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Russia's Putin opens signing event to annex parts of Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia pounded Ukrainian cities with missiles, rockets and suicide...

Houston Chronicle - Top Stories - 3 minutes ago

Russian strike kills 25 as Putin moves to annex four Ukraine regions

Russia also held a referendum in Crimea in 2014 after annexexing the region from Ukraine

Evening Standard - World - 1 hour ago

Dozens Killed In Russian Strike On Humanitarian Convoy As Moscow Plans To Annex Ukraine Regions

The annexation would come just days after voters supposedly approved Moscow-managed “referendums."

Huffington Post - Top Stories - 1 hour ago

Live - Latest - Zelensky brands Russia 'bloodthirsty' after 25 civilians killed in missile strike

Russian President Vladimir Putin has recognised the independence of Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia and Kherson regions, according to presidential decrees issued late on Thursday, on the eve of Russia finalising their annexation.

Telegraph UK - Top Stories - 2 hours ago

2China Trying to Rescue Russia From Ukraine Debacle

As important as it is to stop Russia once and for all, it is even more important to stop China.

Newsweek - Opinion - 2 hours ago

Russian strike kills 25 people in Ukraine amid Moscow preparation to annex territory: officials

At least 25 people were killed and 28 were wounded after a Russian strike targeted a convoy in Ukraine shortly before Moscow plans to annex four Russian-controlled Ukrainian regions.

Fox News - World - 2 hours ago

Russia says Nord Stream 'sabotage' likely to be state-sponsored act

By Sabine Siebold and Charlotte Van Campenhout

Euronews - World - 2 hours ago

'Sham': New Zealand Refuses to Recognise Russian Referendums in Ukraine Regions

New Zealand has joined its Western allies in denouncing the “sham” referenda held in four Ukrainian regions to ...

Epoch Times - Top Stories - 3 hours ago

Opinion: Why is Russia sending oil workers to fight in Ukraine?

As an analyst of global energy policy , I expect that more energy cutoffs could be in the...

Houston Chronicle - Opinion - 3 hours ago

Ukraine says civilian convoy hit by Russian strike near Zaporizhzhia; Putin to announce annexations

President Putin is set to announce the official annexation of four Ukrainian territories the Kremlin claims voted to join Russia in its sham referendum.

CNBC - Top Stories - 4 hours ago

UN Security Council to vote Friday on resolution condemning Russia a...

Russian President Vladimir Putin has recognized the independence of two more Ukrainian regions, a precursor to their annexation by Russia. ...

Korea Times - Top Stories - 4 hours ago

With Russia in crisis, could Putin be forced out? -- Amy Knight -- September 28, 2022

Since February, the Russian military has suffered losses of an estimated 80,000 dead or wounded in Ukraine

The Globe and Mail - Opinion - 4 hours ago

Top Propagandist for Putin Spotted Fleeing Russia Into Georgia

It comes amid a mass exodus of Russians from the country in response to Vladimir Putin's partial moblization order.

Newsweek - World - 4 hours ago

Putin set for 'freak show' annexation of Ukraine territories

Vladimir Putin is set today to formally annex Russian-occupied parts of Ukraine, and deliver a major speech that will herald a grim new phase of the war.

Independent.ie - World - 10 hours ago

First openly trans army officer accused of trying to pass information to Russia

A former military doctor, believed to have been the Army’s first trans woman, was indicted Thursday as federal prosecutors in Baltimore accused her of attempting to pass sensitive information to Russi

Washington Times - World - 14 hours ago

Blake Masters: Mark Kelly Voted for $50 Billion in Ukraine Aid, Not Border Wall

Blake Masters said Mark Kelly (D-AZ) has voted for $50 billion in aid to Ukraine, but has neglected to vote for border wall funding.

Breitbart - Politics - 7 hours ago

Russia to annex more of Ukraine on Friday at the Kremlin

Russia planned to annex more of Ukraine on Friday in an escalation of the seven-month war that was expected to isolate the Kremlin further, draw more international punishment, and bring Ukraine extra military, political, and economic support.

Boston Globe - Business - 8 hours ago

Zelensky Appeals to Russia's Drafted Ethnic Minorities: 'You Want to Live'

Russia is reportedly targeting minorities in regions far from Moscow to support its war on Ukraine.

Newsweek - World - 8 hours ago

NHL -- Russian players are now OK to travel and play in Prague, NHL says -- Czech government ices its planned ban over the war in Ukraine ahead of a visit by Sharks and Predators for a two-game regular-season series.

Czech government ices its planned ban over the war in Ukraine ahead of a visit by Sharks and Predators for a two-game regular-season series.

Boston Globe - Sports - 9 hours ago

Army Doctor and Wife Charged with Offering Troops' Sensitive Medical Records to Russia

Maj. Jamie Lee Henry was an Army doctor who was stationed at Fort Bragg and held a secret level security clearance, according to the indictment.

Military.com - Top Stories - 13 hours ago

Two Doctors Allegedly Tried To Leak Military Medical Records To Russia

Jamie Lee Henry and Anna Gabrielian face up to 10 years in prison if convicted.

BuzzFeed News - Top Stories - 13 hours ago

Congress's Military Aid to Ukraine to Hit $65 Billion

Congress is sending another $12 billion in military gear and aid to Ukraine, pushing the total transfer up to $65 billion in 2022.

Breitbart - Politics - 13 hours ago

Army major and wife indicted for conspiring to give Russia medical secrets -- The two, who work as healthcare providers, in August revealed to an undercover FBI agent their willingness to give Russia medical information to help its invasion of Ukraine.

The two, who work as healthcare providers, in August revealed to an undercover FBI agent their willingness to give Russia medical information to help its invasion of Ukraine.

CBS News - Politics - 14 hours ago

Clothing giant reports huge profit drop after Russia exit

H&M reports a pre-tax profit drop of 89% in June-August due to inflation, a slump in consumer spending, and its exit from Russia

Russia Today - Business - 15 hours ago

Russia to annex more of Ukraine at the Kremlin

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia planned to annex more of Ukraine on Friday in an escalation...

SF Gate - Top Stories - 15 hours ago

'This is not our war' - Thousands flee Russia

As many people have left Russia in the past week as in the entire conflict. One young mother crossing into Georgia told Sky News that children cannot be raised in a country that sends men to kill against their will.

Sky News - Top Stories - 15 hours ago

NATO vows response to what it says was a deliberate attack on the pipeline between Russia and Europe

“Any deliberate attack against allies’ critical infrastructure would be met with a united and determined response,” the military alliance said after the Nord Stream explosions.

NBC News - World - 15 hours ago

US will 'never, never, never' recognize Russia claims in Ukraine: Biden

U.S. President Joe Biden vowed Thursday to 'never, never, never' recognize the results of Russian-led referendums in Ukraine, which he called a 'flagrant...

Daily Sabah - World - 15 hours ago

China Is the Winner in the Russia-Ukraine War

Commentary Seven months into the Russia-Ukraine War, a winner has clearly emerged—China. Russia isn’t winning. Its territorial gains ...

Epoch Times - Opinion - 15 hours ago

U.S. says ex-Army major and wife tried to leak military health data to Russia -- , article with image

A former U.S. Army major and his anesthesiologist wife have been criminally charged for allegedly plotting to leak highly sensitive healthcare data about military patients to Russia, the Justice Department revealed on Thursday.

Reuters - World - 16 hours ago

US Army doctor and wife charged with Russia spying

The army major doctor and her wife, a civilian doctor, are charged over plans to leak health information.

BBC News - US News - 18 hours ago

Chinese State Media Warns Russia-Ukraine War 'Spiraling Out of Control'

The destructiveness of the war, "which was fought only in Ukraine before, now…extends to the Baltic Sea," Hu Xijin wrote in China's Global Times newspaper.

Newsweek - World - 19 hours ago

U.S. candidate to lead UN telecoms agency after U.S.-Russia race

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Doreen Bogdan-Martin of the United States was elected Thursday to head the U.N.’s telecommunications agency, winning a U.S.-Russia face-off for the leadership of a key global

The Columbian - Business - 20 hours ago

Army Major Was Willing to Give Russia Info Until U.S. Declared War: DOJ

""Until the United States actually declares war against Russia, I'm able to help as much as I want," Major Jamie Lee Henry told an undercover FBI agent.

Newsweek - US News - 20 hours ago

Ukraine Advance On Russian Outpost Challenges Putin's Grip On Donbas

Ukrainian troops are moving to capture the Russian-held eastern town of Lyman, threatening a new setback for Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin's campaign in the Donbas as he prepares to declare the region part of Russia.

International Business Times - US News - 20 hours ago

World News -- Vladimir Putin set to sign Ukraine annexation agreements -- Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to formally sign agreements to annex four regions of Ukraine on Friday, followed by a speech.

Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to formally sign agreements to annex four regions of Ukraine on Friday, followed by a speech.

UPI - World - 20 hours ago

Russia to officially annex 4 regions of Ukraine on Friday

Putin will attend ceremony in Kremlin where pro-Moscow administrators of occupied Ukrainian regions will sign treaties to be officially folded into Russian Federation

YNET News - World - 20 hours ago

Kremlin To Annex Four Regions Of Ukraine Following Illegal Referendum

Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov has announced that Russia will formally annex four regions of Ukraine on September 30

OilPrice.com - World - 20 hours ago

Russia says Nord Stream leaks likely to be state-backed 'terrorism'

European Union suspects sabotage, vows ‘robust’ response to any intentional disruption of its energy infrastructure

The Globe and Mail - World - 21 hours ago

US official beats Russia to take over UN telecom agency overseeing internet

A top United States official won the majority vote to head the United Nations's leading agency for handling telecommunications and tech infrastructure standards.

Washington Examiner - Technology - 21 hours ago

Russia poised to annex occupied Ukraine after sham vote

Armed troops had gone door-to-door with election officials to collect ballots in five days of voting. The suspiciously high margins in favor were widely ridiculed and characterized as a bogus land grab by an increasingly cornered Russian leadership following embarrassing military losses in Ukraine.

New York Daily News - Politics - 21 hours ago

U.S. needs strategic off-ramp to end Russian war in Ukraine

President Vladimir Putin's pre-recorded address to his nation last week threatened the West with the veiled reference to using "all available means" to defend Russia.

UPI - Opinion - 21 hours ago

Kremlin Gets Ready to Annex 4 Regions of Ukraine on Friday -- Russia says it will formally annex occupied parts of Ukraine where it held Kremlin-orchestrated "referendums" in which it...

Russia says it will formally annex occupied parts of Ukraine where it held Kremlin-orchestrated “referendums” in which it claimed that residents had voted overwhelmingly to live under Moscow’s rule.

Military.com - Top Stories - 21 hours ago

US announces $1.1 billion more in military aid for Ukraine

The US will provide an additional $1.1 billion in aid to Ukraine, with funding for about 18 more advanced rocket systems and other weapons to counter drones that Russia has been using against Ukrainian troops, the Biden administration announced Wednesday.

Boston Globe - Politics - 22 hours ago

As masses flee Russia to avoid conscription, European neighbours grapple with whether to let them in - Chris Brown - World - | September 27 - |

Vladmir Putin's call to 'partially mobilize' Russian men to fight against Ukraine has created an exodus at its borders and significant ethical questions for its neighbours.

CBC News - World - 22 hours ago

Huge Russia-based disinformation network about Ukraine war disabled -- World

A sprawling disinformation network originating in Russia sought to use hundreds of fake social media accounts and dozens of sham news websites to spread Kremlin talking points about the invasion of Ukraine, Meta revealed Tuesday.

CBC News - World - 22 hours ago

Kremlin announces Russia will annex four occupied regions in Ukraine; Nord Stream tensions rise

Russia is facing the prospect of another raft of sanctions on prominent individuals and sectors of the economy after it oversaw a series of sham referendums.

CNBC - Politics - 23 hours ago

Kremlin Says 4 Regions Of Ukraine To Be Folded In Russia Friday

Ukraine and the West have denounced the referendums in the regions as a sham.

Huffington Post - World - 1 day ago

Why Putin will soon have to choose between losing in Ukraine or using nuclear weapons

Ukraine has both the political and popular resolve to liberate its territory. Thanks to the United States, Britain, Poland, and the Baltic states, Kyiv also has the economic and military means to believe it can achieve its ambition. In contrast, it is increasingly clear that Russia lacks the popular resolve to endure a bloody war. Equally important, Russia lacks the economic and military means to conduct a drawn-out war.

Washington Examiner - World - 1 day ago

ITAU: Inside The Cybergroup That Has Struck Fear In Russia - Exclusive

The IT Army of Ukraine, over the past months, has shown its unyielding and steadfast commitment to fight for Ukraine and has by far maintained being a devastating force against Russia.

International Business Times - Technology - 1 day ago

Fourth leak revealed on Nord Stream pipelines as Russia denies sabotage

Teams with underwater drones are expected to investigate but it could take a week or so before it's safe enough to begin. Russia has denied it sabotaged the pipelines.

Sky News - World - 1 day ago

170,000 have 'fled' Russia in just 7 days after Putin's mobilisation

More than 170,000 Russians are believed to have fled their country in just seven days after Vladimir Putin ordered a partial-mobilisation of reservists, British defence chiefs said on Thursday.

Evening Standard - World - 1 day ago

Russia prepares to annex occupied Ukraine despite outcry

Western countries dismissed the ballots as a meaningless pretense staged by Moscow in an attempt to legitimise its invasion of Ukraine

Deccan Chronicle - World - 1 day ago

India's military relationship with Russia will 'endure for decades': Analyst

Modi may have publicly rebuked Putin over the war in Ukraine, but the longstanding friendship between India and Russia isn't going away, analysts said.

CNBC - Politics - 1 day ago

EU proposes new 'biting' sanctions against Russia

The EU has proposed a fresh round of sanctions on Russia, including an oil price cap and export bans on key technologies, Reuters reports

Russia Today - Business - 1 day ago

Is war in Ukraine costing Russia control of its own backyard? -- Russia was able to impose a certain peace among the post-Soviet states for three decades through diplomacy and intimidation. But its invasion of Ukraine may have shattered that stability.

Russia was able to impose a certain peace among the post-Soviet states for three decades through diplomacy and intimidation. But its invasion of Ukraine may have shattered that stability.

Christian Science Monitor - World - 1 day ago

Opinion: Bring on the women's revolutions in Iran and Russia

It’s good that the Biden administration, which has done so well in standing up to Putin,...

Houston Chronicle - Opinion - 1 day ago

The Monitor's View -- Big hearts can help win a war -- Despite close ties to Russia, Kazakhstan defies the Kremlin by welcoming Russians fleeing a roundup of conscripts for the Ukraine war.

Despite close ties to Russia, Kazakhstan defies the Kremlin by welcoming Russians fleeing a roundup of conscripts for the Ukraine war.

Christian Science Monitor - Opinion - 1 day ago

US pace of sanctions on Russia to continue, focus on finance, technology

WASHINGTON: The United States is working with allies and partners to quickly impose severe economic costs on Moscow over sham referendums held by Ru...

Peninsula Qatar - US News - 1 day ago

US hockey players urged to leave Russia amid embassy warning

American KHL players have been urged to leave Russia immediately amid concerns about border closures

Russia Today - Sports - 1 day ago

Ukraine war cannot provide 'pretext for backsliding' at COP27, host Egypt urges

Egypt's COP representative urges countries to "put political differences aside" at the talks in Sharm El-Sheikh, and "expedite" rather than slow down the transition to green power.

Sky News - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Biden approves $1.1B more in military aid to Ukraine; Russia denies Nord Stream sabotage allegations

After a set of sham referendums in four Russian-occupied parts of Ukraine, the results have come in. Unsurprisingly, they show a majority voting to join Russia.

CNBC - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Russia probes Nord Stream leaks as 'international terrorism'

The Russian security service launched an 'international terrorism' probe over reports of recent gas leaks on the Nord Stream pipelines to Europe, the...

Daily Sabah - Business - 1 day ago

In Russia and Iran, autocrats face rising resistance -- Widespread anti-government protests in Russia and Iran suggest the fear that helps hold their autocratic leaders in place may be evaporating.

Widespread anti-government protests in Russia and Iran suggest the fear that helps hold their autocratic leaders in place may be evaporating.

Christian Science Monitor - World - 1 day ago

First Look -- Kremlin unmoved: Russia prepares to annex occupied Ukraine -- Armed Russian troops collected ballots during five days of voting in Kremlin-organized referendums in Ukraine that asked if the occupied areas should become part of Russia. Western countries say the move is an attempt to justify Russia's invasion.

Armed Russian troops collected ballots during five days of voting in Kremlin-organized referendums in Ukraine that asked if the occupied areas should become part of Russia. Western countries say the move is an attempt to justify Russia’s invasion.

Christian Science Monitor - World - 1 day ago

Moscow-held Ukraine areas to Putin: Annex us

KYIV: Russian-installed officials in occupied regions of Ukraine said on Wednesday they would ask President Vladimir Putin to incorporate them into his country, a day after...

Manila Times - World - 1 day ago

EU urges more sanctions against Russia over 'sham' referenda

The European Union urged member-states to impose a new set of sanctions on Russia over its recent 'escalation' in Ukraine, involving referenda in occupied...

Daily Sabah - Business - 1 day ago

First Look -- 'Rather curious timing': Russia grants citizenship to Edward Snowden -- Ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden, who fled to Russia in 2013 to escape prosecution in the U.S. for leaking national security information, has been granted Russian citizenship. The U.S. State Department still wants Mr. Snowden to face trial.

Ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden, who fled to Russia in 2013 to escape prosecution in the U.S. for leaking national security information, has been granted Russian citizenship. The U.S. State Department still wants Mr. Snowden to face trial.

Christian Science Monitor - World - 1 day ago

Vietnam placed in awkward position as old ally Russia suffers losses in Ukraine

Democratic Ukraine offers an example of a state defending itself against an aggressive great power on its border.

Radio Free Asia - Opinion - 1 day ago

Russia demands Apple explain VK removal from App Store

MOSCOW: Russia s communications regulator on Wednesday demanded an explanation from Apple after applications operated by the Russian state controlled...

Peninsula Qatar - Business - 1 day ago

Russia looks poised to annex Ukrainian territory despite outcry

Russia was poised Wednesday to formally annex areas of Ukraine where it has military control after referendums there reportedly endorsed Moscow's...

Daily Sabah - World - 1 day ago

Bosnian Serb separatist leader blasts West, praises Russia

Bosnian Serb separatist leader Milorad Dodik is facing an election this weekend and he has blasted the West and praised Vladimir Putin over his policies in the Balkans

Independent UK - Politics - 2 days ago

US calls on its citizens to depart Russia immediately

TEHRAN, Sep. 28 (MNA) – The US Embassy in Moscow in a statement called on US citizens in Russia to depart Russia immediately.

Mehr News Agency - Politics - 2 days ago

Taliban inks gas, oil, wheat deal with Russia

TEHRAN, Sep. 28 (MNA) – Taliban has signed a provisional deal with Russia that will see Moscow supplying gasoline, diesel, gas and wheat to Afghanistan, Acting Afghan Commerce and Industry Minister Haji Nooruddin Azizi said.

Mehr News Agency - Business - 2 days ago

NATO found 'renewed purpose' amid Ukraine war, says former Finnish PM

Russia's war in Ukraine has pushed Europeans to do more for their own security, but this new strategic autonomy should not result in protectionism, former Finnish prime minister Alexander Stubb told EURACTIV in an interview.

Euractiv - Technology - 2 days ago

Majority of all four regions voters support joining Russia

TEHRAN, Sep. 28 (MNA) – Preliminary results suggest that during the referendums, the voters in the Kherson region and Zaporizhzhia region, as well as in the DPR and LPR overwhelmingly supported joining Russia.

Mehr News Agency - Politics - 2 days ago

Baltic Natural Gas Pipeline Opens, Reducing Europe's Dependence On Russia

The Baltic Pipe natural gas pipeline was inaugurated on Tuesday, marking a key moment in Europe’s move away from Russian gas dependence

OilPrice.com - Business - 2 days ago

Amid a swirl of ongoing and upcoming international crises, the Ukraine war overwhelmingly dominated debate at the United Nations General A...

Amid a swirl of ongoing and upcoming international crises, the Ukraine war overwhelmingly dominated debate at the United Nations General Assembly.

Korea Times - Opinion - 2 days ago

Russia nuclear threat could grow

The chance of Russia launching a nuclear attack could grow once it annexes territories, a regional governor has said.

Sky News - Top Stories - 2 days ago

Pakistan eyes ruble trade with Russia – TASS

Islamabad is considering the use of Russian rubles and Chinese yuan in trade with Moscow, TASS reports, citing the business council

Russia Today - Business - 2 days ago

Russia claims win in occupied Ukraine 'sham' referendums

The voting system have been described as a ‘farce’ and a ‘sham’ by the West

Evening Standard - World - 2 days ago

Over 194,000 Russians flee to neighboring countries after partial mobilization of reservists for Ukraine war

Over 194,000 Russian nationals who have fled to neighboring Georgia, Kazakhstan and Finland in the week since President Vladimir Putin announced a partial mobilization of reservists.

The Baltimore Sun - US News - 2 days ago

US introduces resolution condemning Russia over so-called referendums in Ukraine at UN Security Council meeting

US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield introduced a resolution condemning Russia over the so-called referendums being carried out in four regions of Ukraine and declaring that the UN Security Council does not support the use of force to redraw borders during a security council meeting on Tuesday, a US official told CNN.

CNN - Politics - 2 days ago

Putin critic Bill Browder says Ukraine invasion is 'existential war' for Russian president

Bill Browder, who was once the biggest foreign investor in Russia before Putin expelled him in 2005, says that other countries need to get on board with sanctions to cut off Putin's war machine.

Fox News - World - 2 days ago

Do European Union leaders want Trump reelected? Their Ukraine freeloading suggests so

Congress is about to provide Ukraine with another $12.3 billion in aid. That will take the total Ukraine-related U.S. aid to $67 billion since February. This massive U.S. commitment reflects a bipartisan priority that Russia not succeed in its effort to destroy a sovereign European democracy. China is watching what is happening in Ukraine very closely, assessing how the West might respond to its own invasion of Taiwan. The outcome of the war in Ukraine, then, is a key test of the post-1945 U.S.

Washington Examiner - World - 2 days ago

Mass exodus of draft-eligible men continues from Russia as fears grow that it may close borders

Confusion over who will be called up to fight has led to mass protests across the country, violence at draft offices, sold-out flights and chaotic scenes at border crossings.

NBC News - World - 2 days ago

Meta shuts down Russia and China-based influence campaigns

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, has taken down two separate covert influence networks operating out of China and Russia, it announced on Tuesday (27 September).

Euractiv - Technology - 2 days ago

Russia set to reap bumper harvest – Putin

Russia is on track to have its largest ever grain harvest this year, according to President Vladimir Putin

Russia Today - Business - 2 days ago

Meta disables Russia's anti-Ukraine propaganda targeting Europe

Facebook says it has identified and stopped a sprawling network of fake accounts that spread Russian propaganda about the invasion of Ukraine.

Los Angeles Times - Business - 2 days ago

Facebook takes down political influence operations from China and Russia

Meta called the Russia-based operation "the largest and most complex Russian-origin operation that we've disrupted since the beginning of the war in Ukraine."

CNBC - Technology - 2 days ago

Krakow venue cancels Roger Waters gigs over his pro-Russia views

The concerts were canceled following outcry over his sympathetic stance toward Russia in its war against Ukraine.

Chicago Sun-Times - US News - 3 days ago

Rus­sia-Ukraine war in maps and charts: Live Track­er

The Russian offensive enters its 215th day, we track where battles are taking place and the human cost of war.

Aljazeera - Top Stories - 3 days ago

17 dead and 24 wounded in Russia school shooting

A gunman killed 13 people, including seven children, and wounded 21 other people in a school in central Russia on Monday, authorities said.

The Baltimore Sun - US News - 3 days ago

How might Ukraine war affect Vladimir Putin's job security?

Lt. Gen. David Deptula forecasts how the war between Russia and Ukraine might play out on 'Your World.'

Fox News - World - 3 days ago

At Least 15 Dead and Others Injured in Russia School Shooting

Eleven children and four others were killed when Russian authorities say a former student opened fire at a school. President Vladimir Putin called the shooting "a terrorist act."

Inside Edition - Weird - 3 days ago

US officials closely watching sham referendums in Russian-occupied areas of Ukraine and preparing to act

White House officials are watching closely and preparing their potential response Monday as four Russian-occupied areas of Ukraine continued to vote in referendums that are being effectively carried out at gunpoint and have been dismissed by the West as a sham.

CNN - Politics - 3 days ago

Russian military recruiter shot amid fear of Ukraine call-up

The shooting comes after scattered arson attacks on enlistment offices and protests in Russian cities against the military call-up that have resulted in at least 2,000 arrests. Russia is seeking to bolster its military as its Ukraine offensive has bogged down.

New York Daily News - Politics - 3 days ago

Russia plans "massive cyberattacks" on critical infrastructure, Ukraine warns

Distributed denial-of-service attacks are also likely to increase, advisory says.

Ars Technica - Business - 3 days ago

Daniel DePetris: On the Ukraine war, it's the West vs. the rest

There’s a sense of confusion, if not outrage, that so many countries have chosen to keep their condemnation of Russia's actions quiet.

Chicago Tribune - Opinion - 3 days ago

Syria at the U.N.: Russia 'Defending Justice and the Rights of Humanity' by Invading Ukraine

Syria Foreign Minister Fayssal Mekdad’s address to the U.N. was a funhouse-mirror view of the world from the vantage point of dictatorship.

Breitbart - World - 3 days ago

Stavridis: Putin's New Cannon Fodder Won't Win the Ukraine War

It will be a Herculean administrative task to provide uniforms and training for 300,000 troops, find qualified leaders at the officer level and provide them with effective equipment.

Military.com - Opinion - 6 days ago

Trudeau, South Korean leader discuss threats from Russia and China -- September 23, 2022

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol weigh challenges presented by increasingly combative countries

The Globe and Mail - Politics - 4 days ago

At least 13 dead after school shooting in Russia

Seven children are among those dead following the horrific attack in Izhevsk

Evening Standard - World - 4 days ago

Gunman kills at least 9, wounds 20 in school shooting in Russia

Victims include five children, two teachers and two security guards, as motive behind shooting in Izhevsk remains unclear; governor says unidentified gunman shot himself

YNET News - World - 4 days ago

Japan bans export of chemical weapons goods to Russia

Japan's government on Monday banned the export of materials that may be used for chemical weapons to 21 Russian organisations

Deccan Chronicle - World - 4 days ago

Next Russia sanctions package to tackle evasion, but nuclear, oil-price cap likely to stay out

Nuclear energy and an EU oil-price cap are unlikely to find their way into the seventh sanction package proposal, several EU diplomats said after consultations for a seventh Russia sanctions package over the weekend left some more hawkish member states dissatisfied.

Euractiv - Business - 4 days ago

DJI halts Russia, Ukraine business to prevent drone misuse

Drone company DJI Technology Co. has temporarily suspended business activities in Russia and Ukraine to prevent use of its drones in combat, in a rare case of a Chinese company pulling out of Russia because of the war.

Fox News - Business - 4 days ago

Russian allies China, India urge negotiated end to Ukraine war

Traditional Russian allies China and India stopped short of robust support for Moscow on Saturday as both called for a negotiated end to the Ukraine war at...

Daily Sabah - World - 5 days ago

Russia backs India, Brazil for permanent membership in UN Security Council

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the UN and Security Council have to be aligned to contemporary realities

Deccan Chronicle - World - 5 days ago

Kremlin stages votes in Ukraine, sees protests in Russia

Russian forces launched new strikes on Ukrainian cities Saturday as Kremlin-orchestrated votes took place in four occupied regions to create a pretext for their annexation by Moscow.

New York Daily News - World - 5 days ago

Ukraine war: Putin's new move, Erdoğan's peace efforts

The opening ceremony of the United Nations General Assembly’s 77th session took place in the shadow of the Russia-Ukraine war. Russia's decision to...

Daily Sabah - Opinion - 6 days ago

Kazakhstan Closes Trucking Loophole Which Allowed Russia To Dodge Sanctions

Kazakhstan has closed a loophole which Russian and Belarusian truckers were using to doge sanctions and bring EU cargo to Russia without the right paperwork

OilPrice.com - Business - 6 days ago

Poland, the Baltics and Ireland to push for harsher Russia sanctions

Hawkish EU member states are set to push for more far-reaching measures against Russia as the bloc starts consultations on the next EU sanctions package this weekend, according to a document seen by EURACTIV.

Euractiv - Technology - 6 days ago

Russia Security Chief Threatens Nuclear Option To Protect New Territories

Dmitry Medvedev, the deputy chairman of Russia’s Security Council, is warning that Moscow is ready to use all options to protect annexed territories

OilPrice.com - World - 6 days ago

Daily on Energy: How war in Ukraine is weighing on New England winter

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Washington Examiner - Environment - 6 days ago

EU considering oil price cap, more high-tech export curbs in new Russia sanctions

The European Union is looking at an oil price cap, tighter curbs on high-tech exports to Russia and more sanctions against individuals, diplomats said on Thursday (22 September), in response to what the West condemned as a new escalation in Moscow's war in Ukraine.

Euractiv - Business - 7 days ago

Ukraine president lays out his case against Russia to UN

Ukraine’s president laid out a detailed case against Russia’s invasion at the UN and demanded punishment from world leaders in a speech delivered just hours after Moscow announced it would mobilize some reservists for the war effort.

The Baltimore Sun - US News - 7 days ago

Russia says it thwarted attack on energy link to Türkiye, Europe

An attempt to carry out an attack on an oil and gas complex facility that provides energy to Türkiye and further Europe was prevented by Russia, the...

Daily Sabah - Business - 7 days ago

West beware: Russia building closer alliance with autocracies -- Russia is planning to buy Soviet-era weapons from North Korea, a recent U.S. intelligence report revealed. Britain's defense intelligence has also confirmed that Russia is using Iranian-made drones in Ukraine.

Russia is planning to buy Soviet-era weapons from North Korea, a recent U.S. intelligence report revealed. Britain's defense intelligence has also confirmed that Russia is using Iranian-made drones in Ukraine.

UPI - Opinion - 8 days ago

Russia is likely to take part in International Space Station until 2028 -RIA -- , article with gallery

Yury Borisov, head of Russia's Roscosmos space agency, said on Wednesday that Russia is highly likely to participate in the International Space Station (ISS) project until 2028, RIA news agency reported.

Reuters - Science - 8 days ago

China Replaces Russia As Dominant Force In Central Asia

ussia’s influence in Central Asia has been on the decline since the beginning of the Ukraine war, and now China is looking to take the reins

OilPrice.com - World - 8 days ago

Russia to play Iran in Tehran or Doha: Karpin

TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) – The head coach of the Russian national football team Valery Karpin said that his team will play Iran in a friendly match in Tehran or Doha.

Mehr News Agency - Sports - 8 days ago

Putin mobilizes more troops for Ukraine, says West wants to destroy Russia

Russian President says mobilization meant to 'defend homeland and its territories', accuses West of engaging in 'nuclear blackmail' but Russia has 'lots of weapons to reply'

YNET News - World - 9 days ago

China Remains Supportive Of Kazakhstan As Russia Ramps Up Rhetoric

Hostile Russian rhetoric against Kazakhstan is on the rise as Central Asia’s largest economy strengthens ties with the West

OilPrice.com - World - 9 days ago

China And Russia Eye "Further Military Cooperation"

The Russian Security Council is claiming that Moscow and Beijing have agreed on “further military cooperation” with a focus on joint exercises

OilPrice.com - World - 10 days ago

First Look -- First public carbon database reveals US and Russia as top emitters -- The world is getting its first publicly accessible carbon database, which will track 75% of the world's total gas, oil, and coal production. Called the Global Registry of Fossil Fuels, analysis of its data could sway international climate talks.

The world is getting its first publicly accessible carbon database, which will track 75% of the world’s total gas, oil, and coal production. Called the Global Registry of Fossil Fuels, analysis of its data could sway international climate talks.

Christian Science Monitor - Environment - 10 days ago

World leaders to address Ukraine war, global food crisis and climate change | Video

World leaders are set to address the international community at the United Nations General Assembly which kicks off in New York on Tuesday (Sep 20). On the agenda are the war in Ukraine, global food shortage as well as climate crisis. William Denselow reports from the UN headquarters in New York.

Channel NewsAsia - World - 10 days ago

Turkey, Russia reach deal resolving nuclear plant dispute

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey and Russia had reached a deal resolving a dispute over a nuclear power plant being built at Akkuyu in southern Turkey.

Mehr News Agency - Technology - 12 days ago

China Signs Major Railroad Deal With Uzbekistan And Kyrgyzstan, Bypassing Russia

Moscow’s war on Ukraine has resuscitated plans for new regional transportation links between China, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan bypassing Russia

OilPrice.com - World - 12 days ago

China Might Not Have Russia's Back on Ukraine After All

The Russian president conceded that the Chinese president has concerns about the war in Ukraine.

Military.com - Opinion - 13 days ago

Russian lies could undermine international arms control agreements -- Before Russia invaded Ukraine in February, its diplomatic missions began circulating some particularly fantastical lies.

Before Russia invaded Ukraine in February, its diplomatic missions began circulating some particularly fantastical lies.

UPI - Opinion - 13 days ago

Türkiye aims to end Russia-Ukraine war through diplomacy: Erdoğan

Türkiye is working toward ensuring peace in its region and beyond, including ending the conflict in Ukraine through diplomacy

Daily Sabah - Politics - 13 days ago

Russia's Reliance on Mercenaries in Ukraine Points to the Weakness of Its Military

Putin wants to maintain positive public sentiment about the war and to avoid a draft, which would be very unpopular in Russia.

Military.com - Opinion - 14 days ago

Reports from Ukraine recall Russia's dark history of forcible relocations -- A particularly disturbing aspect of Russia's efforts to subdue the Indigenous population in Ukraine is the detention of civilians for interrogation in so-called "filtration camps."

A particularly disturbing aspect of Russia's efforts to subdue the Indigenous population in Ukraine is the detention of civilians for interrogation in so-called "filtration camps."

UPI - Opinion - 14 days ago

B-21 Raider: The Air Force's New Stealth Bomber Russia and China Fear

A hundred or more of the bombers will join the fleet in the next decades, providing the core of one-third of the nuclear triad and a lethal precision strike capability.

Military.com - Opinion - 28 days ago

Ukraine says counter-offensive has begun in south

Military spokesperson confirms attack, says includes occupied Kherson region and recent strikes on Russia's southern logistical routes 'unquestionably weakened the enemy', however, declined to give further details

YNET News - World - 1 month ago

Russia gets approval to build two new nuclear reactors in Hungary

The nuclear plant, which dates back to 1982, has four reactors and produces around 40% of Hungary's electricity.

Euronews - Business - 1 month ago

How Ukraine turns cheap tablets into lethal weapons

Army SOS, an activist-led NGO, converts Android-based tablets into smart units with automated precision guidance.

Aljazeera - Science - 1 month ago

6 Months After Russia's War Vs. Ukraine Began, the West Still Won't Give Kyiv the Weapons to Win

"The Biden administration has not supplied the long-range artillery and rockets, warplanes and anti-aircraft systems that would enable Kyiv to mount a serious counteroffensive."

Military.com - Opinion - 1 month ago

Defiant Ukraine kicks off football season despite Russian invasion

With two teams playing in an empty stadium, hundreds of miles away from their hometowns, the Ukrainian football league started its new season Tuesday after...

Daily Sabah - Sports - 1 month ago

Russia Can't Let Ukraine Turn into a Vietnam War 2.0

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has bogged down, and the conflict has moved into a stalemate.

Military.com - Opinion - 1 month ago

Opening of shipping routes from Ukraine will not abate commodity and food pressure on the Middle East and North Africa

Despite the opening up of shipping routs for grain exports from Ukraine, persistent challenges from the war will continue to exacerbate pressures on the Middle East and North Africa

Global Voices - Business - 1 month ago

Return of the Big Mac: McDonald's set to reopen restaurants in Ukraine

The US fast food giant has been paying thousands of its workers in Ukraine while their outlets were closed during the first six months of the war.

Euronews - Business - 1 month ago

Russia ready to discuss swap with US after Griner jailed

Russia expressed readiness on Friday to discuss a prisoner swap with the United States in private, following the imprisonment of U.S. basketball star...

Daily Sabah - Sports - 1 month ago

Turkish football fans chant 'Vladimir Putin' during match against Kyiv

Aggravated Turkish football fans chanted "Vladimir Putin" during a match again the Ukrainian Dynamo Kyiv team, in a reference to Russia's ongoing invasion of Ukraine. International scandal followed.

Global Voices - Sports - 2 months ago

U.S. offers Russia deal for detained Griner, another American

In a sharp reversal of previous policy, Secretary of State Antony Blinken also said he expects to speak with his Kremlin counterpart for the first time since before Russia invaded Ukraine.

Star Tribune - World - 2 months ago

In first trip since Ukraine war, Putin arrives in Iran for talks on Syria

Visit comes as Iranian regime rushes to solidify ties with Kremlin amid emerging U.S.-backed Arab-Israeli bloc that could tilt the Middle East balance of power further away from Tehran

YNET News - World - 2 months ago

Blasts kill three in Russian city near Ukraine border

The Russian city close to the Ukrainian border has been a recurring target for Ukrainian forces, who describe the attacks as payback and 'karma' for Russia's invasion

YNET News - World - 2 months ago

NATO calls Russia its 'most significant and direct threat'

Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the War in Ukraine advances biggest overhaul to military organization since the end of the Cold War; vows to strengthen support for Ukraine after Russia's invasion

YNET News - World - 3 months ago

Jill Biden Made A Surprise Visit To Ukraine To Meet With Their First Lady

Olena Zelenska has not been seen in public since Russia's invasion of Ukraine began in February.

BuzzFeed News - World - 4 months ago

Jill Biden meets Ukraine refugees in Bucharest school

The first lady saw firsthand the relief efforts to assist some of the 900,000 Ukrainians who have fled to Romania since Russia invaded Ukraine.

Star Tribune - World - 4 months ago

Ukraine Invaded by Russia: Inside the War, the Refugee Crisis and the World's Reaction

Russia's invasion of Ukraine began Feb. 24. Since then, at least 24,000 people have been killed and at least 10 million people have been displaced.

Inside Edition - Top Stories - 5 months ago

How Bad Is the Ukraine War for Climate Change?

Russia’s brutal invasion may hasten the West’s clean-energy transition, but its short-term effects on the planet will be damaging.

New York Magazine - Opinion - 5 months ago

Crypto Confronts the War in Ukraine

For the big trading platforms, the Russian invasion has turned borderlessness into a liability.

New York Magazine - Business - 6 months ago

Turkmen students: Escaping from war-torn Ukraine

During the first few days of Russia’s war on Ukraine, the Turkmen embassy was largely unhelpful when it came to evacuating students and citizens.

Global Voices - World - 6 months ago

In the Ukraine Conflict, Fake Fact-Checks Are Being Used to Spread Disinformation

Social media posts debunking purported Ukrainian disinformation are themselves fake. That doesn’t stop them from being featured on Russian state TV.

ProPublica - Technology - 6 months ago

Following invasion of Ukraine, Russia declares war on its citizens

Draconian punishments and social persecution are making it increasingly more dangerous to speak out against the official government narrative.

Global Voices - World - 6 months ago

Jamaicans anxious as the government attempts to get nationals out of Ukraine

"My soul is in joy and peace despite all the pain and sadness I have encountered here in Ukraine."

Global Voices - World - 7 months ago

Unexpected reaction in Prague after Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Quite unexpectedly, Russia's invasion of Ukraine has shifted the position of Moscow's most influential supporter in the Czech Republic: President Zeman, who has just described Moscow's actions as a "crime".

Global Voices - World - 7 months ago

Russian discourse about the war in Ukraine is not monolithic

While Putin’s voice might seem to represent the Russian discourse, he only speaks for himself. Russian people’s views on the situation in Ukraine and about Russia’s military attack vary widely.

Global Voices - World - 7 months ago

A Partisan Combatant, a Remorseful Blogger: The Senate Staffer Behind the Attack on the Trump-Russia Investigation

Jason Foster, chief investigative counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee, once blogged under the handle “Extremist,” expressing worry about a Muslim takeover and whether Joe McCarthy got a bum…

ProPublica - Politics - 1 year ago