The German spy at the heart of the biggest scandal in years

The German spy at the heart of the biggest scandal in years

The father-of-two who spoke “95 per cent of football” has been accused of selling documents to Russia that could be used to help its invasion of Ukraine.

  • byJorg Luyken

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Ukraine’s battle to block Russia from 2024 Paris Olympics warms up,finds allies

Ukraine’s battle to block Russia from 2024 Paris Olympics warms up,finds allies

By citing human rights arguments the IOC has seemed ready to punish the protesting parties rather than the aggressors in the war.

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The February 4 Edition

The moving tales of four Ukrainians now in Australia| Screenwriter Scott “Mr Inbetween” Ryan| Musicals maestro Cameron Mackintosh| Indi’s Helen Haines

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The blasts came:Medical student Anastasiia had 15 minutes to pack. Now she’s here

The blasts came:Medical student Anastasiia had 15 minutes to pack. Now she’s here

February 24 marks a year since Russia invaded Ukraine. How are those who fled the conflict and ended up in Australia faring? Four women tell their stories.

  • byNicole Abadee
Putin evokes Stalingrad to predict victory over ‘new Nazism’ in Ukraine

Putin evokes Stalingrad to predict victory over ‘new Nazism’ in Ukraine

Meanwhile,Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky urged European leaders visiting Kyiv to pile more sanctions on Russia.

  • byTatiana Gomozova
A note from a secret location:I write to you in tears from a place I cannot name

A note from a secret location:I write to you in tears from a place I cannot name

Ordinary Ukrainians who just a year ago were living “sweet lives” are here to learn to kill,for their families and for their motherland.

  • byLatika Bourke
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Ukraine officials raid home of ‘Bond villain’ who helped Zelensky’s career

Ukraine officials raid home of ‘Bond villain’ who helped Zelensky’s career

Ihor Kolomoisky was once regarded as one of the country’s most powerful men,who kept sharks in his office to intimidate foes.

  • byNataliya Vasilyeva
The 46-year-old mother Australia is training to fight Putin’s invaders

The 46-year-old mother Australia is training to fight Putin’s invaders

Australian soldiers are giving Ukrainian citizens an intensive five week course,which would usually take six months,to help them fight in the war.

  • byLatika Bourke
Brexit caused the Ukraine war,says ex-Belgian PM

Brexit caused the Ukraine war,says ex-Belgian PM

“A united Europe,certainly on defence matters,would make an enormous difference,” said Guy Verhofstadt.

  • byJames Crisp
US accuses Russia of breaching nuclear arms treaty,blocking discussion

US accuses Russia of breaching nuclear arms treaty,blocking discussion

If New START is terminated or allowed to expire,the nuclear arsenals of the world’s two largest nuclear powers would have no treaty-based limitation for the first time since the 1970s.

  • byNatalia Drozdiak andNick Wadhams
‘More precisely,a lie’:Kremlin denies Putin told Johnson he could kill him in a minute

‘More precisely,a lie’:Kremlin denies Putin told Johnson he could kill him in a minute

In a BBC documentary,the former British prime minister recounted a conversation he had with Vladimir Putin to warn him against invading Ukraine.

  • byLatika Bourke