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Russian judge sentences WNBA’s Griner to 9 years in prison

By JIM HEINTZ -- KHIMKI, Russia (AP) — A judge in Russia has convicted and sentenced American basketball star Brittney Griner to nine years in...

Griner lawyer: WNBA star had doctor’s note for cannabis use

By JIM HEINTZ -- KHIMKI, Russia (AP) — A lawyer for WNBA star Brittney Griner at her drug possession trial in Russia on Friday gave...
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Are the Russian people the new ‘Karens?’

I’ve known and know a number of girls and women named Karen. I cannot think of anything bad about any one of them. One...

US demands Russia allow access to detained Brittney Griner

The United States stepped up its push Friday for consular access to Brittney Griner, the WNBA star who is detained in Russia on allegations...

Live updates: Russian mogul uses UK paper for anti-war plea

The latest developments on the Russia-Ukraine war:LONDON — Russia-born media mogul Evgeny Lebedev has used the pages of a British newspaper he owns to...

Ukrainians return from abroad to fight Russian invasion

By MONIKA SCISLOWSKA and RAFAL NIEDZIELSKIMEDYKA, Poland (AP) — While hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians flee their country, some Ukrainian men and women are...

Ukraine, Russia agree to meet as Vladimir Putin puts nuclear forces on high alert

Meeting occurs as fighting between two sides intensifies and the Ukrainian president seeks tougher UN actionJohn Solomon from Just the News is reporting that...

Putin puts Russia’s nuclear forces on alert, cites sanctions

By YURAS KARMANAU, JIM HEINTZ, VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV and DASHA LITVINOVA --KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — In a dramatic escalation of East-West tensions over Russia’s invasion...

Ukraine invasion puts Russia’s elite sports status at risk

By EDDIE PELLS --Russia spent upwards of $50 billion to host the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, then concocted the most elaborate doping scheme...

Russia attacks Ukraine; conflict reverberates around globe

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, DASHA LITVINOVA, YURAS KARMANAU and JIM HEINTZ KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia launched a wide-ranging attack on Ukraine on Thursday, hitting cities and bases...