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The disastrous bursting of Ukraine’s Nova Kakhovka dam – and the battle that is to come
The evidence suggests Russia destroyed the vast, vital dam. Now the long cleanup for the human, environmental and potentially nuclear catastrophe must begin amid a brutal war

Dan Sabbagh and Artem Mazhulin in Mykolaiv and Julian Borger in Kyiv

10, Jun, 2023 @6:16 PM

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‘Warsaw feels like a mini Soviet Union’: how Russian is gaining ground in Poland’s capital
Many from Ukraine, Belarus and other ex-Soviet states mostly get by in Russian – but its prevalence is starting to cause a problem

Shaun Walker in Warsaw

10, Jun, 2023 @4:47 PM

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Impunity is Putin’s middle name. Now he must pay for his crimes | Simon Tisdall
The monster in the Kremlin was surely behind the Ukraine dam explosion. Nato allies have to stop him before he blows up everything

Simon Tisdall

10, Jun, 2023 @11:34 AM

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‘Three months ago, this wasn’t possible’: exiled Russians dare to dream of Putin’s fall
Opposition leaders have begun to plan for the end of the regime – and some believe it is now inevitable

Shaun Walker in Brussels

10, Jun, 2023 @4:00 AM

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What happened in the Russia-Ukraine war this week? Catch up with the must-read news and analysis
Ukraine’s Kakhovka dam destroyed; counter-offensive appears to enter first stages; fears for safety of Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant

Helen Sullivan

09, Jun, 2023 @8:00 PM

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Ukrainian offensive is under way, says Putin – as it happened
Russian president says beginning of offensive ‘is evidenced by the use of strategic reserves’

Mabel Banfield-Nwachi, Martin Belam and Helen Sullivan

09, Jun, 2023 @5:55 PM

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Wagner group accused of stoking ‘anarchy’ on Russia’s frontlines
Kremlin commander claimed the mercenaries had kidnapped and tortured his soldiers during battle for Bakhmut

Andrew Roth

09, Jun, 2023 @5:01 PM

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After the destruction of the Kakhovka dam, another threat lies on Ukraine’s horizon: Donald Trump | Jonathan Freedland
The would-be president and the US right look ready to side with Putin, and walk away from a fight the free world must win, says Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland

Jonathan Freedland

09, Jun, 2023 @3:48 PM

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Seismic data adds to evidence Ukraine’s Kakhovka dam was blown up
Signals point to explosion early on Tuesday, as Ukraine says intercepted call proves Russia was responsible

Julian Borger in Kyiv and Pjotr Sauer

09, Jun, 2023 @3:30 PM

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Radio New Zealand investigates Russia-friendly editing of Ukraine articles
At least four wire articles published by national broadcaster had been edited to add pro-Kremlin phrasing

Tess McClure in Auckland

09, Jun, 2023 @1:17 PM

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Russia-Ukraine war at a glance: what we know on day 471 of the invasion
Ukraine claims to have intercepted a call it says proves that Russia sabotaged the Nova Kakhovka dam; Zelenskiy hails ‘results’ in heavy fighting in Donetsk region

Martin Belam, Guardian staff and agencies

09, Jun, 2023 @9:20 AM

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A visual guide to the collapse of Ukraine’s Nova Kakhovka dam
Ukraine accuses Russia of blowing up Dnipro River dam, which has largely been swept away

Peter Beaumont, Harvey Symons, Paul Scruton, Lucy Swan, Ashley Kirk and Elena Morresi

09, Jun, 2023 @8:33 AM

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