Putin signs laws annexing 4 Ukrainian regions of Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed laws on Wednesday officially recognizing the annexation of four Ukrainian regions into Russia. The laws finalize the annexation of Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia, which each held Russian-backed elections to join their eastern neighboring country.

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Putin’s military mobilization could prove to be major blunder, expert says

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s announcement of a “partial mobilization” that will compel citizens to join the fight in Ukraine could backfire on the authoritarian leader, causing unrest that risks weakening his grip on Russia’s population. “There’s a growing discontent among

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Canada’s Justin Trudeau vows to hold Iran’s ‘bloodthirsty’ regime accountable amid ongoing protests

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday vowed to hold Iran’s “bloodthirsty and brutal regime” accountable for shooting down a plane that had dozens of Canadians on board in early 2020.  Trudeau’s comments to reporters in Nova Scotia came a

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