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Ukraine Latest: Russia Accused of Detaining Nuclear Chief

Yahoo Daily News 01 Oct 2022
Moscow is “killing civilians it now claims are its own citizens.” ... Latvian voters are poised on Saturday to knock a party appealing to the nation’s Russian population from the top political spot for the first time in more than a decade, weakening a former ally of Moscow in the NATO member state.
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Factbox: The four regions that Russia is poised to annex from Ukraine

Reuters 30 Sep 2022
Ukraine and the West have denounced the moves - as they did with Moscow's 2014 seizure of Crimea - as illegal seizures after what they called sham referendums held at gunpoint ... Kherson, with a pre-war population of only a million, lies just north of Russian-annexed Crimea, and Russian forces control almost the entire region.
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EU Strongly Condemns Terrorist Attack on Education Center in Kabul

Urdu Point 30 Sep 2022
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 30th September, 2022) The European Union strongly condemned the attack on an education center in Kabul, where students were taking an exam, on Friday and called on the authorities to fulfill their obligations to protect the population, a spokesperson of the European External Action Service (EEAS) said.
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Russia to annex more of Ukraine on Friday under forced referendums

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette 30 Sep 2022
The annexation – and planned celebratory concerts and rallies in Moscow and the occupied territories – would come just days after voters supposedly approved Moscow-managed “referendums” that Ukrainian and Western officials have denounced as illegal, forced and rigged.
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Putin recognizes independence for 2 more Ukraine regions

Korea Times 30 Sep 2022
Basil's Cathedral and Lenin Mausoleum on the background, in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Sept ... The annexation ― and planned celebratory concerts and rallies in Moscow and ... Peskov said the regions' pro-Moscow administrators would sign treaties to join Russia in the Kremlin's ornate St.
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Russia to annex more of Ukraine on Friday at the Kremlin

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette 30 Sep 2022
The annexation – and planned celebratory concerts and rallies in Moscow and the occupied territories – would come just days after voters supposedly approved Moscow-managed “referendums” that Ukrainian and Western officials have denounced as illegal, forced and rigged.
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Dilemma of Putin's army: Too many Private Ryans

The Manila Times 30 Sep 2022
The current conflict in Ukraine will be different from all other wars because this is the first war in modern times between belligerents with declining populations. Together with most European countries, Russia and Ukraine have diminishing populations ... (Before my Moscow assignment, I was assigned in Japan where the population decline is even sharper.
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Russia to annex more of Ukraine on Friday

The Day 30 Sep 2022
The annexation — and planned celebratory concerts and rallies in Moscow and the occupied territories — would come just days after voters supposedly approved Moscow-managed “referendums” that Ukrainian and Western officials have denounced as illegal, forced and rigged.
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Latvian election shadowed by division among ethnic Russians

Federal News Radio 30 Sep 2022
The election is likely to be the death knell for the opposition Harmony party, which until now has been favored by Latvia’s ethnic-Russian minority, which makes up over 25% of the population. The Moscow-friendly party traditionally served as an umbrella party for most of Latvia’s Russian-speaking voters, including Belarusians and Ukrainians ... .
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Letters for Sept. 30, 2022

The Spokesman-Review 30 Sep 2022
At the same time, he manifestly understands the uniqueness of Moscow and the surrounding area. We need wise policies as our regional population grows and pressures increase on our social services, water reserves and other resources ... Moscow, Idaho Considering Gabbard’s affiliation.
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Putin signs decree recognising two Ukrainian regions as independent states after sham referendums there this ...

The Daily Mail 29 Sep 2022
Vladimir Putin took another step closer towards annexing vast swathes of Ukraine tonight by signing decrees recognising two regions of the war-torn country as independent states - after Moscow staged a series of fake referendums there and forced the hostage population to vote in favour of joining Russia.
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Why is Russia about to annex Ukrainian territories?

Al Jazeera 29 Sep 2022
Russian President Vladimir Putin is poised to sign formal documents proclaiming Russia’s annexation of four occupied Ukrainian regions, as Moscow faces its worst setbacks of its war with Ukraine ... Moscow is also rushing to lock in territorial claims that the Ukrainian army is threatening to reverse on the battlefield.
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Factbox-Russia’s annexation plan in Ukraine: Kremlin signing ceremony

FX Empire 29 Sep 2022
– A stage with giant video screens has been set up on Moscow’s Red Square, with billboards proclaiming “Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhia, KhersonRussia!” ... Moscow will then consider the areas part of Russia, and the “umbrella” of its nuclear defences will extend to them.
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Russian Authorities Draft Crypto Mining Law, But There’s a Catch�(Report)

CryptoPotato 29 Sep 2022
The legislation should be adopted by the end of this year. Energy-Extensive Areas Only ... These areas have already been actively populated by mining farms for several years now. Historically energy-deficient regions such as the capital Moscow and the adjacent Moscow Oblast, Belgorod Oblast, and Krasnodar Krai will not accommodate mining activities ... ....
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If Western nations are dismissing the referendums, why is Russia annexing occupied Ukrainian territories?

Egypt Independent 29 Sep 2022
Andrey Kortunov believes that, given the similar international response to the Crimea referendum in 2014, Moscow is instead looking inwards to generate a positive response from the Russian population and validate their continuation of the conflict.
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