News Wire | Monday, Sept. 12, 2022

Ukraine Routs Russian Forces in Northeast, Forcing a Retreat

By Andrew E. Kramer & Andrew Higgins | The New York Times

Stunned by a lightning advance by Ukrainian forces that cost it over 1,000 square miles of land and a key military hub, Russia on Sunday acknowledged that it had lost nearly all of the northern region of Kharkiv after a blitzkrieg thrust that cast doubt on a premise—widely held in Moscow and parts of the West—that Ukraine could never defeat Russia.

More from WPR: Only Ukraine Can Set the Terms to End the War With Russia

Peru’s New Foreign Minister Resigns in Latest Blow to President

Reuters

Peru’s foreign minister, Miguel Rodriguez, has resigned after just one month in office, the country’s foreign ministry said Friday, after public clashes between the official and leftist president Pedro Castillo.

More from WPR: Peru Is Tired of Castillo’s On-the-Job Training

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