Ukraine Says It Has Handed out 18,000 Weapons to Citizens

Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov announced on Friday that his government had handed out 18,000 submachine guns and ammunition to civilians and militia fighters since Russian leader Vladimir Putin ordered a total invasion of Ukraine early Thursday.

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Putin Ready to Talk to Ukraine After China's Xi Jinping Demands He 'Respect Sovereignty'

Chinese dictator Xi Jinping called his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin and urged him to resolve the war with Ukraine that he started on Thursday “through negotiation,” emphasizing that China supported “respecting the sovereignty and territorial integrity of all countries.”

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El Salvador President Bukele Trashes Trudeau for Claiming to Stand Against Authoritarianism

El Salvador President Nayib Bukele criticized Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s ongoing crackdown on participants of Canada’s peaceful “Freedom Convoy” in response to Trudeau supporting the freedoms of Ukrainian citizens while simultaneously stripping Canadians of their constitutionally guaranteed rights.

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Martel – Putin Attacked Ukraine After Biden Sent Signal There Would Be No Significant Consequences

Before January 22, the situation on the Russian-Ukrainian border appeared much the same as it had the year before: a Russian troop buildup forming to intimidate the Ukrainian side, stuck in a nearly decade-long war in its eastern Donbas region.

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Ukraine Asks United Nations to Kick Russia Out

During an acrimonious overnight U.N. Security Council (UNSC) emergency session in which the Ukrainian ambassador literally told his Russian counterpart to go to hell, Ukraine made an ambitious effort to have Russia ejected from the United Nations entirely by arguing that Vladimir Putin’s government did not legally acquire the seat formerly held by the Soviet Union.

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Ukraine Tells Russia to 'Go Straight to Hell' at Russia-Led U.N. Meeting on Russian Invasion of Ukraine

The United Nations Security Council held its second meeting this week on Russian aggression against Ukraine late Tuesday – a meeting presided over by the Russian ambassador ending with Ukraine’s envoy warning that he would “go straight to Hell.”

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E.U. Responds to Russia's Ukraine Aggression: 'Harshest Package' of Sanctions are Coming

The European Union (E.U.) sought to place itself in front of Russia’s territorial ambitions Thursday as it announced the “strongest, the harshest package” of sanctions to punish Moscow for the invasion of Ukraine.

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