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Russia Passes ‘Fake News’ Law Giving Offenders up to 15 Years in Prison

Russian president Vladimir Putin has signed a fake news law punishing those who spread it  with up to 15 years in prison

No Guarantee There Will Be No Conflict With NATO, Russia Says

A senior official in Russia's government warned that military support given to Ukraine from countries that are part of NATO threatened to bring about conflict with the US and its allies in Europe after the invasion of Ukraine. On Monday,...

Report: China Asked Russia to Delay War Until After Olympics

A Western intelligence report indicates that Chinese officials requested their Russian counterparts wait until after the Beijing Olympics ended, if they decided to invade Ukraine, US officials said on Wednesday. China-Russia likely communicated on Ukraine invasion timeline, US officials say The...

Would a Nuclear War Mean the End of the World?

Could a nuclear war erupt over Russia's invasion of Ukraine? And, if in the unlikely scenario, it does, what will be the consequences for humanity? Images and videos of the Russia-Ukraine conflict gave the world pause, but it may have...

Zelensky: The Man who Woke Up NATO

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has revived the common purposes of NATO and the EU, as the two alliances seemed to be unresponsive to Vladimir Putin's threats

Turkey Bars Warships From Black Sea Straits Amid Russia-Ukraine Crisis

Turkey barred warships from passing through key straits in the Black Sea in a bid to de-escalate the Russia-Ukraine crisis on Monday. The move came after Ukraine asked Turkey to activate a 90-year-old international pact that can be used to...

Dozens Killed in Kharkiv, Ukraine Rocket Attacks

Dozens of people were killed in Kharkiv, Ukraine as the eastern city faces escalating rocket attacks amid Russian invasion on Monday. "Kharkiv has just been massively fired upon," said Ukrainian interior ministry adviser Anton Herashchenko in a Facebook post on...

Stocks Plunge, Oil Soars as Markets Reel From Ukraine Invasion

Global stocks plunged, while oil soared after Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a military attack on Ukraine, on Thursday. Putin's moves drew universal condemnation from the West, making punishing sanctions all but certain. "The world is shocked as Russia launches...

Ukrainian Plane Shot Down, Five Killed as Crisis Deepens

Five people were killed when a Ukraine military plane was shot down on Thursday, Reuters reports. Ukrainian armed forces have sought to defend against a massive Russian military operation, as Russia de facto declared war on the country and...

World Leaders React to “Unprovoked, Evil” Russian Attack on Ukraine

Global leaders, including US President Joe Biden, have promised that "the world will hold Russia accountable" for its "unprovoked and unjustified attack" on Ukraine, after Russian President Vladimir Putin's Thursday morning press conference. "President Putin has chosen a path of...