President Zelensky requests fast-track Nato membership

In Ukraine, President Zelensky has announced that he is requesting fast-track Nato membership after Vladimir Putin attempted to annex four Ukrainian regions. In a Telegram post, he said: Quote Message: We have already proven our compatibility with Alliance standards. We are taking

Russia to formally annex 4 regions of Ukraine Friday

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia on Friday will formally annex occupied parts of Ukraine where it held Kremlin-orchestrated “referendums” in which it claimed that residents had voted overwhelmingly to live under Moscow’s rule. The Ukrainian government and the West have denounced the