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Russia ‘running into more and more trouble’ as Moscow fails to win over new troops

Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, told CNN that she would “not at all bet on Russia” and that Ukraine will prevail in the conflict because their soldiers “know what they are fighting for”. Ms von der Leyen said Russian troops do not “see any sense” in the war and as a […]

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DOJ says the U.S. and allies have frozen $30 billion of Russian elites’ assets, $300 billion of Moscow bank funds

The 106m-long and 18m-high super luxury motor yacht Amadea, one of the largest yacht in the world is seen after anchored at pier in Pasatarlasi for bunkering with 9 fuel trucks, on February 18, 2020 in Bodrum district of Mugla province in Turkey. Anadolu Agency | Getty Images The Department of Justice said Wednesday that […]

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‘Hostile action’ Will Russia attack Lithuania? Moscow threatens ‘retaliation’

Nikolai Patrushev, a Putin advisor and chief of the Kremlin’s Security Council, visited Kaliningrad on June 21. During his visit, he claimed Russia would “certainly respond to such hostile action”. He said Moscow would react “in the near future” with measures that would have a “serious negative impact on the population of Lithuania”. The threat […]

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‘We have to stay together’: Biden on alliance behind Ukraine

ELMAU, Germany (AP) — President Joe Biden on Sunday praised the continued unity of the global alliance confronting Russia, as he and other heads of the Group of Seven leading economies strategized on sustaining the pressure in their effort to isolate Moscow over its months-long invasion of Ukraine. Biden and his counterparts were meeting to […]

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Russia Slashes Environmental Protections as War Rages, Economic Crisis Looms – The Moscow Times

Russia has quietly made it easier to build pipelines in nature reserves, scrapped regulations on automobile emissions and pushed back measures to reduce pollution as part of a broad rollback of environmental regulations that looks set to gather pace amid the war in Ukraine and a deep economic recession.  Business organizations are lobbying for many […]

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Russia’s desperate bid to provoke US by RENAMING its Moscow embassy address

The territory outside the US diplomatic mission in the Russian capital has been renamed to Donetsk People’s Republic Square, the state news agency TASS reported – a move in line with repeated warnings by President Vladimir Putin and his allies against Washington’s backing of Kyiv in the war. The new name references the Russian-aligned, self-proclaimed […]

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‘Russians getting 3 times more weapons’ Ukraine braces for brutal onslaught from Moscow

Ms Sovsun claimed Ukraine is “in a position where we have to come to ask for more weapons” from the West as she argued that Russian troops “are getting three times more weapons” sent over to their troops compared to what the Ukrainian defence force is receiving. Ukraine has been fighting off the invasion for over 100 […]

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Russia-Ukraine war: Moscow to summon EU ambassador over ‘openly hostile’ Kaliningrad cargo transit ban – live news

Two Americans captured in Ukraine being held in occupied Donetsk – reports Two Americans captured in Ukraine are currently in the Russian-backed separatist region of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, the Interfax news agency has reported, citing an unidentified source. The arrival of US citizens Andy Huynh and Alexander Drueke in the separatist region will raise […]

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Ukraine to restrict Russian books, music in latest cultural break from Moscow

Misha, 5, who lost his mother some weeks ago and got injured during a Russian strike, reads a book during his time in a basement at a hospital on March 26, 2022, in Mykolaiv. Bulent Kilic | AFP | Getty Images Ukraine’s parliament on Sunday voted through two laws that will place severe restrictions on […]

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Russia-Ukraine war live updates: U.S. hopes arms surge will sap Putin’s will; Kyiv and Moscow trade blows in east and south

Latest Russia-Ukraine war news: Live updates The Washington Post Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 114 Al Jazeera English Top U.S. General Reveals Grim Assessment of Ukraine’s Battlefield Deaths U.S. News & World Report Ukraine suffering up to 1,000 casualties per day in Donbas, Axios We’re almost out of ammunition and relying on western […]