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Russia Slams $360m Fine On Google Over Ukraine Content

A Moscow court has fined Google 21 billion rubles ($360 million) for failing to remove content concerning Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine, the nation’s telecommunications regulator said Monday. Roskomnadzor said the Google-owned video platform YouTube had failed to block “false information” on the offensive in Ukraine, “extremist and terrorist propaganda” and content “calling on minors […]

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30 Die In Attack On Train Station – Ukraine Railway Chief

At least 30 people have been killed and 100 injured in a rocket attack on a railway station in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk on Friday. The Ukrainian Railway Chief, Alexander Kamyshin, said it was a deliberate attack on the passengers, infrastructure of the railway and the residents of Kramatorsk. According to Donetsk Governor, […]

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Nearly 4.2 Million Ukrainian Refugees Has Fled War, Says UN

 United Nations on Sunday disclosed that 4,176,401 Ukrainians have fled their country since Russia’s invasion began on February 24. Of the number given by the United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, almost 40,000 fled into neighboring countries in the past 24 hours. Women and children account for 90 percent of those who have left Ukraine, with […]

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Ukraine Invasion Force UK To Suspend Student, Work Visa Applications In Nigeria

By Babajide Okeowo The United Kingdom has announced the temporary suspension of priority visas for student, work, and family applications in Nigeria amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. This, the United Kingdom said was because the priority has been placed on applications made under the Ukraine Family Scheme. In a statement posted on the official social […]

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FG Kicks Against Recruitment Of Nigerians As Mercenaries In Ukraine

Nigerians As Mercenaries In Ukraine – By Babajide Okeowo The Federal Government on Monday said it will not tolerate the recruitment of Nigerians as mercenaries in Ukraine. This development was announced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson, Francisca Omayuli, the government is in talks with Ukrainian counterparts to forestall such an occurrence. The government’s […]

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Russia Agrees To Open Several Humanitarian Corridors In Ukraine

Humanitarian Corridors In Ukraine – By Babajide Okeowo Russia agreed on Monday to open humanitarian corridors in Ukraine to allow the evacuation of civilians from several Ukrainian cities experiencing heavy fighting, including the capital Kyiv and the besieged port city of Mariupol. It listed evacuation routes from the capital Kyiv as well as Mariupol, Kharkiv, […]

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Amid International Pressure, Russia Declares Ceasefire, Opens Two Humanitarian Corridors In Ukraine

Pressed by pressure from the world, Russia has announced a ceasefire of its bombardment of parts of Ukraine on Saturday, to allow for civilians to safely flee. CNN reported that this development was announced by the Russian Ministry of Defense on Saturday. “Today, March 5, from 10 a.m. Moscow time, the Russian side declares a […]

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Second batch of evacuees arrive from Ukraine

By Babajide Okeowo No fewer than 181 Nigerians based in Ukraine have arrived Nigeria en route Poland. The second batch of evacuees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport at 6:35 pm on Friday on an Air Peace flight. The first batch arrived in the early hours of Friday from Romania.According to Gabriel Aduda, the Permanent […]

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Putin: How the (Long) Tables Have Turned

One of the weirder things about following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has been watching Vladimir Putin sit at the opposite end of ludicrously long tables from people he’s meeting. Here he is with Emmanuel Macron: Antisocially distanced. Source: Sputnik/AFP/Getty Images Foreign visitors aren’t the only ones getting the long-table treatment. Here’s Putin with his top military brass: […]

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USA issued a security alert and urges its citizens to consider leaving Russia immediately

USA Issued A Security Alert – By Babajide Okeowo The United States of America, USA has told its citizens to consider leaving Russia immediately on commercial flights, the State Department announced. The USA issued a security alert on the website of US Embassy in Moscow, citing the increasing number of airlines canceling flights and countries […]

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