mcdonald s: McDonald’s to exit Russia, sell business in country

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NEW YORK: American fast-food giant McDonald‘s will exit the Russian market and sell its business in the increasingly isolated country, the company said Monday. Many Western businesses have pulled...

nato: Sweden, Finland NATO bids are ‘grave mistake’: Russia

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MOSCOW: Russia warned Monday that decisions by Finland and Sweden to join the NATO military alliance were serious mistakes and Moscow would take measures. “This is another grave mistake...

Russian war effort runs into diplomatic, military hurdles

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KYIV, UKRAINE: With its military bogged down in a grinding conflict in eastern Ukraine, Russia also lost diplomatic ground over the weekend as two more European nations moved closer...

This former banker is gathering evidence to put ‘Putin in jail’ | In-depth

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May 16, 2022, 08:00AM ISTSource: TOI.in It has been over two months since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. A human rights activist and a former banker Sasha Romantsova is collecting...

nato: Finland to seek Nato entry in ‘new era’ amid Russia’s war

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BERLIN: Finland‘s government declared a “new era” is underway after announcing its intention to seek Nato membership, hours before Sweden’s governing party on Sunday backed a plan to join...

putin: Oligarch claims Russian president ‘very ill with blood cancer’

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NEW DELHI: An oligarch with close ties to the Russian leader has reportedly been recorded as saying “Putin is very ill with blood cancer”. According to US media reports,...

ukraine: Frontlines moving in “Battle of the Donbas’, Ukraine mounts counter-offensive

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KYIV: A Ukrainian counteroffensive was underway near the Russian-held town of Izium, but its military reported on Sunday that Russian forces were advancing elsewhere in the Donbas region, which...

zelenskyy: Zelenskyy defiant as Russia retreats from Kharkiv

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KYIV: Fresh off his country’s Eurovision win, a defiant Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy vowed early Sunday to one day host the song contest in the embattled city of Mariupol,...

nato: Finland’s president informs Putin of Nato membership bid

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HELSINKI: Finnish President Sauli Niinisto spoke with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Saturday about the Nordic country’s application for NATO membership, expected to be announced this weekend, his...

ukraine: Russians withdraw from city of Kharkiv, batter east: Ukraine

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KYIV: Russian troops are withdrawing from Ukraine‘s second-largest city after weeks of heavy bombardment, the Ukrainian military said Saturday, as Kyiv and Moscow’s forces engaged in a grinding battle...