es Vienna, May 11, 2020
Reuters photo essay today, 11/05/22.
The hospital in the small Ukrainian town of Bakhmut was never intended to receive queues of ambulances bringing the wounded and traumatised from the front line of Europe’s biggest battlefield. Nor did the volunteer paramedics expect, four months ago, to be shuttling back and forth to the front line of a brutal tank battle, within earshot of rockets and shelling.
- More from Reuters today: Flows of Russian gas to Europe through a transit point in Ukraine dried up, while Kyiv reported battlefield gains over invading Russian forces that could signal a shift in the war’s momentum.Ukraine has remained a major route for Russian gas to Europe even since the February 24 invasion. Russia was behind a massive cyberattack against a satellite internet network that took tens of thousands of modems offline at the onset of the war, the United States, Britain, Canada, Estonia; and the European Union said. The digital assault against Viasat’s KA-SAT network took place just as Russian armor pushed into Ukraine.In Warsaw, where he was sprayed with a red liquid resembling blood, Russian ambassador Sergiy Andreev was feeling unwelcome long before the incident. even before protesters doused him with red liquid thrown in his face at short range this week. Across Europe’s capitals, Russian diplomats are getting the cold shoulder, ranging from diplomatic expulsions by governments, to protests by individual citizens, and service denials by companies.
- SKY News, May 11, 2022 Finland prepares for invasion and NATO entry
- Washington Post account of Warsaw paint-throwing protest