• NATO Secretary General: Putin made 'big strategic mistake' in invading Ukraine

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Russian President Vladimir Putin “made a big strategic mistake” in invading Ukraine.

    Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Tuesday, Stoltenberg noted that Putin wanted a weak NATO with fewer troops near Russia’s borders, but his actions have strengthened the alliance and is in the process of increasing its membership after Sweden and Finland announced their intention to join NATO.

    The Secretary General noted he’s confident …

  • First Russian soldier receives life sentence for murdering a Ukrainian civilian

    The Solomensky District Court of Kyiv sentenced 21-year-old Russian sergeant Vadim Shishimarin, the first Russian soldier accused of killing an unarmed Ukrainian. The court found him guilty of violating the laws and customs of war, combined with the premeditated murder of a civilian.

    Vadim Shishimarin was detained after being captured in Ukraine and accused of killing 62-year-old resident of the Sumy region Alexander Shelipov. According to Shishimarin, on February 28, his car was driving to …

  • Putin rumored to have undergone cancer surgery

    On the night of May 16 to 17, Russian President Vladimir Putin allegedly underwent a surgery. Doctors insisted that it had to be done quickly, reported the telegram channel General SVR. General SVR Telegram channel is reportedly operated by a general from the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR), who has information inaccessible to the general public. The channel is also believed to be associated with political scientist Valery Solovyov.

    "According to the doctors involved in the …

  • German media: Russian right-wing extremists and neo-Nazis are involved in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

    Numerous Russian right-wing extremists and neo-Nazis are taking part in the Russian invasion of Ukraine, reports Der Spiegel, citing the German Federal Intelligence Service (BND).

    The report does not contain specific information on the number of representatives of far-right organizations and movements fighting on the side of the Russian army but indicates that "at least two groups with right-wing extremist sentiments" are fighting against Ukraine. These are the "Imperial Legion", a …

  • Lithuania stops all Russian energy imports

    Lithuania is stopping imports of electricity from Russia, announced the Lithuanian operator of the electricity transmission system Litgrid. "The exchange operator Nord Pool has decided to suspend trade in Russian electricity provided by the Inter RAO holding, which is the only importer of Russian electricity to the Baltic countries. From Sunday, Russian electricity will no longer be imported into Lithuania,” the company said.

    "The suspension of electricity trade with Russia will not affect the …