Russian journalist charged with ‘justifying terrorism’ over years-old Telegram posts

[ad_1] A Russian journalist who has worked for both state-funded and independent media was detained Monday and faces charges of justifying terrorism through posts on the Telegram messaging app, her lawyer said. The detention of Nadezhda Kevorkova comes amid an intensifying crackdown on journalists, opposition figures and critics of Russia’s war in Ukraine. Kevorkova is…

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Kyiv’s forces are up against a concerted Russian push in eastern Ukraine, a military official says

[ad_1] The situation on the front line in eastern Ukraine is worsening but local defenders are so far holding firm against a concerted push by Russia’s bigger and better-equipped forces, a senior Ukrainian military official said Thursday. Nazar Voloshyn, spokesperson for Ukrainian strategic command in the east of the country, said Russia has amassed troops…

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