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U.S. Announces More Sanctions On Russian Elites

The U.S. government said Thursday that it was trying to shut down sanction evasion measures used by Russia’s elites, including President Vladimir Putin, “to attempt to hide and move money and anonymously make use of luxury assets around the globe.” The targets include a yacht brokerage, aircraft, Russian officials, and others close to Putin. Targeted yachts include the Russia-flagged Graceful and the […]


Duterte Rebukes Putin For The Invasion Of Ukraine

In an AP report, outgoing Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has taken Russian leader Vladimir Putin to task for his country’s killing of innocent civilians in Ukraine, saying while the two of them have been tagged as killers, “I kill criminals, I kill criminals, I don’t kill children and the elderly.” Duterte has said before that Putin is an idol and […]


Putin Says Western ‘Threat’ Forced Ukraine Invasion

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday blamed Western nations for his invasion of Ukraine, saying Russia acted in response to “an absolutely unacceptable threat next to our borders.” But the longtime Russian leader did not announce any change in Moscow’s military campaign or declare victory, suggesting that his 10-week offensive would continue with attacks on Ukrainian strongholds in the eastern […]


“We Must Increase Our Resolve,” Says Blinken

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken reportedly said Putin is trying to “twist history” amid the commemoration of the end of World War II “to justify his unprovoked and brutal war against Ukraine”. “As war again rages in Europe, we must increase our resolve to resist those who now seek to manipulate historical memory in order to advance their own ambitions,” Blinken […]


Russia’s Putin To Hand Over Keys To War While He Has Cancer Surgery: Report

New York (Knewz) — Vladimir Putin’s cancer surgery will force him to hand over power in the Ukraine war “for days,” a “Kremlin insider” told the Daily Mail. Putin will reportedly put hardline Security Council head and ex-FSB chief Nikolai Patrushev in power while he is dealing with surgery. Patrushev, 70, has played a big role in the Ukraine war […]


Ukrainian President Calls For Russian Forces To Exit Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says the least that Russian forces could do is pull out of his country, and thereafter a sit-down talk with Russian President Putin be held. “This is the bare minimum that we have to start to deoccupation with it should be 100 percent withdrawal of troops,” Zelensky said while appearing on CBS’s Face the Nation on […]


Top News Headlines Trending

President Biden denounced Russia’s invasion and declared that Putin “cannot remain in power.” But a White House official downplayed the possibility that Biden had called for the Russian president to step down. Ukrainian forces have mounted a counteroffensive in the Kyiv suburbs to block Russia’s route to the capital, destroying tanks and killing Russian troops. Biden’s off-script remarks about Putin […]


Oil Prices Return To Upward Trend

Crude futures returned to its upward trend moving to more than $100 per barrel on Thursday after a Kremlin spokesman described reports claiming solid progress in Russia-Ukraine talks as wrong. Vladimir Putin also vowed not to bow to Western pressure in ceding Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. Brent settled up $8.62, ending the session at 106.64 a barrel.  U.S. West Texas […]


President Biden Has No Plans To Talk With Russian President Putin

In his remarks on Russia’s unprovoked and unjustified attack on Ukraine, President Biden said he has no plans to speak with President Putin. He said the conflict has already spiraled into a larger conflict. The President said, “It’s a large conflict already. The way we’re going to assure it’s not going to spiral to a larger conflict is by providing […]