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Novak Djokovic’s father was filmed posing for photos alongside pro-Russian protesters after the Serbian tennis star’s Australian Open quarter-final on Wednesday night. In footage uploaded to a pro-Russian Australian YouTube account on Thursday, Srdjan Djokovic is seen standing alongside a man holding a Russian flag with the face of President Vladimir Putin and bearing the … Read more

IOC clears path for Russian and Belarusian athletes to participate in upcoming Olympic Games

CNN — The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has presented a multi-stage plan for Russian and Belarusian athletes to compete in the upcoming 2024 Summer Games in Paris and the 2026 Winter Games in Milan. “No athlete should be prevented from competing solely because of their passport,” the IOC Executive Board said. The IOC said it … Read more

Russian intelligence agents believed to have directed White supremacists to carry out bombing campaign in Spain, US officials say

CNN — US officials believe Russian intelligence agents ordered a group of Russian white supremacists to carry out a letter-bombing campaign that rocked Madrid late last year, targeting the prime minister, US embassies and Ukrainian as well as the Spanish Defense Ministry, according to current and former U.S. officials. Spanish authorities have yet to make … Read more

Aid to Ukraine: Michael McCaul says some members don’t understand what’s at stake in Ukraine

Washington CNN — The Republican chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Sunday sought to quell speculation that the new GOP majority would be less likely to fund aid to Ukraine in its war against Russia, despite having suggested that some members of his party might need to be convinced of the need to … Read more

US has moved munitions stored in Israel for use by Ukraine

CNN — The United States has transferred US munitions stored in Israel for use in Ukraine and plans to send more soon, US and Israeli officials told CNN on Wednesday. A US official told CNN they had moved “some” of the 300,000 155mm shells that the US and Israel had agreed would be transferred, and … Read more

US pilot shot down four Soviet MiGs in 30 minutes — and kept in a secret for 50 years

Seoul, South Korea CNN — Royce Williams was a real “Top Gun” 10 years before Tom Cruise was born. On a cold November day in 1952, Williams shot down four Soviet fighter planes – and became a legend no one would hear about for over 50 years. The former naval aviator, now 97, was awarded … Read more

CIA director briefed Zelensky on US expectations for Russia’s battlefield planning

CNN — CIA Director Bill Burns briefed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv last week on US expectations for Russian battlefield planning in the spring, according to a US official and two Ukrainian sources familiar with the meeting . The secret meeting comes as US officials closely monitor a potential Russian offensive in the coming … Read more

US will send Stryker combat vehicles to Ukraine for first time as part of $2.5 billion security package

CNN — The Pentagon on Thursday announced a $2.5 billion security package for Ukraine, including for the first time Stryker armored vehicles and more Bradley fighting vehicles that could be used against any potential Russian offensive in Ukraine this spring. . The package, released a day before an international coalition is to meet in Germany … Read more

US Coast Guard tracking suspected Russian spy ship off coast of Hawaii in international waters

CNN — The US Coast Guard said it was tracking a suspected Russian spy ship off Hawaii in international waters, as tensions between Washington and Moscow persist over Russia’s war in Ukraine. “For the past several weeks, the US Coast Guard has continued to monitor a Russian vessel, believed to be an intelligence collection vessel, … Read more

US preps another major Ukraine aid package but Kyiv pleads for tanks

CNN — The United States is expected to announce one of its largest military aid programs for Ukraine in the coming days, according to two US officials familiar with the plans. But Kyiv has argued for modern tanks, a request the United States is not yet willing to grant, although the United Kingdom and Poland … Read more