Putin averts full-blown mutiny by former ally

Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to have avoided a full-blown mutiny, after longtime ally Yevgeny Prigozhin and his Wagner mercenary group of soldiers turned on the Kremlin over the weekend and seized a key military headquarters in Rostov before marching towards Moscow.

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.

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.

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.