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Russia-Ukraine war: what we know on day 95 of the invasion
Ukraine pleads for heavy weapons as Russia advances in the east, claiming to have captured strategically important Lyman

Simon Tisdall and Mark Townsend

29, May, 2022 @1:05 AM

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Russia claims capture of strategic town as fighting rages in east – as it happened
Russia’s defence ministry says town of Lyman is now under full control of its forces, after days of fighting

Richard Luscombe (now) and Nadeem Badshah, Jane Clinton and Helen Davidson (earlier)

28, May, 2022 @11:11 PM

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Ukraine pleads for weapons as Russian onslaught threatens to turn the tide
As support among some European allies appears to waver, Kyiv calls for advanced rocket systems to hit Russia’s supply lines

Simon Tisdall and Mark Townsend

28, May, 2022 @5:19 PM

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UN urges China to review counter-terrorism policies after official visit
Michelle Bachelet also voiced concerns about the rights of Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities, as well as cultural freedoms in Tibet

Helen Davidson in Taipei

28, May, 2022 @4:47 PM

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Revealed: Russia-linked superyachts ‘going dark’ to avoid sanctions threat
Vessels with ties to Russian oligarchs hit by sanctions are no longer reporting their position to an automatic global locator

Jon Ungoed-Thomas and Gemma Handy

28, May, 2022 @2:15 PM

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Revealed: Afghan journalists facing death threats and beatings, despite UK pledge to save them
Group who worked with UK media to sue government over failure to relocate them to Britain

Michael Savage Policy Editor

28, May, 2022 @1:27 PM

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‘We can’t live with people who support Putin’s war’: the TV chief who fled Russia
When journalists faced jail for reporting on Ukraine, Viktor Muchnik closed down his Siberian TV station and left for Armenia

Shaun Walker in Yerevan

28, May, 2022 @11:48 AM

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Russia takes control of Lyman as assault on Donbas region continues
The Russian president warned the French and German leaders it was ‘dangerous’ for the west to supply further weapons to Ukraine

Shaun Walker in Kyiv

28, May, 2022 @11:43 AM

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British MP’s son saves fellow volunteer while under fire in Ukraine
Former Royal Marine Ben Grant has told how he helped in the rescue after a Russian ambush north of Kharkiv

Miranda Bryant

28, May, 2022 @10:59 AM

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Has Colombian left’s time come at last as ex-rebel closes in on presidency?
After a century of rightwing rule and decades of civil war, Gustavo Petro goes into Sunday’s election as the frontrunner

Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá

28, May, 2022 @9:30 AM

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‘We have been mistreated’: cousin of Whitehall cleaner who died speaks out
Vincente Gomes is a cousin and former colleague of Emanuel Gomes, who died after going into work with a fever

Harriet Grant and Beatriz Ramalho da Silva

28, May, 2022 @8:22 AM

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Kremlin mulls Nuremberg-style trials based on second world war tribunals
Russia to seek to justify invasion of Ukraine by staging show trials of war prisoners, conflict scholars fear

Andrew Roth Moscow correspondent

28, May, 2022 @4:30 AM

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