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Italy election: Live updates as Italians choose new government

What are the main parties and candidates running? Several major parties are in the running, many of which are part of coalitions. The “centre-right” coalition is made up of three major parties: – Brothers of Italy (Fratelli d’Italia), led by Giorgia Meloni – Northern League, Matteo Salvini – Go Italy (Forza Italia), Silvio Berlusconi The

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Russia’s War in Ukraine: Live Updates

Newly enlisted Russians receive combat weapons in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia, Saturday, September 24. (Eyepress/Reuters) Russian President Vladimir Putin today signed several amendments to the country’s criminal code, making war penalties tougher for various offences. Under the amendments, published on the government’s legal portal on Saturday, crimes such as refusing to follow the orders of a superior

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Live Updates: Russia’s War in Ukraine

Fugitive oligarch Viktor Medvedchuk sits in a chair with his hands cuffed after a special operation by Ukrainian security services on April 12. (Ukrainian President’s Office/Getty Images) Ukrainian pro-Kremlin opposition politician Viktor Medvedchuk, who was captured in April, is being swapped with Russia as part of a prisoner swap, according to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

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Live Updates: Russia’s War in Ukraine

Several Kremlin-backed authorities in eastern and southern Ukraine have referendums announced where joining Russia will take place this week. While previous plans for such a vote have been delayed, there was a flurry of announcements on Tuesday from Russian-backed officials in occupied parts of Ukraine – all ready to vote from September 1. Sept. 23

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Live Updates: Russia’s War in Ukraine

Forensic technicians at the site of a mass grave on the outskirts of Izium on Sunday.(Photo by Juan Barreto/AFP/Getty Images) Other bodies, mostly civilians, including two children, were found in the eastern Ukrainian town of Izium, officials said on Monday. In addition, two other bodies were discovered in Buchathe city on the outskirts of Kyiv

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Live Updates: Russia’s War in Ukraine

Ukrainian defenses continue to consolidate liberated territories in the east of the country as Russian forces regroup, the Ukrainian military said on Sunday. “The enemy is regrouping troops in separate directions, looking for ways to gather reserves and carrying out aerial reconnaissance. Inspections are being intensified in occupied settlements,” the army’s Southern Operational Command said

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Live Updates: Russia’s War in Ukraine

A Russian serviceman patrols the territory of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Energodar on May 1, 2022. (Andrey Borodulin/AFP/Getty Images) Today the International Atomic Energy Agency said that one of the main power lines of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant has been repaired and again supplies the plant with electricity from the Ukrainian grid.

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