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Spaniards’ support for NATO reinforced since Russian invasion of Ukraine

SUPPORT for NATO has grown among Spaniards since the Russian invasion of the Ukraine in February. A report from the Elcano Royal Institute revealed that...

Spanish volunteer fighter who went to frontline of Russian invasion dies in Ukraine

A SPANIARD who travelled to Ukraine to join the resistance against the Russian invasion has been killed. Angel Adrover Martinez, was killed on Saturday, possiblly...

Almost 18,000 Ukrainians have applied for temporary protection in Spain’s Andalucia

ANDALUCIA has a total of 17,824 Ukrainians in the region who have applied for temporary protection, which includes accommodation and a work permit. As reported...

Ukrainian refugees in Valencia’s beach towns are being told to leave for the summer to make way for tourists

MANY Ukrainians who found refuge in Valencian coastal towns are being asked to leave their accommodation as the summer season arrives, it has emerged. Refugees...

Police arrest 14 illegal migrants posing as refugees fleeing war in Ukraine after they presented false documents in Alicante...

MORE than a dozen people in Alicante have been arrested for posing as Ukrainians using fraudulent documents in order to stay in Spain illegally. The...

Don’t take the biscuit!: Wheat shortage due to Ukraine war leads to price rises in Spain

Ordinarily, Spain imports much of its wheat and similar grain-crops from Kiev. However, the availability of this has been impeded due to the war in Ukraine.

Cricket tournament comes to Madrid as sport grows in popularity in Spain

CRICKET has been added to the sporting itinerary of Madrid in celebration of it being named as the World Capital of Sport. The Madrid Cricket...

Police recover over €12,000 of cash and items stolen from Ukrainian refugee in distraction theft on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Ukrainian refugee had money and personal effects worth around €12,000 stolen in an Alicante City distraction theft. Two men, both aged 37, have been...

Malaga on Spain’s Costa del Sol declares itself a Ukrainian province for fundraising campaign

MALAGA is vying to become Ukraine’s unofficial 25th province in a solidarity campaign to help the war-torn country. Local businesses have been asked to back...

REVEALED: This is the €17million hideaway of blacklisted Russian oligarch and friend of Putin in Spain’s Mallorca

A RUSSIAN oligarch and his artist wife with ties to Putin own an idyllic villa close to Pollença on the Spanish island of Mallorca...

Circus monkey rescued in Ukraine starts his new life in Spain’s Alicante area

A monkey forced to perform in Ukraine circuses and dumped in a dog shelter after his owner died in the war, has started a...

NGO chef seeks volunteers in Spain’s Malaga to help provide hot food for Ukrainian refugees

SPANISH chef Jose Andres has taken his NGO to provide hot food to refugees who have fled the Russian invasion. Andres, however, needs volunteers to...

Russia expels 27 staff from Spain’s Embassy in Moscow in tit-for-tat diplomacy row

RUSSIA said on Wednesday that it would expel 27 staff from Spain’s Embassy in Moscow in response to Spain kicking out Russian diplomatic staff...

Brewery in Spain’s Valencia produces Ukraine solidarity beer that insults Vladimir Putin

A Valencian microbrewery is selling a new craft beer called 'F---ing Putin' to show its solidarity with the Ukraine people in the wake of...

Pro-Putin Ukrainian journalist accused of treason is arrested in Spain’s Catalunya region

A Ukrainian journalist and blogger accused of treason in his home country has been arrested in Tarragona under an international arrest warrant. Anatoly Shariya, 43,...

Spain will be using its hospitals to treat wounded victims of Ukraine war

HOSPITALS in Spain will be opening their doors to wounded victims of the war in Ukraine. Full details of the plan have still to be...

Spain’s Malaga says goodbye to Russian art: the collection returns to St. Petersburg due to ongoing war

AFTER seven years of alliance, Malaga returns the Russian art collection back to St. Petersburg. The same time Malaga has opened its doors and welcomed...

Bogus policeman steals €1,000 from terrified Ukraine refugee in Costa Blanca street search in Spain

A bogus policeman stopped a Ukrainian refugee in the centre of Alicante and accused her of selling cocaine before stealing €1,000 in cash. The woman,...

Spain freezes 12 bank accounts, three yachts and 23 properties belonging to Russian oligarchs

SPAIN has frozen a total of 12 bank accounts linked to five Russian oligarchs affected by the sanctions imposed by the invasion of Ukraine,...

OPINION: When it comes to saving the planet, it’s now or never

THE human race never learns. Why? Are we stupid, ambivalent, or just downright lazy? Read on and you decide. My vote is for all three. When you...

FX column: War in Ukraine continues to infuse volatility in GBP/EUR

The Pound Euro (GBP/EUR) exchange rate has traded erratically over the past couple of weeks as events in Ukraine infused the pairing with considerable...

Spain’s PM Pedro Sanchez announces expansion of Ukrainian refugee centre in Malaga to provide more temporary accommodation

THE Centre for Reception, Care and Referral (CREADE) for Ukrainian refugees in Malaga will be expanded with an additional module. Following a visit to the...

Spain sending forensic and autopsy specialists to Ukraine in Russian war crime probe

SPAIN is sending police medical experts to Ukraine to investigate possible war crimes committed by Russian invaders. The Ministry of Justice has made available 29...

Valencia mayor joins high profile ‘lefties’ in call for peace in Ukraine

MAYOR of Valencia Joan Ribo has signed a manifesto entitled ‘Ukraine: Peace now!’ calling for an end to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, along...

Spain’s PM Pedro Sanchez visits Ukraine: ‘I am shocked to see the horror and atrocities of Putin’s war’

SPAIN’S Prime Minister condemned the ‘horror and atrocities of Putin’s war’ as he toured the bombed out wreckage of the town of Borodyanka and...

Spain’s Pedro Sanchez talks with chef Jose Andres in Kyiv about World Food Kitchen’s efforts in Ukraine

SPAIN'S Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, met with chef Jose Andres in Kyiv on Thursday during his visit to Ukraine. The World Food Kitchen charity set...

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