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Berlin lets Ukraine use German weapons against targets in Russia after the US also eases its stance

May. 31, 2024 10:02 AM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Germany joined the United States on Friday in authorizing Ukraine to hit some targets on Russian soil with the long-range weapons they are supplying — a significant policy change that comes as depleted Ukrainian troops are losing ground in the war. Ukrainian...

Putin replaces Shoigu as Russia's defense minister as he starts his 5th term

May. 12, 2024 23:40 PM EDT

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday replaced Sergei Shoigu as defense minister in a Cabinet shakeup that comes as he begins his fifth term in office. In line with Russian law, the entire Russian Cabinet resigned Tuesday following Putin’s glittering inauguration in the...

Key events of Vladimir Putin's 24 years in power in Russia

May. 07, 2024 07:30 AM EDT

Significant dates in Vladimir Putin’s 24 years in power in Russia: Dec. 31, 1999 — In a surprise address to the nation, Russian President Boris Yeltsin announces his resignation and makes Putin, the prime minister he appointed four months earlier, the acting president. ...