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The Best Way to Combat Putin’s Nuclear Threats
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The Best Way to Combat Putin’s Nuclear Threats

Vladimir Putin has again threatened to use nuclear weapons to protect Russia and its people. In his remarks Friday, he extended that nuclear deterrence over the 15% of Ukraine’s territory that Russia annexed after sham referendums that ended on Wednesday. That even includes some lands already liberated by the Ukrainian army. Mr. Putin’s threats constitute...

Government shutdown averted as Biden signs funding bill
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Government shutdown averted as Biden signs funding bill

CNN  —  The House of Representatives voted on Friday to approve a stopgap bill to fund the government through December 16, averting a shutdown just hours ahead of a midnight deadline when funding was set to expire. President Joe Biden signed the bill Friday afternoon. The Senate passed the measure on a bipartisan basis on...

Russia accused of ‘kidnapping’ head of Ukraine nuclear plant
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Russia accused of ‘kidnapping’ head of Ukraine nuclear plant

Ukraine’s nuclear power provider accused Russia on Saturday of “kidnapping” the head of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, a facility now occupied by Russian troops and located in a region of Ukraine that Russian President Vladimir Putin has moved to annex illegally. Russian forces seized the director-general of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, Ihor Murashov, around 4...

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Putin, Russia and Ukraine War News: Live Updates – The New York Times

Putin, Russia and Ukraine War News: Live Updates  The New York Times Putin announces Russia will annex four regions of Ukraine  CNN Russia’s annexation of Ukraine territory will backfire on Putin, force Zelensky to keep fighting  Fox News Putin Frames Illegal Annexation as Part of Existential Battle With West  The New York Times View Full Coverage on Google News...

Putin’s annexation bid in Ukraine triggers new sanctions
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Putin’s annexation bid in Ukraine triggers new sanctions

WASHINGTON —  The war in Ukraine lurched into a volatile new phase Friday as Russian President Vladimir Putin signed decrees declaring the annexation of four Ukrainian regions, drawing widespread international condemnation and triggering punitive new economic measures from Washington and its Western allies. Ukraine responded to the Russian move with a swift show of defiance, declaring...

Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine
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Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

Satellite imagery spots Nord Stream pipeline leak in the Baltic Sea Satellite imagery from U.S. company Planet captured the disturbed surface of the Baltic Sea following Tuesday’s leak in the Nord Stream gas pipeline. A satellite image of the Nord Stream leak in the Baltic Sea, captured on Sept. 26, 2022. Planet The pipeline rupture...