‘Ghost town’: nursing the wounded children amid the horrors of Mariupol

In the dimly lit basement of a bomb-damaged administrative building near Mariupol’s railway station, four injured siblings are waiting, under shelling, for salvation.

The worst off is Anya, 11. Shrapnel from a blast that exploded near them a week ago as they were cooking over a makeshift fire sliced through her femoral artery, causing a catastrophic haemorrhage.

Ukraine tensions: Russia invasion could begin any day, US warns

An invasion could start with aerial bombing that would make departures difficult and endanger civilians, the White House said on Friday.

Moscow has repeatedly denied any plans to invade Ukraine despite massing more than 100,000 troops near the border.

A host of other countries have also urged their nationals to leave Ukraine.

They include the UK, Canada, the Netherlands, Latvia, Japan and South Korea.

Russia's foreign ministry has accused Western countries of spreading false information.

Russian arrested in CNMI over military equipment scheme

Court documents showed Dmitrii Makarenko was arrested in Saipan in December and will be brought to the US to be tried.

In 2017, Dmitrii Makarenko was charged in Florida with conspiring and attempting to export defense articles without a license and money laundering.

Florida's Southern District Court issued a warrant for his arrest on the same day.

Late last month, Mr Makarenko was arrested, and he appeared in the US District Court for the Northern Marianas on December 31.

Chief Judge Ramona V. Manglona granted a motion to transfer him to Florida.

Sources: Trump shared classified info with Russians

Two former officials knowledgeable of the situation confirmed to CNN that the main points of the Post story are accurate: The President shared classified information with the Russian foreign minister.

The President did not directly reveal the source of the information, but intelligence officials told CNN that there is concern that Russia will be able to figure out the highly sensitive source.

Russian hacker wanted by FBI arrested in Spain

The Guardia Civil, Spanish law enforcement agency officers, have detained 32-year-old Stanislav Lisov at Barcelona–El Prat Airport based on an international arrest warrant issued by Interpol at the request of the FBI.

Lisov is arrested on suspicion of creating and operating the NeverQuest Banking Trojan, a nasty malware that targeted financial institutions across the world and caused an estimated damage of $5 Million.

10 years prison time for hackers, Russia plans new law

The law, currently a draft, has been registered with State Duma’s lower chamber. It introduces a new article called “Illegal influence upon the crucial information infrastructure of the Russian Federation.”

A penalty of up to 1 million rubles ($15,700) and a prison sentence of up to 5 years has been proposed for creation and distribution for programs leading to destruction, blocking, or copying data from the Russian System.

The prisons time can be up to 10 years if the attacks conclude towards severe upshots.

Russian, US military planes in near miss over Syria

US Air Force Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian, who commands US air operations across the Middle East, characterized the incident as a "near miss."

Both planes were flying at hundreds of miles an hour with their lights off on the night of October 17. The US military plane came within less than half a mile of the Russian jet, close enough to be in the jet wash of the Russian plane, according to US military officials.

The Russian fighter jet was escorting a Russian spy plane, according to Harrigian.

Russian doping: Olympic chiefs to decide on sanctions after McLaren report

A Wada-commissioned report found urine samples of Russian competitors were manipulated across the "vast majority" of summer and winter Olympic sports from late 2011 to August 2015.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will decide on Tuesday whether to provisionally ban Russia from the Rio Olympics, which start on 5 August.

IOC president Thomas Bach will host a telephone conference call to decide on "provisional measures and sanctions".

VIDEO: Soyuz spacecraft lifts off for the ISS

The rocket lifted off at 3:02am local time on Wednesday (2102GMT on Tuesday) and is to dock with the orbiting laboratory about six hours later.

The capsule is carrying Oleg Kononenko of Russia, NASA's Kjell Lindgren and Kimiya Yui of Japan.

They will join Gennady Padalka, Mikhail Kornienko and Scott Kelly.

The latter two are more than four months into a nearly year-long mission on the space station.

Russian capsule takes off for International Space Station

The rocket lifted off at 3:02 a.m Thursday (2102 GMT Wednesday) and was to dock with the orbiting laboratory about six hours later. It reached orbit about 15 minutes after launch and is to circle the Earth four times before heading for the space station, which is about 250 miles (400 kilometers) above the Earth.