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McDonald's seeks to sell Russian business, says it's 'no longer tenable' amid invasion

The Keene Sentinel 16 May 2022
Renault said it will sell all of its shares in Renault Russia to the Moscow city government — and its nearly 68 percent stake in Russian automaker AvtoVAZ, which produces the Lada car, to a Russian federal agency, according to a news release ... Bloomberg News reported that the move ...

Putin coup is underway and 'impossible to stop,' says Ukraine's military intelligence chief

Business Insider 14 May 2022
The coup is "impossible to stop," Major General Kyrylo Budanov told Sky News ... Speaking to Sky News, Major General Kyrylo Budanov said that a Russian military defeat would result in Putin's removal and the country's eventual collapse. "It will eventually lead to the change of leadership of the Russian Federation," Budanov said, per Sky News.

Putin’s mistress, ex-wife and family members are latest to be hit by UK sanctions

Metro UK 14 May 2022
The move was aimed at destabilising the Russian president’s ‘cabal of family, friends and elites’ who funded his lifestyle, the Foreign Office said ... East2west News) ... EAST2WEST NEWS) ... EAST2WEST NEWS). Former first lady of the Russian Federation and ex-wife of Putin, Lyudmila Ocheretnaya, was also named on the sanctions list.

Ukraine’s spy chief belives coup to overthrow Putin ‘is already underway’

Metro UK 14 May 2022
Major General Kyrylo Budanov, 36, said he is ‘optimistic’ defeat will spell the end for the Russian president, with ‘the breaking point’ in the conflict coming in the late summer. Speaking to Sky News, he said ... It will eventually lead to the change of leadership of the Russian Federation ... East2West News).

Russia expels Romanian, Bulgarian diplomats in tit-for-tat move

Al Jazeera 13 May 2022
The Romanian foreign ministry said in a statement on Friday that “the Russian Federation declared 10 employees of the Romanian embassy in Moscow persona non grata”. The news was confirmed by Moscow and follows the April 5 expulsion of 10 Russian diplomats “whose activities ...

South Ossetian President Sets Referendum on Joining Russia for July 17

Urdu Point 13 May 2022
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 13th May, 2022) South Ossetian President Anatoly Bibilov scheduled a referendum on the entry of South Ossetia into Russian Federation for July 17, the statement on his website says.

Brittney Griner's pre-trial detention in Russia extended for 1 month

ABC7 13 May 2022
The Department of State has determined that the Russian Federation has wrongfully detained U.S. citizen Brittney Griner," a department spokesperson told ABC News last week ... She is facing drug charges with up to 10 years in prison, according to Russian media reports, and her pre-trial detention was extended in March to May 19.

Rival to amateur boxing’s Russian president barred from standing in IBA election

The Irish Times 12 May 2022
Van Der Vorst is now appealing to the court of arbitration for sport after being blindsided by the news ... It later called for an eight-point action designed to address the damage caused by the Russian invasion of Ukraine –and for the IBA to take stronger action against the Russian Boxing Federation.

Amateur boxing crisis grows as Russian Iba president’s rival loses election appeal

The Observer 12 May 2022
The Dutch federation, led by Van der Vorst, was among 18 national federations, ... It later called for an eight-point action designed to address the damage caused by the Russian invasion of Ukraine – and for the Iba to take stronger action against the Russian Boxing Federation.

Russian official claims country still on to host 2023 Vert World Championships

Inside The Games 12 May 2022
Russian Skateboarding Federation President Ilya Vdovin previously told state news agency TASS in December that the competition was due to be staged in Nizhny Novgorod in 2023 ... World Skate is following an International Olympic Committee recommendation by banning Russian and Belarusian athletes from its events over the war in Ukraine.

VIDEO: Display Of Force: Russian Troops Pound Positions Of Unseen Enemy

Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder 12 May 2022
Zenger News obtained the footage from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of the Russian Federation on Wednesday, May 11. The post VIDEO. Display Of Force. Russian Troops Pound Positions Of Unseen Enemy appeared first on Zenger News. Source ... .

Last surviving Nuremburg prosecutor calls for war crimes tribunal to punish Russia

CBS News 12 May 2022
As Ukrainian authorities and the international community gather evidence of Russian war crimes in ...

The Jewish Russian community is falling apart - senior Jewish leaders

The Jerusalem Post 12 May 2022
He spoke to the Russian news agency Interfax on March 4 and expressed “bewilderment at the fact that neo-Nazism was actively asserting itself in a country like Ukraine.”. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a news conference after his talks with representatives of Arab League nations, in Moscow, Russia, April 4, 2022.

Russian Aviation Agency Extends Restrictions On Flights To Eleven Airports Until May 19

MENA FN 12 May 2022
(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) The Russian Federal Agency for Air Transport has extended restrictions on flights to 11 airports in the southern and central part of the country until 3.45 am Moscow ... .

Rylov announces he will not appeal against FINA ban for appearing at pro-war rally

Inside The Games 11 May 2022
The Russian Swimming Federation have confirmed Rylov, winner of the Olympic 100 and 200 metres backstroke titles at Tokyo 2020, will not contest the nine-month ban given to him FINA. "Evgeny Rylov will not file an appeal against the FINA decision," the Federation told Russia’s official state news agency TASS.

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