Russia suffers major Chinese blow

Russia suffers major Chinese blow

Three of China’s largest banks have stopped accepting payments from sanctioned Russian financial institutions, a Russian newspaper reported on Wednesday, dealing a blow to relations between the two nations. The decision was made by Chinese banks Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, China Construction Bank and Bank of China due to the “risks of secondary … Read more

Jim Jordan clip resurfaces after ex-FBI informant’s Russia link emerges

Jim Jordan clip resurfaces after ex-FBI informant’s Russia link emerges

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan talk to reporters in the Rayburn House Office Building on December 13, 2023 in Washington, D.C. A clip of Jordan has been widely share on social media after a… House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan talk to reporters in the Rayburn House Office Building on December 13, 2023 in … Read more

Russia Intercepts U.S. phone calls in bid to influence 2024 election

Russia Intercepts U.S. phone calls in bid to influence 2024 election

The memo states that Russia may use the prominent U.S. individuals as “kompromat” in the 2024 election. The memo states that Russia may use the prominent U.S. individuals as “kompromat” in the 2024 election. GETTY Russian intelligence intercepted the calls of several prominent Americans and could use the information as blackmail during the upcoming presidential … Read more

From Russia, with love: Putin gives North Korea’s Kim Jong Un luxury limo

From Russia, with love: Putin gives North Korea’s Kim Jong Un luxury limo

Kim Jong Un received a Russian-made limousine as a personal gift from President Vladimir Putin in a sign of their close ties, North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency said on Tuesday. Kim’s sister and another North Korean official accepted the car on his behalf and conveyed his thanks, according to the KCNA, which said … Read more

Russia detains Los Angeles woman on suspicion of treason

Russia detains Los Angeles woman on suspicion of treason

Russian authorities have detained a woman who is a Los Angeles resident and dual national on suspicion of treason for raising funds to support Ukraine in its defense against the Kremlin’s invasion. A senior U.S. official confirmed to NBC News that the detained American is Kseniya Karelina, a Russian-American ballerina. Karelina, 33, became a U.S. citizen … Read more

Russia loses in dogfight to a homemade drone

Russia loses in dogfight to a homemade drone

A video posted online Monday shows a Ukrainian military unit winning a drone dogfight against Russia with a homemade unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Robert Brovdi, commander of Ukraine’s “Magyar’s Birds” drone unit in the southern Dnieper region, shared the footage on his Telegram and YouTube accounts. The aerial showdown reportedly took place in the skies … Read more

Lindsey Graham is a “terrorist”: Russia

Lindsey Graham is a “terrorist”: Russia

Russia on Tuesday added Republican Senator Lindsey Graham to its list of “extremists and terrorists.” Rosfinmonitoring, Russia’s state financial watchdog, included the South Carolina lawmaker in its updated database. Newsweek reached out to Graham and Rosfinmonitoring via email for comment. Graham has been one of the most outspoken GOP supporters of Ukraine since Russian President … Read more

Biden administration to impose major sanctions to hold Russia accountable for Navalny’s death

Biden administration to impose major sanctions to hold Russia accountable for Navalny’s death

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden has directed his administration to impose major sanctions to hold Russia accountable for the death last week of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. National Security Council spokesman John Kirby told reporters Tuesday that the sanctions package, which comes ahead of the second anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, will be … Read more

Ukraine’s logistics hub could be targeted by Russia next 

Ukraine’s logistics hub could be targeted by Russia next 

Following the fall of the embattled fortress town of Avdiivka, Russian forces may target Pokrovsk, a major logistical hub for Ukraine’s army in the eastern Donetsk region, an expert has told Newsweek. Observers of the war in Ukraine have weighed in on where Moscow may set its sights next after Kyiv said its forces had … Read more

Russia loses military kit worth “millions” in Ukraine drone strike

Russia loses military kit worth “millions” in Ukraine drone strike

Russia lost military equipment worth “millions” in a Ukrainian drone strike that targeted a warehouse in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region, Telegram channels reported on Tuesday. Ukraine’s Bulava strike unit destroyed two Russian T-72 tanks, S-60 anti-aircraft guns, a BMP-3 Russian infantry fighting vehicle, Ural-4320 off-road vehicles, and a rare BMPT, also known as the “Terminator,” … Read more