The UN Secretary-General issued a statement on November 2 warmly welcoming Russia’s decision to resume its participation in the Black Sea Grain Initiative. This initiative has allowed nearly ten million metric tonnes of vital foodstuff to be shipped from

Russia seems to have abandoned a major part of its ‘military doctrine,’ UK says A convoy of pro-Russian troops in Mariupol, Ukraine, on May 16, 2022. Alexander Ermochenko | Reuters Over the last three months, Russian forces in Ukraine have likely largely stopped deploying as Battalion Tactical Groups (BTGs), according to the latest military intelligence […]

Many asylum seekers are released and allowed to argue their cases later in court. But thousands are sent to detention centers, where it is difficult to secure lawyers and collect evidence, and the chances of winning asylum are extremely slim. ICE has not released statistics on the nationalities of migrants being held behind bars, but […]

WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – A communications line created between the militaries of the United States and Russia at the start of Moscow’s war against Ukraine has been used only once so far, a U.S. official told Reuters. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said that the United States initiated a call through […]

MOSCOW, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The United States and Russia are discussing the release of basketball star Brittney Griner and ex-marine Paul Whelan through special channels, the RIA Novosti news agency reported on Monday, citing a top U.S. diplomat. Elizabeth Rood, charge d’affaires of the U.S. embassy in Russia, was quoted as saying that the […]

STOCKHOLM — Two Iranian-born Swedish brothers were on trial in Sweden Friday, charged with spying for Russia and its military intelligence service GRU for a decade. Peyman Kia, 42, and Payam Kia, 35, appeared before the Stockholm District Court to face charges of having worked jointly to pass information to Russia between Sept. 28, 2011, […]

Kyiv awards former British prime minister Boris Johnson honorary citizen title British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy walk at the Independence Square during an airstrike alarm, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine, in Kyiv, Ukraine August 24, 2022. Valentyn Ogirenko | Reuters The mayor of Kyiv announced that former British Prime Minister […]

Zelensky slams fresh strikes as ‘another Russian terrorist attack’ For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our breaking news emailsSign up to our free breaking news emails Volodymyr Zelensky hit out against Russia’s “formula of terror” after Ukraine was battered with over

Three dead and eleven injured by missile strikes in Kyiv, officials say Fire and rescue workers attend a building hit by a missile in central Kyiv on November 23, 2022 in Kyiv, Ukraine. Jeff J Mitchell | Getty Images At least three people died and eleven were injured during missile strikes against the residential sector […]

MELBOURNE, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Oil prices rose in early trade on Wednesday after industry data showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more sharply than expected last week, highlighting supply tightness ahead of a looming European Union ban and G7 price cap on Russian oil. Brent crude futures gained 25 cents, or 0.3%, to $88.61 a […]

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