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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...

Greece Offers Ships to Export Grain from Ukrainian Ports

On Thursday, Greece announced it is ready to provide ships to help export grain from Ukraine’s Black Sea ports that have been blocked by Russia. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis added that his country “has a special role to play...

Russia Poses a “Direct Threat” to Europe, NATO Leaders Say

NATO leaders meeting in Madrid on June 29th are set to label Russia a menace to their security, as they overhaul the alliance’s defenses in response to the war on Ukraine, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said. "We’ll state clearly that...

Crippling Sanctions Push Russia into Default on Billions in Debt

Russia has defaulted on roughly 37.8 billion euros, or $40 billion—in international debt, the effects of mounting and crippling international sanctions four months into its invasion of Ukraine. Russia had originally faced a May 27th deadline to hand over the...

Ukraine: Crowded Shopping Center Hit by Russian Missile

At least 18 people have died in a missile strike on a shopping centre in the Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk on Monday. Some 1,000 civilians were estimated to be inside the busy mall at the time of the attack President...

Greece Not Safe For Russian Citizens, Putin’s Minister Claims

A Russian government official said on Thursday that Greece is no longer a safe haven for its citizens. The allegation, made by a foreign minister, comes as the Greek government continues to condemn Russia's February invasion of Ukraine. In the months...

Russian Journalist Auctions Nobel Prize to Help Ukraine Refugees

Russian editor Dmitry Muratov's 2021 Nobel Peace Prize sold at auction for a record $103.5 million. Muratov won the award for his efforts in defending freedom of expression but was forced to suspend his independent newspaper's operations in March. All...

Germany Restarts Coal Plants After Russia Severs Gas Supply

Germany will reopen its high-polluting coal power plants after Russia cut off its gas pipeline to Europe. The emergency decision announced Sunday came as Germany tries to avert a supply shortage and as the continent struggles to respond to reductions...

EU Commission Recommends Ukraine Be Given Candidate Status

The EU Commission signaled on Friday its support for Ukraine's long-desired quest to join the European Union, paving the union's way deeper into former Soviet Union territories. In a news conference, the European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced...

Meet Sparta, the 28,000 Year Old Perfectly Preserved Lion Cub in Siberia

Scientists say the remains of a lion cub, named Sparta and found in Siberia in 2018, are 28,000 years old and in excellent condition. They say the lion cu, may still hold some of its mother's milk inside it. The cub...