YouTube announced on Saturday it would block certain Russian channels from monetizing their videos, among other restrictions, due to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. “In light of extraordinary circumstances in Ukraine, we’re taking a number of actions,” a spokesperson for the Google subsidiary said in a statement Saturday. “Our teams have started to pause the ability for certain channels to monetize ...

Poland’s forward Robert Lewandowski (2R) celebrates with teammates scoring during the UEFA Nations League football match Poland v Bosnia and Herzegovina in Wroclaw, Poland, on October 14, 2020.  Poland will not play their 2022 World Cup play-off with Russia in Moscow on March 24 due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine the president of the Polish football federation said on ...

British Transport Secretary Grant Shapps on Friday announced an immediate ban on Russian private jets from UK airspace in response to President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. “I’ve strengthened our ban in the UK so that no Russian private jet can fly in UK airspace, or touchdown –- effective immediately,” Shapps tweeted. “Putin’s actions are unlawful and anyone benefitting from ...

The attack Western leaders have been warning us about for months has arrived. Shortly after Vladimir Putin announced Russia’s military operation in Ukraine, explosions were reported in its capital, Kyiv, and in other Ukrainian cities. Troops on both sides have already been killed in fighting, according to Ukraine’s military. The country also closed its airspace to civilian flights. Putin said his ...

China on Thursday called for restraint on all sides after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an attack on Ukraine, while saying the military operation should not be described as an “invasion”. Putin announced the launch of a major military offensive and ground troops crossed into the country from several directions on Thursday, with explosions heard in Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv. “China ...

Germany on Saturday advised German citizens without an “imperative” reason to stay in Ukraine to leave, saying a “military conflict cannot be excluded” after Washington warned a Russian invasion could begin “any day”. “Tensions between Russia and Ukraine have again shot up in the last few days due to the massive movements of Russian military units near the Ukrainian border,” ...

U.S. soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division walk near the G2A Arena following their arrival at Rzeszow-Jasionka Airport, in Jasionka, Poland February 8, 2022. Patryk Ogorzalek/Agencja Wyborcza.pl via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. POLAND OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN POLAND. Russia’s deployment for a military exercise in Belarus and on the ...