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Ukraine annexation votes to end amid Russian mobilization exodus

Grand Forks Herald 27 Sep 2022
In Russia, the call-up of some 300,000 reservists has led to the first sustained protests since the invasion began, with one monitoring group estimating at least 2,000 people have been arrested so far ... But Sergei Tsekov, a senior lawmaker who represents Russian-annexed Crimea in Russia's upper house of parliament, told RIA news agency.
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Japan lodges protest after Russia detains diplomat in Vladivostok

Al Jazeera 27 Sep 2022
It said Motoki had been ordered to leave Russia within 48 hours ... “A Japanese diplomat was detained red-handed while receiving classified information, in exchange for money, about Russia’s cooperation with another country in the Asia-Pacific region,” the FSB security service said in a statement, carried by Russian news agencies on Monday.
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Japan bans export of chemical weapons goods to Russia

NewstalkZB 27 Sep 2022
"As the world's only country to have suffered nuclear attacks, we strongly demand that the threat or use of nuclear weapons by Russia should never happen," Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno told a regular news conference.
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Russia gives citizenship to ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden

Federal News Radio 27 Sep 2022
Kucherena told Russia’s state news agency RIA Novosti that Snowden’s wife, Lindsay Mills, an American who has been living with him in Russia, will also be applying for a Russian passport ... Snowden has become a well-known speaker on privacy and intelligence, appearing remotely at many events from Russia ... World News.
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Russia detains Japanese diplomat for seeking sensitive info

Asahi News 27 Sep 2022
MOSCOW--Russia said Monday that it had detained a Japanese diplomat based in the eastern city of Vladivostok for soliciting “restricted” information, Russian news agencies reported ... Primoriye region, according to news agencies.
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Ukraine annexation votes to end amid Russian mobilisation exodus

Reuters 27 Sep 2022
In Russia, the call-up of some 300,000 reservists has led to the first sustained protests since the invasion began, with one monitoring group estimating at least 2,000 people have been arrested so far ... But Sergei Tsekov, a senior lawmaker who represents Russian-annexed Crimea in Russia's upper house of parliament, told RIA news agency.
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Putin's call-up fuels Russians' anger, protests and violence

Lockport Union-Sun 27 Sep 2022
But the mood in Russia has been anything but festive ... Officials told Russia’s RBC news site that the action came “just in case the reservists want to break through the (border) checkpoint and leave the country without completing any border formalities,” promising not to restrict any exits.
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Putin's secret police arrest Japanese diplomat accused of 'spying on China': Moscow claims Tokyo envoy ...

The Daily Mail 27 Sep 2022
Russia detained a Japanese diplomat accused of being caught 'red-handed' trying to buy state secrets and for spying on a 'country in the Asia-Pacific region' ... secret information on Russia ... Russia sends troops to Georgian border to 'set up...
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Siberia will be full of investment opportunities in the next 3 decades if you can ...

Business Insider 27 Sep 2022
There are vast reserves of croplands in Siberia, Russia. Ilya Naymushin/Reuters Investing in Russia after the war with Ukraine could present a surpising upside, said an investor ... "Russia could be the key winner of global warming," Cheah said ... "Right now, Russia is not good news for investors but look longer-term out," Cheah said.
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Crook: Off-ramp for Putin repugnant, but necessary

Boston Herald 27 Sep 2022
From the outset of Russia’s war on Ukraine, the crucial question hasn’t changed. Can Vladimir Putin be defeated at an acceptable cost? Despite all we now know about Russia’s military incompetence and the courage and skill of Ukraine’s forces, the answer is still uncertain ... This column was provided by Tribune News Service ... Russia-Ukraine crisis.
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Germany inks gas deal with United Arab Emirates

China Daily 27 Sep 2022
Scholz met with Emirati President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi on Sunday to secure fresh shipments of liquified natural gas, or LNG, from the Gulf state, UAE state news agency WAM reported ... Prior to the outbreak of conflict in Ukraine, Germany had bought around 55 percent of its gas from Moscow, noted Germany's DW news service.
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Putin awards Russian citizenship to Edward Snowden

La Prensa Latina 27 Sep 2022
The 39-year-old Snowden, who had previously been granted political asylum and later permanent residency in Russia, was among dozens of foreigners who were issued a Russian passport by decree on Monday. Russia’s constitution gives presidents the right to grant citizenship and political asylum to foreigners.
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World economy to slow, ‘paying the price of war’: OECD

Dawn 27 Sep 2022
The world economy will take a bigger hit than previously forecast next year due to the effects of Russia’s war in Ukraine, the OECD said on Monday ... “The world is paying a very heavy price for Russia’s aggression against Ukraine,” OECD Secretary-General Mathias Cormann said in a news conference.
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Fugitive ‘Fat Leonard’ seeks asylum in Venezuela

Orange County Register 27 Sep 2022
By Joshua Goodman and Julie Watson . Associated Press. SAN DIEGO — The fugitive defense contractor nicknamed “Fat Leonard” who orchestrated a huge bribery scheme involving dozens of U.S ... U.S ... Venezuelan officials have said he intended to reach Russia ... National News . ... National News . ... National News . ... National News . ... National News . ... U.S ... .
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Maria Sakkari survives against Baindl in Parma

Greek City Times 27 Sep 2022
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