Russia

Lawyers for the American basketball star said after Griner's conviction that the sentence was excessive.
Ukrainian forces say they hit the last functioning bridge over the Dnieper River.
The Hollywood action hero toured the Olenivka prison ruins and repeated Russian propaganda.
Both companies are laying off staffers as they scale down business in Russia.
“They’ll understand then,” Ukraine's leader told The Washington Post, arguing that all Russians should face consequences for Vladimir Putin's war.
Russia seized the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station — Europe’s largest — early in the war.
Bill Richardson told ABC's "This Week" he is "optimistic" Russia will agree to free the WNBA star alongside former Marine Paul Whelan.
But Russia strongly warned Washington against publicizing the issue.
The "Daily Show" host calls out Russia's latest strong-arm tactics.
WNBA star Brittney Griner has been sentenced to 9 years in prison in a Russian court for drug smuggling.