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Marianna Budanova, whose husband is the director of military intelligence, is recovering in a hospital, the officials said. Her husband has long accused Russia of trying to kill him.
The revelation that the broadcaster Hubert Seipel received hundreds of thousands of euros from an oligarch is stirring worries in Germany that Russia is using an old playbook to promote its interests.
Source: Russian Payments to Top Journalist Hubert Seipel Jolts Germany
The Oct. 7 Hamas assault on Israel and a surge in acts of antisemitism have awakened a repressed horror in Jewish populations across the continent.
Source: A World of Fear for Europe’s Jews
The fight for the battered city of Avdiivka has emerged this fall as the fiercest battle of the war. Waves of Russian assaults have not broken through so far.
Source: Both Sides Pay a Bloody Price for Coveted Ukrainian City
The Russian authorities announced that the airport in Makhachkala, the capital of the predominantly Muslim Dagestan region, was temporarily closed and riot police were dispatched to the scene.
Source: Mob Storms Plane Arriving From Israel at Russian Airport, Authorities Say
A forum in Malta was intended to encourage countries that have taken a neutral stance on the invasion of Ukraine not to side with Russia.
Source: As Fighting Rages, Ukraine Takes Its Battle to the Diplomatic Arena
More candid than his mother, he is likely to acknowledge the monarchy’s brutal colonial history but avoid inviting calls for reparations.
Source: In Kenya, King Charles Will ‘Walk a Tightrope’ on Britain’s Past
Three friends met as boys in western Ukraine. When Russia invaded, they enlisted in the same unit. There was comfort, and dread, in serving together.
Source: In Ukraine, 3 Childhood Friends Became Brothers in War Against Russia
The State Department’s Global Engagement Center is taking the unusual step of disclosing a covert Russian operation when it is barely off the ground.
Source: U.S. Tries New Tack on Russian Disinformation: Pre-Empting It
“Inflation is still expected to stay too high for too long,” the bank’s chief said, but noted that the campaign of interest rate increases was helping curb price pressures.
Source: European Central Bank Keeps Rates on Hold for First Time in Over a Year