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US Whistleblower Snowden Gets Russian Passport, TASS Reports

US Whistleblower Snowden Gets Russian Passport, TASS Reports

Former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, who exposed the scale of secret surveillance by the National Security Agency (NSA), has...

Russian Leaders Could Be Prosecuted for Crime of Aggression

Russian Leaders Could Be Prosecuted for Crime of Aggression

A special court could be set up to prosecute Russian President Vladimir Putin, his ministers and top generals for the...

Concern Rises as New Turkish Media Law Squeezes Dissent

Concern Rises as New Turkish Media Law Squeezes Dissent

A new law gives Turkey fresh ammunition to censor the media and silence dissent ahead of elections in which President...

Zelenskyy: ‘Ukrainian Rules Will Prevail’

Zelenskyy: ‘Ukrainian Rules Will Prevail’

The British Defense Ministry’s intelligence update Friday on Ukraine said, “Russia’s withdrawal from the west bank of the Dnipro River...

Ukrainian Engineers Scramble to Keep Mobile Phones Working

Ukrainian Engineers Scramble to Keep Mobile Phones Working

With Ukraine scrambling to keep communication lines open during the war, an army of engineers from the country’s phone companies...

Biden and Macron Say Russia Must Leave Ukraine for War to End 

Biden and Macron Say Russia Must Leave Ukraine for War to End 

US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed that they would never pressure Ukraine to negotiate an end...

Musk’s Company Aims to Soon Test Brain Implant in People

Musk’s Company Aims to Soon Test Brain Implant in People

Tech billionaire Elon Musk said his Neuralink company is seeking permission to test its brain implant in people soon. In...

EU Calls for Special Russia Aggression Tribunal May Be Tough to Realize

EU Calls for Special Russia Aggression Tribunal May Be Tough to Realize

A new European Union proposal for an international tribunal to try Russian aggression in Ukraine has received mixed reviews —...

Russian-American Science Conference Held in US Despite War in Ukraine

Russian-American Science Conference Held in US Despite War in Ukraine

The Russian-American Science Association’s annual conference was held November 18-20 in Los Angeles, California. The event had a different tone...

Spain Investigating Letter Bombs Sent to Prime Minister, Ukraine Embassy

Spain Investigating Letter Bombs Sent to Prime Minister, Ukraine Embassy

Ukraine’s foreign minister said Thursday a letter bomb sent to the Ukrainian embassy in Madrid was act of terror and...

China, Ukraine Top Agenda as Biden Hosts Macron

China, Ukraine Top Agenda as Biden Hosts Macron

U.S. President Joe Biden is set to host French leader Emmanuel Macron for talks Thursday at the White House that...

Arizona Aims to Become a Semiconductor Powerhouse

Arizona Aims to Become a Semiconductor Powerhouse

The United States is pushing to regain its position as a center for semiconductor manufacturing and research as part of...