US to ‘Respond Accordingly’ If Solomon Islands-China Pact Permits Military Base
US to ‘Respond Accordingly’ If Solomon Islands-China Pact Permits Military Base

The United States has warned the Solomon Islands’ leadership that it would “respond accordingly” if a military installation on the Pacific Islands nation is allowed under the terms of the Solomon Islands-China security pact.

Human Rights Watch Alleges War Crimes Against Ukrainian Civilians by Russian Forces
Human Rights Watch Alleges War Crimes Against Ukrainian Civilians by Russian Forces

Human Rights Watch said Sunday that it had documented a series of grave abuses allegedly committed by Russian forces in Ukraine, including rape and murder.

Ukraine Accuses Russia of Executing Civilians; Moscow Denies Claims
Ukraine Accuses Russia of Executing Civilians; Moscow Denies Claims

This story has been updated to include a statement from the Russian Ministry of Defense.

Kremlin Says Ukrainian Attack on Fuel Depot in Russia Unhelpful for Peace Talks
Kremlin Says Ukrainian Attack on Fuel Depot in Russia Unhelpful for Peace Talks

The Kremlin on Friday accused Ukraine of a military strike against a fuel depot in the Russian city of Belgorod while saying that the attack was unhelpful for the progress of Russia-Ukraine peace talks, which were set to resume on Friday.

Ukraine’s NATO-Style Security Guarantee Request Meets With Lukewarm Responses
Ukraine’s NATO-Style Security Guarantee Request Meets With Lukewarm Responses

Ukraine’s recent proposal for NATO-style security guarantees where guarantor countries would commit to military intervention if Ukraine is attacked has so far met with little enthusiasm and few details.

Washington Sending Marines to Lithuania, Deploying Aircraft in Germany, and ‘Liaising’ With Ukrainian Military
Washington Sending Marines to Lithuania, Deploying Aircraft in Germany, and ‘Liaising’ With Ukrainian Military

The United States is repositioning 200 marines to Lithuania from Norway as part of Washington’s response to Russia’s war in Ukraine.

Russian Missile Strikes Oil Depot in Western Ukraine
Russian Missile Strikes Oil Depot in Western Ukraine

A Russian missile struck an oil depot in western Ukraine late on Monday, the governor of the Rivne region said.