Mexico, which has spoken out against the Ukraine War but has not chided Russia over its invasion, is feeling increased pressure from the U.S. to take a more assertive role as the war drags on.
Category: SPECIAL UKRAINE WAR REPORT – Oct 18 2022
Josep Borrell, the European Union’s foreign policy head, said at an event in Belgium on Thursday that Russia’s military would be annihilated by overwhelming force if Moscow used nuclear weapons during its war with Ukraine.
Dmitry Kuleba, Ukraine’s foreign minister who has been one of the most outspoken advocates of more weapons and war, was caught in a prank Zoom video admitting to being behind attacks on civilian infrastructure in Crimea and Belgorod.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that Moscow continues to seek peace negotiations, does not want to destroy Ukraine, and believes that Germany is making a strategic mistake in trying to appease NATO instead of its own domestic interests.
One of NATO’s top priorities is to supply Ukraine with anti-missile systems after Russia’s attacks last week showed a willingness by the Kremlin to target civilian targets deep in major cities.
A top Russian security official said last week that a decision by NATO to take Ukraine into the alliance would mean World War III.