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Young Biathlete Yevhen Malyshev dies during Russia-Ukraine Conflict

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) lamented on Wednesday the death of the young Ukrainian Yevhen Malyshev while fighting in his country the invasion of Russia, a country whose biathletes, along with those of Belarus, has been prohibited from competing in its international events. “The Executive Committee of the IBU expresses its deepest condolences for the loss of former …

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Russia Targets Urban Areas, Biden Promises Punishment

Ukraine’s president has condemned Russia’s escalating attacks on crowded cities as a blatant campaign of terror, while U.S. President Joe Biden has warned that if the Russian leader doesn’t “pay a price” for the invasion, the aggression won’t be limited to one country. “No one will forgive. No one will forget,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky …

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Kyiv does not Confirm Negotiations with Moscow on Wednesday

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitro Kuleba avoided confirming that the second round of negotiations with Russia will be held on Wednesday, as previously suggested by Moscow. “At the moment it is not known when new negotiations will take place,” Kuleba said in a video message posted on Facebook. The Kremlin said hours earlier that the second …

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Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Boosts U.S. News Channel Audience

Television news viewership in the United States soared during the Russian invasion of Ukraine, with Fox News Channel leading the list and CNN recording the most dramatic increase. Together, CNN, Fox, and MSNBC garnered an average of 6.4 million primetime viewers between the start of the war last Wednesday and Sunday night. This figure exceeds …

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Who is Olena Zelenska? The First Lady of Ukraine

The invasion of Ukraine by Vladimir Putin’s troops continues to cause disastrous consequences and much of the world has set its sights and support on the figure of Volodymyr Zelensky, the country’s president. The politician has decided to stay in Kyiv despite the fact that he was marked “as target number one and my family as target number …

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Who is Volodymyr Zelensky? From an Actor to the President of Ukraine

In May 2019 he went from comedian to sixth president of Ukraine thanks to an overwhelming majority that touched 75 percent of the vote at the polls against Petro Poroshenko. Since last Thursday Russia began its invasion of the former Soviet republic, Volodymyr Zelensky (Krivói Rog, 1978) faces an unprecedented war in Europe since the end of …

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Who is Valery Gerasimov? the Powerful General between Vladimir Putin and the Nuclear Button

Can Putin actually use nuclear bombs? The answer is no. For security reasons, there are three “cheguets” (nuclear briefcases) in Russia. One accompanies the Russian president everywhere, and the other two are led by Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Valery Gerasimov. At least two of the three have to activate the …

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Google, YouTube, and Facebook restricts Russian state media from monetizing content

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Google, YouTube, and Facebook prevent Russian state media from monetizing content Pressured to choose sides amid Russia’s war in Ukraine, digital platforms have begun taking steps to prevent Russian state media from monetizing content. YouTube announced on Saturday that it is suspending the possibility for some Russian networks, such as RT, to monetize their content on the …

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Bars in the US and Canada switch from Russian vodka to Ukrainian

Some bars and liquor stores believe they have found a way to punish Russia for invading Ukraine: Remove Russian vodka from its shelves and promote Ukrainian brands. “I woke up yesterday morning and saw that Russia had invaded Ukraine. You wonder what you can do,” said Bob Quay, owner of Bob’s Bar in Grand Rapids, …

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Western Countries Will Impose Severe Sanctions on Russia if it Attacks Ukraine

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Western powers have threatened to impose “severe” sanctions on Russia, which will hit the financial and energy sectors, should President Vladimir Putin order an invasion of Ukraine, something the United States fears will happen imminently. These threats were communicated after a videoconference in which US President Joe Biden and the heads of state or government of six allied countries (United Kingdom, …

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Russia Expelled America’s Submarine From Its Waters

The Russian government summoned the US military attaché in Moscow on Saturday after the detection and expulsion of a US submarine in Russian territorial waters of the Far East, an incident that occurs at a time of extreme tension due to the militarization of Ukraine and the expansion to the east of the North Atlantic …

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