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Russian Authorities Hunt Suspected Deserter After Police Shooting
Police in Russia's Rostov region are searching for a suspected deserter from the Russian army who shot at police officers in the southern Russian city...
Stores Pull LGBT-Themed Books as Putin Signs Expanded 'Gay Propaganda' Ban
Russian bookstores have started removing LGBT-themed works from their catalogues after President Vladimir Putin signed a wide-reaching ban on expressions...
BEHIND THE LINES
Kremlin Discusses 'Domestic Security' After Ukraine Drone Attacks
President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday met with top officials on Russia's "domestic security" as the Kremlin said the latest Ukrainian drone attacks presented...
Russia Firing Newly Made Missiles in Ukraine Despite Sanctions – Research
Russia has pounded Ukraine with newly made cruise missiles in recent weeks, British weapons researchers said Monday, suggesting that production has continued...
ARRESTS IN ABSENTIA
Russia's FSB Requests Arrest of Ukrainian Ministers
The Russian security services (FSB) have requested the arrest of two Ukrainian ministers, a Moscow court told AFP, after state media said they had been...
Belarus Opposition Leader Back in Jail After Treatment – Allies
Jailed Belarusian opposition leader Maria Kolesnikova, who was admitted to intensive care last week, has been returned to jail and is being monitored by...
off the air
Latvia Revokes Exiled Russian Station’s License Over War Coverage Violations
Latvia said Tuesday that it is revoking the independent Russian television channel Dozhd’s broadcasting license, citing “threats to national...
Ukraine Races to Restore Power Grid Post-Russia Strikes as Winter Comes
Ukraine worked to restore power on Tuesday after Russia's latest wave of missile strikes caused power disruptions across the country, right as winter frost...
Moscow Blames Ukraine for Blasts on Russian Airfields
The Russian Defense Ministry said Ukrainian drone attacks caused explosions at two airfields in the Saratov and Ryazan regions on Monday, leaving three...
ICC Prosecutor Warns Over Russia Tribunal Plan
The investigation of the war in Ukraine by the International Criminal Court (ICC) should not be "set up to fail" by plans to create a separate special...
In Photos: Life in the Bakhmut 'Vortex' as Savage Fighting Continues
The battle for the Ukrainian city of Bakhmut in the country's eastern Donetsk region has become the bloodiest of the war so far and has even prompted comparisons...
No Drag Race
Putin Signs Expanded 'Gay Propaganda' Ban
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law expanding the existing ban on so-called “LGBT propaganda” toward the entire population, not just...
testing the waters
Putin Visits Crimea Bridge After October Blast
President Vladimir Putin on Monday visited the bridge that links Moscow-annexed Crimea to the Russian mainland weeks after the vital link was hit by a...
Russian Officer Who Feared Execution After Troop Desertion Found Dead
A former Russian prisoner who had his jail sentence reduced to allow him to serve in the Russian military in Ukraine has been confirmed dead after claiming...
Scarred by War, Returning Russian Soldiers Struggle to Adapt to Civilian Life
After six months of combat with Russia’s 64th Motorized Rifle Brigade in Ukraine, Alexei Astashov quietly rejoiced when he was discharged from the...
Kremlin Critic Faces 9-Year Jail Term for Spreading 'Fake News' About Bucha
A Russian prosecutor on Monday requested a nine-year prison sentence for Kremlin critic Ilya Yashin for denouncing Vladimir Putin's military intervention...
life at risk
Georgia's Ex-Leader Saakashvili 'Poisoned' in Prison – Doctors
Georgia's jailed ex-president, Mikheil Saakashvili, has been "poisoned" in custody by heavy metals and risks dying without proper treatment, according...
3 Killed, Nuclear-Capable Bombers Likely Damaged in Russian Airfield Explosions
Three people have been killed and at least two nuclear-capable bombers likely damaged in separate blasts at two Russian airfields, state and independent...
Chechen Dissident Blogger Reported Killed in Sweden
Chechen blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov, a vocal critic of Chechnya’s strongman leader Ramzan Kadyrov based in Sweden, has been reported killed nearly...
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