Russia accuses Ukraine for a helicopter strike against Belgorod fuel depot

Russia accuses Ukraine for a helicopter strike against Belgorod fuel depot

RIGA (Latvia) — Russia on Friday accused Ukraine of escalating its war with Russia by attacking a fuel depot in Belgorod. This attack was the first on Russian soil since… Read more
Anatoly Chubais is the Kremlin’s highest ranking official who cut ties with Moscow since the invasion of Ukraine.

Anatoly Chubais is the Kremlin’s highest ranking official who cut ties with Moscow since the invasion of Ukraine.

Anatoly Chubais, an economic reformer in the post-Soviet Union years and the author of Russia‚Äôs controversial privatization program was fired as the presidential envoy for sustainable development. This came after… Read more
Russia’s central bank doubles key interest rate after West steps up sanctions

Russia’s central bank doubles key interest rate after West steps up sanctions

MOSCOW — Russia’s central bank raised its key interest rate from 9.5 percent to 20 percent on Monday, a significant hike designed to shore up the ruble as Western countries… Read more
Biden reiterates U.S. commitment to ‘respond swiftly and decisively’ to a Russian attack on Ukraine as diplomacy stalls

Biden reiterates U.S. commitment to ‘respond swiftly and decisively’ to a Russian attack on Ukraine as diplomacy stalls

President Biden spoke by phone with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Sunday, reiterating the United States’ commitment to Ukraine and that it would respond aggressively to any attack, the White… Read more
Europe ramps up Ukraine crisis diplomacy amid ‘extreme tension,’ as Kremlin calls on West to accept its demands

Europe ramps up Ukraine crisis diplomacy amid ‘extreme tension,’ as Kremlin calls on West to accept its demands

MOSCOW — Russian warships sailed toward the Black Sea on Tuesday, stoking alarm among U.S. and European security officials who warned that the final capabilities for a large-scale assault on… Read more
Putin is unrelenting on Ukraine demands in meeting with France’s Macron aimed at heading off invasion

Putin is unrelenting on Ukraine demands in meeting with France’s Macron aimed at heading off invasion

KYIV — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Friday criticized Western nations, including the United States, for their handling of Russia’s military buildup at his border, taking aim at his most… Read more