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About 20 dead after Russia fires new waves of missiles at Ukraine

Russia launched fresh waves of missile attacks across Ukraine on Saturday, killing at least 20 people in a strike on an apartment...

Russian critic of Putin dies after falling out of a hotel window in India

Pavel Antov, a Russian politician who criticised president Vladimir Putin for the invasion of Ukraine, has been found dead in India’s eastern...

Russian tycoon dies in hotel fall

Russian sausage tycoon Pavel Antov has been found dead at an Indian hotel, two days after a friend died during the same...

Ukraine war: Drone attack on Russian bomber base leaves 3 dead 

A Ukrainian drone attack on Engels bomber base in south Russia has left three people dead, Moscow says.  Air...

Ukraine is alive and kicking – Zelensky urges US to help it defeat Russia

Ukraine is “alive and kicking” and will never surrender, President Volodymyr Zelensky has said, in a defiant address to US lawmakers on...

Ukraine: Russia to deploy musicians to front to boost morale

Russia says it will deploy musicians to the front lines of its war in Ukraine in a bid to boost morale.

Ghana concerned about activities of Russian mercenaries at Burkina border – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has expressed concerns about Russian mercenaries' activities on Ghana's northern border with Burkina Faso. President-Akufo-Addo, who...

My son was beaten over refusal to fight in Ukraine – Russian father

When his son was sent to fight in Ukraine, Sergei begged him not to go. "You've got relatives there....

Ukraine war: US says Iran now Russia’s ‘top military backer’

Russia and Iran’s relationship has warmed to a fully-fledged defence partnership, the US has said. Russia is giving an...

Russia frees WNBA star Brittney Griner in prisoner swap; US releases arms dealer Viktor...

Russia freed WNBA star Brittney Griner on Thursday in a dramatic high-level prisoner exchange, with the U.S. releasing notorious Russian arms dealer...

Ukraine war: Oil prices rise as cap on Russian crude looms

Oil prices have risen after major producers agreed to continue to cut output and the G7 and its allies said they will...

Biden prepared to meet Putin to end Russia-Ukraine war

US President Joe Biden has said he would be ready to meet Russia’s President Vladimir Putin “if in fact there is an...

Ghana is suffering more than Russia and Ukraine – NDC Woman

Aspiring Deputy General Secretary for the National Democratic Congress, Dr Catherine Deynu, has blamed the ruling party in government for the recent...

Newborn baby killed in Russia strike at Ukraine hospital

A newborn baby has been killed in a Russian missile strike on a maternity unit in Ukraine’s southern Zaporizhzhia region, emergency services...

Military drills in gas-rich Algeria put focus on Russian ties

Algeria and Russia began joint military manoeuvres last Wednesday in the region of Hammaguir in Béchar, bordering Morocco. This will be the...
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Russia to ban sharing LGBT ‘propaganda’ with adults as well as children

The controversial Russian ban against promoting so-called "gay propaganda" looks set to be extended to all adults. The move...
President Putin watched the nuclear drills via video link

Putin watches first Russian nuclear drill since invasion of Ukraine

Vladimir Putin has overseen annual nuclear exercises by Russia's strategic nuclear forces at a time of heightened tensions with the West over...

Minister sacked for condemning Russia at UN

Madagascar’s president has sacked the country’s foreign minister because he voted in favour of a UN resolution condemning Russian referendums to annex...

Russian warplane crash kills 13 in apartment block

At least 13 people have now died after a Russian fighter-bomber plane crashed into an apartment block in the southern Russian town...

Russia increases scholarship to Ghanaian students

The Russian Government has increased its scholarship to Ghanaian students from 75 to 110 with effect from November 2022.

Ghana, 142 others vote against Russia’s attempted annexation of four Ukrainian regions

The UN General Assembly (UNGA) overwhelmingly approved a resolution on Wednesday telling Russia its annexation of four Ukrainian zones is illegal and not valid.

Putin’s dream of Russian victory slips away in Ukraine

"The truth is on our side and truth is strength!" Vladimir Putin boomed into a microphone on Red Square last week, after...

Russia to formally annex four more areas of Ukraine

Russia's Vladimir Putin will hold a signing ceremony on Friday formally annexing four more areas of Ukraine after self-styled referendums condemned by...

Apple removes Russia’s largest social network from App Store

Apple has removed the iOS apps belonging to VK, the technology conglomerate behind Russia’s version of Facebook called VKontakte, from its App...
Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia conducts the Orthodox Christmas service at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, Russia, January 6, 2022. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Orthodox Church leader says Russian soldiers dying in Ukraine will be cleansed of sin

The head of the Russian Orthodox Church has said that Russian soldiers who die in the war against Ukraine will be cleansed...

Deadly gun attack leaves 13 dead at Russian school

A gunman has opened fire at a school in central Russia, killing at least 13 people and injuring 21, Russian officials say.

Ukraine war: Russians flee to border after military call-up

Queues have sprung up along Russia’s border as men attempt to leave the country amid a military call-up for the war in...

North Korea denies supplying weapons to Russia

North Korea says it has never sold weapons to Russia and has no plans to do so, following US reports that Moscow...

Ukraine captain calls for Russia to be totally isolated from sport

Andriy Yarmolenko, captain of the Ukrainian football team, has called for Russia to be "isolated on every level" from sport.

Agogo Russia traders protest ‘forceful’ eviction [Video]

https://youtu.be/R3DMBC7gP7Y Some traders at Agogo Russia in the Asante Akyem North Municipality of the Ashanti Region have...

Russia excluded from Euro 2024 qualification draw

Russia will not take part in the draw for qualifying for Euro 2024, Uefa and the country's football federation confirmed on Tuesday.
The Queen’s coffin as it lies in rest in St Giles’s Cathedral, Edinburgh (AP)

Queen’s funeral: Russia, Belarus and Myanmar ‘not invited to attend’

Russia, Belarus and Myanmar will not be invited to the Queen’s state funeral, while Iran will only be represented by an ambassador, according to reports.

Bundesliga: RB Leipzig cruise over Borussia Dortmund

RB Leipzig beat a sluggish Borussia Dortmund 3-0. Marco Rose took charge of the hosts for the first time...
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Russia has not lost anything over actions in Ukraine – Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russia had not lost anything as a result of its military campaign in Ukraine.

Russian embassy staff killed in Afghanistan bombing

Two Russian embassy staff are among at least six people killed in a suicide bombing in the Afghan capital Kabul, Russian and...

North Korea supplying arms to Russia – Reports

Russia has been forced to buy military hardware from North Korea as sanctions squeeze Moscow's ability to supply its military, US media...

Russian oil chief dies in ‘fall from hospital window’

The chairman of Russia's Lukoil oil giant, Ravil Maganov, has died after falling from a hospital window in Moscow, reports say.

Russia shuts major gas pipeline to Europe

Russia has completely halted gas supplies to Europe via a major pipeline, saying repairs are needed.  The Russian state-owned...

Ukraine war: Russian strike on rail station kills 22

A Russian rocket strike on a Ukrainian train station has killed 22 people, Ukraine says, on the day marking six months since...
Aker Energy halts Ghana oilfield devt over involvement of Russian firm

Aker Energy halts Ghana oilfield devt over involvement of Russian firm

Norway's Aker Energy has put on hold its Pecan oilfield development in Ghana amid concern the project could face sanctions over the...