G7 bans Russian gold imports in response to Ukraine invasion

A powerful group of nations hope to hit Russia where it really hurts as the invasion of Ukraine takes a brutal new turn. Russia stands to lose “tens of billions of dollars” thanks to a tough new ban on Russian gold by the G7 nations. The leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United … Read more

G7 bans Russian gold imports in response to Ukraine invasion

A powerful group of nations hope to hit Russia where it really hurts as the invasion of Ukraine takes a brutal new turn. Russia stands to lose “tens of billions of dollars” thanks to a tough new ban on Russian gold by the G7 nations. The leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United … Read more

Johnson and Trudeau mock Putin’s ‘tough’ personality at G7 meeting

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau mocked Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “tough” personality as they met with other world leaders at the G7 summit at Schloss Elmau, Germany, June 26. for a panel discussion, Johnson suggested they take off their jackets and “show them our pecs” to show they’re “tougher … Read more

G7 bans Russian gold imports in response to Ukraine invasion

A powerful group of nations hope to hit Russia where it really hurts as the invasion of Ukraine takes a brutal new turn. Russia stands to lose “tens of billions of dollars” thanks to a tough new ban on Russian gold by the G7 nations. The leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United … Read more

Smoke rises over Kyiv after renewed strikes

Smoke rose over Kyiv, Ukraine, after multiple strikes hit the city for the first time in weeks, early Sunday, June 26. Video shot by Kyiv Post journalist Jay Beecher shows the scene. According to the Ukrainian emergency services, a nine-story building in the Shevchenkivskyi district was one of those affected. Suspilne reported one death and … Read more

Smoke rises over Kyiv after renewed strikes

Smoke rose over Kyiv, Ukraine, after multiple strikes hit the city for the first time in weeks, early Sunday, June 26. Video shot by Kyiv Post journalist Jay Beecher shows the scene. According to the Ukrainian emergency services, a nine-story building in the Shevchenkivskyi district was one of those affected. Suspilne reported one death and … Read more

Biden: G-7 will ban Russian gold in response to Ukraine war

ELMAU, Germany — President Joe Biden said Sunday that the United States and other leading Group of Seven economies will ban gold imports from Russia, the latest in a series of sanctions that the club of democracies hopes will isolate Russia economically over its invasion of Ukraine. . A formal announcement was expected on Tuesday … Read more

World Swimming Championships 2022: Anita Álvarez fainted, drowned, star banned by FINA

The swimmer who fainted and needed to be rescued at the world championships has received some bad news. Artistic swimmer Anita Álvarez, who was dramatically pulled from the bottom of the pool after collapsing, has been banned from competing in the world championships. The American had indicated just hours earlier that she wanted to return … Read more

Ukraine’s president encourages Glastonbury festival goers to stand up for freedom

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky addressed the Glastonbury music festival in Somerset, England on Friday, June 24, in a video played before the set of The Libertines. In the video, Zelensky calls Glastonbury “the biggest gathering of freedom these days” and encourages the crowd to “spread the truth about the Russian war.” According to social media … Read more

UN chief warns of global food shortage ‘catastrophe’

BERLIN — The head of the United Nations warned on Friday that the world is facing a “catastrophe” due to growing food shortages around the world. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the war in Ukraine has added to disruptions caused by climate change, the coronavirus pandemic and inequality to produce an “unprecedented global hunger crisis” … Read more