Russia and Iran have 40% of the world's natural gas reserves.
Iran's foreign minister went to India last month. India, another country that hasn't sanctioned Russia over Ukraine and has infamously bypassed Iranian sanctions to keep trade and oil purchases in currency swaps and gold.
Third US national held captive by pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine
Suedi Murekezi, 35, was arrested last month in Kherson, friends and family say
Russia-Ukraine war: latest updates
Suedi Murekezi, the third American held captive in Ukraine. Photograph: Youtube
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Brittney Griner could spend 5 years in Russian labor camp, expert says
MOSCOW - U.S. Olympic gold medalist and WNBA champion Brittney Griner could face up to five years in a Russian labor camp after she was arrested in the country last month, an expert said.
Griner, a 31-year-old Phoenix...
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Possible Considerations for African American or Black Volunteers visiting Ukraine
Volunteer Voices: “'People of color' face many challenges living in Ukraine, as a Peace Corps Volunteer. However, African-Americans will confront far more complicated issues. For modern...
U.S. to restrict visas of Chinese officials accused of "repressive acts"
The U.S. is restricting the visas of Chinese officials accused of "repressive acts" against ethnic and religious minorities, the State Department announced Monday.
Driving the news: The officials are believed to be...
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German Chancellor Olaf Schulz's decision to more than double the funding for his country's military has caught not only Europeans, but also Germans by surprise. The country's reckoning with its own history has, for decades, prevented it from...
Russian soldiers, pressing forward with their invasion of Ukraine, have been accused of raping women, by a resident of the occupied city of Kherson and by Ukraine's foreign minister
Kherson resident Svetlana Zorina, speaking to CNN on Friday, highlighted the fear the local people feel now that...
This is a white on white conflict.
Its not a Black People's issue.
Ukraine can hold their nuts.
Them Ukrainians and Russians hate Black folks. And are extremely racist as fukk to boot.
Let em fight it out.
When Have Ukrainians ever defended Black People?
Wealthy Russians who parked money in Florida's 'Little Moscow' worry they'll be blacklisted from buying luxury real estate
Sunny Isles, Florida, is known as "Little Moscow" because of the many Russian elites who live there.
They're worried sanctions could prevent them from buying real estate...
In light of posts in the official invasion thread I thought it would be good to start a thread for us all to better acquaint ourselves with the history of these two nations. I’ll go dig up some info but if anyone would like to contribute that’s more knowledgeable please feel free the floor is...