US Open tennis stars ready to raise relief funds for Ukraine

The US Open will kick off Wednesday night for Ukraine during the restored “Fan Week” with a star-laden tennis exhibit at the USTA National Tennis Center. The USTA has established a “Tennis Play for Peace” with its signature event to be held at Flushing Meadows on 24 August, which is Ukraine Independence Day. A series … Read more

Saudi billionaire pours $500M into Russian energy firms amid Ukraine invasion

A prominent Saudi billionaire invested more than $500 million in Russia’s top state-linked energy firms this year after the Kremlin launched its brutal invasion of Ukraine, a stock exchange filing showed. Kingdom Holding, the Saudi firm founded by Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, bought the equivalent of $365 million in deposit receipts for Russia’s Gazprom in … Read more

The Pitfalls of ‘Putin Excuse’ and Other Commentary

From right: The pitfalls of ‘Putin’s excuse’ National Review’s Jim Geraghty watches There’s a hidden risk in Team Biden’s use of “Russian invasion of Ukraine” as “an all-purpose scapegoat” for inflation, gas prices, etc. As a result, “Americans may wonder, why didn’t the Biden team do more to stop it?” Before Vladimir Putin moved on, … Read more

2 Americans killed in Ukraine’s Donbass region: report

Two Americans who aided Ukraine during Russia’s months-long offensive are believed to have died in the war-torn country’s eastern side, US officials said Friday night. “We can confirm the recent deaths of two US citizens in the Donbass region of Ukraine,” a State Department spokesman said. According to ABC News, “We are in touch with … Read more

Marina Ovsyannikova is detained in Russia

Russian media person Marina OvsyannikovaThe man, who protested against the invasion of Ukraine on live state television in March, was briefly detained in Moscow on Sunday, posts on her social media channels showed. “Marina is gone taken into custody”, said a post on her Telegram channel, beneath pictures of two police officers leading her to … Read more

Ukraine calls US rocket launchers a ‘game changer’, and requests

Ukraine’s defense minister has described the US-supplied long-range rocket systems as a “game-changer” in Kyiv’s battle against Russia’s brutal months-long invasion – but insisted the eastern European country should be given the last More help is needed to achieve victory. “We are waiting for more armor, more weapons from our allies,” said Oleksey Reznikov wall … Read more

Nuclear war will create ‘terrible’ world over: Scientist

The threat of nuclear war goes far beyond the front of the war. Far from the terror witnessed by civilians and soldiers at the front, Russia’s ongoing progress in Ukraine unstable global economies well as asa sense of freedom and security abroad. As it should be, say the scientists, who warn of the grave danger … Read more

‘Dad, that’s it. She’s dead’: another day of loss in Ukraine

Viktor Kolesnik weeps over the body of his wife, Natalia Kolesnik, who was killed during a Russian bombing of a residential neighborhood in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Thursday, July 7, 2022. (AP Photo / Evgeny Maloletka) Evgeny Maloletka AP Kharkiv, Ukraine When the shelling started, she had gone out to feed the cats. It was afternoon, a … Read more

Russia rained missiles on Ukrainian cities, hundreds trapped

Russian missiles rained down on cities across Ukraine on Saturday as troops entered deep into Severodnetsk, one of the last cities in the broken eastern sector of Luhansk that had not been taken in the four months since its invasion. And where hundreds of civilians are stranded. chemical plant. Reports said Russian troops were moving … Read more

JK Rowling pranked Zelensky by Russians on Zoom

Author JK Rowling inadvertently fell victim to a “distasteful” prank perpetrated by two Russian men pretending to be Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky on a Zoom call. In video, searched by Tuesday Rowling LibraryThe author of “Harry Potter” was fooled by Russian comedy duo Vovan and Lexus, who are known for prank-calling high-profile celebrities. Couple Past … Read more