Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday the situation in Donbas will radically change from the legal point of view, including in the security domain, after the referendum on joining Russia. "The situation will change radically from a legal point of view, from the point of view of international law ... .
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President Putin’s declaration of partial mobilisation is a sign of the utter failure of Russia’s Ukraine strategy since February’s invasion ... It is also because he feared – rightly – a backlash from the Russian public.
HAVANA (AP) — Hurricane Ian knocked out power across all of Cuba and devastated some of the country’s most important tobacco farms when it slammed into the island’s western tip as a major hurricane Tuesday ...Power was initially knocked out to about 1 million people in Cuba’s western provinces, but later the entire grid collapsed ... The U.S ... .
Ukraine’s president has warned that Russia’s “sham referendums” and attempts to annex Ukrainian territory rule out any talks with Moscow as long as Vladimir Putin remains president ... They are widely viewed as a pretext for announcements that Russia is annexing the territories, just as it annexed Crimea in 2014 ... Enter email address ... AP/PA Images. / ... .
Cubans have voted in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage in a groundbreaking national referendum, the country's National Electoral Council announced Monday. Voters in Sunday’s referendum approved a new 100-page family code ... On Monday, PresidentMiguel Díaz-Canel celebrated the measure's passage, tweeting, "Love is now the law." ... .
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The war in Ukraine and its global fallout transfixed the meeting of world leaders at the U.N.General Assembly this year. When it wasn’t out front, it lurked in the background of virtually every speech ... And U.N ... He warned of starvation, destabilization of nations, riots, and mass migration if help doesn't arrive quickly ... U.S ... ___.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia’s powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, has been named prime minister, a post traditionally held by the king, in a government shuffle announced Tuesday ... FAYEZ NURELDINE / AFP ... Prince Mohammed, who turned 37 last month, has been first in line to succeed his father as king since 2017 ... .
TikTok is facing the prospect of a £27m fine for failing to protect the privacy of children, the UK’s data watchdog has said. An investigation conducted by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) found the video-sharing app may have breached data protection law between May 2018 and July 2020 ... He said the ICO had several ongoing investigations ... .
With the macho incumbent cornered by a centre-left coalition, he may try to attempt a US Capitol-style coup As Brazil prepares to head to the polls in early October, the country is bracing for a change of course ...Currently, Bolsonaro trails Lula’s 10-party coalition by 12 points.