New Claim Emerges About Putin’s Cancer Battle

It has been reported that Vladimir Putin has been receiving Western treatment for his cancer so he may continue to direct his troops in the Ukraine conflict. The Russian leader is said to be battling prostate cancer, pancreatic cancer, and Parkinson’s disease. He turned 70 years old more than two months ago. President Putin’s supposed health struggles have dominated his public appearances, with him at times uncontrollably shaking, twitching, and fidgeting. The Russian historian and …

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Putin has serious fall down the stairs and ‘soils’ himself, fueling speculation regarding his health

Russian President Vladimir Putin fell down the stairs this week and soiled himself amid growing speculation that his health is deteriorating, according to an anti-Kremlin Telegram channel affiliated with his security team. The 70-year-old Russian president fell at his official residence in Moscow on Wednesday evening, according to the Telegram channel “General SVR” run by a former Russian spy. It has been reported that the ailing Russian leader fell five steps before landing on his …

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Russian Hackers Launch Cyberattacks on US Airports

Some U.S. travel websites knocked offline after Russian hacker group calls for attack NBC News Following a cyberattack on two of the busiest airports in the country, 13 U.S. airport websites, including Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport, were made inaccessible Monday morning after Russian hackers targeted them. Multiple US airports were listed as targets by the hacking group known as Killnet. Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February, it intensified its …

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Near radiation catastrophe at Ukraine nuclear plant due to Russian artillery fire

Ukraine narrowly escapes nuclear catastrophe as plant loses power, Zelenskiy says – Reuters Russian artillery fire over the region of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in Ukraine caused a fire in an ash pond, cutting off the reactor complex from the electrical grid. Back-up diesel generators provided power crucial to the plant’s cooling and safety systems. A Russian official in the occupied city of Enerhodar has accused Ukrainian Armed Forces of starting a forest fire close …

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Putin Demands Crazy Exchange For WNBA Player Detained In Russia

WNBA players ramp up calls for Brittney Griner to be released from ‘hellhole’ Russian prison on her 100th day of detention as reports emerge that Putin wants arms dealer known as ‘Merchant of Death’ in exchange for basketball star -Daily Mail

The WNBA players and their union leaders called on everyone to use their platforms to bring attention to Brittney Griner’s detention in Russia.

Several WNBA and NBA players tweeted about Griner on Saturday, urging the White House to prioritize her safe return home immediately. Griner’s wife, Cherelle, said she wants more proof that Griner would be released.

Viktor Bout, 54, has been imprisoned in the US since 2012 on charges of supplying weapons to a designated State Department terrorist group. Brittney Griner, 31, was arrested at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport on charges of carrying in her luggage vape cartridges with cannabis oil, which is illegal in Russia.

Two weeks after Griner’s most recent court hearing, the Russian state news agency TASS reported that officials were looking to swap Griner for Viktor Bout, a Russian arms dealer convicted of distributing weapons to the FARC in Colombia.

Former US ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson is negotiating for Griner’s release. He was optimistic that it would happen soon.

Bout has been linked to prisoner swaps for US citizens Trevor Reed and Paul Whelan. Griner plays for the Phoenix Mercury in the WNBA.

Whelan’s brother told The Guardian that Russian officials had told him they hoped to swap Whelan for Bout, the Russian man found guilty of fighting police officers in Moscow. The State Department has not commented on the rumors.

Bout was the inspiration for Nicholas Cage’s character in 2005 movie ‘Lord of War’ and was accused of selling weapons to Al-Qaeda, the Taliban and disgraced former Liberian President Charles Taylor.

Former US intel officer Rebekah Koffer warned that releasing Bout could set a dangerous precedent, and that he could tempt Putin to kidnap other Americans in the hopes that he could exchange them for Russian assets.

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Former Lawyer Of Hilary Clinton Accused Of Lying About Trump-Russia Probe

Deliberations underway in trial linked to Trump-Russia probe – The Associated Press Michael Sussmann, lawyer for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, hid his partisan interests from the FBI as he pushed “pure opposition research” related to Donald Trump and Russia in the weeks before the election. The defense argued that even if the lawyer lied, the FBI would have investigated anyway. The case against Sussmann focuses on a peripheral aspect of the original Trump-Russia probe …

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Russian Supply Lines Disrupted by Ukraine

Ukraine Launches Counteroffensive to Disrupt Russian Supply Lines – The Wall Street Journal Ukraine appears to have won the battle of Kharkiv after preventing Russian troops from encircling, let alone seizing, the city. As it did to Russian forces attempting to seize Kyiv, Ukraine also expelled these troops from the city. Russian forces appear to be dropping back and replacing their own troops with proxy forces or mercenaries. The Ukrainian military has been fighting against …

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Bracing for Russia’s ‘Victory Day’ United States Ups The Ante

Biden administration braces for Putin’s Victory Day surprise – POLITICO The U.S. president authorized new military aid for Ukraine and leveled new sanctions on Russia this week as the West braces for a possible conflict escalation by Russia’s unpredictable leader. Analysts believe Putin had hoped to use Victory Day to declare a military victory. Still, ten weeks after the invasion, Moscow has failed to conquer Kyiv and is making plodding progress in the eastern Donbas …

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Ukraine Warns of Upcoming “Bloody Massacre”

(TheDailyHorn.com) – There is growing concern that Russia may invade Ukraine in the coming days or weeks. Over the last month, the Russian military has shown significant force along its border with Ukraine. Recently, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that the US is preparing for all contingencies. Russia has the capabilities to quickly invade the former Soviet Socialist bloc country. Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov said that 95,000 Russian troops are within striking …

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Russian Air Strike Kills 21 Jihadists

(TheDailyHorn.com) – While America deals with domestic issues, Russia remains active in parts of war-torn Syria. Late last week, the Russian military killed over 20 Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Syria, carrying out at least 130 airstrikes in areas previously occupied by IS as the terrorist group reorganizes. In 2014, the Islamic State occupied large sections of Syria and Iraq. The US and Russia were often at odds over how to defeat ISIS safely. On …

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