Sunday, June 16, 2024

Topic: Russia

At least 40 killed in Moscow concert hall shooting, ISIS claims responsibility

At least 40 people were killed and 145 wounded on Friday after gunmen opened fire on concertgoers near Moscow in one of the deadliest attacks...

Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has died in prison: State media

Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has died, state media reported, citing the prison service of the region where he had been serving a 19-year sentence on charges of extremism.

‘A heinous crime’: Russia blames Ukraine, West for killing of journalist

A Russian journalist has been killed near the front line in Ukraine’s southeastern Zaporizhia region, Russia’s defence ministry said.

UN’s rights chief reports shocking figures of civilian casualties and abuses in Russia’s war on Ukraine

More than 8,400 civilian deaths have been confirmed since the beginning of the Russia's war on Ukraine started in February last year, while over 14,000 civilians wounded, UN's human rights chief Volker Turk told the Human Rights Council, sharing data verified by his office.

Russia arrests Wall Street Journal reporter accused of spying

A Moscow court has arrested Evan Gershkovich, a US reporter with the Wall Street Journal suspected of espionage, the state TASS news agency reported.

UN General Assembly calls for immediate end to war in Ukraine

The UN General Assembly on Thursday called for ending the war in Ukraine and demanded Russia’s immediate withdrawal from the country, in line with the UN Charter.