US imposes sanctions on seven senior Russians over Alexei Navalny poisoning

[ad_1] The Daily Beast How ‘Putin’s Chef’ Prigozhin Is Now Targeting Europe Sergei Ilnitsky/APHe’s sent Wagner mercenaries to Ukraine, Syria, and Libya; faced U.S. indictments for assigning his “troll farm” to interfere in the 2016 presidential election; and even dispatched white supremacists and neo-Nazis to sow anti-Western sentiment in African nations. Now Yevgeny Prigozhin, the … Read more

Exiled by Putin, Kremlin foe says Trump damaged Russians’ opinion of America

[ad_1] Former President Donald Trump’s time in power damaged the image of the U.S. among ordinary Russians, according to one of President Vladimir Putin’s strongest critics. The handover of power and the Capitol riot, “dealt a blow to the reputation of America as the moral leader in the world, particularly in the eyes of the … Read more

Russians push rail trolley across border to leave North Korea

[ad_1] Moscow – A group of Russian citizens, including a diplomat and his family, used a hand-pushed rail trolley to cross North Korea‘s border back into their home country, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said. North Korea closed its borders about a year ago, suspending transportation links with its neighbors due to the spread of COVID-19. North … Read more

Russians leave N.Korea on hand-pushed rail trolley [Video]

[ad_1] (Reuters) A group of Russian diplomats and family members used a hand-pushed rail trolley to leave North Korea this week, amid Pyongyang’s strict anti-coronavirus measures, which include blocking most forms of passenger transport across the border. North Korea has not reported any confirmed cases of the coronavirus, but has imposed crippling border closings, banned … Read more

Alexei Navalny leads Russians in a historic battle against arbitrary rule, with words echoing Catherine the Great

[ad_1] Women form a human chain on Feb. 14 in central Moscow to support jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny, his wife Yulia Navalnaya and other political prisoners. Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Tens of thousands of young Russians are protesting the leadership of Vladimir Putin nationwide in freezing temperatures. Thousands have been arrested. Central to these well-organized … Read more

Russians warned against tiny, “unsanctioned” rallies for Navalny

[ad_1] Moscow — Authorities have warned Russians not to participate in local Valentine’s Day shows of support for jailed opposition leader Alexey Navalny this weekend. Navalny’s team has called on the Kremlin critic’s supporters to hold up their cell phone flashlights in the courtyards outside their apartment buildings in Russian cities for several minutes on … Read more