This is what the fundamental article 5 of the NATO treaty says: an attack against an ally is an attack against all, armed force is permitted

If a NATO ally is attacked, all other NATO countries will help that ally. That, in a nutshell, is the content of Article 5, the key article of the North Atlantic Treaty. It reads verbatim: “The parties agree that an armed attack against one or more of them in Europe or North America shall be … Read more

More missiles fired than infamous October 10: New air strike appears to be one of the biggest since the start of the war

By 5:00 p.m., more than 100 rockets had been fired, according to Ukrainian security services. This is even more than on October 10, when Russia targeted the capital city of Kyiv with drones in large numbers. The vast majority of missiles would be intercepted. “About a hundred missiles were fired from the Caspian Sea, (Russia’s) … Read more

Dutch minister has to go to shelter during visit to Kiev: “Missile strike in the area”

© EPA-EFE Dutch Foreign Minister Wopke Hoekstra and his delegation entered an air raid shelter in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv. After the press conference he gave while visiting the National Security Council, the air raid siren went off. Then explosions were heard and the group immediately took cover, reports a reporter from the Dutch … Read more

Russia considers negotiations with Ukraine unrealistic

© AFP On the sidelines of the G20 in Indonesia on Tuesday, the head of Russian diplomacy, Sergei Lavrov, called Ukraine’s conditions for starting talks on ending the war “unrealistic”. “All problems are caused by the Ukrainian side, which refuses any negotiations and makes claims that do not correspond to the real situation at all,” … Read more

G20 members, including Russia, agreed on a draft final declaration condemning the war

According to the German news agency dpa, despite Russia’s initial resistance, Western countries managed to include a passage condemning Moscow’s war against Ukraine in the proposal. Hours before Michel held a press conference, diplomats had already said Russia was willing to tolerate the recording of the passage. Moreover, in that passage, the Russian attack on … Read more