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Kyiv Faces Lengthier Blackouts as Russia Keeps Up Assault on Ukraine’s Electric Grid
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Kyiv Faces Lengthier Blackouts as Russia Keeps Up Assault on Ukraine’s Electric Grid

Updated Oct. 27, 2022 10:38 am ET Listen to article (1 minute) Kyiv residents are facing prolonged blackouts, after Russian airstrikes again hit the Ukrainian electric system overnight, further degrading the country’s ability to keep the lights on. Yasno, a Ukrainian energy company, wrote on Facebook on Thursday that Russia had again hit the power...

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Russia-Ukraine war live news: 25,000 have fled Kherson, Moscow says; west denounces Kremlin ‘dirty bomb’ claim | Ukraine

Key events Show key events only Please turn on JavaScript to use this feature 25,000 have fled Kherson, Moscow says Russian authorities in the occupied territory of Kherson continue to urge residents to flee fearing an anticipated Ukrainian counter-offensive in the region. Since Tuesday, about 25,000 people have been evacuated, the Russian-installed deputy head of...

Russian Authorities Advise Civilians To Leave Ukraine Region
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Russian Authorities Advise Civilians To Leave Ukraine Region

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian-installed authorities in Ukraine told all residents of the city of Kherson to leave “immediately” Saturday ahead of an expected advance by Ukrainian troops waging a counteroffensive to recapture one of the first urban areas Russia took after invading the country. In a post on the Telegram messaging service, the pro-Kremlin...

Kremlin Rifts Appearing as Putin’s Chef Sparks Anger With ‘Wagner Line’—ISW
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Kremlin Rifts Appearing as Putin’s Chef Sparks Anger With ‘Wagner Line’—ISW

Yevgeny Prigozhin, a businessman with close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin, is creating rifts within the Kremlin, according to the Institute for the Study of War (ISW). Prigozhin, who is nicknamed Putin’s Chef, admitted in September to founding the Wagner Group, a notorious mercenary group that is fighting on Russia’s side in Ukraine and...

Kremlin Rages After Son of Russian Governor Alexander Uss Is Arrested in Italy Over U.S. Charges
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Kremlin Rages After Son of Russian Governor Alexander Uss Is Arrested in Italy Over U.S. Charges

The Kremlin is threatening retaliatory action after authorities arrested Artyom Uss, the son of a top Russian official, at the United States’ request, for allegedly participating in a sanctions evasion and money laundering scheme. Uss, who was detained in Milan, was charged in relation to a scheme to unlawfully obtain U.S. military technology and sanctioned...

Russian TV Pundit Admits on Hot Mic Kremlin Lying About Iranian Drones
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Russian TV Pundit Admits on Hot Mic Kremlin Lying About Iranian Drones

A Russian official admitted that Russia used Iranian drones in attacks against Ukraine despite previous denials from the Kremlin. The pundit didn’t realize he was on live television when he said the statements. BBC Eastern Europe correspondent Sarah Rainsford tweeted a 14-second video of the Russian television panelist walking to his seat for a televised...

Kremlin at Risk of Being Weakened by Wagner Group Financier’s Comments: ISW
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Kremlin at Risk of Being Weakened by Wagner Group Financier’s Comments: ISW

Russian President Vladimir Putin‘s hold on power could be in peril due to the financier behind a Russian mercenary group criticizing the military’s performance in Ukraine, according to the Institute for the Study of War (ISW). Critical remarks on the war from oligarch Yevgeny Prigozhin, the financier behind the Wagner Group, could “undermine” Putin’s image...

Planning for the chaotic post-Putin world – POLITICO
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Planning for the chaotic post-Putin world – POLITICO

Vladimir Putin in power has brutalized millions as he careens into tyranny.  Yet Vladimir Putin out of power will bring its own brand of chaos: a Shakespearean knife-fight for power; unleashed regional leaders; a nuclear arsenal up for grabs. For now, few want to publicly talk about that post-Putin world, wary of the perception of...

Donetsk city hall bombing adds to string of setbacks for the Kremlin – POLITICO
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Donetsk city hall bombing adds to string of setbacks for the Kremlin – POLITICO

A pro-Moscow official in the occupied Ukrainian region of Donetsk claimed that the mayor’s office in the separatist-controlled territory had been hit by Ukrainian rockets on Sunday. “According to incoming information, today at 7:37 [6:37 a.m. in CET] there was a direct hit by enemy ordnance on Donetsk’s city administration building,” Alexey Kulemzin, who has...