Russian citizens fighting for Ukraine vow to resist Moscow’s troops ‘to the end’

Dolina, Ukraine CNN — A soldier in a Ukrainian uniform looks gloomily at the ruins of an Orthodox monastery in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region. “This is the result of Putin’s war,” he says angrily as he walks through the wreckage. “As a Christian, this is very offensive to me.” The soldier, whose name CNN promised … Read more

FIFA World Cup 2022: Japan vs Croatia, Brazil vs South Korea round of 16 live updates, score, results

The quarter-finals of the FIFA World Cup are starting to take shape as the knockout stage progresses. Japan will take on 2018 runners-up Croatia at 2am on Tuesday AEDT in a 16-game first round. Japan finished top of Group E ahead of European heavyweights Spain and Germany, and will take their chance against Luka Modric’s … Read more

World Cup Daily, England vs France, quarter final, Eddie Hearn, Ebanie Bridges v Shannon O’Connell, Jules Kounde gold chain, Arsene Wenger comments on protests,

Boxing queen Eddie Hearn has announced that a world title fight in Leeds will take a short break so fans can watch England’s epic World Cup quarter-final against France. Gareth Southgate’s side secured a spot in the next stage of the World Cup with a 3-0 win over Senegal, as France beat Poland 3-1 as … Read more

Kylian Mbappé rewrites the World Cup goalscoring record for France

The football world pauses to applaud Kylian Mbappé as the French star continues his extraordinary performance at the World Cup. Aged just 23, Mbappe set up a goal that made history for Olivier Giroud and then scored two himself as holders France reached the quarter-finals of the World Cup with a 3-1 victory over Poland. … Read more

World Cup 2022 live: England a nightmare awaits as France makes history

It’s running into business times at the World Cup and the heavyweights of football are taking over. After superpowers Argentina and the Netherlands won through to the quarter-finals on Sunday, defending champions France joined them on Monday morning with a 3-1 win against Poland. The French await the winner of an England v Senegal game … Read more

England vs. Senegal: Euro 2020 finalist to face African champions for place in World Cup quarter-finals

CNN — Sunday’s round of 16 matches will see the winner of the 2018 World Cup, the current African champion and one of the Euro 2020 finalists. First up is reigning World Cup champions France to face Poland at Al Thumama Stadium in the early game, before perhaps the highlight of the day when England … Read more

Wealthy Russian businessman arrested in London on suspicion of multiple crimes, including money laundering

CNN — A wealthy Russian businessman has been arrested as part of a “major operation” on suspicion of multiple offenses, the United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency said in a statement on Saturday. The 58-year-old man was arrested Thursday at his “multi-million pound London residence by agents of the NCA’s Combatting Kleptocracy Cell” on suspicion of … Read more

Ukrainian embassies across Europe receive bloody packages with ‘animal eyes’

CNN — According to Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba, more than a dozen letters containing explosives or animal parts have been sent to Ukrainian diplomats around the world. “This campaign is designed to instill fear,” Kuleba told CNN’s Matthew Chance in an exclusive interview in Kyiv on Friday. There have been 17 cases of embassies … Read more

Europe agrees to limit the price of Russian oil to $60 a barrel

London CNN affairs — The European Union has reached a consensus on the price at which Russian oil should be capped, just days before import bans on most products come into effect. There was news of the deal, which required the approval of the remaining Poland confirmed on Twitter by European Commission President Ursula von … Read more

Ukraine says it has sent animal eyes to some embassies and consulates

ROME — Ukrainian embassies and consulates in six European countries have received packages of animal eyes in recent days, a Ukrainian official said Friday. Foreign Ministry spokesman Oleh Nikolenko wrote on Facebook that the “bloody packages” were received by the Ukrainian embassies in Hungary, the Netherlands, Poland, Croatia and Italy, as well as consulates in … Read more