Putin orders cease-fire in Ukraine for Orthodox Christmas; Ukraine won't take part
The Russian Orthodox Church celebrates Christmas on Jan. 7.
Russia's defense chief makes unfounded claims of 'dirty bomb' provocation in Ukraine
A "dirty bomb" is a device that uses explosives to scatter nuclear waste.
Putin calls Crimea bridge attack 'a terrorist act' carried out by Ukraine
Russia has suffered a series of setbacks nearly eight months after invading Ukraine in a campaign many thought would be short-lived.
Americans urged to leave Russia ‘immediately,’ U.S. Embassy warns
The U.S. Embassy in Moscow has issued another security alert for Americans in Russia, warning them to depart “immediately while limited commercial travel options remain.”
Vladimir Putin grants full Russian citizenship to Edward Snowden
Russian President Vladimir Putin granted full Russian citizenship to U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden on Monday.
Moscow-held regions of Ukraine vote whether to join Russia
Voting began Friday in Moscow-held regions of Ukraine on referendums to become part of Russia, Russian-backed officials there said.
Putin orders partial military call-up, sparking protests
Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilization of reservists Wednesday to bolster his forces in Ukraine, a deeply unpopular move that sparked rare protests across the country and led to almost 1,200 arrests.
Putin sets partial military call-up in Russia, makes veiled threats on nukes
The total number of reservists to be called up in Russia could be as high as 300,000.
Ukraine reclaims more territory, reports capturing many POWs
Ukrainian troops expanded their territorial gains Monday, pushing all the way to the country's northeastern border in places, and claimed to have captured a record number of Russian soldiers as part of the lightning advance that forced Moscow to make a hasty retreat.
Daughter of Russian known as 'Putin's brain' killed in car blast
The 29-year-old was the daughter of political theorist Alexander Dugin, a prominent proponent of the “Russian world” concept and a vehement supporter of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Putin's alleged $700M superyacht seized in Italy
Zelenskyy pushes for harsher sanctions as the war in Ukraine persists
Biden: Russia war a 'genocide,' trying to 'wipe out' Ukraine
President Joe Biden on Tuesday said Russia's war in Ukraine amounted to genocide," accusing President Vladimir Putin of trying to "wipe out the idea of even being a Ukrainian."
Intel: Putin may cite Ukraine war to meddle in US politics
Given Vladimir Putin’s antipathy toward the West and his repeated denunciations of Ukraine, officials believe he may see the U.S. backing of Ukraine’s resistance as a direct affront to him, giving him further incentive to target another U.S. election.
European authorities continue to seize superyachts belonging to Russian oligarchs
Authorities in Gibraltar seized a superyacht belonging to a notorious Russian billionaire on March 21, local media reported.
Arnold Schwarzenegger tells truth about war in Ukraine in message to Russian people
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger shares a message with the Russian people on the dangers of propaganda in a time of war.
Ukrainian president Zelensky to address U.S. Congress
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's address to Congress Wednesday reflects the reality of the NATO alliance and the importance of getting the United States' backing for any additional action against Russia's invasion.
Senate gives final approval to Ukraine aid, huge budget bill
A $13.6 billion emergency package of military and humanitarian aid for besieged Ukraine and its European allies easily won final congressional approval Thursday.
Attack on Ukrainian nuclear power plant highlights dangers of Russia's continued invasion
Nuclear experts, worldwide, are keeping a very close eye on the massive nuclear power plant, Europe's largest, that was attacked and seized by Russia and now operated by Ukrainians at gunpoint.
Fire out at Ukraine's key nuclear plant amid Russian attacks
A fire at Europe's biggest nuclear plant ignited by Russian shelling has been extinguished, Ukrainian authorities said Friday, and Russian forces have taken control of the site.
Putin is "ruining his country," says Stanford expert
Stanford researcher Dr. Kathryn Stoner spoke to Mornings on 2 The Nine on Monday about how she believes Russian President Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine has cost his own homeland in addition to the hundreds of people killed on the battlefield.