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Russia's war in Ukraine | High resolution stock photo | CLIPARTO CNN

Russia’s war in Ukraine | High resolution stock photo | CLIPARTO CNN

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said he believed Ukraine was “making progress” in the country’s Kherson region as they continued to counter Russian aggression, adding that “something has changed in the dynamics of the battlefield.” Austin attributes the change to the skills of Ukrainian soldiers and their strategic use of weapons provided by the United …

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Latvia to remain Russia's critic as prime minister wins election

Latvia to remain Russia’s critic as prime minister wins election

RIGA, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Latvian Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins’ center-right NUP won Saturday’s election with 19 percent of the vote enabling him to lead another coalition government, according to provisional results. The results – 96 percent of the region counted – mean Latvia should continue to play a leading role in pushing the EU …

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Russia's invasion of Ukraine is backdrop for Latvian elections

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is backdrop for Latvian elections

VILNIUS, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Latvians voted in parliamentary elections on Saturday, with opinion polls predicting Prime Minister Chris Janis Karins’ centre-right New Solidarity party would win the most votes, giving him the most votes. Can continue to ally with the conservative National Coalition. . A victory for Kalins could widen the divide over social …

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Russia's Putin announces annexation of 4 regions of Ukraine despite global outcry

Russia’s Putin announces annexation of 4 regions of Ukraine despite global outcry

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the treaty on Friday annexation of occupied Ukrainian territories, the West slammed the move as an illegal land grab. The Ukrainian president has fought back with an unexpected application to join the NATO military alliance. Putin’s move and President Vladimir Zelensky’s signing of what he called an application for “accelerated” …

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Mysterious leak in Russia's submarine gas pipeline to Europe CNN Business

Mysterious leak in Russia’s submarine gas pipeline to Europe CNN Business

European countries raced Tuesday to investigate an unexplained leak from two Russian gas pipelines running under the Baltic Sea near Sweden and Denmark, infrastructure at the heart of the energy crisis since Russia invaded Ukraine. Sabotage appeared to be the likely cause, several European officials said, and Russia, which built the network, did not rule …

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Zelensky urges Western countries to act before Russia's troop surge

Zelensky urges Western countries to act before Russia’s troop surge

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Tuesday urged world leaders to take “precautionary” action as Russia prepares to annex more territory and send tens of thousands of newly mobilized troops to the front rather than waiting for a “reaction” to an escalation and risking Lost life and time. Zelensky, speaking via video link at the Harvard …

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Mysterious leak in Russia's submarine gas pipeline to Europe CNN Business

Mysterious leak in Russia’s submarine gas pipeline to Europe CNN Business

European countries raced Tuesday to investigate an unexplained leak from two Russian gas pipelines running under the Baltic Sea near Sweden and Denmark, infrastructure at the heart of the energy crisis since Russia invaded Ukraine. Experts and Russia, which built the network, said the possibility of sabotage could not be ruled out. The Swedish Maritime …

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Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline leaks gas into the Baltic Sea

Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline leaks gas into the Baltic Sea

Sign up now for free unlimited access to Reuters.com register BERLIN, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Danish authorities on Monday asked ships to avoid a 5-nautical-mile radius of Bornholm island after the disbanded Russian-owned Nord Stream 2 pipeline leaked into the Baltic Sea overnight. The German government said it was liaising with Danish authorities and working …

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US warns of 'catastrophic' consequences for Russia's use of nuclear weapons

US warns of ‘catastrophic’ consequences for Russia’s use of nuclear weapons

The United States has warned Russia of “catastrophic” consequences if Moscow uses nuclear weapons after a setback in the Ukraine war. Russian President Vladimir Putin has renewed threats that he could resort to weapons of mass destruction as he escalated the conflict last week by calling in reservists and annexing occupied territories that were voting …

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Protests erupt in Russia's Dagestan region, ethnic minorities say they were targeted by Putin's mobilization order | CNN

Protests erupt in Russia’s Dagestan region, ethnic minorities say they were targeted by Putin’s mobilization order | CNN

CNN — Intense protests have erupted in some ethnic minority regions in Russia against Vladimir Putin’s mobilization order, which militant groups and Ukrainian officials say have been disproportionately targeted by conscription in the war. Several videos posted on social media showed CNN targeting the predominantly Muslim region of Dagestan, showing women in the capital Makhachkala …

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