Russian oligarchs are investing in American commercial real estate, bypassing sanctions as the feds warned banks

The Washington Examiner’s Byron York examines the Biden secret documents controversy and Texas bans real estate purchases by citizens of certain states in “The Evening Edit.” Wealthy Russian oligarchs are likely to invest in US commercial real estate and try to avoid sanctions imposed after the invasion of Ukraine last year, according to a warning … Read more

With whistleblower law on the books, US authorities have cracked down on Russian sanctions

On December 29, President Biden signed the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Whistleblower Improvement Act into law. The law is a prominent part of the fight against corruption and, in addition to strengthening whistleblower protection for money laundering crimes, expands the Anti-Money Laundering Whistleblower Program to whistleblowers who disclose violations of US sanctions. Since the Money Laundering … Read more

Putin says that Russian pharmacies suffer from a shortage of some medicines

A number of senior Ukrainian officials Resigned or fired On January 24, President Volodymyr Zelensky vowed to eliminate corruption from his administration amid a high-profile corruption scandal that threatens to undermine hitherto strong Western support for the leadership in Kyiv. The tremors came as Poland sent an official request to Berlin to re-export German-made Leopard … Read more

The Chernobyl exclusion zone was a haven for wildlife – before the Russian attack

After the world’s worst nuclear disaster, on April 26, 1986, in Chernobyl, Ukraine, everyone was evacuated. Due to the lack of human disturbances over the years, wildlife has gradually returned to certain areas. But that has changed since the Russian invasion of Ukraine last February. The 1986 catastrophe resulted from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant … Read more

Russian chipmaker Baikal offers a 48-core CPU in a storage device, so what does that mean for the computing market?

The 48-core CPU (Central Processing Unit) of Russian company Baikal Electronics has been spotted online. It should be noted that this product will never be on the market, and most players will not be able to purchase it due to the multiple sanctions imposed on Russia. However, the use of this CPU in the storage … Read more

Hungary’s foreign minister said that Brussels had failed with regard to the Russian sanctions

The Hungarian foreign minister has been highly critical of the EU’s sanctions against Russia, arguing that they have harmed member states’ economies more than their goals as well as failed to stop the war in Ukraine. “If we do an assessment or analysis on the impact of the sanctions, it’s clear that they didn’t meet … Read more

Russian court upholds 5-year prison sentence for teenage ‘minecraft terrorist’

The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation has upheld a five-year prison sentence for Nikita Uvarov, the teenager who plotted to bomb the headquarters of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB). which he and his friends were building themselves first in the open world sandbox game Minecraft. There is a well-known Russian saying that “You cannot … Read more

Qatar’s energy minister said that Russian gas would eventually return to Europe as countries “forgive and forget”.

Russian energy company Gazprom said on Friday it would not resume supplies of natural gas to Germany through the main Nord Stream 1 pipeline, blaming a failed turbine. Hannibal Hanschke | Reuters Qatar’s energy minister said during an energy conference over the weekend that the European Union’s rejection of Russian energy commodities after Moscow’s invasion … Read more

Russian strikes hit targets across Ukraine, killing at least 12 people in Dnipro

Twelve dead in a nine-story building More than 60 injured people turned into the rubble of part of a building Russian missiles have again hit energy facilities across the country Zelensky calls for more weapons to fight Russia DNIPR/Kyiv (Reuters) – Russia unleashed a new wave of high-profile attacks on Ukraine on Saturday, targeting energy … Read more

Russian phone calls, and the Internet experienced a downturn after the departures of Nokia and Ericsson

Russian telecom users expected to see slower data, more dropped calls, and longer outages — the sources This content was produced in Russia where coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine is restricted by law STOCKHOLM/MOSCOW, DECEMBER 21 (Reuters) – When Nokia (NOKIA.HE) and Ericsson (ERICb.ST) leave Russia at the end of the year, their … Read more