Russian press: figure skating champion’s body has changed significantly | Sports

Olympic champion Roman Kostomarov was hospitalized in Moscow on January 10, a few days after an ice show that took place in an outdoor ice rink in minus 20 degrees. He was diagnosed with pneumonia, blood circulation was impaired, and there was a risk of sepsis. The 46-year-old Russian had his legs amputated, and for … Read more

Defense expert Ko Colijn on war fatigue in Russia (and Ukraine) | War in Ukraine

19 mrt 2023 om 20:08Update: een dag geleden Defense expert Ko Colijn has been providing the Dutch with information on armed conflicts for almost fifty years. For he follows the battle in Ukraine and answers our (and your) questions. This time he discusses the battle of attrition over Bakhmut. The war of the Russians … Read more

Gauleiter of Berdyansk sentenced to 15 years – UNIAN

The head of the occupation administration of Berdyansk, Alexander Saulenko, was sentenced in absentia by the Zaporozhye court to 15 years in prison with confiscation of property. Mayor of Melitopol Ivan Fedorov. It is noted that Saulenko was an ordinary local businessman with no obvious political ambitions, although he was a member of the pro-Russian … Read more

The Russian who secretly photographed Putin’s train: ordinary mortals don’t ride like that

31-year-old Russian Mikhail Korotkov has been following Vladimir Putin’s secret train for many years. He also prefers trains when he travels around the regions of Russia. Photos published by The Washington Post show Putin riding a luxury armored train with no identification numbers and always covered windows. One of the carriages of this train has … Read more

Marina risked everything with her war protest on Russian TV | War in Ukraine

18 mrt 2023 om 17:45Update: 13 uur geleden Russian journalist Marina Ovsyannikova became world famous for her protest against the war in Ukraine on Russian state television. She continued to speak out, threatened to go to prison for ten years and then fled. “I can only go back when Putin is dead,” she tells … Read more

Russia: Criminal investigation against ICC judges over Putin’s arrest warrant

Mikhail Metzel, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP Its Investigative Committee of Russia announced that it had opened a criminal investigation against the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor and the judges who issued an arrest warrant for the Russian president on Friday Vladimir Putinon charges of war crimes. On Friday, the International Criminal Court issued … Read more

Russia is losing its military influence over other post-Soviet countries

For example, the redeployment of so-called Russian peacekeepers from Nagorno-Karabakh to Ukraine is undermining Russia’s influence over Armenia, the ISW report said. Experts point to the warnings of Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan that Azerbaijan is preparing a new large-scale attack on Nagorno-Karabakh. Pashinyan has announced that Yerevan will have to turn to the UN … Read more

Putin, who invited the billionaire, gave them an unpleasant message

March 16 Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Russian billionaires to prioritize patriotism over profit, and ordered them to invest domestically and support the country’s economy, which is under pressure from Western sanctions. Reuters writes about it For the first time since the beginning of the invasion of Ukraine, the Russian president personally addressed the … Read more

A huge event that Putin was supposed to attend was suddenly cancelled 2023 m. kovo 17 d. 08:31 Vladimir Putin Photo: AFP / Scanpix aA According to the media, the traditional big concert planned for March 18 at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium dedicated to the anniversary of the annexation of Crimea has been cancelled. Instead, his anniversary will be celebrated on Saturday with smaller events in several … Read more