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Putin signs decree to ban entry for officials, journalists
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree that will change visa rules for officials and journalists from so-called unfriendly countries. Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree that will change visa rules for officials and journalists from so-called unfriendly ...
Updated: 04/11/2022
Russia makes a blunder as Finland, Sweden look set to join NATO
... both Nordic countries was a topic of conversation and there were several sessions during talks between the alliance's foreign ministers last week, attended by Sweden and Finland. Washington is banking on the move, a direct consequence of President Vladimir Putin 's invasion of Ukraine, as it will expand Russia's military and enlarge the Western alliance from 30 to 32 members, the report said. It was reported earlier in the day that Finland was preparing for a potentially historic decision on whether to ...
Updated: 04/11/2022
Chechnya's Kadyrov says Russian forces will focus on besieged Ukrainian cities
... that there will be an offensive not only on Mariupol , but also on other places, cities and villages. We will fully liberate Luhansk and Donetsk and then take Kyiv and all other cities. Kadyrov , who has often described himself as Russian President Vladimir Putin 's foot soldier, said there should be no doubt about Kyiv. One step will not be taken back, Kadyrov said. Kadyrov has been accused of rights abuses by the United States and the European Union . After the 1991 re-unification of the Soviet Union,...
Updated: 04/11/2022
Russia appoints " Butcher of Syria" as ground commander in Ukraine
... commander in Ukraine, a U.S. official and a Western official confirmed. The decision to bring in Dvornikov could be an acknowledgement of what U.S. intelligence officials have described as a failure to achieve the quick takeover of Russian President Vladimir Putin envisioned, retired Adm. James Stavridis said Sunday on NBC Nightly News . The appointment of this new general indicates Vladimir Putin 's intent to continue this conflict for months, if not years, Stavridis said. Stavridis noted that Dvornikov ...
Updated: 04/10/2022
Former Chanel fans accuse brand of discrimination
... house does not respect the clients, why do we have to respect Chanel house? She said she butchered her bag from the iconic French brand on video. Chanel , like many international companies, suspended operations in Russia in response to President Vladimir V. Putin 's invasion of Ukraine. In addition to temporarily closing stores and suspending deliveries in Russia, Chanel asked customers in its global stores to attest that the items they were purchasing would not be used in Russia. In a statement, the company ...
Updated: 04/10/2022
French voters go to the polls for presidential election
... whose outcome will have international implications. France is the second economy of the 27-member bloc, the only one with a U.N. Security Council veto, and its sole nuclear power. French power will help shape Europe's response, as Russian President Vladimir Putin continues to carry on with the war in Ukraine. The war in Ukraine has given Macron the chance to show his influence on the international stage and burnish his pro-NATO credentials in election debates. Macron is the only frontrunner who supports ...
Updated: 04/10/2022
US senator blasts Hawley for delaying Pentagon appointments
... defense leaves his job, I am going to block all of his nominees. That is preposterous. In February, Hawley tied his holdings which can be overcome, if slowly, by Senate procedure, to Biden's failure to stop the Russian invasion of Ukraine. If you think Vladimir Putin and the other dictators around the world were not emboldened by this administration's weakness, then you have got another thing coming, he said. In his remarks, Schatz returned to Ukraine, pointing out that Hawley was among Republicans who voted ...
Updated: 04/10/2022
Ukrainian leader Zelenskyy meets UK pm
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson joined a stream of European leaders who showed their support for Ukraine by going to the nation's capital for face-to-face meetings with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson joined a stream of European leaders who showed their support for Ukraine by going to the nation's capital for face-to-face meetings with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy . Johnson 's surprise visit on Saturday included a pledge of new military assistance, including 120...
Updated: 04/09/2022
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