Ukraine denies involvement in drone attacks on Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

Ukraine on Sunday denied the accusation of Kiev’s involvement in drone attacks on the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP). “Ukraine is not involved in any armed provocations on the territory of the ZNPP,” Andriy Yusov, a spokesman for Ukraine’s military…

Joe Biden threatens Russia with costs on anniversary of Evan Gershkovich arrest

President Joe Biden says the US will impose costs for Russia’s “appalling attempts” to use Americans as bargaining chips in a statement to mark the one-year anniversary of Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich’s arrest in Russia. Mr Gershkovich, 32,…

Lukashenko undermines Putin’s Ukraine claim on Moscow concert hall attack

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko appears to have cast doubt on Russia’s claims that Ukraine was involved in the brutal attack at a Moscow concert hall last week. ISIS claimed responsibility for the massacre, which killed at least 139 people, and…

Putin says Russia is ready to use nuclear weapons if its sovereignty is threatened

President Vladimir Putin said that Russia is ready to use nuclear weapons if there is a threat to its statehood, sovereignty or independence, voicing hope that the US would refrain from actions that could trigger a nuclear conflict. Putin’s statement…

Alexei Navalny: Widow urges Russians to protest on election day

Yulia Navalnaya, the widow of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, has called for an election day protest against President Vladimir Putin. As part of the protest, people should form long queues at polling stations on 17 March at midday, Ms…

Navalny’s mother brings flowers to his grave a day after Moscow funeral

Lyudmila Navalnaya and Alla Abrosimova, the mother and mother-in-law of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, were among mourners who brought flowers to his grave in Moscow a day after thousands of people turned his funeral into one of the largest…

Navalny was close to being freed in a prisoner swap, says ally

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was close to being freed in a prisoner swap at the time of his death, Maria Pevchikh, a Navalny ally, said on Monday, repeating her allegation that President Vladimir Putin had him killed. Speaking on…

Navalny’s body returned to mother, spokeswoman says

The body of leading Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny has been returned to his mother, his spokeswoman says. In a post on X, Kira Yarmysh thanked everybody who had demanded that the authorities hand over his remains. “The funeral is…

UK sanctions chiefs of Russian prison where Navalny died

The UK government on Wednesday slapped sanctions on six senior officials of the Arctic penal colony where Russian opposition politician Alexey Navalny died. The sanctioned individuals include Col. Vadim Kalinin, the head of the “Polar Wolf” IK-3 Arctic Penal Colony…

Russian authorities extend a probe into Navalny’s death as allies accuse officials of cover-up

The mother of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Monday was denied access to a morgue where his body was believed to be kept after his death in an Arctic penal colony, and Navalny’s allies accused authorities of trying to…

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