Russia's Victory Day ceremony was scaled back this year, amid the war in Ukraine.
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China's Xi Jinping says he has a peace plan for Ukraine and wants to mediate an end to the war. Ukraine and its neighbors are skeptical.
The trip was Putin's first-ever visit to the Donbas region, which Russia illegally annexed last year. It followed the International Criminal Court's decision to issue a warrant for him on war crimes.
Some French legislators and activists are calling on the French president to rescind the award to the Russian leader because of the Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
In a new documentary, the former British prime minister said Russia's leader didn't seem serious about avoiding war before his country invaded Ukraine. The Kremlin says Johnson's statement is a lie.
Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered Russian forces to observe the cease-fire for 36 hours starting Jan. 6. A Ukrainian official dismissed the move as "a cynical trap."
Russia will end 2022 in a weaker global standing than when the year began. Its struggles in Ukraine surprised the Kremlin, and the global punishments are starting to hamper the Russian economy.
The Kremlin dismissed the idea of talks with President Biden to end the war in Ukraine and said its assault on Ukrainian infrastructure was an "inevitable" response to Kyiv's attacks.
The conspiracy theory claims global elites plot to hoard the world's wealth and resources, leaving the rest of the planet to starve — and it's gaining traction in Moscow amid the Ukraine war.
President Biden leaves Thursday for a series of major summits with foreign leaders. And in Bali, he'll meet face-to-face with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Entrepreneur Yevgeny Prigozhin admitted Monday that he had interfered in U.S. elections and would continue to do so — confirming for the first time the accusations that he has rejected for years.