Live news: Russia shifts Ukraine’s focus to the northern Donbass, according to a US official

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Russia may use the Zhaoxin x86 chip from China because of sanctions

What just happened? A company has announced it will start selling motherboards with Chinese Zhaoxin KaiXian KX-6640MA chips preinstalled in Russia to fill the semiconductor void left by recent sanctions. These might get used in simple office PCs but won’t be able to replace Western-designed CPUs in any workloads demanding high performance. Ever since AMD,…

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Russia suffers heavy losses in failed river crossing, officials say

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces suffered heavy losses in a Ukrainian attack that destroyed a pontoon bridge they were using to try to cross a river in the east, Ukrainian and British officials said in another sign of Moscow’s struggle to salvage a war gone awry.Ukrainian authorities, meanwhile, opened the first war crimes trial…


U.S. Announces Latest Russia Sanctions Targets Bank Execs And G7 Pledges To Cut Off Russian Oil

Topline Members of the Group of Seven committed Sunday to banning or phasing out Russian oil imports, and the United States will sanction three of Russia’s biggest TV channels and 35 Russian banking executives, as part of the latest raft of sanctions against the Kremlin over its invasion of Ukraine. U.S. President Joe Biden, German…

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Russia Plans To Annex Much Of Eastern Ukraine, Senior U.S. Official Says

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine (AP) — Russia plans to annex much of eastern Ukraine later this month, a senior U.S. official warned, and the Mariupol steel mill that is the city’s last stronghold of resistance came under renewed assault a day after the first evacuation of civilians from the plant.Michael Carpenter, U.S. ambassador to the Organization for…

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Russia will pull out of the International Space Station, space agency chief confirms

Home News Cosmonauts (from left) Denis Matveev and Oleg Artemyev worked outside the International Space Station’s Russian segment for 6 hours and 37 minutes outfitting Nauka and configuring the European robotic arm in April 2022. (Image credit: NASA) Russia has confirmed it will pull out of the International Space Station (ISS), perhaps as soon as…

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Russia’s cyber war against Ukraine reaches new heights

natanaelginting – Microsoft details cyber attacks on Ukrainian civilian communications, nuclear safety authorities, and the exploitation of the destruction of Mariupol in a phishing campaign By Alex Scroxton, Security Editor Published: 28 Apr 2022 11:18 Russian threat actors are sinking to new lows in support of Moscow’s illegal and unprovoked war on Ukraine, according…

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Russia is using military-trained dolphins in the Black Sea, according to satellite images

Home News Close-up satellite photo of two dolphin pens in the Black Sea. (Image credit: ©2022 Maxar Technologies.) Russia has deployed military-trained dolphins to protect its Black Sea naval base in Crimea from underwater attack, new satellite images reveal.The images, taken by the U.S. satellite company Maxar and analyzed by the nonprofit professional military association…

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Russia hopes to trade with China $200 billion by 2024 – Ifax

Men move bags of goods for export in front of a trading centre that houses shops and offices with Russian goods and services, in Beijing, China April, 1 2022. REUTERS/Tingshu WangRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comApril 30 (Reuters) – Russia’s foreign ministry on Saturday said it expected commodity flows with China to grow…

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Russia claims it has hit 389 targets in Ukraine over the weekend

An armoured vehicle of pro-Russian troops with the symbol “Z” painted on its front drives along a road during Ukraine-Russia conflict near the besieged southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine March 27, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander ErmochenkoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comApril 30 (Reuters) – Russia said on Saturday that its artillery units had struck…