Shackled and looking wary, WNBA star Brittney Griner was ordered to stand trial Friday by a court near Moscow on cannabis possession charges, about 4 1/2 months after her arrest at an airport while returning to play for a Russian team.
Scores of civilians are feared killed or injured after a Russian rocket strike hit a crowded shopping mall in Ukraine's central city of Kremenchuk, Ukrainian officials said Monday.
President Joe Biden urged G7 leaders to "stay together" against Russia's war on Ukraine. While kicking off the summit in the Bavarian Alps on Sunday, leaders agreed to strengthen sanctions by banning imports of Russian gold.
Russian forces were seeking to swallow up the last remaining Ukrainian stronghold in the eastern Luhansk region, while pressing their momentum following the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops from the charred ruins of Sievierodonetsk.
President Joe Biden is out to sustain the global alliance punishing Russia for its invasion of Ukraine as he embarks on a five-day trip to Europe as the 4-month-old war shows no sign of abating and its aftershocks to global food and energy supplies are deepening.
Russia's Vladimir Putin unveiled a new scheme of international settlements, moving further away from the US financial system. In an address to the BRICS Business Forum Wednesday, he proposed a new reserve currency that will be used for payments in international trade.
Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee slammed Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) after the latest evidence of his lying to other members of Congress was revealed. On Tuesday, the GOP House Judiciary said Schiff lied about "evidence" of debunked russian collusion and he lied during Trump-Ukraine impeachment.
Russian State Media released video of two US veterans captured in Ukraine. The video appeared to show the two Americans deemed missing, 39-year-old Alex Drueke and 27-year-old Andy Huynh. This confirmed they were taken captive by Russian forces.
The State Department said a possible third American is missing in Ukraine. During a Thursday press briefing, spokesperson Ned Price said they received reports of an additional American who went to fight in Ukraine whose whereabouts are unknown.