Kyiv and Berlin slam Putin’s plan to station nuclear weapons in Belarus

Officials in Kyiv and Berlin condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin’s announcement that Moscow would station tactical nuclear weapons in neighboring Belarus. The Kremlin “took Belarus as a nuclear hostage,” Oleksiy Danilov, the secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council, tweeted on Sunday. Mykhailo Podolyak, an adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s office, added that […]

BBC faces celebrity revolt, political pressure amid Gary Lineker dispute

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. The BBC faces a spiraling revolt of its top sporting presenters amid a row over the broadcaster’s impartiality standards, after star football host Gary Lineker was chastised for tweets criticizing the U.K. government’s new asylum policies. Calls of hypocrisy were also leveled at the […]