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

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

Russian oil sanctions are about to begin. And it can disrupt markets dramatically

European oil sanctions are set to kick in on December 5th. The idea is to reduce Russia’s oil revenues in light of its war in Ukraine. Andrei Rudakov | bloomberg | Getty Images Analysts have warned that the upcoming sanctions on Russian oil will be “really devastating” to energy markets if European countries fail to … Read more

Ukrainian President Zelensky urges European unity. Russian reservists suffered heavy losses

‘We share your pain’: Putin meets mothers of Russian soldiers Russian President Vladimir Putin met on Friday with the mothers of Russian soldiers fighting in Ukraine, telling them that he and his country shared their pain. Sitting with the group of women around a table with tea and cake, Putin said he understood that nothing … Read more

Brittney Grenier’s prison conditions speak to the urgency of returning her home

American basketball player Brittney Grenier, who was sentenced to nine years in a Russian penal colony in August, is seen on screen via video link from the remand prison ahead of a court hearing on October 25, 2022. (Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP via Getty Images) participation in Nation Subscribe now for as little as $2 per month! … Read more

The GOP is tiptoe split over Biden’s request for more Ukraine aid

Republicans are swirling over a recent request from the Biden administration for billions in aid from Ukraine, as the party faces internal divisions over the path forward for the aid. Last week, the White House asked Congress for more than $37 billion in additional aid to Ukraine amid the ongoing Russian invasion. And while some … Read more

Dangerous weed lobby victories, Brittney Grenier’s shocking plight and other comments

Drug Control: Weed Lobby’s Dangerous Wins “This year’s midterm ballot measures to legalize marijuana across five different states are further evidence of the weed lobby’s progress.” Mark Haskins argues in The Federalist. But “today, many of the arguments made by the pro-marijuana movement have been proven wrong”—such as the claim that it is “no worse … Read more

The Polish president says the missile “there is no indication” in Poland that it was a deliberate attack

Bali, Indonesia CNN – Polish President Andrzej Duda said so Two people were killed in eastern Poland The Ukrainian forces launched Tuesday likely in defense of a wave of Russian missile strikes, and the incident appears to have been an accident. There is no indication that this was a deliberate attack on Poland. Most likely, … Read more

Kherson: No water, no electricity, no internet – only ecstasy in the newly liberated Ukrainian city

Kherson, Ukraine CNN – For eight months, the residents of the Ukrainian city of Kherson have been living under brutal Russian occupation. But on Friday, Ukrainian forces overran the city and Russian forces retreated to the east. Residents have no water, no internet, and little power. But as the CNN crew rolled into town on … Read more

Ukrainian forces move cautiously into Kherson as Russia announces the completion of its swift withdrawal

The Russian military said on Friday that it had completed its withdrawal from the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson, the only regional capital that Vladimir Putin’s invading army has managed to capture since taking power. wage a large-scale war at the end of February. The army said that “not a single piece of military equipment … Read more