Author: Mike Eckel/RFE/RL

Posters have been going up on lampposts, bus stops and apartment building entrances around the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson, seized and occupied by Russian forces in the early days after Moscow’s February 24 invasion. “Russians! We Will Turn You Into …” one poster that appeared in June said, over a picture of ground hamburger...

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A Russian-American businessman known for his political fundraising and lobbying has lost a lawsuit brought by a Ukrainian developer who sued him over promised-but-never-delivered tickets to former U.S. President Donald Trump’s 2017 inauguration. The U.S. District Court ruling against Yuri Vanetik concludes a subplot that emerged early in the Trump presidency amid scrutiny over his...

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The newest car model unveiled by Russia’s biggest auto manufacturer earlier this month is generating buzz, but not necessarily for the right reasons. The buzz about AvtoVAZ’s Lada Granta Classic – priced to sell at 678,300 rubles ($12,500) – is about what it doesn’t have: no airbags, no antilock brakes, no electronic stability system, no...

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The last bridges over the Siverskiy Donets River have been blown at Severo-donetsk, cutting off the Donbas city from the right bank and trapping hundreds of Ukrainian civilians and troops. Russia is on the verge of taking the city, and between 100-200 Ukrainian soldiers are dying every day. In the southern Kherson region, Ukraine has...

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