Blue Bombers beat Ticats in CFL season opener with 29,376 fans at IG Field

Winnipeg Blue Bombers wide receiver Kenny Lawler (89) celebrates his touchdown against Hamilton Tiger-Cats during first half CFL action in Winnipeg Thursday, August 5, 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods) Winnipeg Blue Bombers wide receiver Kenny Lawler (89) celebrates his touchdown against Hamilton Tiger-Cats during first half CFL action in Winnipeg Thursday, August 5, 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

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Russian sentenced to life in Ukraine's 1st war crimes trial

A Russian soldier who pleaded guilty to killing a civilian was sentenced by a Ukrainian court Monday to life in prison -- the maximum -- amid signs the Kremlin may hold trials of its own, particularly of the captured fighters who held out at Mariupol's steel plant.