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North Korea is preparing for nuclear war by intensively building up its strategic deterrent. It is obliged to do this by the recent situation in the sphere of global security.
According to the local news agency KCNA, this statement was made by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during a visit to the North Korean defense industry enterprise, which is considered the leading one.
“Kim Jong-un noted that the need to build up overwhelming forces to deter nuclear war will have to be even more seriously recognized in response to the state security situation that has arisen due to the reckless machinations of military confrontation on the part of enemies”, – said in a media report.
According to the North Korean leader, Pyongyang needs to prepare for a nuclear war so that the enemy does not dare to play with fire. He believes that, having made sure of the full combat readiness of the North Korean Armed Forces, the enemy will fear a direct military clash with them. Kim Jong-un notes that nuclear weapon is an effective deterrent to war.
During his visit to the defense enterprise, the North Korean leader carefully examined its production activities.
The North Korean military also test-launched a ballistic missile equipped with a new navigation system. It was its test that was the purpose of the launch, which was organized by the country’s Main Rocket Directorate. The launch of the missile was observed by Chairman of State Affairs of the North Korea Kim Jong-un.
The situation on the Korean Peninsula is more dangerous than it has been at any time since early June 1950. That may sound overly dramatic, but it is believed that, like his grandfather in 1950, Kim Jong Un has made a strategic decision to go to war. We do not know when or how Kim plans to pull the trigger, but the danger is already far beyond the routine warnings in Washington, Seoul and Tokyo about Pyongyang’s “provocations.”

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By Illia Novikov | Associated Press KYIV, Ukraine — Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday during a visit to China that Moscow’s offensive in Ukraine’s northeastern Kharkiv region aims to create a buffer zone but that there are no plans to capture the city. The remarks were Putin’s first on the offensive launched May 10, which opened a new…
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On 17 May, as part of his state visit to Azerbaijan, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko together with Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev visited the country’s territories, being rebuilt after the conflict.In the morning, Aleksandr Lukashenko flew to Fuzuli. He was met by Ilham Aliyev at the airport. The President of Azerbaijan briefed his Belarusian…
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By Margaret Brennan, Andres Triay, Nicole Sganga, Olivia Gazis, Camilla Schick, Sam Vinograd May 17, 2024 / 6:11 PM EDT / CBS News The State Department on Friday issued a worldwide caution security alert, warning of “the potential for terrorist attacks, demonstrations, or violent actions against U.S. citizens and interests.” The threat warning…
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This past week was an eventful one for Russia at war with the West. On May 7, Vladimir Putin was inaugurated for the fifth time as president of Russia in an elaborate ceremony that ended with Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church intoning “God willing, the end of the century will mean the end of your stay in power.” (In the year 2100, Putin…
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump on Wednesday agreed to hold two campaign debates — the first on June 27 hosted by CNN and the second on Sept. 10 hosted by ABC — setting the stage for their first presidential face-off to play out in just over a month.The quick agreement on the timetable followed the Democrat’s…
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Секс-работница из Нью-Йорка откровенно рассказала, как попала в индустрию “для взрослых” и с какими страшными ситуациями она сталкивалась. Сьюзи, которая жила в Бушуике, а после перебралась в Филадельфию, дала интервью Мэтту Каллену, ведущему YouTube-шоу Our Queer Life. Она рассказала ему…
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Nancy Pelosi described ongoing security threats and DePape’s resonance with the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol. Sponsored. “Reports …
 
Dick Durbin called for Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito to recuse himself from cases related to the 2020 election and the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.
 
6, 2021, Capitol attack and lied at trial to cover up his actions. Bozell broke through police lines guarding a northwest staircase, smashed …
 
4 dead as severe storms hit Houston area; hundreds of thousands lose power in Texas  NBC NewsHouston-area power outages: Hundreds of thousands of CenterPoint Energy customers without electricity following damaging storms  KTRK-TVTornado Caught On Surveillance Camera – Videos from The Weather Channel  The Weather ChannelPowerful Winds From Houston Storms…
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The Israeli military says the bodies of three hostages killed during the Oct. 7 terrorist raid have been discovered in Gaza. CBS New York political reporter Marcia Kramer has the story.
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U.S. offers aid as Zelensky drops foreign trip due to Russian advance  The Washington Post
 

Russian President Vladimir Putin says that Moscow’s offensive in Ukraine’s Kharkiv region aims to create a buffer zone but has no plans to capture the city. Videos Putin says Russia wants buffer zone in Ukraine’s Kharkiv but has no plans to capture the city Russian President Vladimir Putin says that Moscow’s offensive in Ukraine’s…
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Amid a flurry of changes in the Russian government this week as Vladimir Putin carries out his post-inaugural reshuffle, something strange and potentially dangerous happened in Chechnya: Ramzan Kadyrov’s longtime righthand man, Magomed Daudov, suddenly up and quit.“After a meeting with the head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov, I decided to resign…
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Russia and China to sign Power of Siberia-2 gas pipeline contract ‘in near future’, says Novak  Reuters
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Russian President Vladimir Putin’s post-inauguration cabinet reshuffle and military purge has raised speculation that he’s looking to consolidate power as he prepares for a much longer war in Ukraine. Putin named economist Andrei Belousov as Moscow’s defense chief, replacing long-serving Sergei Shoigu. Shoigu, in turn, was made secretary of…
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US says sending military “trainers” to Ukraine is “inevitable”  bne IntelliNews
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The prosecution in the Trump hush money trial apparently plans to rest its case on Friday after the testimony of Michael Cohen. The news is surprising. It’s highly unusual for prosecutors to rest without introducing at least some evidence showing that the charges against the defendant are valid. Former President Donald Trump apparently is an…
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User reports indicate problems at X (Twitter) X (previously Twitter) is a microblog that allows users to publish shorter, less text messages. Twitter users can post their tweets across multiple devices and platforms. This includes iPhone, Android, Blackberry or Windows Phone devices and traditional computers. This heat map shows where user-submitted…
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Russian President Vladimir Putin’s post-inauguration cabinet reshuffle and military purge has raised speculation that he’s looking to consolidate power as he prepares for a much longer war in Ukraine. Putin named economist Andrei Belousov as Moscow’s defense chief, replacing long-serving Sergei Shoigu. Shoigu, in turn, was made secretary of Russia’s…
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With reports that the infamous private military company Wagner was attempting to recruit Serbian volunteers to fight for Russia in Ukraine, Serbia’s controversial relationship with Russia is once again making international headlines. The news sparked alarm in Western capitals, which pressured Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic to put an immediate end…
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What the Wagner Mercenaries’ Row Reveals About Serbia’s Relations with Russia  Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
 

LIVE Zвизец мангусту с Михаилом Самусем 00:00 имитация наступления на Харьков, цель Волчанск 06:50 откуда вопли – все украли, линию обороны не построили, ничего не сделали 09:50 где можно стрелять оккупантов – гитарист Блинкен и странное заявление минобороны 17:20 Харьков Путин больше не хочет и про кадровые изменения в РФ 21:10 Путин в Китае…
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Mirzoyan: Armenia reaffirms its commitment to stable peace in the South Caucasus  APA
 
Putin in China: Xi Jinping Calls for Deeper Ties with Russia Against US  Firstpost
 

Владимир Путин ответил на вопросы представителей российских СМИ по итогам своего двухдневного государственного визита в Китайскую Народную Республику. Часть встречи была посвящена вопросам войны в Украине. Путин заявил, что до острой фазы конфликта на Украине был в постоянном контакте с Зеленским. А на вопрос о легитимности Зеленского должна…
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Ex-Albanian president warns Biden that Russia seeks to ‘undermine European values and foundations’ in region  Yahoo! Voices
 

WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) – Some of Donald Trump’s allies are assembling proposals to curtail the Justice Department’s independence and turn the nation’s top law enforcement body into an attack dog for conservative causes, nine people involved in the effort told Reuters.If successful, the overhaul could represent one of the most consequential actions…
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BEIJING/MOSCOW, May 16 (Reuters) – China’s Xi Jinping and Russia’s Vladimir Putin on Thursday pledged a “new era” of partnership between the two most powerful rivals of the United States, which they cast as an aggressive Cold War hegemon sowing chaos across the world.Xi greeted Putin on a red carpet outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, where…
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SKIP ADVERTISEMENTThe LatestOpening StatementsKey PlayersThe ChargesMenendez’s Political FutureAn F.B.I. agent, testifying for the government, described his search of Senator Robert Menendez’s house in New Jersey.Listen to this article · 5:31 min Learn moreJurors in the corruption trial of Senator Robert Menendez on Thursday were handed plastic bags…
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Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping have issued a one-sentence statement about nuclear war as part of their “new era” strategic partnership.Putin and Xi announced plans to deepen their partnership on Thursday, issuing a statement addressing their position on a number of issues facing the world, ranging from questions about…
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Moscow says it will keep pushing its offensive in Ukraine, though NATO doubts Russia has the resources to make a significant breakthrough. ADVERTISEMENTNATO’s top military officer has said Russia’s armed forces are incapable of any major advance.“The Russians don’t have the numbers necessary to do a strategic breakthrough,” NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander…
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The need for good intelligence has never been more visible. The failure of the Israeli security services to anticipate the brutal surprise attack carried out by Hamas on Oct. 7, 2023 reveals what happens when intelligence goes wrong. In contrast, in late February 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s planned three-day “special military operation”…
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Former FBI agent: ‘We have to want to have less firearms violence, or we won’t have it.’  WILX
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Ukraine says it has checked Russia’s offensive in a key town, but Moscow says it will keep pushing  Yahoo! Voices
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Russian President Vladimir Putin’s order for nuclear weapon drills went public on May 6, the day after Orthodox Easter—a bitter irony since he styles himself a fervent guardian of Christian values, which do not include the simulation of nuclear annihilation the last time I checked. I wonder whether he signed the order before or after his much-publicized…
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When Yoav Gallant recorded a televised statement criticising Israel’s judicial reforms in March 2023, Benjamin Netanyahu sacked him. A few days later, after massive street protests, the defence minister was reinstated.Mr Gallant has again taken to the television to criticise the Israel Prime Minister, this time over the lack of a ‘day-after plan’ for…
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Watch top headlines of the hour: – New Caledonia: France sends troops – Xi & Putin condemn US – UK to ban gender identity teaching – Microsoft asks some China staff to relocate – Toshiba to cut up to 4,000 jobs in Japan #beijing #putin #jinping About Channel: WION The World is One News examines global issues with in-depth analysis….
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On Wednesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was openly questioned regarding post-war plans for the Gaza Strip by his own Defense Chief, who vowed to resist Israel’s long-term military rule over the wrecked Palestinian enclave. Watch to know more. #israelhamaswar #gaza #netanyahu About Channel: WION The World is One News examines…
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Russian President Vladimir Putin is in the China on his first foreign visit after being re-elected and sworn in as Russia’s president. The Russian president has brought a large delegation consisting of five deputy prime ministers, heads of economic, diplomatic and security agencies – along with a number of CEO’s. There will also be a closed door meeting…
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Barge Slams Into Texas Bridge, Triggering Oil Spill | Subscribe to Firstpost A barge collided with the Pelican Island Bridge in Galveston, Texas, causing an oil spill in the water. The crash damaged the only bridge connecting Pelican Island to Galveston city. Aerial footage shows part of the bridge collapsed onto the barge, with oil leaking into…
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U.S.WorldBusinessArtsLifestyleOpinionAudioGamesCookingWirecutterThe AthleticSKIP ADVERTISEMENTVideoCreditCredit…Charles DesmaraisBy Alexander GabuevVladimir Putin’s trip to Beijing this week, where he will meet with Xi Jinping and top Chinese officials, is another clear demonstration of the current closeness between Russia and China.Yet many in the…
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Haaretz | Israel NewsAnalysis | Hoping to ensure the survival of his government until November, the prime minister once again pulled out the ‘conscription law’ ploy. In desperation, Defense Minister Yoav Gallant gave the public a glimpse of the most sensitive strategic discussions and made it clear to Netanyahu: You better come to your senses – and…
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AnalysisLaura BickerChina correspondent in BeijingReutersCopyright: ReutersThe Chinese President Xi Jinping and his guest President Vladimir Putin will enjoy a concert together as they end their day of warm words about “deepening their partnership”. But the language from Beijing has not reached the lofty heights of Moscow’s initial statement, which…
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BEIJING/MOSCOW, May 16 (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin condemned what they cast as increasingly aggressive U.S. behaviour on Thursday and pledged to deepen their countries’ already close defence and military ties.In a clear snub to Washington, whose top diplomat flew into China last month to try to persuade…
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Joe Biden and Donald Trump agree to debate twice, with round one less than six weeks away on CNN. Michael Cohen returns to the witness stand, ready to be branded a liar again by Trump’s defense team. Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping are together in Beijing, pledging to deepen their partnership.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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Updated on: May 16, 2024 / 7:51 AM EDT / CBS/AP Beijing — Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Chinese leader Xi Jinping for his efforts to resolve the war in Ukraine at a Beijing summit on Thursday, where the two leaders reaffirmed a “no-limits” partnership that has grown as both countries face rising tension with the West. Putin’s two-day…
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SKIP ADVERTISEMENTThe LatestPhotosMaps: Russia’s OffensivePutin’s ‘Victory’ MessageA Crack in Ukraine’s LineUkraine’s Air DefensesChina’s backing will be crucial to President Vladimir V. Putin as he intensifies his offensive in Ukraine. But his host, Xi Jinping, has other competing priorities.Listen to this article · 7:25 min Learn moreVideoXi Jinping…
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Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a meeting at the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, China, October 18, 2023. Sputnik/Sergei Guneev/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo Purchase Licensing Rights, opens new tabMOSCOW, May 16 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Beijing early on Thursday for…
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Mass deportations, expanded presidential power and a civil service that emphasizes loyalty to the chief executive: here are the things Donald Trump hopes to pursue in a second term. This episode: White House correspondent Asma Khalid, White House correspondent Franco Ordoñez, and political reporter Stephen Fowler. This podcast was produced by…
 

As trust in institutions plummets and as many people search for shared values, what is the state of American identity? Today, in a special episode of “Post Reports,” we feature a live discussion about the importance of identity in a changing world. Read more: In a live podcast taping, “Post Reports” hosts Martine Powers and Elahe Izadi sit…
 
FBI, Homeland Security warn of possible threats to LGBTQ events, including Pride Month activities  The Associated Press
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Terror Groups May Be Targeting Pride Events, FBI Warns  Lavender Magazine
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Honoring the fallen: Over 100,000 officers attacked in line of duty, FBI says  News3LV
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Almost 1,700 Ukrainian civilians are currently being held in places of detention across the Russian Federation, while approximately 14,000 others are considered to be missing.
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Stormy Daniels’ husband says they’ll likely leave the US if Trump is acquitted  The Guardian US
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Putin replaces Shoigu as Russia’s defense minister as he starts his 5th term  WGAU
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Putin replaces Shoigu as Russia’s defense minister as he starts his 5th term  Torrington Register Citizen
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Ukrainian forces have managed to stabilize the situation in Kharkiv Oblast over the past day amid Russia’s attempts to break through and repelled attacks in the Vovchansk direction; and more.https://t.co/MhuyV2Ohb9— The Kyiv Independent (@KyivIndependent) May 15, 2024
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CBS New York’s Christine Sloan has the latest from Manhattan.
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The summit, which will take place on Sept. 18 and 19, will bring together a wide range of experts and leaders from across the country to better understand urban rats and how to lower their populations. CBS New York’s Chris Wragge reports.
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(NewsNation) — President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump have both agreed to a debate on June 27, 2024, on CNN and one on Sept. 10, 2024, on ABC. Biden first announced he had agreed to the debate on X, formerly known as Twitter, and Trump told Fox News digital reporter Brooke Singman he also agreed. CNN then officially announced…
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Ukrainian intelligence disrupts Tatarstan’s networks in major cyber attack — NV source  Yahoo News Canada
However, inside, the home has been masterfully redefined as a contemporary residence by New York-based architecture firm Leroy Street Studio.
Germany’s far-right AfD under mounting pressure – DW – 05/14/2024  DW (English)
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Iranian Man Facing Execution Did Not Kill IRGC Colonel, Sources Reveal  ایران اینترنشنال
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Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg tells CBS News there will be a lot to learn about infrastructure and vessel traffic from the National Transportation Safety Board’s preliminary report on the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge. Buttigieg also said the Biden administration will defend itself in a lawsuit filed by several airlines over fee…
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U.S. does not encourage strikes on Russian soil but it’s Ukraine that decides, Blinken says  Ukrinform
 

There was an expectation that the appointment of Vladimir Putin’s new government would see some change in the Russian security apparatus, but few predicted that Russia’s defence minister Sergei Shoigu would be replaced by an economist, Andrey Belousov, with Shoigu becoming secretary of the Security Council. With an economist taking over the defence…
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When the Russian defence minister, Sergei Shoigu, was removed from his post and appointed head of the security council this week, there were two big questions on everyone’s mind. What would his successor, Andrei Belousov, bring to the table, and what would happen to the former head of the security council, Nikolai Patrushev – reputed to be the second…
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Главный кадровик Минобороны получил взятку огромным коттеджем в Краснодаре. Генерал-лейтенант принял подарок в обмен на «общее покровительство» и помощь с заключением госконтрактов на проживание военнослужащих Юрий Кузнецов (Фото: Минобороны РФ) Начальника главного управления кадров Минобороны генерал-лейтенанта Юрия…
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Russian President Vladimir Putin’s meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in China this week is the latest sign of deepening strategic ties between both sides.   Putin will make a two-day state visit to China from Thursday at the invitation of Xi, it was announced on Tuesday. This will be the Russian leader’s first overseas trip since Putin kicked off…
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Chinese leader Xi Jinping will welcome Vladimir Putin to China on Thursday for the Russian president’s second visit in less than a year – the latest sign of their growing alignment amid hardening global fault lines as conflict devastates Gaza and Russia makes advances in Ukraine. …
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The Biden administration’s transfer of long-range weaponry to Ukraine came with the stipulation that these arms not be used against targets within Russia.
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Russia says it downed 10 US-supplied missiles over Crimea as Blinken visits Kyiv  Moneycontrol
 
Russia says it downed 10 US-supplied missiles over Crimea as Blinken visits Kyiv  New York Post
 

By moving Sergei Shoigu and promoting key allies, Russia’s leader is shoring up the military-industrial complex that justifies his survivalWhen the Russian defence minister, Sergei Shoigu, was removed from his post and appointed head of the security council this week, there were two big questions on everyone’s mind. What would his successor, Andrei…
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Different Fates With Shoigu, Foreign Minister Lavrov To Head Of Intelligence Naryshkin Detained By President Putin  VOI English
Putin to Discuss Ukraine and Energy With Xi in China  U.S. News & World Report
 
Putin meeting Xi after UK warns China and Russia pose ‘immediate threats’ to world  Express
 
Plea deals for men charged in James “Whitey” Bulger’s prison killing  Yahoo! Voices
 
Three prisoners accused of killing Boston mob boss James ‘Whitey’ Bulger agree to plea deals, prosecutors say  AOL
 

Lt. Gen. Yuri Kuznetsov became the second senior defense official to be detained on an accusation of corruption in the past month.
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Cohen details Trump ‘pressure campaign’ during FBI investigation: ‘Don’t flip’  NewsNation Now

Ministers Of Azerbaijan And Malta Hold A Press Conference After Meeting In Baku
 
Legal issues aside, the glimpses into how he conducts his personal life may be sending their own message to voters.
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Poland to boost intelligence services amid rising Russian threat  Al Arabiya English
Fraught relations with Tehran, which faces sanctions over its atomic programme, appear to be easing
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