Russian rouble plunges to record low amid outrage over Ukraine | Economy News

Investors flock to safe haven currencies including the US dollar and yen amid growing international isolation of Moscow. The Russian rouble plummeted to a record low against the dollar on…

Russian vodka being removed from shelves in US and Canada

Some liquor stores and bars in the US and Canada are taking Russian vodka off their shelves in protest of President Vladimir Putin’s military invasion of Ukraine. The latest: The…

More than 2,000 arrested at anti-war protests in Russia | Russia-Ukraine crisis News

Rights watchdog says more than 5,000 demonstrators detained across the country since President Putin launched the war on Ukraine. Police in Russia have arrested more than 2,000 anti-war protesters across…

How Canada became America’s new culture war

Canada never realized its trucker protests would catalyze the way they did – into rocket fuel for MAGA warriors in America’s cultural fight. The diesel fumes, horn blasts and bouncy…

Key questions after Putin’s nuclear announcement | Vladimir Putin News

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s order on Sunday to place Russia’s nuclear forces on high alert is part of a pattern of escalating tensions following his attack on Ukraine. But analysts…

General Assembly to hold urgent session Monday

The latest on the Russia’s invasion of Ukraine: UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council has voted for the 193-member General Assembly to hold an emergency session on Russia’s invasion…

EU ups the ante with Russia; closes airspace, bans media | European Union News

The European Union has announced sweeping new sanctions against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, closing its airspace to Russian aircraft and banning Russian state media outlets broadcasting in the…

Russia will be ‘isolated’ on world stage, US ambassador to UN promises

The United States will cut off Russia and “isolate” the warring nation on the world stage, the US ambassador to the United Nations vowed Sunday. “We can settle them in…

As Russia invades Ukraine, Iraqis remember painful war memories | Russia-Ukraine crisis News

Baghdad, Iraq The air assaults and gunfire on Ukrainian soil following the Russian invasion are stirring up memories barely sealed in Iraq nearly 19 years after the US-led invasion. The…

BP divests stake in Russian oil giant Rosneft

British oil company BP said Sunday it will exit from its 19.75% stake in Rosneft, the Russian oil giant with ties to the Kremlin, and that BP CEO Bernard Looney…