Ukraine-Russia news – live: Putin warns anyone attacking Moscow will be ‘wiped out’

Vladimir Putin has warned that any country that attacks Russia would be “wiped off the face of the Earth”. The Russia president issued his latest threat to the West at the Eurasian Economic Union summit in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on Friday. Mr Putin also said that Moscow could adopt what he described as a “US concept” of using preemptive military strikes, in a blunt statement amid rising Russia-NATO tensions over Ukraine.It comes as Russian forces placed Grad multiple-launch-rocket systems on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant’s territory, according to Ukraine’s nuclear energy operator.The rocket launchers are next to spent nuclear...
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Man arrested a mile from University of Idaho stabbings not linked to the murders, Moscow police say

A convicted killer was arrested on battery charges just a mile away from the scene where four University of Idaho students were murdered in November. The man, 39-year-old James Leonard, is not considered a suspect in the brutal stabbings last month, Moscow Police have said. Leonard was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly beating his wife and underage daughter before injuring himself with a knife, a criminal complaint obtained by Fox News Digital revealed. Leonard, who was convicted of a fatal shooting in 2007, is also being legally represented by Latah County Coroner Cathy Mabbutt, who went on national television...
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Fresno teacher released from Russia is heading home

FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – After being detained in Russia for a year, Fresno resident Sarah Krivanek is coming back home to the Central Valley, according to the U.S. State Department. 46-year-old Krivanek had moved to Russia from Fresno five years ago to teach at a private school. Last year, officials say she was involved in […]

The country estate at Bykovo: Gothic fantasy near Moscow

For centuries, Moscow was surrounded by country estates that sustained the Russian heartland with their produce and culture. Architectural historian and photographer William Brumfield takes a closer look at one of these picturesque relics - the estate of Bykovo. Bykovo (near Moscow). Church of the Vladimir Icon of the Virgin,...

Moscow PD Provide Homicide Update

Investigators have been monitoring online activity related the murder of four University of Idaho students and are aware of the large amount of rumors and misinformation being shared, as well as harassing and threating behavior toward potentially involved parties. As previously reported, detectives are interested in speaking with the occupant(s)...
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A Russian Dissident Is Sentenced in Moscow

Ilya Yashin, a longtime ally of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny, has been sentenced in Moscow to eight and a half years behind bars. The verdict concludes the most significant political trial in Russia since Navalny was imprisoned in 2021. The court on Friday found Yashin guilty of spreading “false information” about the Russian army when he spoke about atrocities against civilians in Bucha, Ukraine, on his YouTube channel. Yashin maintained his innocence.

Among them are MPs in pension and in charge.. Moscow punishes 200 Canadians

On Friday, Russia’s Foreign Ministry announced the imposition of sanctions on 200 Canadian citizens, including high-ranking officials and MPs in pension and in charge, preventing them from entering the Russian Federation. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on her Telegram account that “in response to personal sanctions imposed...

Galerie Bene Taschen opens a solo exhibition featuring works by Miron Zownir

COLOGNE.- Bene Taschen Gallery presents a solo exhibition featuring works by Miron Zownir that were realised in Istanbul in 2019 and 2021. The Berlin photographer has been documenting the zeitgeist of world-famous cities such as New York, Moscow or his adopted city of Berlin for 40 years. On the streets of Istanbul, he captures portraits of passers-by, of which there are thousands in the hustle and bustle of the city.

Russian detainee released in exchange deal with US, arrives in Moscow

WORLD, Dec. 09 (YPA) – The United States and Russia have agreed on a prisoner exchange, in which Russia releases Brittney Griner, who was jailed for transporting drugs into Russia, in exchange for the United States freeing Russian arms dealer Viktor Anatolyevich Bout. According to the “Russia Today” website,...

How a Russian woman became the world's FIRST lady captain

Being an ordinary Soviet girl from a simple family, Anna had to face many challenges to pursue her dream. At the age of 27, she led her first long-distance voyage, which attracted global attention. If there's one thing that ordinary people know about being a sailor, it's that they believe...

Russian woman marries West Bengal man for love IG News

Chandrajit Majumder, Kandi: He is an economist. He had a well-paid job in the Siberian Railway. Alexandra Ivanova, a young Russian girl, crossed the seven seas and arrived in Bengal due to the love of a Bengali youth. To marry Sahasranshu Singh at Kandi in Murshidabad. Sahasranshu met Alexandra, a resident of Novosibirsk, Russia, while visiting Moscow. Sahasranshu, a weaver from Kandir, went to study at Oxford University in Billet in 2016. From there he went to Moscow. At that time, he met and fell in love with Alexandra. Due to that love, this young Russian girl rushed to Bengal with her mother after completing her studies in Russia. Leaving the usual skirt, Alexandra wore a Bengali Banarasi saree and sat on the wedding floor.