After years of pandemic-forced cancellations, Athens last weekend hosted carnival, and scores of Greeks flocked in to celebrate. Vaios Vlachos and his girlfriend, who dressed up as marble busts, were among them before they rushed to catch a night train on Tuesday that would get them home in time for work the next morning. But […]
The PMC Wagner Center, which is associated with the founder of the Wagner Group, in St. Petersburg, Russia.Credit…Olga Maltseva/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images It has been a remarkable transformation. Nearly a year since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the head of Russia’s largest mercenary group, who had long denied ties to the military, has become in […]
More than three dozen people have been killed since Russia intensified strikes against civilian areas on Monday, according to Ukrainian officials.