Nuclear War threatened by Russia as Finland announces Nato membership

The Finnish President told Vladimir Putin his country will join NATO in a ‘direct and straightforward’ phone call. Sauli Niinistö said the conversation was ‘conducted without aggravations’ as both parties worked to ‘avoid tensions’. The discussion came as Russia cut off electricity supplies to the country and a Putin lackey boasted that the Kremlin could […]


More than 80% of Russians Fear Nuclear War With U.S.—Poll

he invasion of Ukraine has driven a new ideological wedge between Moscow and Washington, leaving a majority of Russians and Americans fearing a nuclear exchange, new polling shows. A survey published on Wednesday by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Levada Center, Russia’s last independent pollster, found clear Cold War-like divisions among the […]

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Mexican Border is Easier Path to Enter U.S. for Ukrainian Refugees

Vladymyr Ostapchuk and his family walked up to the U.S. border with Mexico on Sunday afternoon to ask for asylum, the final border they would cross after a multicountry trip over 20 days that started as Russian military forces invaded their native Ukraine last month. Mr. Ostapchuk, a 33-year-old construction worker from Vinnytsia, fled Ukraine […]

Xi is warned of ‘Consequences’ for Backing Russia in war, during Biden call

U.S. President Joe Biden warned Chinese President Xi Jinping in a video conference on Friday of “implications and consequences” should China support Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, while Xi assured Biden that his country didn’t want the war. The highly anticipated call was the first conversation between the two men since Russia’s invasion last month. “President […]

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Russian lawmaker demands return of Alaska, California fort and reparations amid US-led sanctions

A Russian lawmaker made an outlandish demand over the weekend that the United States return Alaska and a historic settlement in California, in addition to paying reparations to Russia over crippling American-led sanctions that have put Moscow’s economy in a tailspin. Oleg Matveychev, a member of the state Duma, outlined on Russian state television a […]