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European court takes Russian billionaires off sanctions list

The funds and economic resources of Mikhail Fridman and Petr Aven were frozen after the European Council imposed restrictions following the Russian invasion.
Mikhail Fridman, left, and Petr Aven in Moscow,
Mikhail Fridman, left, and Petr Aven in Moscow,

China's Xi meets with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov in show of support against Western democracies

Lavrov and his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, reaffirmed solidarity in international affairs at a news conference earlier Tuesday.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, left, shakes hands with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, left, shakes hands with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

Anger boils over as Russians stage rare protest after record floods

Some people chanted “shame on you, shame on you” and “Putin help” at local officials who they said had done too little to help their plight.
Rescuers evacuate residents from the flooded part of the southern tip of the Ural Mountains, Russia.
Rescuers evacuate residents from the flooded part of the southern tip of the Ural Mountains, Russia.

Record floods in Russia's Urals triggered by melting snow

Russia declared an emergency in the Orenburg region near Kazakhstan after the Ural River, Europe’s third longest, swelled Friday and burst through a dam embankment in the city of Orsk.
Rescuers evacuate residents from the floodwaters in Orsk, Russia,  on April 8, 2024.
Rescuers evacuate residents from the floodwaters in Orsk, Russia,  on April 8, 2024.

Speaker Mike Johnson faces Ukraine aid dilemma and a threat to his job as Congress returns

On the to-do list: Ukraine and Israel aid, funding for Baltimore, an expiring surveillance program, reauthorizing the FAA and Senate action on Mayorkas impeachment articles.
Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, R-La., during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in Emancipation Hall at the Capitol on March 21, 2024.
Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, R-La., during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in Emancipation Hall at the Capitol on March 21, 2024.

Russia says Ukraine struck nuclear plant; Kyiv denies it was behind the attack

The International Atomic Energy Agency, which has experts at the site, said it was the first time the nuclear plant was directly targeted since November 2022 and that the attack had endangered nuclear safety.
Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant
Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant

GOP Rep. Mike Turner: Russian propaganda is 'being uttered on the House floor'

House Intelligence Chair Mike Turner on Sunday said several of his GOP colleagues have repeated Russian propaganda on the House floor.
Rep. Mike Turner at the Capitol
Rep. Mike Turner at the Capitol

Ukraine claims it destroyed 6 Russian warplanes in one of its biggest drone attacks of the war

The assault on a military airfield near Morozovsk appeared to be one of Kyiv’s biggest air attacks in the war, coming as its forces stepped up their assaults on Russian soil.
Ukrainian soldiers prepare a drone at the frontline near Bakhmut, in Ukraine's Donetsk region on March 26, 2024.
Ukrainian soldiers prepare a drone at the frontline near Bakhmut, in Ukraine's Donetsk region on March 26, 2024.

NATO marks its 75th birthday as Russia's war in Ukraine gnaws at its unity

The anniversary comes as the now-32-nation alliance weighs a plan to provide more predictable longer-term military support to Ukraine.
Nato 75th Anniversary
Nato 75th Anniversary

Pope shows off rosary of slain Ukrainian soldier, denounces ‘madness of war’

Francis appealed anew for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza and the release of hostages taken from Israel on Oct. 7 by Hamas.
Pope Francis
Pope Francis

Russia says recruitment spiked after concert attack; Ukraine lowers conscription age to boost forces

Russia is relying on a steady stream of new recruits to the armed forces in order to wage the war in Ukraine, now well into its third year.
Russia Military Recruitment Moscow
Russia Military Recruitment Moscow

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