Putin illegally annexes territories in Ukraine, in spite of global opposition
The Russian president signed what he calls "accession treaties" that world powers refuse to recognize. It's his latest attempt to redraw the map of Europe at Ukraine's expense.
Putin plans to formally annex 4 regions from Ukraine Friday
The Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin intends to formally annex four territories from Ukraine on Friday, following staged referendums that were condemned by the West.
Journalists are being trained to gather evidence of war crimes — starting in Ukraine
For years, the coverage of war crimes by journalists wasn't used in criminal trials. The Reckoning Project is an educational program that aims to change that, starting with Ukraine.
15 dead, 24 wounded in school shooting in Russia
Authorities say a gunman has killed 15 people and wounded 24 others in a school in central Russia. According to officials, 11 children were among those killed in the Monday morning shooting in School No. 88 in Izhevsk, a city 600 miles east of Moscow in the Udmurtia region.
Provisional results show Italy set for first far-right government since World War II
Far-right leader Giorgia Meloni's Fratelli d'Italia (Brothers of Italy) party is on track to be the biggest party in parliament, according to provisional results.
Russians protested in dozens of cities against Putin's military draft
Russians held scattered demonstrations across the country on Saturday despite threats of arrest and a heavy police presence. The Kremlin has ordered 300,000 more troops for the war in Ukraine.
Minnesota vigils mourn Mahsa Amini, whose death sparked protests in Iran
Demonstrators plan to gather in downtown Minneapolis on Saturday to protest the death of a 22-year-old woman in Iran in police custody earlier this month. That's after a vigil for Mahsa Amini was held at the University of Minnesota on Thursday.
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