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Month: February 2022

No breakthrough at Ukraine talks as Russian assault continues | Russia-Ukraine crisis News

No breakthrough at Ukraine talks as Russian assault continues | Russia-Ukraine crisis News The first round of Ukraine-Russia talks aimed at ending the fighting between Moscow and its neighbour have concluded with no immediate...

Americans should not be concerned about potential nuclear war, Biden says – live | US news

Pavel Podvig, widely considered a leading expert on Russian nuclear forces, tweeted that that Putin’s order ‘most likely’ meant ‘the nuclear command and control system received what is known as a preliminary command’. This...

Diary from Kyiv: ‘I’m staying in my home no matter what happens’ | Russia-Ukraine crisis

Diary from Kyiv: ‘I’m staying in my home no matter what happens’ | Russia-Ukraine crisis Zakhida Adylova, 35, is a language teacher and producer for a political talk show who lives in the Ukrainian...

Economic sanctions cripple Russian economy as ruble plunges, interest rates soar

Economic sanctions cripple Russian economy as ruble plunges, interest rates soar Customers wait in line to use an automated teller machineat a PrivatBank CJSC branch in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. Ethan...

On the Scene: Making Molotov Cocktails

On the Scene: Making Molotov Cocktails Marc Santora��Reporting from Lviv, Ukraine “It is just like the craft beer, it is a handmade thing,” Maselka told me. “The same approach you have in the craft...

Accused bitcoin launderer Heather Morgan in talks with prosecutors to avoid trial

Accused bitcoin launderer Heather Morgan in talks with prosecutors to avoid trial Booking photos for Heather Morgan and Ilya Lichtenstein. Courtesy: Alexandria Adult Detention Center. A federal prosecutor said in court Monday that he...

Ex-SAS soldier testifies to atrocities committed in Afghanistan — RT World News

Ex-SAS soldier testifies to atrocities committed in Afghanistan — RT World News An Australian special forces soldier has testified to atrocities committed by his comrade as part of an unfolding defamation lawsuit against several...

Switzerland, breaking with its policy of neutrality, moves to sanction Russia

Switzerland, breaking with its policy of neutrality, moves to sanction Russia Swiss political isolationism dates back around two centuries. The 1815 Congress of Vienna signed a declaration formally recognizing Switzerland’s neutrality, saying it was...

Clashes at Jerusalem flashpoint, dozens hurt, detained

Clashes at Jerusalem flashpoint, dozens hurt, detained The confrontation erupted at the Damascus Gate as large crowds streamed through the arched passage toward the Old City’s Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, Islam’s third holiest shrine. Worshippers...

British Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says Russian ships to be banned from British ports

British Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says Russian ships to be banned from British ports “Given Putin’s action in Ukraine I’ve made clear these vessels are NOT welcome here with prohibiting legislation to follow,” he...