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Putin Urges Restraint in Call With Iran's Raisi: Russian President Vladimir Putin warned during a phone call with his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raisi on ...
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Putin Urges Restraint in Call With Iran's Raisi
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Russia-Ukraine War: Putin Says Moscow Forced to Respond to Energy Attack: Russian President Vladimir Putin said his forces launched an attack that destroyed the ...
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Russia-Ukraine War: Putin Says Moscow Forced to Respond to Energy Attack
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Russia But Not Putin Invited To French D-Day Anniversary – Organizers: Russia but not President Vladimir Putin will be invited to the French ceremony in June to ...
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Russia But Not Putin Invited To French D-Day Anniversary – Organizers
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Iran has just strengthened Netanyahu’s hand: Israeli leader had been facing the heat over Gaza, but Tehran’s direct assault now makes it hard for allies to rein ...
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Iran has just strengthened Netanyahu’s hand
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Putin ready to negotiate - under conditions: Putin said Russia could negotiate with Ukraine to end the war if no "ideas are imposed" on it.
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Putin ready to negotiate - under conditions
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Peace conference as a "freak show": Russia's President regrets that his country was not invited to Switzerland. Putin: "It would be funny if it weren't so sad" ...
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Peace conference as a
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Putin's secret war with Austria: The new Cold War has long since begun. Russia wants to undermine the West politically, militarily and economically ...
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Putin's secret war with Austria
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BSW chairwoman Wagenknecht has suggested that former Chancellor Schröder explore under what conditions Russia would agree to a ceasefire in Ukraine ... Show more
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Dictatorships have never been closer — it's time for democracies to do the same: A shift in policy towards authoritarian countries, primarily regarding China and ...
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Dictatorships have never been closer — it's time for democracies to do the ...
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COMMENTARY: Russian President Vladimir Putin recently threatened to station troops near the country’s border with Finland again ... Show more
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Meet Russia’s Christian soldier who wants to oust Putin: “When we have enough forces, we will liberate a whole Russian region. We will set up a government … The ...
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Meet Russia’s Christian soldier who wants to oust Putin
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Putin Thrives on West’s Paralysis in Providing Military Aid to Ukraine: Welcome to Balance of Power, bringing you the latest in global politics ...
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Putin Thrives on West’s Paralysis in Providing Military Aid to Ukraine
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Russian political scientist: Putin's people dream of a GDR that never existed: Putin is known as a fan of Yuri Andropov, who died in 1984. Yekaterina Schulmann ...
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Russian political scientist: Putin's people dream of a GDR that never ...
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Björn Höcke versus Mario Voigt: what they said about the war in Ukraine in the TV duel
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Björn Höcke versus Mario Voigt: what they said about the war in Ukraine in ...
Quick Glance: Voigt accuses Höcke of 'dilly-dallying' after TV duel
  • Thuringia's CDU leader Mario Voigt defends public confrontation with AfD far-right extremist Björn Höcke as meaningful.

  • Voigt highlights differences between CDU and Höcke's far-right extremist group.

  • Poll shows 29% support for AfD in Thuringia despite Höcke's extremism.

  • Voigt advocates for reason and warns against chaos from exiting Euro and EU.
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AfD federal executive board warns three Bavarian MPs: Andreas Jurca, Elena Roon and Ulrich Singer traveled through Russia as “democracy experts” when President ...
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AfD federal executive board warns three Bavarian MPs
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In a topical debate in the Bundestag today, the AfD parliamentary group was sharply criticized for its alleged links with Russian President Putin and his ... Show more   #AfD   #AktuelleStunde   #Russland   #Putin   #phoenix
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Putin miscalculated on Finland’s border: If Russia wants to intimidate Finland by announcing it’ll avenge the country’s NATO accession with troops on the border ...
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Putin miscalculated on Finland’s border
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EU and Ukraine explore special tribunal for Putin and war officials: Vladimir Putin and other senior Russian political and military officials could have a ...
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EU and Ukraine explore special tribunal for Putin and war officials
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'The Best' For Putin: How The Kremlin Stands To Gain From Iran's Attack On Israel
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'The Best' For Putin: How The Kremlin Stands To Gain From Iran's Attack On ...
Quick Glance: Israel Army Chief Vows Response to Iran Attack, Western Nations Call for Restraint
  • Multiple Western allies caution against escalation following Iran's attack on Israel, raising fears of broader regional conflict.

  • Israel's military leader pledges a response to Iran's attack, while Western countries urge Israel to avoid escalating tensions in the Middle East.

  • Western nations, including the US, France, Germany, the UK, along with the United Nations and the European Union, advocate for restraint and de-escalation to prevent further conflict.

  • Concerns of regional escalation loom as violence stemming from Israel's conflict in Gaza threatens to spread to other areas, prompting international calls for peace and diplomacy.
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Putin Told IAEA Russia Plans to Restart Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant: The Ukrainian plant is currently under Russian occupation. It is perched on a front line ...
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Putin Told IAEA Russia Plans to Restart Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant
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The World Missed the Warning of 2014 Ukraine Invasion: Opinion | Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24 2022 deserves a place in history books for ...
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The World Missed the Warning of 2014 Ukraine Invasion
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The Self-Obsession at the Heart of Putin’s Wartime Psychology: Opinion | If Vladimir Putin was just a military pensioner playing dominoes and not the president ...
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The Self-Obsession at the Heart of Putin’s Wartime Psychology
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Situation in east Ukraine has ‘deteriorated significantly,’ Kyiv commander says: Russia has ramped up its offensive since Putin won reelection in March ...
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Situation in east Ukraine has ‘deteriorated significantly ...
Quick Glance: Military Leadership Concerned as Situation Escalates in Eastern Ukraine
  • Ukraine's top military general warned of a deterioration in the situation on the eastern front that has sharply worsened in recent days.

  • Shortly after the presidential elections in the Russian Federation, hostile offensive actions significantly increased, according to Oleksandr Syrskyi, the commander-in-chief of Ukraine's armed forces.

  • Russian forces have launched attacks on Ukrainian positions in the Lyman and Bakhmut areas in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine, supported by armored vehicles including dozens of tanks and infantry fighting vehicles.

  • Despite significant losses, the enemy is intensifying efforts by deploying new units with armored vehicles.
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These Russian soldiers refuse to fight Putin's war. But escape is nearly impossible.
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These Russian soldiers refuse to fight Putin's war. But escape is nearly ...
Quick Glance: Russian Soldiers Desert Putin's War Without Hero's Welcome Abroad
  • Thousands of Russian soldiers desert the army to escape the war in Ukraine.

  • Soldiers face criminal charges in Russia and seek asylum in the West, living in hiding.

  • Western nations grapple with the dilemma of Russian soldiers as spies, criminals, or heroes.

  • Rise in asylum claims by Russians, but few are granted protection, raising concerns over national security risks.
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Moscow suggests 2022 draft document as a basis for future Ukraine peace talks: Putin said Russia could negotiate with Ukraine to end the war if there are no ...
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Moscow suggests 2022 draft document as a basis for future Ukraine peace ...
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There’s a reason Vladimir Putin didn’t invade Ukraine on Donald Trump’s watch, a former key adviser in his previous administration told us ... Show more   bio.to/PowerPlayPodcast
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Putin and Xi’s Unholy Alliance: Why the West Won’t Be Able to Drive a Wedge Between Russia and China
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Putin and Xi’s Unholy Alliance: Why the West Won’t Be Able to Drive a ...
Quick Glance: Hong Kong Denies Entry to Press Freedom Advocate
  • Reporters Without Borders reported that a representative of the organization was deported from Hong Kong upon arrival on Wednesday.

  • Aleksandra Bielakowska, a representative of Reporters Without Borders based in Taiwan, was detained for six hours at Hong Kong International Airport and then deported without explanation.

  • Bielakowska traveled to Hong Kong to meet with journalists and monitor the trial of media tycoon Jimmy Lai, who faces possible life imprisonment for national security offenses.

  • Hong Kong has witnessed a significant decline in press freedom in recent years, ranking 140th out of 180 countries and territories in Reporters Without Borders' 2023 World Press Freedom Index.
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Putin Ally Declares Mike Johnson 'Our Johnson': The House speaker has claimed that he intends to put forward a bill for aid to Ukraine soon.
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Putin Ally Declares Mike Johnson 'Our Johnson'
Quick Glance: Focus on Support for Israel and Ukraine by Mike Johnson
  • House Speaker Mike Johnson is heavily advocating for support for Israel and Ukraine while trying to push a national security package through the House.

  • Johnson faces the challenge of juggling the Republican Party's divided support for Kyiv's defense while feeling the pressure to pass a comprehensive aid package for U.S. allies.

  • In his quest to find ways to promote funding for Ukraine, Johnson is engaging in discussions with the White House and former president Donald Trump. The divisive dynamic within the party and the urgency of the situation in Ukraine present a significant challenge for Johnson.

  • Johnson must craft a package that includes some policy wins for Republicans while also gaining Democratic approval. Despite concerns from some progressive Democrats regarding support for Israel, most Democratic lawmakers have rallied behind the Senate-passed package.
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"Loot, kill, get rich": "Russian Walter White" now recruits prisoners: Dmitry Karavaychik should have spent many more years in prison. But the war against ...
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Ukraine Commander Issues Dire Warning About Frontline: Oleksandr Syrsky wrote on Telegram that Russia had stepped up its attacks since the re-election of ...
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Ukraine Commander Issues Dire Warning About Frontline
Quick Glance: Ukraine's Isolation Amidst Defense Contrasts with Israel
  • Ukraine lacks direct assistance enjoyed by Israel from the U.S. and other military partners in the region.

  • While Israel successfully repelled 99% of Iranian missiles, Ukraine faces Russian attacks alone.

  • President Zelensky emphasized the importance of modern air defense and urged allies not to turn a blind eye.

  • Ukraine urgently needs financial and military support as it battles Russian aggression.
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Don't appease Putin: Cameron snubs Trump Ukraine peace plan - today's front page from The Independent 📰 You can download a digital newspaper every morning ... Show more   www.independent.co.uk/subscribe
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Putin: Russia had to attack Ukraine energy sites in response to Kyiv’s strikes: President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia had been obliged to launch ...
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Putin: Russia had to attack Ukraine energy sites in response to Kyiv’s ...
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Liz Cheney Rebukes Marjorie Taylor Greene's Putin Rant: Support for Ukraine in its ongoing war with Russia is dwindling among U.S. Republican lawmakers.
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Liz Cheney Rebukes Marjorie Taylor Greene's Putin Rant
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Ukraine aid deadlock could threaten peace in Europe. Does Congress care?: Ukraine must convince Americans that its fate matters, and that a Russian victory would ...
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Ukraine aid deadlock could threaten peace in Europe. Does Congress care?
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The Euronews/Ipsos poll closes with an examination of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is by far the most reviled leader: 79% of respondents hold a ... Show more   #ipsos   #putin   #zelensky   #bułgaria
Quick Glance: Zelenskyy: Europe's Most Liked Leader
  • Nearly half of Europeans view Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy positively, with significant variations among member states.

  • Zelenskyy emerges as the most favored and divisive leader among the eight European figures surveyed by Ipsos.

  • The survey highlights Zelenskyy's popularity in regions like the Nordic countries and the Iberian Peninsula, contrasting with negative opinions in countries such as Hungary, Greece, and Bulgaria.

  • The article also delves into Europeans' perceptions of other prominent leaders, including Emmanuel Macron, Olaf Scholz, and Vladimir Putin.
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The AfD's closeness to Russia: "Anyone who does this is a traitor to their country"
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The AfD's closeness to Russia:
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The Talks That Could Have Ended the War in Ukraine: A Hidden History of Diplomacy That Came Up Short—but Holds Lessons for Future Negotiations
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The Talks That Could Have Ended the War in Ukraine: A Hidden History of ...
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Putin to be tried in special court over Ukraine war: The Netherlands has agreed to set up a special court on Russia's war in Ukraine on its territory.
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Putin to be tried in special court over Ukraine war
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Ukraine war: peace? Now China is getting involved: During Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's visit to Beijing, the Chinese leadership proposes a peace ...
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Ukraine war: peace? Now China is getting involved
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Former NATO leader urges US not to withhold Ukraine aid: Putin ‘will not stop’: Former NATO commander James Stavridis urged the Biden administration and ...
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Former NATO leader urges US not to withhold Ukraine aid: Putin ‘will not ...
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Video of Donald Trump Supporter Saying They'd Vote for Putin Goes Viral: "Putin wants to go back to good morality," a Trump supporter said in the viral video.
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Video of Donald Trump Supporter Saying They'd Vote for Putin Goes Viral
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In Ukraine, everything now depends on where Russia will decide to target its strength in an offensive that’s expected to launch this summer ... Show more   www.politico.eu/article/ukraine-great-risk-front-line-collapse-war-russia/
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Opinion | Democrats, Support Speaker Johnson: We need to put partisan interests aside to defend Ukraine and defeat Putin.
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Opinion | Democrats, Support Speaker Johnson
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“Apocalyptic proportions”: Floods flood thousands of houses in Russia: The spring floods in Russia are currently causing a tense situation. Parts of the Orenburg ...
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“Apocalyptic proportions”: Floods flood thousands of houses in Russia
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Chef José Andrés Breaks Down: ‘We All Have to Live With This’: The World Central Kitchen founder compared Benjamin Netanyahu to Vladimir Putin in an emotional ...
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Chef José Andrés Breaks Down: ‘We All Have to Live With This’
Quick Glance: Andrés Criticizes Israel's Strike on WCK Workers
  • The Israeli drone strike that killed seven workers with chef José Andrés' aid group, World Central Kitchen, is deemed "unforgivable" by him.

  • Andrés criticized Israel's actions against Hamas, highlighting that it is no longer a war against terrorism but an attack on humanity itself.

  • The deaths of the WCK workers sparked global outcry and led to a shift in US policy towards Israel.

  • Andrés called for an independent investigation of the incident, emphasizing the need to protect non-combatants and humanitarian organizations.
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Poll: Zelensky is the most popular European head of government: Almost half of Europeans have a positive opinion of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky ...
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Poll: Zelensky is the most popular European head of government
Quick Glance: Survey: Selenskyj Leads in Popularity
  • Nearly half of Europeans have a positive opinion of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Selenskyj, with opinions varying widely across different member states.

  • The survey reveals that Selenskyj is the most popular of eight European politicians, but also the one with the most fluctuating opinions.

  • The survey results show that Selenskyj garners the most positive ratings from supporters of pro-European parties ahead of the European elections in June.

  • The survey also sheds light on Europeans' opinions of other prominent political leaders, including Emmanuel Macron, Olaf Scholz, Viktor Orbán, and Vladimir Putin.
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The situation in Ukraine: Russia renews criticism of peace summit: Kremlin leader Putin feels ignored at the peace conference planned for Ukraine in Switzerland ...
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The situation in Ukraine: Russia renews criticism of peace summit
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Putin: Serious accusation! Kremlin allegedly lied to soldiers' families - to avoid paying compensation
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Putin: Serious accusation! Kremlin allegedly lied to soldiers' families - ...
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Crazy Putin plan! Russian empire to grow to 600 million people with this strategy
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Crazy Putin plan! Russian empire to grow to 600 million people with this ...
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“Improving the situation of Roma is a strong rebuttal to Putin’s narrative about ‘denazification’ as a reason for the war." Show more
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Denying Russia’s only strategy for success : If the West mobilizes its resources to resist the Kremlin,Russia cannot defeat Ukraine or the West – and will likely ...
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Denying Russia’s only strategy for success 
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Ukraine-Russia War: Putin Gears Up for War of Attrition Amid Manpower Challenges: President Vladimir Putin is determined to grind Ukraine into submission ...
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Ukraine-Russia War: Putin Gears Up for War of Attrition Amid Manpower ...
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The West is failing to rise to the challenge of Russia’s threat: NATO countries talk about the Russian threat, but their dilly-dallying, their insufficient ...
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The West is failing to rise to the challenge of Russia’s threat
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Kremlin says Putin and Xi plan to meet, but gives no time frame: MOSCOW, April 9 (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Tuesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin ...
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Kremlin says Putin and Xi plan to meet, but gives no time frame