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Kyiv: Video shows Russian soldiers killing 2 civilians before they ransack a business

Kyiv: Video shows Russian soldiers killing 2 civilians before they ransack a business

Kyiv, Ukraine CNN — Russian soldiers shot two unarmed civilians as they walked away after an encounter in the outskirts of the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv. CNN has obtained surveillance video of what is now being investigated as a war crime by Ukrainian prosecutors. Both civilians died after the heartless shooting that goes against the …

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National Intelligence Director Avril Haines Warns Vladimir Putin Could Take Extreme Steps to Win Ukraine War

National Intelligence Director Avril Haines Warns Vladimir Putin Could Take Extreme Steps to Win Ukraine War

The US intelligence community has assessed that Russian President Vladimir Putin is prepared to dig his heels in over the war in Ukraine and let it drag on for some time—and along the way, Putin might resort to extreme measures to ensure Russia wins in the end , top US spies warned Tuesday. The next …

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Intelligence provided by the US helped Ukrainians sink Russian ship Moskva

Intelligence provided by the US helped Ukrainians sink Russian ship Moskva

Intelligence provided by the US helped the Ukrainians sink the Russian Moskva in April, according to a senior defense official. The US shared the location of the Moskva in the Black Sea with the Ukrainians but had no role in the decision to strike it, the official said. The role the US played in the …

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Why fears are rising ahead of Russia's Victory Day on May 9

Why fears are rising ahead of Russia’s Victory Day on May 9

Western officials speculated that Russia’s Victory Day on May 9 could see the escalation of the country’s assault on Ukraine. Russia honors May 9 as the day the Soviet Union defeated Nazi Germany in 1945, with the Soviet Union losing more than 24 million people during World War II. Russia commemorates the day with military …

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Contact lost with Ukrainian troops amid "heavy fighting" at Mariupol steel plant, mayor says

Contact lost with Ukrainian troops amid “heavy fighting” at Mariupol steel plant, mayor says

The mayor of the destroyed Ukrainian city of Mariupol said Wednesday that contact was lost with Ukrainian forces holed up in the Azovstal steel plant amid fierce battles with Russian troops. “Unfortunately, yes, there is heavy fighting in Azovstal today,” Vadym Boichenko told Ukrainian television. He said city officials had “lost contact” with Ukrainian forces …

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Bumper first-quarter net profit, massive loss on Russia

Bumper first-quarter net profit, massive loss on Russia

BP has further boosted returns to shareholders after net profit jumped to its highest level in more than a decade. Chris J. Ratcliffe | Bloomberg | Getty Images BP on Tuesday reported bumper first-quarter profits and boosted share buybacks, despite posting a massive loss after offloading its nearly-20% stake in Russian-controlled oil company Rosneft. The …

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Russia-Ukraine war: Civilians evacuate Mariupol's Azovstal plant |  Russia-Ukraine war News

Russia-Ukraine war: Civilians evacuate Mariupol’s Azovstal plant | Russia-Ukraine war News

Doznes of people have been evacuated from a steel plant in the pulverized city of Mariupol, including women and children. Two groups of civilians left the residential area around the Azovstal steelworks – the last Ukrainian stronghold in the bombed-out ruins of the southern Ukrainian city – on Saturday, Russian news agencies cited the defense …

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Russia FM asks US, NATO to stop supplying arms to Ukraine |  Russia-Ukraine war News

Russia FM asks US, NATO to stop supplying arms to Ukraine | Russia-Ukraine war News

Sergey Lavrov, in an interview with Xinhua, says the US and NATO should stop arming Ukraine if they are interested in resolving the crisis. Russia’s foreign minister has again urged the United States and NATO to stop supplying Kyiv with arms if they are “really interested in resolving the Ukraine crisis”, Chinese state media has …

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Chechen Soldiers in Bucha Civilian Massacre Accused of Killing Russian Comrades

Chechen Soldiers in Bucha Civilian Massacre Accused of Killing Russian Comrades

BUCHA, Ukraine—Ihor Yuschenko, 61, a former colonel in the Ukrainian Armed Forces who once served as the deputy chief of staff of ground forces in the Donbas in eastern Ukraine, watched in horror as a war crime took place right outside his window in broad daylight. According to Yuschenko, a column of Russian troops advancing …

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