The USSR lost 15,000 men during its ten years-long war in Afghanistan. In nearly three months of Ukraine's conflict, even more Russian troops have been killed.
Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, both Finland and Sweden have stated their intention to end decades of military neutrality to join NATO.
"The scarier part is you being under this threat of them just chemically disabling you," he said. "My whole goal there was to fight and resist that whole time."
Russia's foreign ministry released an updated list of 963 banned individuals on Saturday, in response to U.S. sanctions and its support for Ukraine.
The Russian president is "pretty well cornered and boxed in" as the Ukraine war continues, retired Admiral Mike Mullen said Sunday.
Photos showed Ukrainian civilians—and two goats—with the Russian tanks in downtown Kyiv.
Sir Richard Dearlove's comments on Thursday come amid ongoing speculation about Russian President Vladimir Putin's health.
Silvio Berlusconi had a close relationship with Vladimir Putin, which started in the 2000s.
The Kremlin has not publicly commented about Putin's health since the start of Russia's war in Ukraine.
In a Saturday op-ed, Mitt Romney cited warnings made by Russian ambassador to the U.S. Anatoly Antonov that NATO is not taking Russia's nuclear threat seriously.
"Putin has been absolutely clear about his ambitions to create a greater Russia," U.K. Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said in an interview published Friday.
Putin "only understands force" and will "go as far as the world allows him," said former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in a Saturday interview.
Ala Stoyanova, the deputy governor of Odessa, said Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin is "blackmailing the world" by blocking Ukraine's ports.
Hillary Clinton's former campaign manager said Friday that officials weren't "totally confident" in the accuracy of data linking Donald Trump to a Russian bank.
The former British intelligence official with MI6 claims that the Russian president is "constantly accompanied around the place by a team of doctors."
Russia has long used propaganda as a weapon, and recent reports say its president has been spreading disinformation to the Ukrainian people about his war.
Major General Kyrylo Budanov said the Russia-Ukraine war is already a strategic defeat for Vladimir Putin.
A Russian senator said the war's offensive was proceeding "with quite some difficulty" and Russia was fighting one of the "strongest and best-trained armies."
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban praised the Fox News host during a conservative meeting in Budapest.
Hyperbolic comparisons to the titanic struggle of World War II increase the risk of escalating a conflict currently localized to Ukraine.
A panelist said on a show on Russia-1—a channel that has relentlessly pushed Kremlin propaganda about the invasion of Ukraine—that Russia can learn from the war for "future conflicts."
Anton Gerashchenko said U.S. officials are in talks to deliver anti-ship missiles as fears grow a Russian Black Sea blockade threatens world food supplies.
The Russian-appointed leader of Ukraine's occupied Kherson region and a Crimean official say they believe Russia will incorporate parts of southern Ukraine.
Numerous reports say Russian military recruitment buildings have been targeted in arson attacks since the war in Ukraine began.
The resolution comes as Ukrainian prosecutors are conducting their first war crimes trial since Russia's invasion began in late February.
The leader of at least one other NATO country reportedly joins Turkey in opposing Finland and Sweden being admitting into the alliance.
"I understand you probably won't be able to forgive me. But I ask for your forgiveness." said the soldier accused of killing the Ukrainian man.
Russia's increased use of "dumb" bombs has likely resulted in the deaths of more Ukrainian civilians, officials said.