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Putin Grants Full Russian Citizenship to Edward Snowden

Russia's Vladimir Putin granted full Russian citizenship to U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden on Monday. Snowden, 39, fled the United States to Russia after revealing information about extensive surveillance operations being conducted by the National Security Agency (NSA). He is now...

President Biden Blasts Russia for “Illegal and Reckless” War

President Biden rebuked Russia for its invasion of Ukraine and called the invasion "illegal and reckless" during his speech at the UN General Assembly on Wednesday. “A permanent member of the United Nations Security Council invaded his neighbor, attempted to...

Putin Mobilizes 300,000 Reservists to Fight in Ukraine War

Russia's President Vladimir Putin announced a partial military mobilization in Ukraine on Wednesday in an effort to redress the setbacks his army has suffered during the last month. In a national address, Putin said that the army was facing the...

Elon Musk Fears “We are Heading For World War III”

Elon Musk said he fears "we're heading into World War III" and wanted to "slow down" his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter, according to private texts that came to light in a hearing on Tuesday. The text messages were sent...

Russia Says Ukrainian Female Spy Killed Daughter of Putin’s Ally

Russia alleged on Monday that a Ukrainian agent killed Darya Dugina, the daughter of ultra-nationalist philosopher Alexander Dugin, who is known as “Putin’s brain.” Russia’s counterintelligence service, the FSB, has recognized Darya Dugina’s alleged murderer as 43-year-old Natalia Vovk, a...

Erdogan, Putin, Raisi Holding Hands “A Picture Worth 1,000 Words”

Greek-American Representatives Nicole Malliotakis (NY-11) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) slammed the trilateral meeting between Erdogan, Putin, and Raisi earlier in the week in Tehran. In a bipartisan statement, the two Greek-American politicians noted that "one picture is worth 1,000 words." They...

Erdogan Keeps Putin Waiting in Show of Gamesmanship

Russian President Vladimir Putin was kept waiting for his grip and grin meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as the assembled news media filmed all of Tuesday's awkward moment. For the record, Putin stood, fidgeting and looking a bit...

Putin Offers Russian Citizenship to Ukrainians

Russian President Vladimir Putin extended Russian citizenship to all Ukrainians on Monday. The decree will fast track the applications of Ukrainians seeking out Russian citizenship. Previously, only Ukrainians from the Russian-speaking breakaway regions of Donetsk and Luhansk, called the Donetsk...

Russia Declares Victory in Ukraine’s Region of Luhansk

President of Russia Vladimir Putin declared victory in the region of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine on Monday. This happened a day after Ukrainian forces withdrew from their last remaining bulwark of resistance in the province. In a televised meeting, Sergei...

Putin Blames West for Ukraine War at Military Parade in Moscow

Russia's President Vladimir Putin presided over a huge military parade in Moscow marking victory over the Nazis in World War Two as the war in Ukraine entered its 11th week. Putin defended the "special operation in Ukraine" and blamed the...