Kremlin mouthpiece turns on Putin and calls Ukraine invasion a ‘war on the West’

Cracks have begun to show among Russian State TV hosts as one Kremlin lawmaker dismissed Vladimir Putin’s “special military operation” label for the invasion of Ukraine, and warned the country’s military is not equipped for war. Since ordering his troops to invade Ukraine, the Russian President has refused to call the ongoing conflict in the neighbouring country a war, instead

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Putin’s inner circle ‘shrinking’ as paranoia grows, his biographer claims

Russian leader Vladimir Putin is running out of options – and friends – and it can’t be long before he’s deposed by Kremlin insiders, his biographer says. Mark Galeotti, an academic who has written a number of books about Russia and Putin’s government, reckons the decision to use nuclear weapons against Ukraine could be the last straw for Putin’s former

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Luxury Insta lifestyles of the ‘Kremlin Kids’ posing a dangerous to Putin

Don’t miss a thing! Sign up to the Daily Star’s newsletter While Kremlin boss Vladimir Putin criticises Russians who enjoy a luxury Western lifestyle, saying they are working to "the destruction of Russia ” the children of oligarchs in his inner circle are living Instagram-fabulous lifestyles funded by their parents’ incredible wealth. And the values the so-called “kids of the

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Russia-Ukraine war leads to 'Moscow Mule' renaming at bars, restaurants and retailers

California bar owner changes name of ‘Moscow Mule’ to ‘Kyiv Mule’ Andrea Minoo, owner of the Bond Bar in San Francisco, describes what prompted her to change the name of the alcoholic beverages, stressing that ‘we stand in solidarity against the invasion.’ American business owners in the hospitality and food and beverage sector are showing support for Ukraine in light

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