drone products for combat. DJI said in a statement it has been reassessing its compliance to …

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585 War Crime Suspects Identified By Ukraine

Fourth EstateSmoke rises above Azovstal steelworks, in Mariupol, Ukraine - MARIUPOL CITY COUNCIL

The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine has identified 585 war crime suspects in the case of Russian aggression toward Ukraine. The office identified the suspects as representatives of the military and political leadership of Russia including  ministers, deputies, military command …

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SBU Apprehends Criminal Gang in Odesa Cooperating with Russian Forces

Fourth EstateSBU agents blocking off an area in Kramatorsk. - Graham Philips/WikiMediaCommons

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) detained leaders and members of a criminal group in Odessa cooperating with the Russian Federation. SBU, in cooperation with the National Police of Odessa, conducted a large-scale operation targeting a criminal group of Ukrainian …

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Dutch Court Sentences Afghan Commander To 12 Years In Prison For War Crimes

Fourth EstateAfghanistan's infamous Pul-e Charkhi Prison on the eastern edge of Kabul. Inmates reported being beaten and electrocuted there during in the 1980s and 90s. (2012 file photo) - Jerome Starkey

A court in the Netherlands found an Afghan former commander guilty of crimes against humanity, handing him 12 years in prison.   Dutch judges found that Abdul Razzaq Rafief, 76, commanded and oversaw the torture of prisoners at the notorious …

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Russian Forces Sink Dominican Cargo Ship

Fourth EstateMY Azburg in a 2019 file photo

A Dominican cargo ship sunk while at berth in the port of Mariupol in Ukraine after Russian armed forces fired two missile attacks, the Commonwealth of Dominica Maritime Administration reported. The Russian armed forces heavily fired upon the cargo vessel …

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Russian Troops Fire on Aid Distribution Station in Vuhledar, 2 Dead

Fourth EstateCasualties reported after Russian forces opened fire on a humanitarian aid station in the Donetsk region of Ukraine. - Donetsk Regional Military Administration

Russian troops have reportedly fired on a humanitarian aid distribution spot in the town of Vuhledar, Donetsk region. Two people were killed and five wounded.  “Russian fascists opened fire from rocket artillery on a spot where humanitarian aid was distributed …

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Michel Suggests Giving Asylum to Russian Deserters

European Council President Charles Michel said on Wednesday that the European Union should pursue granting asylum to Russian soldiers willing to leave Ukraine. In his address to the European Parliament, Michel appealed to the Russian soldiers to stop fighting and …

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