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Why Ukraine struggles to combat Russia’s artillery superiority

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Why Ukraine struggles to combat Russia’s artillery superiority

Russian heavy artillery — the Kremlin’s deadliest weapon against Ukraine — is still a superior force that has no mercy. Almost six months into the full-scale invasion, Russian advances remain generally stalled. But despite much effort with Western-provided advanced weaponry, Russia’s artillery force is still inflicting heavy losses on Ukraine and goes unanswered much too often. […]

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FBI seized top secret files in Trump’s Florida estate search

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FBI seized top secret files in Trump’s Florida estate search

The FBI recovered “top secret” and even more sensitive documents from former U.S. President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida this week, according to court papers released Friday after a federal judge unsealed the warrant that authorized the sudden, unprecedented search. An aerial view of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate is seen, in Palm Beach,Florida, U.S., Aug. […]

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Reznikov Initiates Appeal to Ramstein Countries to Delegate Experts to Work on Bringing Russian War Criminals to Justice

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Reznikov Initiates Appeal to Ramstein Countries to Delegate Experts to Work on Bringing Russian War Criminals to Justice

Minister of Defense of Ukraine Oleksiy Reznikov initiates through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs an appeal to member countries of the Ukraine Defense Contact Group with a request to delegate experts in military justice who will help with work on specific cases of Russian war crimes in Ukraine. Ukraine’s Defence Minister Oleksiy Reznikov. (Photo by […]

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Top judges to hear suit on Ruto’s swearing-in if he wins

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Top judges to hear suit on Ruto’s swearing-in if he wins

What you need to know: Apex court now to rule on whether UDA presidential candidate William Ruto and his running mate Rigathi Gachagua should be sworn-in if they win but the Kenya Kwanza and IEBC officials want the petition thrown out. From left, Supreme Court judges Mohamed Ibrahim, Chief Justice Martha Koome, Deputy Chief Justice […]

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Salman Rushdie stabbed during speech in New York

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Salman Rushdie stabbed during speech in New York

Salman Rushdie, who received death threats in the 1980s over his “The Satanic Verses” book was attacked during a lecture in New York on Friday. Salman Rushdie speaks during the opening day of the Positive Economy Forum in Le Havre, northwestern France, Sept. 13, 2016. (AFP File Photo) An Associated Press (AP) reporter witnessed a […]

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Diplomat says Russia warned US of ‘points of no return’ in bilateral relations

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Diplomat says Russia warned US of ‘points of no return’ in bilateral relations

More than 5,000 Russian soldiers have been killed in Ukraine since the start of the invasion, according to a tally of confirmed deaths updated this week by independent Russian media outlet iStories. Vladimir Gerdo / TASS The figure is over three times higher than the official death toll of 1,351 which was last updated by the Russian […]

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First UN Ship for Ukrainian Grain to Dock Friday

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First UN Ship for Ukrainian Grain to Dock Friday

The first UN-chartered vessel set to transport grain from Ukraine under a deal to relieve a global food crisis should dock in Ukraine on Friday, the United Nations said. The MV Brave Commander, which left Istanbul on Wednesday, is due to arrive in Yuzhne, east of Odesa on the Black Sea coast, the UN’s World […]

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‘We Need to Get Out of Here’: Fear Grips Annexed Crimea After Airbase Attack

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‘We Need to Get Out of Here’: Fear Grips Annexed Crimea After Airbase Attack

An apparent Ukrainian attack on a military air base in Russia-controlled Crimea sent people running for cover from a series of powerful blasts, causing shock among locals and tourists at the height of the holiday season. Smoke rises after an explosion near the village of Novofedorivka in the Crimea.Mulch / TASS Towering plumes of black […]

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Ukrainian Farmers Already Harvested More than 20 Million Tonnes of Grain

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Ukrainian Farmers Already Harvested More than 20 Million Tonnes of Grain

Ukrainian farmers have already harvested 20.8 million tonnes of early grain crops, according the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food. Image from Ukrinform. Ukrainian farmers have already harvested 20.8 million tonnes of early grain crops, according the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food. “Mykolaiv and Zakarpattia regions have completed the harvesting of early grain crops. […]

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Russia, Ukraine Trade Blame in Fresh Strike on Nuclear Plant

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Russia, Ukraine Trade Blame in Fresh Strike on Nuclear Plant

Russia and Ukraine accused each other on Thursday of shelling the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in Russian-controlled southern Ukraine ahead of an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council to address global concerns over the facility. Screenshot of an eyewitness video Ukrainian forces “once again struck the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant,” Vladimir Rogov, a member of […]

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