Bizarre trend of pro-Russian war propaganda sweeps Chinese social media

Last year, a man claiming to be a Russian soldier fighting in Ukraine in the Moscow War began posting triumphant videos on a Chinese social media app from the alleged battlefield, applauding Russian fighting and a victory demanded by the Kremlin. But things faltered when the alleged Russian soldier who was spreading anti-American and pro-Kremlin … Read more

Russian Wagner fighters threaten armed chaos on the Polish border with Belarus

Poland is deploying attack helicopters and increasing troop levels on its border with Belarus in response to Warsaw’s alleged violation of its airspace this week. Poland’s Defense Ministry said two Belarusian helicopters training near the border violated Polish airspace in the eastern Bialowieza region. The US Department of Defense described the incident in a statement … Read more

Russia’s Wagnerian mercenary movement near the Polish border has the world in turmoil

More than 100 members of the notorious Wagner Group are moving towards Poland’s border with Belarus, ringing alarm bells among NATO leaders and local authorities. Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Saturday confirmed reports of the movements of the Russian mercenary group and said his information had placed mercenaries near the vulnerable Suwałki Gorge in … Read more

European leaders are calling for an International Criminal Court arrest warrant for Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko

Members of the European Parliament have called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to issue an arrest warrant for Belarusian ruler Alexander Lukashenko, accusing Belarus of an “accomplice role” in Russia’s war against Ukraine. The arrest warrant should be issued in part because Lukashenko, who allowed Russian forces to use Belarus as a theater for … Read more

Women in Ukraine’s army reveal nagging secrets as they fight back against Russian invasion

KIEV — Vladimir Putin’s war has been attrition for hundreds of thousands of soldiers fighting Russian troops on the frontlines — but the invasion has been particularly brutal for the roughly 60,000 women who serve in Ukraine’s army, according to multiple sources speaking to The Daily Tier . Aside from the usual horrors of war, … Read more

The Belarusian leader welcomes Wagner troops, but others in the country see them as a threat

When life in Russia went back to normal afterwards an armed uprising When a group of mercenaries was attacked by a group of mercenaries, tensions rose in and around neighboring Belarus, where the force’s exiled leader and some of their fighters settled. The move to Belarus was part of the deal The Kremlin lashed out … Read more

Wagner boss released after armed uprising. Other Russians who defy the Kremlin are not so lucky

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin led an armed uprising against the Russian military – and was released. Others, who merely voiced criticism of the Kremlin, were not so lucky. On Tuesday, Russia’s main domestic intelligence agency, the FSB, said it had closed the criminal investigation into last week’s revolt and had not … Read more

Prigozhin has already started work on a brand new threat in Belarus

According to the independent Russian news agency Verstka, military camps were being built in Belarus on Monday for Wagner mercenaries fighting under Yevgeny Prigozhin, who had just been exiled to the country after his attempted mutiny in Russia. “We are working, we are already working today. Tomorrow, before lunch, it’s the task [build]’ a source … Read more

Did Yevgeny Prigozhin just disappear from double-talking Putin?

On Saturday night, as his heavily armed mercenaries approached Moscow, Yevgeny Prigozhin abruptly announced that he would end his uprising after a negotiated settlement that would allow him to escape peacefully. Nothing has been heard from him since then. The endless chatter on the Telegram channel of his press service has stopped, there is nowhere … Read more

Analysis: The ‘mayfly’ mutiny is fading, but Russia is a changed place

CNN — The weekend’s events in Russia appear to be an almost surreal break in the long conflict unfolding in neighboring Ukraine. Yevgeny Prigozhin’s challenge to the Russian state erupted and died down within 24 hours, but the aftermath of his short-lived mutiny could linger much longer. For all his boasting, Prigozhin’s Wagner troops would … Read more