Putin accuses West of ‘terror’, tells prosecutors to be tough

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the Orthodox Easter service at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow, Russia April 23, 2022. Picture taken April 23, 2022. Sputnik/Sergei Fadeichev/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Putin says West is trying to destroy Russia from within Western-backed assassins tried to kill … Read more

Belarus opposition leader calls for more sanctions against Lukashenko over Ukraine

THE HAGUE, April 22 (Reuters) – Exiled Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya called on Friday for harsher sanctions against Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko who she says must share full responsibility for Russia’s war in Ukraine. Russia sent tens of thousands of troops into Ukraine on Feb. 24 from both Russian and Belarusian territory, in what … Read more

Russia tests nuclear-capable ballistic missile that Putin says has no peer

The Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile is launched during a test at Plesetsk cosmodrome in Arkhangelsk region, Russia, in this still image taken from a video released on April 20, 2022. Russian Defense Ministry/via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, April 20 (Reuters) – Russia said on Wednesday it had test-launched … Read more

New EU sanctions on Russia to target Sberbank, Commission head tells paper

The logo is on display in an office of the Russian largest lender Sberbank in Moscow, Russia December 24, 2020. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register FRANKFURT, April 16 (Reuters) – The European Union’s forthcoming sanctions on Russia will target banks, in particular Sberbank (SBER.MM), as well as oil, the … Read more

Putin warns the West: Russia cannot be isolated – or held back

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting on the country’s agricultural and fish industries via a video link at a residence outside Moscow, Russia April 5, 2022. Sputnik/Mikhail Klimentyev/Kremlin via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 12 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin warned the West on Tuesday that attempts to … Read more