Putin Gives Russia’s Top Award for ‘Humanitarian Work’ to Steven Seagal

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday awarded 70-year-old former action star Steven Seagal his country’s highest award, the Order of Friendship, for “international humanitarian and cultural work.” . Established in 1994 by Russian President Boris Yeltsin, the Order of Friendship is technically Russia’s highest order for non-citizens.For example, in 2006 Russia Presented Awarded to U.S. […]

Janet Yellen makes surprise visit to Ukraine, offers more humanitarian aid

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen visited Ukraine on Monday to reaffirm US commitments to Kiev amid Russian aggression and announce $1.25 billion in aid to schools and hospitals. The money is part of a $9.9 billion package of civilian assistance to Ukraine as the war with Russia enters its second year. “Maintaining an effective government is […]

China Puts on Show of Humanitarian Aid for Turkey Earthquake

Chinese state media on Tuesday were filled with stories about the humanitarian aid China was sending to Turkey and Syria following Monday’s attacks. devastating earthquakeThis includes approximately $6 million in emergency aid, an 82-member rescue team, and satellite surveillance of the affected areas. Earthquake victims are no doubt grateful for all the help they can […]