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Kremlin’s mention of possible use of nuclear weapons ‘absolutely unacceptable,’ Ukraine’s foreign minister says

Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba speaks during a high level meeting of the United Nations Security Council on the situation amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, at the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. Headquarters in New York City, U.S., September 22, 2022. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky Register now for FREE unlimited access to […]

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G-7 nations back plan to cap Russian oil prices in a bid to drain the Kremlin’s war chest

The initial price cap on Russian oil will be set “at a level based on a range of technical inputs.” Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Group of Seven wealthy nations on Friday agreed on a plan to implement a price-capping mechanism on Russian oil exports, seeking to curtail the Kremlin’s ability to fund […]

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Putin left red-faced as Russian audience growing tired with Kremlin’s pro-war propaganda

A new survey suggested that Russian TV is boring viewers, with a quarter of them switching off. The Moscow Times quoted a survey by the independent Rosmir polling centre which found that only 65 percent of respondents said that they now watched Russian state-run TV stations, down from 86 percent at the start of the […]

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Putin rumbled: Kremlin’s nuclear power plant lies exposed by new satellite images

Satellite images shared by the US company Maxar Technologies show no signs of recent shelling or damage Russia claims occurred at the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP). The new satellite images were collected at 11:33 am on August 19, 2022. Maxar Technologies shared the image, noting: “No significant signs of recent shelling or damage is […]

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‘High risk for Putin too’ Kremlin’s gas war on Europe to backfire as economy dwindles

The European Union could soon be in the grips of a major energy crisis as fears are mounting over the possible permanent closure of the Nord Stream 1 pipeline – one of the most important providers of gas to the bloc. The energy gas giant Gazprom temporarily shut down the pipeline for annual maintenance on […]

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Putin ups ante with ‘indirect’ nuclear threat after Kremlin’s sick ‘massive strike’ jibe

Russian state media is continuing with its provocative rhetoric, as TV personality Vladimir Solovyov claims there will be a “massive nuclear strike” that will see only “mutants” survive. Mr Solovyov has previously been branded ‘Putin’s voice’ and regularly spouts Kremlin talking points on his show. Speaking on Russia-1 this week, he made incendiary threats to […]

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Putin using health to ‘play mind games with Russian public’ — Kremlin’s tactics exposed

For years, reports have speculated over the health of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Many of those who have previously worked with him have claimed that he has a variety of ailments, including cancer, with independent media also reporting that he travels with a large entourage of medical professionals in the event of an emergency. But […]

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Putin outsmarted as TWO EU nations strike deal to scupper Kremlin’s grip on Europe

While the EU has yet to include a gas embargo in a sanctions package amid Putin’s brutal Ukraine, it is certainly searching for ways to reduce its reliance on Russian supplies. As Russia is responsible for 40 percent of the EU’s gas imports, the bloc is desperately searching for alternative sources, as mentioned in its […]

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Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Street battles in Severodonetsk; Kyiv frustrates Kremlin’s grip elsewhere

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Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Kremlin’s territorial ambitions go beyond Ukraine, Zelensky warns; U.N. chief to meet Putin

Donbas region: The second phase of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began this week, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced Friday, adding that its objective is the “complete liberation” of the entirety of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in his nightly address Friday that Ukrainian armed forces were deterring attacks in the […]