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Ukraine Says It Destroyed Russian Ship in the Black Sea

On Wednesday, Ukraine said it used naval drones to sink a Russian landing ship in the Black Sea. This is a report that has not been confirmed by Russian authorities. The Caesar Kunikov amphibious ship sank near Alupka, a city...

How Similar are the Ukrainian and Russian Languages?

Ukrainian and Russian are very closely related languages, but are not as similar as many might think. Despite sharing the Cyrillic script and a similar grammar structure, the two languages have many major and minor differences that set them apart...

Ukraine Confiscates Assets of Russian-Greek Businessman Ivan Savvidis

Ukraine's High Anti-Corruption Court upheld the claim of the Justice Ministry to confiscate the assets of Russian-Greek businessman Ivan Savvidis. In the summer of 2023, the Trap Aggressor project of the StateWatch think tank listed Savvidi among 25 oligarchs whose...

Putin Delivers a Diatribe on Ukraine, CIA in Tucker Carlson Interview

Former Fox News host Tucker Carlson released his interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who started with a long diatribe on Russian history and its relationship with Ukraine. The two-hour, seven-minute interview was recorded on 6 February and released in...

Tucker Carlson to Interview Russia’s Putin

In a video posted on X, former Fox News host Tucker Carlson says he will soon interview Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow. Carlson said he wanted to go ahead with the interview because "Americans have a right to know...

US Asks Greece to Send Excess Weapons to Ukraine After F-35 Deal

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has asked Greece to send excess weapons to Ukraine following the deal to sell Athens the fifth-generation F-35 jets. In a letter addressed to Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Blinken expressed interest in Greece’s...

Magnificent Golden Comb Made by Greek Master a Highlight of Hermitage

A magnificent sculpted golden comb made by a Greek sculptor, with a crest showing Scythian warriors in battle, is one of the great treasures of the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. The golden ornament, known around the world as...

Russian Military Plane Crashes Near Ukraine Border

A Russian military plane with 74 people on board crashed in the Belgorod region of Russia, near the border with Ukraine, on Wednesday. The region's governor said all those on board were killed. The cause of the crash is unclear,...

Half of the Planet Will Go to Polls in 2024

Almost 50 percent of the world's population can head to the polls this year as at least 64 countries, including the European Union, are set to hold national elections in 2024. This year could see a historical record broken with...

Greek-Owned Cargo Ship Hits a Russian Naval Mine in Ukraine

On Thursday morning, a Greek-owned cargo ship sailing under the Panamanian flag in the Black Sea struck a Russian naval mine while en route to Ismail in Ukraine. The Incident: Ship Strikes Russian Naval Mine in Ukraine The ship, named Vyssos,...