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500 sanctions vs. $60 billion in aid: Best way to ‘defeat Russia’ is by helping Ukraine ‘on ground’

Ukraine vowed to triumph over Russian "darkness" as it entered a new year of war weakened by a lack of Western aid and with Moscow emboldened by fresh gains. To mark the second anniversary, a virtual summit of G7 leaders was due to take place at Kyiv's Saint Sophia Cathedral later Saturday with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky attending. When Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a "special military operation" at dawn […]

todayFebruary 24, 2024 2

Business / Economics

UAE removed, Kenya and Namibia added to global money laundering list

Global anti-money laundering watchdog the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) said Friday that it had removed the United Arab Emirates from its "grey list" of countries subject to increased monitoring, while Kenya and Namibia were added. Countries on the list have "strategic deficiencies" in their efforts to counter money laundering and terrorist financing, but are cooperating with the FATF to correct the problems and are subject to increased monitoring. FATF […]

todayFebruary 24, 2024 1

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Russia claims it’s making Mariupol great again

Once a symbol of Ukrainian resistance, Mariupol is rebuilding under Russian control after it was destroyed by shelling. CBC’s Briar Stewart breaks down Russia’s propaganda efforts and what Ukrainians still living there say is really happening to the city.

todayFebruary 24, 2024 2

World

Ukraine Warns the World: It’s Now or Never for Prosecuting Putin

President Vladimir Putin of Russia, Feb. 14, 2024. A hard-core group of countries headed by Ukraine has been trying to set up a special court to try Putin for the crime of aggression. But a larger group of countries, led by the United States, wants a lesser version of such a tribunal. Frustrations are mounting in the first camp as Russia’s full-on war in Ukraine grinds into its third year. […]

todayFebruary 23, 2024 1

World

Ukraine Warns the World: It’s Now or Never for Prosecuting Putin

President Vladimir Putin of Russia, Feb. 14, 2024. A hard-core group of countries headed by Ukraine has been trying to set up a special court to try Putin for the crime of aggression. But a larger group of countries, led by the United States, wants a lesser version of such a tribunal. Frustrations are mounting in the first camp as Russia’s full-on war in Ukraine grinds into its third year. […]

todayFebruary 22, 2024

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Russia classifies Radio Free Europe as an ‘undesirable organisation’

Russia has labelled US-funded broadcaster Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) an "undesirable organisation", according to a registry held by the country's Justice Ministry. Previously, RTL/RL was identified as  a "foreign agent". The ruling to add it to the list as "undesirable" was made on February 20th, with RFE/RL being the 142nd entity labelled this way. The "undesirable organisation" law was adopted in 2015 by the Kremlin and regulates NGOs and […]

todayFebruary 22, 2024 2

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In seeking re-election, Ursula von der Leyen has one real rival: herself

The German politician is ready for another five years at the helm of the European Union's most powerful institution, from which she has shaped the bloc's policies in ways that would have been unimaginable when MEPs elected her in 2019 by a razor-thin margin. Her tenure kicked off amid a continent-wide movement of protests and strikes that thrust climate change to the very top of the agenda. It was therefore […]

todayFebruary 21, 2024 1

World

US to impose additional sanctions on Russia following Navalny death

The United States is announcing a "major sanctions package" to hold Russia and its President Vladimir Putin accountable for the death of Alexei Navalny and the war in Ukraine. White House spokesperson John Kirby says the Biden administration will put forward the economic measures on Friday, a week after Navalny — a long-time anti-corruption campaigner and Putin critic — was found dead in an Artic Circle penal colony. Benji Hyer […]

todayFebruary 21, 2024 1

World

Alexei Navalny had a vision of a democratic Russia. That terrified Vladimir Putin to the core

    By Robert Horvath, La Trobe University   Alexei Navalny was a giant figure in Russian politics. No other individual rivalled the threat he posed to the Putin regime. His death in an Arctic labour camp is a blow to all those who dreamed he might emerge as the leader of a future democratic Russia. What made Navalny so important was his decision to become an anti-corruption crusader in […]

todayFebruary 20, 2024 2

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