Russia’s population shrank by a record average of 86,000 people per month between January and May, state statistics agency Rosstat said. The decline surpasses the previous record contraction of 57,000 people per month in 2002, when Russia’s population fell to 145.3 million from nearly 146 million the previous year. Russia’sRead More →

French President Emmanuel Macron attends a welcome ceremony upon his arrival at Nsimalen International Airport in Yaounde on July 25.LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images French President Emmanuel Macron described the global food crisis as one of Russia’s “weapons of war” during a visit to Cameroon on Tuesday, dismissing suggestions that Western sanctionsRead More →

Russia’s war against Ukraine is entering its fifth month, despite the failure of several rounds of peace talks and the imposition of harsh economic sanctions by Western countries against Russia. The war is not taking place only on Ukrainian soil. President Vladimir Putin’s propaganda is propelling the war in UkraineRead More →

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called yesterday’s deadly attack in Vinnytsia an “open act of terrorism”. On Thursday morning, missiles hit the parking lot of a nine-story office building in the small town southwest of Kyiv, far from the heart of the fighting in the Donbass region. Residential buildings were alsoRead More →

Red Cross parcels line the sidewalk in Serhiivka, a small town in southwestern Ukraine. A man unloads stamped plastic bags World Central Cuisine of a truck whose front windshield was completely shattered. On the other side of the square, people rummage through used clothes provided by a Ukrainian charity. SomeoneRead More →

– Prison for Russians who cooperate with foreigners – Russian parliament introduces harsh prison terms for cooperating with foreigners and calls for undermining national security. In a bill reminiscent of the Soviet era, establishing and maintaining “confidential” cooperation with a foreigner or international organization and helping them to act againstRead More →