Darya Dugina death: US believes elements within Ukraine’s government authorized assassination near Moscow, sources say

Washington CNN — The US intelligence community believes that the car bombing that killed Darya Dugina, the daughter of prominent Russian political figure Alexander Dugin, was authorized by elements within the Ukrainian government, sources briefed on the intelligence told CNN. The US was not aware of the plan beforehand, according to the sources, and it … Read more

Top EU official vows to ‘stress test’ pipelines after leaks

BRUSSELS — The head of the European Union’s executive arm vowed Wednesday to introduce checks on key EU infrastructure, including energy, after the suspected sabotage of natural-gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the damage last week to the Nord Stream pipelines linking Russia and Germany has “shown … Read more

October 4, 2022 Russia-Ukraine news

Lawmakers of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation listen to the national anthem while attending a session in Moscow, Russia, on October 4.(Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation/AP) Russia’s upper house of parliament unanimously sanctioned the accession of four Ukrainian regions into Russia on Tuesday in … Read more

Elon Musk sparks backlash from Ukrainian officials with unsolicited ‘peace’ plan

New York CNN Business — Elon Musk drew backlash on Monday from Ukrainian officials, including President Volodymyr Zelensky, for his unsolicited advice on how to bring about “peace” amid Russia’s ongoing invasion of the country. In a Twitter poll, Musk suggested a path to “Ukraine-Russia Peace” that included re-doing elections “under UN supervision” in the … Read more

Lyman: Russian forces retreat from strategic Donetsk city a day after Moscow’s annexation of the region

Kyiv, Ukraine CNN — Russian forces retreated from Lyman, a strategic city for its operations in the east, the Russian defense ministry said Saturday, just a day after Moscow’s annexation of the region that’s been declared illegal by the West. “In connection with the creation of a threat of encirclement, allied troops were withdrawn from … Read more

Putin Has Left the World No Other Option But Regime Change

Vladimir Putin must go. His demented Kremlin speech Friday, during a ceremony in which he feebly asserted Russia was annexing portions of Ukraine, made the strongest case for the necessity of regime change in Moscow that any world leader has yet to make. But it has been clear the Russian dictator must be removed from … Read more

Latest Developments in Ukraine: Oct. 2

For full coverage of the crisis in Ukraine, visit Flashpoint Ukraine. The latest developments in Russia’s war on Ukraine. All times EDT. 2:10 a.m.: Australia on Sunday imposed targeted financial sanctions and travel bans on 28 Russian-appointed separatists, ministers and senior officials after President Vladimir Putin proclaimed the annexation of four regions of Ukraine, Reuters … Read more

Latest Developments in Ukraine: Oct. 1

For full coverage of the crisis in Ukraine, visit Flashpoint Ukraine. The latest developments in Russia’s war on Ukraine. All times EDT. 3:27 a.m.: The Russian Consulate in New York was vandalized with red spray paint early Friday, in an apparent protest as President Vladimir Putin pursues his bloody invasion of Ukraine, Agence France-Presse reported. … Read more

Hayden Panettiere Opens up About ‘Heartbreaking’ Decision to Relinquish Custody of Daughter

Hayden Panettiere has opened up about custody issues with her ex-partner, revealing the reason behind her “heartbreaking” decision to relinquish full custody of their daughter. During an appearance on Red Table Talk, Panettiere spoke candidly about her past substance abuse issue, and how that impacted her split from Wladimir Klitschko, a former Ukrainian professional boxer. … Read more

The U.S. and Europe are running out of weapons to send to Ukraine

Ukrainian servicemen fire an M777 howitzer, Kharkiv Region, northeastern Ukraine. This photo cannot be distributed in the Russian Federation. Vyacheslav Madiyevskyi | Future Publishing | Getty Images In the US weapons industry, the normal production level for artillery rounds for the 155 millimeter howitzer — a long-range heavy artillery weapon currently used on the battlefields … Read more