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Ukrainian Oligarch Mulls Selling Superyacht to Distance Himself From Russia

As his steel mill in Mariupol was being destroyed by Russian bombs, becoming the site of a last stand by the city’s defenders, the billionaire Rinat Akhmetov, Ukraine’s richest man, emerged as a staunch supporter of the country’s war effort.But even as Mr. Akhmetov pledged to help rebuild Ukraine, a large portion of his fortune was committed to a secret vanity project that speaks to his past as a pro-Russian […]

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New Evidence Shows How Russian Soldiers Executed Men in Bucha

This article contains images of graphic violence.BUCHA, Ukraine — It is the last time the men would be seen alive: In two videos, Russian paratroopers march them at gunpoint along a street in Bucha, a suburb of Kyiv. Some of the Ukrainian captives are hunched over, holding the belts of those in front of them. Others have their hands over their heads. “Walk to the right, bitch,” one of the […]

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Russian Gymnast Who Wore Pro-War ‘Z’ Symbol on Podium Is Given One-Year Ban

A Russian gymnast was stripped of a medal this week and banned for a year by the sport’s governing body for wearing a “Z,” which has become a symbol for showing support for Russia’s war in Ukraine, at a World Cup event in March.Ivan Kuliak, 20, placed third in parallel bars at the Apparatus World Cup in Doha, Qatar, about a week after Russia’s invasion. He stunned officials and observers […]

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Your Friday Briefing: Russia Seeks More Control Over Occupied Ukraine

We’re covering Russian efforts to project dominance in southern Ukraine and African hunger caused by the war.Russia projects control over southeast UkraineA high-ranking Russian official visited an occupied Ukrainian city and declared that the seized parts of the country would “take a worthy place in our Russian family” — a clear suggestion that the Kremlin is trying to lay the groundwork for annexing portions of southeast Ukraine.Russia’s control over the […]

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UPS delivers a sponsorship setback to Lee Westwood

UPS has ended its sponsorship of Lee Westwood in an apparent response to the former world number one’s involvement with a series of Saudi-backed tournaments. Westwood is among the players to have requested releases from the PGA Tour and DP World Tour to contest the first LIV Golf Invitational next month, which has a prize fund of £20.2million and winner’s cheque of £3.2million. Those requests have been turned down and […]

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Navalny’s Team Lobbies Congress to Place More Sanctions on Putin’s Associates

WASHINGTON — Russian activists with Aleksei A. Navalny’s anti-corruption organization are lobbying members of Congress to impose fresh sanctions on 6,000 officials and business leaders who have benefited from President Vladimir V. Putin’s patronage, a sweeping measure that they hope will force his backers to distance themselves from the Russian president.Meeting with Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill this week, officials with Mr. Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation pressed lawmakers to approve […]

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Home Secretary to visit villagers affected by asylum centre proposal

Home Secretary Priti Patel will go to Linton-on-Ouse to hear for herself locals’ concerns about a planned centre for 1,500 asylum seekers, according to Home Office officials who were told it is a village “in crisis”. Senior civil servants from the department were questioned for two hours by residents at the village hall on Thursday evening following the decision to use a disused North Yorkshire RAF base as an accommodation […]

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Prison drug taking incidents down 36 since staff began photocopying mail

Drug-taking incidents in Scottish prisons have dropped by 36% since new rules allowed staff to photocopy prisoners’ mail. Scottish Conservative MSP Russell Findlay led a campaign to bring in the measure in a bid to stop drugs – in particular the benzodiazepine etizolam – from entering jails by being soaked into the paper used to write letters. Since the change in December, the number of drug taking incidents in prisons […]

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Russian Soldier Apologizes in Court to Widow of Man He Killed

By The Associated Press •May 19, 2022The first Russian soldier put on trial for war crimes since the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine apologized in a Ukrainian court after pleading guilty to shooting and killing a 62-year-old civilian, Oleksandr Shelipov.Original story from https://www.nytimes.com

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