Russia invited to G20 summit, Putin plans to attend

Europe 03/24/22, 20:23

Russian leader Vladimir Putin plans to be at the next G20 summit, which will be held in late October in Bali, Indonesia. The news about the Russian leader's intentions was given by Russia's ambassador to Indonesia, which currently holds the rotating presidency of the G20. Meanwhile, the United States and ...

US can’t confirm Russia used hypersonic missiles, DoD official says

U.S. 03/22/22, 13:04

Russia claimed Saturday, March 19, that it had used Kinzhal (Dagger) hypersonic missiles to destroy a large weapons depot, but while the United States could not confirm it, the action may have been intended to send a message, a Biden administration DoD official said.  The Russian Defense Department showed on Twitter ...

Russia accidentally sanctions Biden’s dead father

Trending 03/15/22, 23:42

Earth's largest country inadvertently economically isolated the president's deceased parent on March 15. The Russian government recently sanctioned the wrong Joe Biden. "President Biden is a junior so they may have [accidentally] sanctioned his dad, may he rest in peace," White House press secretary Jen Psaki said according to Reuters. Even if the ...

Germany eliminates legislation banning advertising of abortions

Europe 03/15/22, 23:19

Germany this week approved a bill to remove legislation that bans advertising abortion services. According to Reuters, Germany's cabinet on Wednesday, March 10, approved legislation that will eliminate a law prohibiting doctors from reporting on abortion methods and where they provide services.  Under the existing law first enacted in 1933, doctors can ...

Russia announced sanctions against Biden and Trudeau for ‘Russophobic attacks’

U.S. 03/15/22, 22:45

On Tuesday, March 15, Russia sanctioned U.S. President Joe Biden, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and several other U.S. officials from entering the country, according to Reuters. Among the high-ranking officials blacklisted by the Kremlin is Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, CIA chief William Burns, National ...

Whoopi Goldberg show urges DOJ to investigate Tucker Carlson for Russia ties

U.S. 03/15/22, 16:30

African American comedian Whoopi Goldberg wants the Biden administration to probe a television celebrity for being too popular in Eastern Europe. Goldberg believes the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) should immediately investigate Fox News host Tucker Carlson for Russian collusion. ABC's "The View" co-host complained about Moscow recently directing Russian media organizations ...

Featuring Tucker Carlson is ‘essential’ says leaked Kremlin memo

U.S. 03/14/22, 08:49

A foreign government secretly ordered media outlets to regularly cover a U.S. TV celebrity on March 3. Moscow recently made it compulsory for Russian media organizations to circulate one Fox News talk show and current affairs program. "It is essential to use as much as possible fragments of broadcasts of the popular ...

Disney shareholder: Company’s pulling out of Russia while ‘complicit in China’s genocide’ hypocritical

U.S. 03/12/22, 17:41

A Disney shareholder accused the company of "complicity in China's genocide" during an annual investor meeting—calling the decision to pull its business out of Russia "hypocritical"—citing human rights abuses, according to Fox Business on Friday, March 11. Paul Chesser, director of the National Shareholder Policy and Legal Center's Corporate Integrity Project, ...

Scandal: Facebook and Instagram enable hate messages towards Russia and Putin.

U.S. 03/11/22, 22:31

Facebook and Instagram will temporarily allow users in certain countries to call for violence against Russia, and Belarus, according to emails obtained by Reuters on Thursday, March 10. In a temporary change to its hate policy, Meta Platforms will let users from Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Slovakia, Hungary, and ...

China requests state insurers to examine exposure to Russia

Insights 03/10/22, 16:44

The Chinese regulatory authority has asked at least two state-owned insurance companies to urgently report their business and investments in Russia due to concerns about the damage to the two economies amid the intense war between Russia and Ukraine. Reuters, citing sources, reported on Saturday that the authority also required the ...

Russia announced another ‘ceasefire’ for civilians to leave Ukraine

Europe 03/09/22, 12:02

The Kremlin announced that it would hold a ceasefire on Wednesday, March 9, over Ukraine's humanitarian corridors to allow civilians to leave the country, according to Reuters. Wednesday's announcement is similar to the one it made on Tuesday, but now 6 humanitarian corridors will be opened to allow evacuation through safe ...