Because of what Moscow refers to as "extremist conduct," Meta Inc's Facebook and Instagram social networking sites have already been blocked in the country. On Monday, a Russian court declared most Meta (Facebook) Platforms Inc to be an 'extremist organization,' but spared its WhatsApp messaging from this classification and stated...
A few days after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the Russian Media Group (RMG), one of Russia's major media corporations, issued a statement explaining why specific musicians would no longer be played on its popular radio stations or music TV channel. "The harsh words these singers made about Russia in the...
The Russian military has bombed an art school where around 400 people had taken refuge in the port city of Mariupol, Ukraine claims. Local authorities said the school’s building was destroyed and people could remain under the rubble. There was no immediate word on casualties. The number of victims is yet...
President Vladimir Putin of Russia has been labeled a "loser." His failed, ongoing war in Ukraine, which has effectively walled Russia off from the rest of the world, is ample proof. However, the designation has been made official by Loser.com, and you can see it for yourself. In your web...
In response to Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, US President Joe Biden ordered an embargo on US imports of Russian oil, gas, and energy on Tuesday, according to AFP. "The prohibition on Russian oil imports was determined after extensive discussions with friends," he told AFP. "We're pushing forward with this ban...
It is no secret that the future belongs to women, and March is designated as Women's History Month around the world, with International Women's Day honoring women's cultural, political, and social achievements. The day is a plea for a world free of bias, stereotyping, and discrimination, one that is...
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken stated that the US has received "quite credible evidence" of purposeful strikes on civilians in Ukraine as part of Russia's ongoing military campaign against its neighbor on Sunday. Blinken went on to say that the US was documenting these claims in order to...
Russia's military offensive in Ukraine began its second week on Thursday. Even as the two countries' representatives convened in Belarus for a second round of negotiations, heavy missile strikes marked the occasion. Meanwhile, during a 90-minute phone call with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron earlier in the day, Russian President...
In a very subtle approach, Twitter has increased up its attempts to battle Russian propaganda about the state's invasion of Ukraine. Twitter's head of site integrity, Yoel Roth, stated on Monday that the platform would start identifying connections to Russian state-affiliated news sites, such as the English-language Russia Today (RT)...
Ukraine agreed to meet with Russia in Belarus on Sunday, according to Russian state media, citing Moscow officials. The office of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said the two sides would meet at an undisclosed location along the Belarusian border, but did not specify a time. President Vladimir Putin reportedly ordered Russian...