Russia demands US troops pull back from Eastern Europe

The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has published proposals to the US that include demands to withdraw NATO troops from the eastern border of Russia

Valieva told can compete for medals but won’t get ceremonies if wins

The International Olympic Committee, looking to contain the potential damage from the ongoing story of Russian skater Kamila Valieva, has ruled that Valieva can compete for a medal in the women’s single skating competition this week, but if she wins no medal ceremonies will be held during the 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing.

Canadian protests against Covid vaccine mandate continue nationwide

Trucker-led protests against pandemic-related measures continue across Canada

Russian intel: US involved in “illegal” oil trade in North Syria

The United States remains actively involved in the illegal trade in oil from Syria’s occupied territories, Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service said on Tuesday.

Germany to halt Nord Stream 2 to Russia

The German gvt has decided to suspend certification of Nord Stream 2 pipeline to Russia following Russian military operation in Ukraine

Russian MD: rocket attacks target only military infrastructure

The Russian Ministry of Defence has said the Russian missiles target only military infrastructure, not residential areas

Moscow delegation in Belarus for peace talks, awaits Kiev officials

Russian officials have arrived in Belarus to hold negotiations over peace talks, it awaits the arrival of the Ukrainian delegation

January 6 riot at the Capitol to be turned into movie

The January 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol, considered the worst domestic attack on democracy since the Civil War, will be the subject of J6, a feature film scripted and to be directed by Billy Ray as his follow-up to the highly rated Showtime miniseries The Comey Rule. 

British FM mocked by Russia after geography gaffe *

The British Foreign Minister is mocked by the Russian spokesperson Maria Zakharova after she said that the UK’s “Baltic allies” were located on the Black Sea, despite them being over 1,000km apart.

(In an interview with the BBC, Truss explained that London is “supplying and offering additional support into our Baltic allies across the Black Sea,” despite the fact that Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania are located nowhere near the southeast European body of water.

“Mrs. Truss, your knowledge of history is nothing compared to your knowledge of geography,” Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova wrote on her Telegram channel.)

* gaffe – an embarrassing mistake that is made in public

compiled by E.B. Krutskikh