russia-ukraine conflict

Brittney Griner: Russian trial of American basketball star begins

Brittney Griner: Russian trial of American basketball star begins

CNN — Two-time US Olympic basketball gold medalist Brittney Griner arrived on Friday at a court near Moscow where her trial is expected to begin, after authorities claimed she had cannabis oil in her luggage in February, a week before Russia invaded Ukraine. Griner, 31, a player for the Phoenix Mercury who plays in Russia …

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Ukrainian journalist Maks Levin 'executed in cold blood,' report says

Ukrainian journalist Maks Levin ‘executed in cold blood,’ report says

London CNN Business — The pro-journalist and freedom of expression non-governmental organization Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says it has evidence that Russian soldiers executed journalist Maks Levin in a forest near Kyiv on March 13. Levin, a Ukrainian photojournalist who has worked with several major Western media outlets, including Reuters and the BBC, disappeared on …

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