Brittney Greener has arrived in the United States after being released by Russia in a prisoner exchange for arms dealer Viktor Bout.

Brittney Griner He arrived in the United States early Friday, landing at Kelly Field in San Antonio, Texas. The WNBA star, who was held for months in Russian prisons on drug charges, was released Thursday in a one-on-one match. A prisoner exchange for a notorious international arms dealer Victor Botand an end to an ordeal … Read more

Ilya Yashin: A critic of the Kremlin has been imprisoned for eight and a half years, in the latest blow to what remains of the Russian opposition

CNN – A Moscow court on Friday sentenced a Kremlin critic Ilya Yashin To eight years and six months in prison, according to Russian State media, RIA Novosti, in a blow to what remains of the opposition in the country. It is not clear whether Yashin’s prison sentence for spreading “false information” about the Russian … Read more

Russia has released Brittney Grainer in a 1-for-1 prisoner exchange for arms dealer Viktor Bout

Brittney GrinerA WNBA star who was held for months in Russian prisons on drug charges was released Thursday in a one-on-one match. Exchanging prisoners for an international arms dealer Victor Bot. “She’s safe. She’s on a plane. She’s on her way home,” President Biden said in a tweet. CBS News was the first to report … Read more

The Peruvian Castillo resigned and was arrested, and Bulwart was sworn in as the new president

CNN – Dina Boulwart became Peru’s first female president on Wednesday, crowning A A dramatic day saw the arrest of her predecessor for an alleged crime of mutiny and the legislators impeached her. Boulwart, the country’s former vice president, was sworn in at the highest office in Congress to become Peru’s sixth president in less … Read more

Fantasy Football Rankings Week 14: Sleepers, Starters, Sittings | D’Onta Foreman, Chigoziem Okonkwo, Worst Christmas Songs and more

Not only is the fantasy football playoffs almost here, but so is Christmas. So along with your typical Week 14 ratings, sleepovers, and start/sit down tips, we’ve got the Christmas songs. In case you missed it years ago, I’ve made the Top 10 Best Christmas Songs, Best Christmas Cookies, Best Christmas TV Episodes, and Best … Read more

The defiant President of Ukraine strikes drones on Russia again

Kyiv, Ukraine (AP) — Drones bombed inside Russia’s border with Ukraine on Tuesday, the second day of attacks, revealing the vulnerability of some of Moscow’s most important military sites, experts said. Ukrainian officials have not officially confirmed that the drone strikes were carried out inside Russia, and have maintained ambiguity about previous high-profile attacks. But … Read more

Xi is visiting Saudi Arabia amid strained relations with the United States

CNN – Chinese President Xi Jinping is due to arrive Kingdom Saudi Arabia newspaper reported The official Saudi Press Agency (SPA). Xi’s trip to Riyadh begins Wednesday and will include a “Saudi-Chinese summit,” prof Arab China A summit and a summit between China and the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, according to the Saudi Press Agency, … Read more

Russia claims Kyiv bombed its air bases, firing more missiles

Kyiv, Ukraine (AP) — The Kremlin said Monday that Ukrainian drones struck two air bases deep in Russian territory, shortly before Russian forces launched a massive missile attack in Ukraine that hit homes and buildings and killed civilians. The unprecedented attack in Russia threatened a major escalation in the nine-month-old war because it hit an … Read more

Russian draft resolution on war crimes distributed at the United Nations | Russia

The draft resolution is circulated in United nations In New York for a Nuremberg-style trial to hold the Russian leadership accountable for crimes of aggression in Ukraine amid signs that US opposition to the proposal may be waning in the face of pressure from Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelensky. It’s something President Zelensky cares about very … Read more

Italy is home to 11 of the more than 100 unofficial Chinese “police stations”. Italia

Italy hosts the largest number of unofficial Chinese “police stations” out of more than 100 around the world, a report by a Spanish civil rights group claims. Two local Chinese public security authorities allegedly used the northern Italian city of Milan as a European testing ground for a police strategy to monitor overseas Chinese residents … Read more