Stories of Ukrainian resistance revealed after Kherson pullout

Near Kherson city, Ukraine CNN — Two Russian soldiers walked down a street in Kherson on a spring evening in early March, just days after Moscow captured the city. The temperature that night was still below freezing and the power was out, leaving the city in complete darkness as the soldiers made their way back … Read more

MH17 trial verdict: Dutch court finds two Russians, one Ukrainian separatist guilty

CNN — A Dutch court on Thursday found two Russians and a Ukrainian separatist guilty of mass murder for their involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014. Igor Girkin, a former colonel of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), and Sergey Dubinskiy, who worked for Russia’s GRU military intelligence … Read more

Five global stories to watch as the US waits for midterm election results

CNN — The world is waiting to assess the impact of the next wild turn in the politics of the United States, a power that sought to guarantee global stability for decades but whose internal politics make it increasingly a force for unpredictability and disruption. Tuesday’s election results will be rolling out all night US … Read more

Pakistan’s Imran Khan says three bullets were taken from his right leg

CNN — Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan says three bullets were taken from his right leg from the shooting which injured him last week. Khan survived the shooting at a political rally in Gujranwala on Thursday, an incident that his party has called an assassination attempt. In an interview with CNN’s Becky Anderson on … Read more

Russian missile strikes overshadow cyberattacks as Ukraine reels from blackouts

Washington CNN — Russia has pummeled Ukrainian cities with missile and drone strikes for much of the past month, targeting civilians and large swaths of the country’s critical infrastructure. By Monday, 40% of Kyiv residents were left without water, and widespread power outages were reported across the country. On Thursday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused … Read more

Imran Khan blames Pakistan establishment for plot to assassinate him

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN — Tensions escalated in Pakistan on Friday as former Prime Minister Imran Khan blamed establishment figures for a plot to kill him – a claim strenuously denied by governing and security officials. A day after he survived a shooting at a political rally outside the town of Gujranwala, Punjab province, Khan gave … Read more

Russian mercenaries jockey for influence amid military struggles in Ukraine

Washington CNN — One of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s closest allies is using dissent around the war in Ukraine to jockey for increased influence inside the Kremlin, US and European officials said, offering a rare glimpse at the brewing tension among Putin allies and how Russia’s disastrous war in Ukraine is affecting the internal dynamics … Read more

Western sanctions are hurting Russia’s ability to replenish military supplies, intelligence analysis shows

CNN — Western sanctions have sharply curtailed Russia’s ability to replenish the munitions it is using in Ukraine, according to a new analysis from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, forcing Moscow to task its intelligence services with finding ways to evade restrictions and procure the critical technology and parts to sustain its … Read more

CIA doctor hit by Havana Syndrome says he was in ‘disbelief’ as he suffered what he was investigating

Watch the CNN Special Report: “Immaculate Concussion: The Truth About Havana Syndrome” at 8 pm ET Sunday on CNN. CNN — CIA physician Dr. Paul Andrews was one of the first people sent to Havana, Cuba, to investigate a spate of mysterious health incidents that were impacting embassy and agency personnel in 2017 when he … Read more

Biden administration preparing to compensate some ‘Havana syndrome’ victims up to $ 200,000

CNN – Some victims of the mysterious “Havana syndrome” are expected to be paid between $ 100,000 and $ 200,000 from the US government – based on the extent of their injuries and which department they work for – according to two congressional aides familiar with administration deliberations and a former intelligence official. Dating back … Read more