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Russia’s foreign minister says he will propose a time for a phone call about a prisoner exchange.

Russia’s foreign minister says he will propose a time for a phone call about a prisoner exchange.

Russia’s foreign minister said on Friday that he would propose a convenient date for a phone call with Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken to discuss a possible prisoner exchange. The Biden administration has offered to hand over Viktor Bout, the imprisoned Russian arms dealer, in exchange for the release …

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U.S. aid chief criticizes China’s ‘absence’ in a food crisis stoked by Russia’s invasion.

U.S. aid chief criticizes China’s ‘absence’ in a food crisis stoked by Russia’s invasion.

Nations that have refused to condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine risk accelerating a global food crisis, the United States international aid agency’s chief said on Monday, singling out China for hoarding fertilizer and grain while millions of people in East Africa face starvation. Samantha Power, the administrator of the U.S. …

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UK sanctions Russia’s second-richest man Vladimir Potanin who is worth £13 billion

UK sanctions Russia

Russia’s second-richest man, Vladimir Potanin has been included in the UK Government’s latest wave of sanctions over the invasion of Ukraine.    The UK Government also placed sanctions on Anna Tsivileva, Vladimir Putin’s first cousin, who is president of coal mining company, JSC Kolmar Group.   Tsivileva’s husband Sergey Tsivilev is …

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson goes on trip to Kyiv, his second visit since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine (photos/video)

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson goes on trip to Kyiv, his second visit since Russia

Boris Johnson has made his second visit to Kyiv since Russia invaded Ukraine.   The British prime minister met with President Volodymyr Zelensky in the capital of Ukraine today to offer a new military training programme which will see the UK train up to 120,000 Ukranian troops every 120 days …

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Nearly 2,000 Ukrainian soldiers have surrendered at Azovstal – Russia’s Defence Ministry

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Russia’s Defense Ministry has said that almost 2000 Ukranian soldiers have surrendered at Azovstal, the last stronghold of Ukranian forces in the Mariupol region.   Azovstal was the last holdout in Russian-occupied Mariupol and became a symbol of Ukrainian resistance despite facing relentless Russian military bombardment. Earlier this week, the …

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