Russian colonel asks women to send in their ex-boyfriend’s details so they can be ‘sorted out’

[ad_1] The New York Times Josh Hawley Is ‘Not Going Anywhere.’ How Did He Get Here? Most Republicans who spoke at the recent Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Florida, avoided acknowledging the events of Jan. 6. But less than 30 seconds into his speech, Sen. Josh Hawley confronted them head on. That day, Hawley … Read more

Russian State TV Is Really Missing Trump Now Biden’s Sanctions Hit Over Navalny

[ad_1] MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV Russian state TV program 60 Minutes played the clip of former U.S. President Donald Trump asking CPAC: “Do you miss me yet?” The co-host Olga Skabeeva eagerly replied: “Yes, we do!” Other experts on the Rossiya-1 network nodded and concurred. Trump’s departure has sucked the joy out of pro-Kremlin propagandists, with a … Read more

Russian opposition leader transferred “to remove him from Moscow”

[ad_1] Moscow — Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has been transferred to a prison facility about 90 miles outside of Moscow and placed into an isolation cell, his lawyer told CBS News on Thursday after finally being allowed a visit. The prominent Kremlin critic was even more cut off from the outside world, but in … Read more

UK ‘delusional’ about Russian and Chinese space threat and must ‘redouble efforts’ to protect itself

[ad_1] The Guardian A Texas city had a bold new climate plan – until a gas company got involved The fossil fuel industry is using the same playbook to fight city climate plans around the country People wait in long lines at HEB grocery store in Austin, Texas, on 17 February. Photograph: Montinique Monroe/Getty Images … Read more

US hits Russian officials with fresh sanctions over Navalny poisoning

[ad_1] Photograph: Handout/EPA The US has announced sanctions on seven Russian government officials and 13 Russian and European companies in response to the poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, which a US intelligence assessment confirmed to be the work of the FSB. Related: US refuses to say whether crown prince one of 76 Saudis hit … Read more

U.S. sanctions Russian officials over Navalny poisoning and detention

[ad_1] The U.S. will sanction 7 senior Russian officials over the poisoning and jailing of opposition leader Alexey Navalny, according to senior Biden administration officials. Why it matters: The sanctions represent the first penalties the U.S. has imposed on Kremlin-linked officials since President Biden took office and pledged to confront Russian aggression and human rights … Read more

Sen. Duckworth calls on Biden to release intel on alleged Russian bounties in Afghanistan

[ad_1] Axios More than a dozen Republicans ditched a vote on the $2 trillion COVID relief bill to attend CPAC CPAC proved such a draw, conservative Republicans chose the conference over their constituents. Why it matters: More than a dozen House Republicans voted by proxy on the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill in Washington so … Read more

Russian helicopter crash-lands in northern Syria, casualties

[ad_1] BEIRUT (AP) — A Russian military helicopter made an emergency landing for technical reasons in northeast Syria on Sunday, Russia’s Defense Ministry said. Syria’s state media said there were casualties among the crew. Russia joined Syria’s war in September 2015 and has since helped tip the balance of power in favor of President Bashar … Read more