Brittney Griner denied appeal in Russia – 10/25/2022 – World

The appeal filed by the defense of American basketball player Brittney Griner was rejected by the Russian court on Tuesday (25). In August, the athlete was sentenced to nine years in prison for possessing and smuggling e-cigarette cartridges containing cannabis oil, which raised diplomatic tensions between Moscow and Washington amid the Ukraine war. . Shortly … Read more

Moscow begins to prepare air-raid shelters, according to local press – News

The city of Moscow has started preparing air-raid shelters in schools, hospitals and apartment buildings, according to local press on Saturday (22). The news channel “Podyom” wrote on its Telegram account today that in Moscow, employees of specialized companies report that work is underway in the city center. “I work for a company that provides … Read more

″Wagner Line″. How Russian troops are trying to stop Ukrainian advances

Russian mercenaries in Ukraine have been building a line of defense for several days to try to stop kyiv’s counter-offensive in certain regions. This is the case in Hirske, in eastern Ukraine, where Russian fighters are preparing a defensive line of about 24 kilometers. Made up of concrete blocks or deep trenches, this defense zone … Read more

Ukraine says it has recaptured 88 localities in southern Russia – News

Ukraine said on Friday it had regained 88 localities in the southern region of Kherson, one of four regions annexed by Russia earlier this month. “Kherson region: 88 localities recovered,” Kirilo Timoshenko, adviser to the Ukrainian presidency, said on Telegram. Local Russian officials have promised to turn Kherson, the region’s main city, into a “fortress”. … Read more

Putin declares martial law in annexed regions of Ukraine

posted on 20/10/2022 06:00 (credit: Sergei Ilyin/Sputnik/AFP) For the first time since World War II, Russia has introduced martial law – the measure limits individual freedoms, imposes restrictions on movement and gives authorities superpowers. The decree covers Donetsk and Luhansk (east) and Zaporizhzhia and Kherson (southeast), regions illegally annexed by Moscow at the end of … Read more

Vodka given by Putin to Berlusconi violates sanctions, EU says

The 20 bottles of vodka sent last month to former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi as a birthday present from Russian President Vladimir Putin violate European sanctions imposed on Moscow in response to the invasion of Ukraine, the Commission said on Thursday. European Commission (20). Berlusconi, who turned 86 on September 29, caused a stir … Read more

Ukrainian military claims to have destroyed 223 Iranian drones since September – News

Ukraine’s air force says it has destroyed 223 Iranian drones since mid-September, although Tehran denies supplying Russia with equipment for the Ukrainian offensive. “Since the first Iranian-made Shahed 136 “kamikaze” drone was shot down over Ukrainian territory on September 13 in Kupiansk, the air defense of the Air Force and other components of the defense … Read more