LONDON -- A court in Siberia denied on Thursday the appeal of Ksenia Karelina, a dual American-Russian citizen, who appeared via video link to appeal her detention on charges of treason.Karelina, 33, was arrested on Jan. 27, according to Russian state media. The Sverdlovsk... Read More.
(MOSCOW) -- One of Russia's best-known human rights defenders was sentenced by a Moscow court Tuesday to two and a half years in prison for criticizing the war in Ukraine, amid a continuing crackdown by the Kremlin on dissent.Oleg Orlov, 70, has long been... Read More.
(KYIV, Ukraine) -- Russia, as it does many nights, has launched airstrikes on Ukraine overnight into Saturday morning, the second anniversary of the full-scale invasion in 2022.A barrage of Russian drones and missiles targeted Odesa in the south, and at least one person and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Two years into the war on Ukraine, the economic sanctions against Russia leveled by the Biden administration are working, according to Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, but she said there is more to do."We're working with 30-plus other countries all around the globe,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration on Friday announced more than 500 sanctions on Russia, its "enablers," and its "war machine" as the world marks two years since Russia attacked Ukraine.This is the largest single tranche since the start of Russian President Vladimir Putin's invasion,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. has announced more than 500 sanctions on Russia, its enablers, and its war machine on Friday as the world marks two years since Russia attacked Ukraine.This is the largest single tranche since the start of Russian President Vladimir Putin's invasion,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Alexei Navalny's cause of death has been listed as "natural" on his medical report, according to Navalny's spokesperson Kira Yarmysh, who was relayed the information on the death certificate by the Russian opposition leader's mother."The medical report on death shown to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Moscow's arrest of a Los Angeles woman on charges of high treason has cast a new spotlight on the steep challenges imposed by Russia's refusal to recognize almost all dual citizenships -- sharply limiting diplomats' ability to oversee the cases and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The White House will announce a new "major sanctions" package on Friday "to hold Russia accountable" for the death of Alexei Navalny, the longtime Russian opposition politician and critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, said National Security Communications Adviser John Kirby."Whatever story... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The White House will announce a new "major sanctions" package on Friday "to hold Russia accountable" in response to Alexei Navalny's death, said National Security Communications Advisor John Kirby.This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.Copyright © 2024, ABC... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- National security adviser Jake Sullivan was headed to Capitol Hill Thursday to brief House members of the "Gang of 8" congressional leaders on what ABC News first reported, citing sources, was intelligence relating to Russia's desire to put a nuclear weapon into space... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- New reporting about intelligence related to Russia wanting to put a nuclear weapon into space, possibly to use against satellites, raises key questions about the country's intentions and the potential ramifications of an orbital detonation.The Outer Space Treaty of 1967 -- signed... Read More.