Brittney Griner: Detained US basketball star appears in Russian court on drug charges

Brittney Griner: Detained US basketball star appears in Russian court on drug charges

This post was originally published on this siteIf convicted on drugs charges Brittney Griner faces up to 10 years in prison.

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Russia moves to take control of Sakhalin-2 oil and gas project

Russia moves to take control of Sakhalin-2 oil and gas project

This post was originally published on this siteThe Russian government moves to take over Sakhalin-2 in which Shell has a share of more than a quarter.

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Snake Island: Why Russia couldn’t hold on to strategic Black Sea outcrop

Snake Island: Why Russia couldn’t hold on to strategic Black Sea outcrop

This post was originally published on this siteRussia claims it is a gesture of goodwill, but the withdrawal from a Black Sea rock is a big defeat.

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Biden set for final day of highly consequential NATO summit

Biden set for final day of highly consequential NATO summit

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden and his fellow NATO leaders depart a highly consequential summit on Thursday that rendered the defense alliance larger, more muscular and more focused.

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Despite Risks, Millions of Ukrainian Refugees Return Home

Despite Risks, Millions of Ukrainian Refugees Return Home

Since Russia invaded back in February, more than 8 million Ukrainians have fled their homeland in Europe’s largest refugee crisis this century. However, just over 100 days into a war that’s predicted to last years, more than 2 million Ukrainian refugees have returned home. It’s happening even as Russia continues...

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Ukraine war dominates crucial NATO summit

Ukraine war dominates crucial NATO summit

This post was originally published on this site NATO leaders were set Wednesday to invite Finland and Sweden to join after Turkey dropped objections, as the alliance looked to revamp its defenses at a summit dominated by the war in Ukraine. More than four months after Russia invaded Ukraine, upending...

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At NATO summit, Biden announces permanent U.S. troop presence in Poland, increased support for eastern Europe

At NATO summit, Biden announces permanent U.S. troop presence in Poland, increased support for eastern Europe

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden said at a NATO summit in Madrid that the United States would send additional troops to eastern Europe.     

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US unveils new Russia sanctions, implements ban on new imports of Russian gold

US unveils new Russia sanctions, implements ban on new imports of Russian gold

This post was originally published on this siteThe United States government took a slew of actions against Russia on Tuesday, sanctioning those whom it says support Russia’s defense industrial base, designating Russian military units for human rights abuses in Ukraine and implementing a ban on new imports of Russian gold.

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Zelensky labels Russian strike on shopping mall ‘terrorist attack’

Zelensky labels Russian strike on shopping mall ‘terrorist attack’

This post was originally published on this siteUkrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday called a Russian missile strike on a shopping mall in Kremenchuk earlier in the day before “one of the most defiant terrorist attacks in European history.” During a virtual address late in the evening, Zelensky said that...

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