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2022, the Year Russian Oligarchs Kept Dying in Suspicious Ways

The year 2022 was apparently a bad year to be a Russian oligarch. Members of Russia's business elite, particularly those linked to big energy firms, started dying one by one under what have been described as "suspicious" circumstances over...

Ukraine Power Cuts: Zelensky Accuses Russia of ”Energy Terrorism”

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky has accused the Kremlin of "energy terrorism” after 4.5 million people across Ukraine faced power cuts on Friday following Russian attacks on the country’s energy network. More and more power cuts continue across Kyiv, according to the city’s...

Ukraine Officially Applies for NATO Membership

Ukraine has formally submitted its application to join the NATO alliance, President Volodymyr Zelensky announced on Friday. Zelensky, in a video update, said Ukraine was “taking a decisive step for... security of free nations." Russia has long feared Ukraine joining the...

‘How to Leave Russia’ Top Google Trend as Flights Abroad Sell Out

Flights from Russia to available foreign destinations were sold out on Wednesday following President Vladimir Putin’s declaration of a "partial’" mobilization of the country’s twenty-five million reservists. Flights from Moscow to the capital cities of the countries which do not...

Activists Accuse Google, Apple of Caving to Pressure from Kremlin

Activists from Russia's embattled opposition on Friday accused tech giants Google and Apple of caving to pressure from the Kremlin after they removed a voting app from their stores on the first day of the country's parliamentary election. The app...

Vladimir Putin Self-Isolates After Being Exposed to COVID-19

Russian President Vladimir Putin is self-isolating after several members of his inner circle tested positive for the coronavirus, the Kremlin announced on Tuesday. Dimitry Peskov, a spokesman for the Kremlin, stated that Putin tested negative for COVID-19 but he appears...

Putin Critic in Coma After Drinking Tea; Poisoning Suspected

  A Russian politician who frequently is at odds against Russian President Vladimir Putin was stricken after drinking a cup of tea and is now in a coma in the Russian city of Omsk. Kira Yarmysh, the spokeswoman for opposition politician...

Putin Meeting With Tsipras on May 27-28, Says Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras during his visit to Greece on Friday and Saturday, May 27-28. The two men will discuss energy and transport projects of mutual interest, said an announcement...

The Official Wine of the Kremlin is Greek

The vineyard of Mount Athos or as commonly referred to in Greece the "Holy Mountain", an autonomous polity within the Hellenic Republic under the official name Autonomous Monastic State of the Holy Mountain, produces a specific kind of wine...

Kremlin Denies Greece Asked Russia for Financial Aid to Print Own Currency

Greece never asked Russia for financial assistance in order to print its own currency, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday, according to Sputnik. "The President has already said, and the Minister has said, and we have repeatedly said on various levels...