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On September 9, Kherson Philharmonic chief conductor Yury Kerpatenko would have turned 46. His colleagues believe he was shot by Russian occupiers as punishment for refusing to organize a concert that was intended to show how “peaceful” the city is.
In 2021, Moscow joined the top 30 of the world’s most surveilled cities. This year, it seems determined to climb to the top of that list. Video cameras around the city are used to suppress protest and deliver draft letters.
The Czech Ministry of the Interior hangs a banner showing Vladimir Putin in a body bag, along with the Czech and the Ukrainian flags, on its building. The photo was published by Czech Interior Minister Vít Rakušan.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an order appointing pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko, previously sentenced to 20 years behind bars in the US on drug smuggling charges and swapped in April 2022, to Russia’s Civic Chamber.
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“They had no training. In the two weeks that they spent at camp, they had shooting exercises twice, only when TV crews were present. Once the TV crews left, it all stopped,” one of the women said.
‘No room for old dreams’, German President Steinmeier says of Russia ties He said Russia’s invasion of Ukraine caused an “epochal break” in Germany’s ties with Moscow and the war shattered ex USSR President Gorbachev’s dream of a “common European home”
reuters.com ‘No room for old dreams’, German president says of Russia ties Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has caused an “epochal break” in German ties with Moscow and the war has shattered former Soviet president
October batch of Dagestanis killed in Ukraine.
Why did Putin invade Ukraine? The Russian dictator keeps changing his story and people are starting to notice
“Putin will undoubtedly escalate again in the face of failure to achieve his shrinking war aims and to stave off strategic defeat.” Read more from Hans Binnendijk,
on ways to deter and, if necessary, respond to this threat.
“If Russia suffers a decisive defeat in Ukraine, the threat from Moscow will rapidly recede and Europe will be greatly strengthened,” writes
. “Winning the energy war will set the stage for future European security and prosperity.
Guess who is still spending millions on propaganda in the US. Between April and September, Russian state media group Rossiya Segodnya funneled $3,284,169 to Ghebi, a company that produces articles, newswires, and a number of radio shows.
politico.com Russia continues funding media in the U.S. Between April and the end of September, Russian state media group Rossiya Segodnya funneled $3,284,169 to Ghebi, a company that produces articles, newswires and a number of radio shows.
There aren’t many things less funny than Vladimir Putin attempting to joke about nuclear war
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“Western leaders increasingly recognise that the war will not end until Russia is defeated.” Business Ukraine publisher Peter Dickinson on the dangers posed by a premature ceasefire and Putin’s Potemkin peace proposals
Russian people on the streets asked about the next president, and whether they’d like to see a new one. The answer is – no. One man even suggested cancelling elections and having Putin rule forever.
Entertaining video about the hunt for Girkin: