A Russian minister has died after falling ill on a domestic flight from Cuba

A Russian minister died of an unknown illness this weekend on a flight home to Russia, marking the latest mysterious death of a prominent Russian figure since the start of the Ukraine war. Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education Piotr Kucherenko, 46, died on Saturday while returning from a government visit to Cuba, the … Read more

Russia’s Wagner Group is accused of a massacre hidden from the world

Russia’s Wagner Group accused of hiding massacre from world – CBS News Watch CBS News A CBS News investigation has found evidence of mass murder by a Russian mercenary army that’s responsible for some of the bloodiest fighting in Ukraine. Last week, CBS News reported on how the Wagner Group plunders gold and other resources … Read more

Russia says Zelensky turned G7 into ‘propaganda show’

President of Russia Vladimir Putin. PAVEL BEDNYAKOV / SPUTNIK / AFP Russia on Sunday accused G7 leaders of turning their summit in Japan into a “propaganda show” by inviting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and stoking “anti-Russian and anti-Chinese hysteria”. “The leaders of the G7 brought the leader of the Kiev regime controlled by them to … Read more

Russian Wagner insists on Bakhmut. Kiev says the situation is critical

Kiev says its goal in Bakhmut was to draw Russian forces from elsewhere on the front into the city, inflict heavy casualties there and weaken Moscow’s defenses elsewhere, ahead of a planned major counteroffensive. “Wagner’s troops went up to Bakhmut like rats in a mousetrap,” Oleksandr Sirsky, commander of Ukraine’s ground forces, told troops on … Read more

In Russia, the war crimes prosecutor of the ICC is wanted in Russia by Putin’s decision Russia-Ukraine war News

Prosecutor Karim Khan of the International Criminal Court is wanted for arrest on charges of war crimes against Russian President Vladimir Putin. Moscow has issued an arrest warrant for the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor who in March prepared an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin on charges of war crimes, Russian media reported … Read more

Turkey’s Erdogan promotes “special relations” with Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday. Anadolu Agency |: Anadolu Agency |: Getty Images: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke to his country’s “special relationship” with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in an interview broadcast Friday, speaking to CNN. “We are not at the point to apply sanctions … Read more

The future peacetime policy of the USA towards Russia. examining the benefits and costs of a less rigid approach

When and how Russia’s invasion of Ukraine ultimately ends, US-Russia relations are likely to remain hostile thereafter. In the long run, however, the United States will have incentives to reduce the risks and costs of its relationship with Russia in order to focus on other challenges, such as China. Therefore, future US policymakers may want … Read more

What Should Future U.S. Policy Toward Russia Be in Peacetime? Evaluating Trade-Offs of a Less-Hardline Approach

Research Brief Russia’s 2022 invasion of Ukraine has made a more constructive U.S.-Russia relationship implausible for the foreseeable future. However, once the fighting eventually stops, the United States will continue to face long-term structural incentives to improve the stability and predictability of its relations with Moscow. History has shown that relations between even bitter rivals … Read more