About

Russia

russia bans australian politicians
Latest News World

Russia bans 235 Australian politicians from entry

Russia’s Foreign Ministry has indefinitely banned 235 Victorian and South Australian politicians from entering the country.

terrorism attack moscow
Latest World

Four arrested for terrorism over Moscow concert shooting

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a suspected terrorism attack at Moscow concert hall that killed more than 130 people.

russia presidential election
Latest News Politics World

Why Russia’s presidential election doesn’t matter

Russia is holding its presidential election this weekend, and we already know who will win: Vladimir Putin, who’s been in power since 2000.

denmark conscription women
Latest News World

Denmark to introduce conscription for women

The country’s Prime Minister said the policy is aimed at boosting the number of young people in its armed forces.

Sweden will join NATO
Latest News Politics World

Sweden will join NATO

Hungary’s Parliament has voted in favour of Sweden joining the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO).

Latest World

Putin’s biggest critic is dead. What was Alexei Navalny’s cause of death?

Russia’s Opposition leader Alexei Navalny died in jail at 47. Russia’s prison service said his cause of death is “being established.”

Plane crash in Russia carrying Ukrainian prisoners of war.
News World

More than 70 dead in a military plane crash in Russia

A military plane has crashed in Russia killing all 74 people on board, including dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war.

kim jong-un vladimir putin
Politics World

Kim Jong-un is in Russia to meet Vladimir Putin

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is in Russia, where he is expected to meet with President Vladimir Putin.

prigozhin dead plane crash
World

Yevgeny Prigozhin is believed dead in a plane crash

The leader of a group that rebelled against Russia’s military in June is believed to have died in a plane crash.

arrest warrant Vladimir Putin
World

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Vladimir Putin

The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin. Read more on Putin’s arrest warrant.

The Ukraine war's bloodiest battle yet is raging over a tiny abandoned town
News World

The Ukraine war’s bloodiest battle yet is raging over a tiny abandoned town

Ukrainian & Russian forces battle for Bakhmut: Uncover the town’s importance in the persistent conflict.

The war in Ukraine has passed 300 days
World

The war in Ukraine has passed 300 days

Albanese China visit
Economics News World

The G20 summit will begin this week

Leaders from the world’s leading and emerging economies will meet in Bali for the Group of Twenty’s (G20) annual Summit.

The Medibank hackers have posted a "full" customer data folder
News Science World

The AFP believes hackers in Russia are behind the Medibank cyberattack

Police believe they know who the individuals responsible are, but will not publicly reveal this information while the case is ongoing.

U.S. basketballer Brittney Griner has been released from a Russian prison and will return home
News Sport World

U.S. female basketballer Brittney Griner has been sent to a penal colony in Russia

American basketball star Brittney Griner has been sent to a Russian penal colony, her lawyers confirmed overnight.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says Ukraine is willing to adopt 'neutrality' to end the war
News World

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says Ukraine is willing to adopt ‘neutrality’ to end the war

instagram and facebook now banned in Russia
World

Instagram and Facebook have been blocked in Russia for “extremist activities”

UKRAINE HAS REJECTED RUSSIA'S DEADLINE TO SURRENDER IN MARIUPOL
World

Ukraine has rejected Russia’s deadline to surrender in Mariupol

Kyiv Helicopter Crash

It is week four of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

World

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is entering its 12th day. Military conflicts change quickly, so it can be hard to keep up.

World

Facebook is now blocked in Russia, and journalists face 15 years in prison for reporting on the invasion

World

‘The UN has voted to condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Here’s which countries voted for it, against it, or abstained from it.

World

Why is Biden voicing concerns that Russia may invade Ukraine?

Be the smart friend in your group chat

Join thousands of young Aussies and get our 5 min daily newsletter on what matters in your world.

It’s easy. It’s trustworthy. It’s free.