Russia

Trump supporters' threats to judge spur democracy concerns (2)
World Trump supporters' threats to judge spur democracy concerns WASHINGTON - Hundreds of federal judges face the same task every day: review an affidavit submitted by federal agents and approve requests for a search warrant.
Crimea attacks: Ukraine puts pressure on lost territory (1)
Author: AFP Update: 17.08.2022 16:01 Russian naval sailors march during Russia's Navy Day celebration in Sevastopol in Crimea in 2017 / © AFP/File Two massive attacks on Russian bases in Crimea far from the frontline in recent days have given Ukraine a boost - eight years after Russia's humiliating takeover of the strategic peninsula. Russia's defence ministry said a series of explosions at an ammunitions
Ukrainians flee grim life in Russian-occupied Kherson (1)
The Associated Press August 17, 2022, 2:23 AM KYIV, Ukraine (AP) - It was early one morning when life under Russian occupation became too much for Volodymyr Zhdanov: Rocket fire aimed at Ukrainian forces struck near his home in the city of Kherson, terrifying one of his two children. His 8-year-old daughter "ran in panic to the basement.
New Russian operator offers Japan firms same contracts for Sakhalin 2 (2)
KYODO NEWS - 38 minutes ago - 00:25 The new Russian operator for the Sakhalin 2 oil and gas project in the Russian Far East has offered Japanese power companies and other buyers the same prices, supply levels and other conditions as before, a source familiar with the deal said Wednesday. The new company was launched on Aug.
Russian ammo depot in Crimea explodes (4)
Journal Staff Report KYIV, Aug 16 - Explosions and fires ripped through an ammunition depot in Russian-occupied Crimea on Tuesday in the second suspected Ukrainian attack on the peninsula in just over a week, forcing the evacuation of more than 3,000 people, The Associated Press reported. Russia blamed the blasts in the village of Mayskoye on an "act of sabotage," without naming the perpetrators.
Iran Says Ready to Swap Prisoners With United States (1)
Voice of America 18 Aug 2022, 04:07 GMT+10 Iranian media quoted a foreign ministry spokesman Wednesday saying that Iran is prepared to swap prisoners with the United States. The semi-official FARS news agency quoted spokesman Nasser Kanaani as calling on U.S.
Sweden presents plan to tackle high winter power bills (1)
The Associated Press August 17, 2022, 12:12 PM STOCKHOLM (AP) - Sweden's government said Wednesday it wants to pass legislation forcing the country's public power transmission network operator to help alleviate this winter's expected high electricity bills for Swedish households and businesses. Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson, whose Social Democratic minority government faces parliamentary elections next month, said the proposal
Ukraine: six dead and sixteen injured in a Russian strike on Kharkiv (4)
Rob Wilson August 17, 2022 | < /p> UPDATE DAY KYIV | At least six people were killed and sixteen injured on Wednesday in a Russian bombardment of Kharkiv, Ukraine's second city, local authorities said, with President Volodymyr Zelensky denouncing a "despicable and cynical attack". The mayor of Kharkiv, Igor Terekhov, had initially mentioned on Telegram a death toll of three dead and ten injured, before the regional governor Oleg Sinegoubov saw it on the rise.
Twenty-One Chinese Aircraft, 5 Ships Spotted Around Taiwan On Wednesday (2)
Fahad Shabbir (@FahadShabbir) Published August 17, 2022 | 09:29 PM The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) sent 21 aircraft and five warships to Taiwan on Wednesday, the Taiwanese defense ministry said on Wednesday MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 17th August, 2022) The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) sent 21 aircraft and five warships to Taiwan on Wednesday, the Taiwanese defense ministry said on Wednesday.
UK inflation hits new 40-year high as food prices rocket (2)
August 18, 2022 London: British inflation surged to a new 40-year high in July on soaring food prices, official data showed Wednesday, adding to a cost-of-living crisis as the country faces the prospect of recession. The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) accelerated to 10.1 percent last month from 9.4 percent in June - itself a four-decade high - the Office for National Statistics said. The Bank of England warned earlier this month that UK inflation would climb