Why Russia is smuggling gold from Sudan

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Russia has been smuggling gold out of Sudan for the last year and a half to compensate for economic losses due to Western sanctions over its war in Ukraine, according to Sudanese officials who spoke with CNN. Sudanese sources recounted at least 16 Russian gold smuggling flights out of Russia in … Continue reading Why Russia is smuggling gold from Sudan

Boris Johnson says Vladimir Putin is ‘evil’

Vladimir Putin is “evil”, Boris Johnson said as UK ministers stepped up their personal attacks on the Russian president. “I think that what he has done is evil,” the Prime Minister told GB News at the NATO Summit in Madrid. Asked if Putin himself is evil after Russia's invasion of Ukraine this year, Mr Johnson … Continue reading Boris Johnson says Vladimir Putin is ‘evil’

Hackers attack Russian radio station to play Ukrainian and anti-war songs

Photo by Andri on Pexels.com Midday listeners tuning in to Russian radio station Kommersant FM received a shock Wednesday when the station began broadcasting Ukrainian patriotic and anti-war songs. According to BBC Monitoring reporter Francis Scarr, a Kommersant news bulletin was unexpectedly cut off by the Ukrainian patriotic song, “Oh, red viburnum in the meadow.” The station was … Continue reading Hackers attack Russian radio station to play Ukrainian and anti-war songs

Putin’s morale weakens as military commander disappears from battlefield

General Valery Gerasimov hasn't been seen for two weeks (Image: Getty)Express UK VLADIMIR PUTIN'S top military commander has not been seen for two weeks, US officials have claimed. Accused war criminal General Aleksandr Dvornikov has been leading Putin's army since April. However, the top military chief remains missing amid growing speculation he's been ousted by the … Continue reading Putin’s morale weakens as military commander disappears from battlefield

Why coup against Vladimir Putin is unstoppable

A coup to remove Russian President Vladimir Putin is underway and it is "impossible to stop it," according to Ukrainian Major Gen. Kyrylo Budanov, the country's military intelligence chief. The defeat of Russia in Ukraine, Budanov explained to Sky News in an exclusive interview, will not only lead to Putin being removed, but also to disintegration. "It … Continue reading Why coup against Vladimir Putin is unstoppable

UK sanctions Vladimir Putin’s rumoured girlfriend Alina Kabaeva

Alina Kabaeva, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s rumored mistress and mother of several of his alleged children, was hit by sanctions imposed by the UK government on Friday. Kabaeva — an Olympic champion gymnast who has been romantically linked to Putin since at least 2008 — was named among several members of Putin’s inner circle being targeted by … Continue reading UK sanctions Vladimir Putin’s rumoured girlfriend Alina Kabaeva

May 9: Russia to announce full-fledged war on Ukraine

Russian leaders are discussing the declaration of a "full-fledged war" on Ukraine on May 9, the day Russia celebrates its defeat of Nazi Germany, according to Ukraine Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal. “According to partner intelligence services, Russia has such intentions — to declare a full-fledged war on May 9. Such talk, we understand that there … Continue reading May 9: Russia to announce full-fledged war on Ukraine

Headlines on Russia-Ukraine war

Vladimir Putin walks as he attends the inauguration ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow, May 7, 2012. Putin was sworn in as Russia's president in a glittering Kremlin ceremony on Monday, starting a six-year term in which he faces growing dissent, economic problems and bitter political rivalries. REUTERS/Vladimir Rodionov/RIA Novosti/Pool (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS) THIS … Continue reading Headlines on Russia-Ukraine war

Vladimir Putin ‘bans’ daughter from leaving Russia, over fears she won’t return

Vladimir Putin has grounded his eldest daughter, preventing her from travelling abroad amid fears she did not intend to return to Russia, a report has claimed. Scientist Dr Maria Vorontsova wanted to fly to a “friendly” country for a tropical beach vacation to mark her 37th birthday next week, it is claimed. She planned a … Continue reading Vladimir Putin ‘bans’ daughter from leaving Russia, over fears she won’t return

Putin explains his plan in Ukraine

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com The timing of the military offensive in Ukraine is determined by the intensity of hostilities and Russia will act according to its plan, President Vladimir Putin explained on Tuesday, during a joint press conference with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko. “I often get these questions, ‘can’t we hurry it up?’ We … Continue reading Putin explains his plan in Ukraine

Advisers misled Putin on Ukraine

U.S. intelligence officials have determined that Russian President Vladimir Putin is being misinformed by his advisers about Russian forces’ performance in Ukraine, according to a U.S. official. The official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity Wednesday to discuss the recently declassified intelligence finding, said that Putin has felt misled by the Russian military and … Continue reading Advisers misled Putin on Ukraine

Ukraine Crisis: US, NATO will ‘react’ if Russia uses chemical weapons

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com President Joe Biden said the United States and NATO allies would “respond” to Russia if they used chemical weapons. “We would respond, we would respond if he uses it,” Biden said during a press conference Thursday. “The nature of the responses depend on the nature of the use.” Biden would … Continue reading Ukraine Crisis: US, NATO will ‘react’ if Russia uses chemical weapons