Finland and Sweden inch closer to NATO membership

Finland and Sweden inch closer to NATO membership – CBS News Watch CBS News Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has caused neighboring countries to seek NATO membership. Meanwhile in Ukraine, the country is finally gaining back territory as Russian forces are drawing back. Charlie D’Agata reports from Vinnytisa, Ukraine, with the latest. Be the first to … Read more

5/15/2022: Bellingcat, Sharswood

5/15/2022: Bellingcat, Sharswood – CBS News Watch CBS News How Bellingcat is using social media to track alleged Russian war crimes in Ukraine; Man unknowingly buys former plantation house where his ancestors were enslaved Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On Source … Read more

Europe’s leaders fall out of key on Ukraine

Press play to listen to this article BERLIN — In the latest installment of the Eurovision Song Contest, Europeans seized the opportunity to show solidarity with Ukraine and thumb their noses at Vladimir Putin. But away from the enthusiasm for Ukraine’s winning entry at that festival of campy pageantry, shallow symbolism and bad English, the … Read more

Inflation rises to near 40-year high

Inflation rises to near 40-year high – CBS News Watch CBS News Global forces including supply chain disruptions, energy costs and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have contributed to rising inflation, which is at a near 40-year high. Mark Strassmann reports. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive … Read more

Ukraine pushes Russian forces out of Kharkiv, country’s second-largest city

Ukraine pushes Russian forces out of Kharkiv, country’s second-largest city – CBS News Watch CBS News Russian forces are withdrawing from Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city. CBS News foreign correspondent Charlie D’Agata joins CBS News from Vinnytsia, Ukraine, to discuss this and more of the latest on the war. Be the first to know Get browser … Read more

‘Our music conquers Europe!’: Ukrainians celebrate Eurovision win

Ukraine’s victory in the Eurovision Song Contest boosted the moral of those still in the war-torn country. For many people on the streets of the Ukrainian port city of Odesa, the news that the Kalush orchestra won because of popular support gave people a reason to smile. ‘It’s very important for us because it means … Read more

NATO Assures Ukraine Open-Ended Military Support Against Russia

Ukrainian soldiers stand on a main battle tank near Bakhmut, eastern Ukraine. Kyiv: NATO on Sunday pledged open-ended military support for Ukraine, as Finland hailed its “historic” bid to join the alliance and with Western claims that Russia had suffered heavy losses in its push east. The promise came after Finland jettisoned decades of military … Read more

NATO officials ‘confident’ on Swedish, Finnish membership bids despite Turkish reservations

BERLIN — Turkish concerns will not derail the ambitions of Finland and Sweden to join NATO, senior alliance officials said on Sunday. Ankara has accused the two Nordic countries of supporting Kurdish groups, throwing a spanner into the plans of Helsinki and Stockholm for quick NATO accession following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.  “Countries supporting terrorism should … Read more

Sweden’s governing party backs NATO membership

Press play to listen to this article Sweden’s governing Social Democrat Party on Sunday backed the idea of the country joining NATO in a historic policy U-turn that clears the way for a formal membership application in the coming days.  The move brings Sweden into line with neighboring Finland, where both the president and prime minister … Read more

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