Top news stories on Russia's Channel One from August 21 to August 28, 2022, covering the war in Ukraine and other international affairs
Russia and Ukraine accused each other of shelling ahead of an IAEA visit to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station.
Dugina was killed on August 20 when a bomb placed in a car exploded.
Sergei Shoigu was chosen by Putin to be defense minster in 2012, despite having no military background or combat experience.
Members of this unit weren't required to have prior military experience, nor any high education.
Michael McFaul, the former U.S. ambassador to Russia, said Sunday that the Russian president has "failed on all" of his strategic objectives.
Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander James Stavridis said Sunday that the weapons are "not quite dragons," but will be helpful in the Ukrainian offensive.
Notable Russian mercenary, Igor Mangushev, has also called for Ukrainians to be killed and for their children to be raised as Russians.
Ukraine is "effectively employing" the lightweight mobile launchers, according to the Department of Defense.
Melitopol was among the first major population centers to be captured by Russian forces.
A team arrived saying they were "doing a documentary," the director of 'My Son Hunter' said.
The U.K. Ministry of Defence estimated that tens of thousands of Russian troops have been "lost" since the Kremlin ordered its troops to further invade Ukraine.
Ukrainian intelligence officials say Russian troops in Kazakhstan don't "want to replenish the composition of the occupation contingent" in Ukraine.
Retired U.S. Lieutenant General Mark Hertling said Saturday that the Russian president's order comes as his "units on the frontline are at very low strengths."
The reported victim of the attack, Askyar Laishev, worked for Ukraine's security service before switching sides.
Russia lost its $750 million flagship Moskva in April when Ukrainian forces reportedly hit the vessel with two Neptune missiles.
Ukraine has accused Russia of seeking to "induce a nuclear disaster" at the site.
Lieutenant-General Igor Konashenkov, a spokesman for Russia's defense ministry, said four shells had hit the roof of a building housing nuclear fuel.
The Antonovsky Bridge, which connects the Russian-occupied city of Kherson, has frequently come under attack from Ukraine.
Ukrainian lawmakers told Newsweek that Chinese diplomats have been agitating against the Taiwan Friendship Group.
A Ukrainian regional governor says the assault eliminated a base in use by the Russian military since 2014.
The heavy metal singer expressed his displeasure on Friday about far-right politicians and supporters playing one of his hits.
The video comes amid concerns about the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, which was briefly disconnected from Ukraine's national grid for the first time in almost 40 years.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has vowed this week that Kyiv forces will take back Crimea from Russian occupation.
Just a little bigger than a tennis ball, Black Hornet drones can be used for spying or battlefield reconnaissance.
Earlier, a Russian official said Vladimir Putin's forces had killed an American who was volunteering to defend Ukraine.
The heads of the Turkish company that makes Bayraktar TB2 drones said they support Ukraine and won't sell to Russia "no matter how much money we are offered."
Retired U.S. Admiral James Stavridis said the Ukrainian military is "gearing up" for its own offensive operations.
"They [the West] must understand that neither helicopters nor planes will save them if they go for escalation," Lukashenko said,
Experts say $10 million worth of natural gas that would have otherwise gone to Germany through the Nord Stream 1 pipeline is being burned off every day.