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Russians gaining foothold in pivotal Ukraine city, says Luhansk Governor

Taking Lysychansk would bring Moscow closer to its stated goal of seizing all of Ukraine's Donbas region.

published on : 3rd July 2022

German regulators urge citizens to prepare for possible gas shortage as Russia reduces flow

Russia reduced gas flows to Germany, Italy, Austria, the Czech Republic and Slovakia earlier this month.

published on : 2nd July 2022

Russian missile attack hits residential buildings in Odesa, at least 18 dead

Ukrainian news reports said the target of the missile attack was a multi-story apartment building and a recreational area.

published on : 1st July 2022

EXPLAINER: How a G-7 ban on Russian gold would work

Some experts say since only a few countries are implementing the gold ban, the move is largely symbolic, while others say the ban will target its ability to interact with the global financial system.

published on : 28th June 2022

'The Suicide': Revisiting a subversive comedy

Russian playwright Nikolai Erdman penned the dark comedy The Suicide at a time when the country was under Joseph Stalin’s totalitarian rule.

published on : 27th June 2022

G-7 to ban Russian gold in response to Ukraine war, says Biden

Senior Biden administration officials said gold is Moscow's second-largest export after energy. Banning imports would make it more difficult for Russia to participate in global markets, they said.

published on : 26th June 2022

Ukraine war: Nike says will permanently leave Russian market

The US sports apparel giant is among a growing list of Western companies, including McDonald's and Starbucks, that decided to pull out of Russia over Ukraine.

published on : 23rd June 2022

WATCH | Russian President Vladimir Putin seen struggling to stand in new video

The video shows Putin shaking and struggling to stand, throwing room for speculations about his health worldwide.

published on : 15th June 2022

US Open lets Russian tennis players in after Wimbledon ban

Russia was held out of two international team events in tennis in which it was the reigning champion: the Billie Jean King Cup and Davis Cup.

published on : 15th June 2022

Putin's bodyguards collecting his poop, urine on foreign trips. Here's why

A team from Putin's guards carries his poop and urine back to the home country in a special carrier, every time the President makes an international appearance. 

published on : 14th June 2022

China tops Russian energy imports, Germany slips to second place

The shift reflects the growing importance of China and other non-European economies for Russian energy exports, which provide about 40% of the country’s federal budget.

published on : 13th June 2022

India, China growing markets for shunned Russian oil

Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said Saturday said he would first look to other sources but would be open to buying more crude from Moscow.

published on : 13th June 2022

Ukraine: Russia said to be using more deadly weapons in war

Both sides have expended large amounts of weaponry in what has become a grinding war of attrition for the eastern region of coal mines and factories known as the Donbas.

published on : 11th June 2022

Three foreigners who fought for Ukraine sentenced to death 

The proceedings against the three captured fighters were denounced by Ukraine and the West as a sham and a violation of the rules of war.

published on : 10th June 2022

Sri Lankan court lifts ban on detained Aeroflot flight from leaving Colombo

Celestial Aviation Trading Limited, one of the largest plane-leasing firms, is seeking to confiscate the jet after Russia failed to return its property.

published on : 6th June 2022
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