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Christo Grozev: Arrest in Absentia is Absurd but my Traveling around the World will be Limited

"Russia accuses me of helping a fellow journalist leave the country. My arrest in absentia is just as effective as being poisoned in absentia, it's absurd. But I don't know to which countries extradition requests have been made, so my world traveling will definitely be limited."

Russia requested an Arrest in Absentia of the Bulgarian Journalist Christo Grozev

Arrest in absentia for the Bulgarian journalist from the Bellingcat group of investigative reporters Christo Grozev was requested by Russia. He is accused in a case of "illegal crossing of the border of the Russian Federation". The prosecutor's office turned to the Lefertov Court of Moscow, TASS reported.

Day 316 of the Invasion of Ukraine: France sends Bastion Light Tanks, Biden considers sending Bradley Vehicles (UPDATED)

Here are the highlights of events related to the war in Ukraine over the past 24 hours:

Russia announced a Christmas truce in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a Christmas truce across the entire front in Ukraine from noon tomorrow until midnight on January 7.

Russia says scores of soldiers killed in Ukrainian strike

Russia on Monday said more than 60 soldiers were killed in a Ukrainian strike on Russian-controlled territory in a New Year assault, the biggest loss of life reported by Moscow so far.

Kiev took responsibility for the strike, which it said took place in the occupied city of Makiivka in eastern Ukraine on New Year's Eve.