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Ukraine Gets Another Major Boost In Battle With Russia

Ukraine will receive support from the White House amid the ongoing war with Russia. On Friday, the White House announced a fresh package of security support for Ukraine, which will include ammunition, artillery, radars, and more. “The United States is continuing our strong support for the brave people of Ukraine as they defend their country […]

Russia Cut Gas Supplies To Poland, Bulgaria

Russia’s Gazprom has suspended gas deliveries to Poland and Bulgaria, citing the two countries’ refusal to pay in Russian roubles, prompting accusations of “blackmail” and emergency talks at the European Union headquarters in Brussels. In a statement yesterday, the Russian energy giant said it has “completely suspended gas supplies” to Poland’s PGNiG and Bulgaria’s Bulgargaz […]

Ukraine War: Russia Bans UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson From Country Over Ukraine War

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, Defence Secretary Ben Wallace and 10 other senior politicians – mostly members of the Cabinet – have also been barred. United Kingdom’s Prime Minister, Boris Johnson and other senior ministers have been banned from entering Russia over the UK’s “hostile” stance on the war in Ukraine, according to BBC. Foreign Secretary […]

Russia Suspends Sale Of Rocket Engines To US

Dmitry Rogozin, director-general of Roscosmos, announced that Russia would be halting the delivery of rocket engines to the US, saying “let them fly into space on their brooms,” according to RIA Novosti. Rogozin added that Russia would be ending cooperation with the US on experiments on the ISS. He added that the priority of the […]

Beijing Paralympics: IPC Bans Russian And Belorussian Athletes

In a swift u-tun, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced on Thursday morning that Russian and Belarusian athletes will not be allowed to compete at the Winter Paralympics Games, which kicks off on Friday, March 4, in Beijing. Andrew Parsons, IPC President, said on the organisation’s website: “At the IPC, we are very firm believers […]

Anti-War Russians Start Donating Crypto To Support Ukraine

While the West is growing increasingly concerned over Russia’s potential use of Cryptocurrencies to evade sanctions, some Russians are using their Bitcoin (BTC) to help Ukrainian people. Pavel Muntyan, a renowned Russian animation producer and creator of the animated web series “Mr. Freeman,” has called on anti-war Russians to support Ukrainian citizens amid Russia’s ongoing […]

Russian Invasion: Ukraine Says Over 2,000 Civilians Killed In One Week

The announcement came ahead of the expected second round of Russia-Ukraine peace talks. The first session was held on Monday. More than 2,000 Ukrainian civilians have been killed in seven days since Russia launched a war, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine said on Wednesday.  “Russia destroyed transportation infrastructure, houses, hospitals and kindergartens,” the service said […]

US Officials Tell Media iPhone Ban Possible For Russia

America is preparing to inflict “severe and overwhelming” costs on Moscow should it attack Ukraine; White House officials have indicated to selected media outlets this week, ahead of landmark US-Russia talks. The sanctions could reportedly be as tough as those against Iran, Cuba, and North Korea, and would focus on the financial, technology, and military sectors.   Last month, news agency […]

Russia Launches Its Biggest Space Rocket Since The Fall Of The Soviet Union 30 Years Ago

In what can be described as a startling display of the country’s militarisation of space, Russia has launched its biggest rocket since the fall of the Soviet Union 30 years ago. Weighing 761 tons with a height of 210ft, the space rocket is known as Angara A-5. It took off with a mock payload from the Plesetsk […]

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