President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine on Thursday redoubled his call for an independent tribunal to investigate and prosecute Russian war crimes, using a speech in The Hague to demand accountability and invoking the trials of Nazis in Nuremberg after World War II. “Impunity is the key that opens the door to aggression,” Mr. Zelensky said […]
President Vladimir V. Putin has long operated within the confines of a tight security bubble, which became even tighter and more isolating during the coronavirus pandemic. The sprawling red fortress of the Kremlin, which Russian officials claimed was the target of a Ukrainian drone attack on Wednesday, contains both the president’s official residence and his […]
President Vladimir Putin will deliver a speech in Moscow, capping an annexation effort widely denounced as a sham.
A shooting in Siberia reflected growing anger over Russia’s mobilization of civilians, as its army struggles in Ukraine. Edward Snowden, who has lived in Russia since 2013, had his request for citizenship granted by the Kremlin.
With Ukrainian forces on the offensive in the east and south, the Kremlin could use the votes to try to justify absorbing occupied parts of Ukraine and a possible escalation of the war.
The Moscow-backed authorities in the southern Ukrainian region of Kherson put a vote on joining Russia on hold, an apparent reflection of Ukrainian forces’ push in the area.