Russian torture chambers revealed in the Ukrainian city of Balaklia

Balaklia, Eastern Ukraine – “Our Father who is in Heaven,” the words of the Lord’s Prayer begin in the side of a wall in a turning police station torture chamber In the recently liberated city of Balaklia. The floors of the cells were still stained with blood, and the smell of human excrement and rotting … Read more

Biden meets with families of Britney Greiner and Paul Whelan amid US-Russia talks

Washington — President Biden plans to meet at the White House on Friday with family members of WNBA star Britney Greiner and Michigan Executive Director of Corporate Security Paul Whelan, both of whom remain imprisoned in Russia, said White House press secretary Karen Jean-Pierre. The separate meetings are set to be the first in-person meeting … Read more

Russia hits power plants after Ukraine counterattack

Kyiv, Ukraine (AFP) – Russia attacked power plants and other infrastructure on Sunday, causing widespread outages across Ukraine as Kievan forces pressed into a swift counterattack that pushed Moscow’s forces out of previously occupied areas in the northeast. The bombing started a massive fire at a power station in the western outskirts of Kharkiv and … Read more