Skip to main content

CTV News | World News Today | Ukraine News

World

Putin illegally annexes Ukraine land; Kyiv seeks NATO entry

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed treaties Friday to illegally annex more occupied Ukrainian territory in a sharp escalation of his seven-month invasion. Ukraine's president immediately countered with a surprise application to join the NATO military alliance.

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during celebrations marking the incorporation of regions of Ukraine to join Russia, in Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. (Gavriil Grigorov, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

IN-DEPTH COVERAGE

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

Sign up for the latest news on climate change and environmental issues in Canada and around the world

REMEMBERING THE QUEEN

Queen Elizabeth II's coffin is carried on the day of the state funeral in London. (Phil Noble/Pool/Reuters)

KING CHARLES III

King Charles III places the Queen's Company Camp Colour of the Grenadier Guards on the coffin at the Committal Service for Queen Elizabeth II, held at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle, Monday Sept. 19, 2022. (Jonathan Brady/Pool Photo via AP)