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Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov just auctioned off his Nobel Peace Prize to raise money for Ukrainian children refugees, and it sold at a groundbreaking price, beating previous records.

The Nobel Peace Prize medal was auctioned off on Monday by Heritage Auctions, and it was sold for $103.5 million, equivalent to almost CA$133 million.

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Former U.S. President George W. Bush may have been more honest than he intended during a recent speech in Dallas, during which he tried to condemn the invasion of Ukraine and accidentally blasted his own invasion of Iraq.

The former president often made headlines for his verbal gaffes when he was in the White House, and that old habit came back to haunt him during a speech this week.

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Justin Trudeau recently paid an unannounced visit to Ukraine, meeting with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in person and witnessing firsthand what has been described as "the reckless brutality of Vladimir Putin’s illegal war."

The short trip was intended to be kept secret until the prime minister had returned home, but the news broke that he was visiting the country on Sunday, May 8.

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Russia's top diplomat is warning that there is a "serious" and "real" risk of nuclear war if NATO countries continue to arm Ukraine, and that things could escalate.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov issued the warning during a wide-ranging interview on Tuesday with a state-controlled news station in Russia, Reuters reports. He was responding to a question about how important it was for Russia to avoid nuclear war and a worldwide conflict, according to Al Jazeera.

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