The Russian president dismissed Western opposition to this Internationally condemned invasion.
The homes and workplaces of the three men were searched on Tuesday by employees of Russia's Federal Security Service.
The burger chain now operates under the name Vkusno and Tochka after the global giant pulled out following the invasion of Ukraine.
"Maybe now is the time to go 'into the streets' to stop this insane President," the Republican lawmaker tweeted.
"I think Putin is ill, but not in the way that most people think Putin is ill. Putin is mentally ill...," financier and political activist Bill Browder said.
Vladimir Solovyov said that Russia was only using 18 percent of its army in Ukraine and a "peacetime" army.
The Ukrainian city of Sieverodonetsk came under Russian control over the weekend after experiencing heavy shelling for weeks.
Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who served 10 years in jail after openly criticizing Russian President Vladimir Putin, called on NATO to do more for Ukraine.
The retired Russian colonel is reportedly in critical condition after being found shot in his home.
The Eastern European nation's foreign minister warned that "summer will be hot" for Russians attacking his country.
Will extending the war in Ukraine better Russia's chances of declaring an eventual victory?
"It's a joke," said the man who filmed the video, "that they are selling 'Zelensky's Tears' vodka in Moscow supermarkets."
Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova claimed without offering evidence that Russia learned the U.S. played a role in the stalled negotiations.
According to a recent report, Russia made nearly $100 billion in fossil fuel exports during the first 100 days of the war in Ukraine.
The prominent Kremlin critic has reportedly been transferred from a prison colony to an undisclosed location.
McDonald's pulled out of Russia in March following the country's widely-condemned invasion of Ukraine.
Speaking to a forum of young professionals, the Russian leader said there have been moments in history when Russia retreated in order to "move forward."
Pro-Kremlin television host Olga Skabeyeva said "it's time for Russia to roll out something," appearing to float the idea of missiles.
Reports say Russia's military may be having manpower issues. However, the potential use of conscripts could be a politically risky move.
Even with unprecedented sanctions imposed on Russia, experts say Putin won't run out of war funds anytime soon due to oil revenue.
The Russian president did not hold the call-in event in 2020 but returned to the annual tradition in June last year.
"You should have the courage to say to your hosts that the palace behind you is a palace full of s**t," Sallusti said, referring to the Kremlin.
A Russian journalist on state-run television said that the development was "a very interesting paradox."
The fire that led to the deployment of at least three helicopters has been put out, according to the latest information from the Russian emergency services.
The report out of Ukraine says Russia has forced individuals into military service in areas it occupies in the Donetsk region.
As the war in Ukraine continues on, some experts say Russia's military is losing its reputation as one of the world's mightiest forces.
High-profile resignations and a report that Russian elites are displeased with the Russian president point to waning support for Putin's war.
The withdrawal marks the end of nearly three decades of bilateral partnership with Norway.
As Russia's military focuses on eastern Ukraine, a video accusing the U.S. of killing children in the region was displayed on its embassy.