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Russia Detains US Citizen On Drug Trafficking Charges

AN American citizen identified as Michael Travis Leake has been arrested and detained by Russian authorities on drug trafficking charges. According to NBC, Leake, a paratrooper and musician was arrested in Moscow on Saturday. The US citizen in question has been charged with “illegal production, sale or shipment of narcotic …

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Don’t Sanction Chinese Firms Supplying Russia, China Warns EU

China issued a sharply worded warning to the European Union on Monday against sanctioning Chinese companies that do business with Russia. “We urge the EU not to go on this wrong path. Otherwise, China will take firm actions to safeguard our legitimate and lawful rights and interests,” said Chinese Foreign …

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Russia Evacuating More Than 200 People From Sudan

Russia’s armed forces said on Tuesday they were evacuating more than 200 people from Sudan on four military transport planes. The defence ministry said in a statement the evacuees included diplomats, military personnel and other Russian nationals as well as citizens of “countries of the former Soviet Union and other …

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Russia, Ukraine Exchange 200 Prisoners

UKRAINE and Russia said Monday they had returned around 100 soldiers each in the latest prisoner exchange between the two warring countries. Kyiv and Moscow have periodically carried out prisoner swaps since Russia invaded Ukraine more than a year ago. “We are returning 100 of our people,” the Ukrainian president’s …

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Russian Strikes kill Father, Daughter In Fresh Ukraine Attack

A 50-year-old man and his 11-year-old daughter were killed after Russian missiles struck a house in the southeastern Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia, officials said on Sunday. It was the latest Russian strike on civilian infrastructure in Ukraine as Moscow’s invasion stretches into its second year. “The enemy carried out a …

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Russia Launches 80 Hypersonic Missiles Against Ukraine

THE latest Russian missile barrage against Ukraine’s civilian infrastructure has marked one of the largest such attacks in months. On Thursday, Russia fired more than 80 missiles in a massive effort to overwhelm Ukrainian air defenses and cripple the country’s energy system. Russia has been regularly launching similar strikes since …

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