Americans should ‘avoid large public gatherings’ ahead of Russia’s VE Day

The US Embassy in Moscow has warned Americans to “avoid large public gatherings” around Russian celebrations commemorating their World War II victory amid the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine. “Annual Victory Day celebrations, including the main parade in Red Square, will take place in Moscow until May 9. Local authorities will limit travel to event … Read more

Americans should ‘avoid large public gatherings’ ahead of Russia’s VE Day

The US Embassy in Moscow has warned Americans to “avoid large public gatherings” around Russian celebrations commemorating their World War II victory amid the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine. “Annual Victory Day celebrations, including the main parade in Red Square, will take place in Moscow until May 9. Local authorities will limit travel to event … Read more

Italy freezes superyacht apparently linked to Vladimir Putin

The 459ft superyacht Scheherazade docked at the Marina Di Carrara shipyard in Italy on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. Francesco Mazzei | Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Italian government on Friday froze a yacht with alleged links to Russian President Vladimir Putin, preventing the ship from leaving port. Italy’s finance ministry said an investigation revealed “significant … Read more

Jill Biden brings thanks and ketchup to US troops in Romania

MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU AIR BASE, Romania (AP) — Offering good cheer — and gallons of ketchup — Jill Biden on Friday thanked U.S. troops deployed in Romania for serving as a check against Russian aggression as she opened a European trip to two countries to learn about the refugee crisis caused by Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. … Read more