Vladimir Putin

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Russia-Ukraine war live: 2,000 detained during protests in Russia; Putin allies concerned over mobilisation ‘excesses’
Latest updates: all the news and developments from the war in Ukraine

Amy Walker (now) and Adam Fulton (earlier)

25, Sep, 2022 @12:10 PM

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The nuclear threat might change the mood in Russia itself, stoking widespread fear | Peter Pomerantsev
Putin’s propaganda glories in devastation but, like the Nazis, he is sowing the seeds of self-destruction

Peter Pomerantsev

25, Sep, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Russia-Ukraine war: at least 730 protesters detained in Russia; Europe urged to accept Russians fleeing draft – as it happened
Arrests made in 32 cities at rallies against mobilisation; border crossings from Russia to Finland have doubled and 10km queue reported at frontier with Georgia

Nadeem Badshah (now); Geneva Abdul and Adam Fulton (earlier)

24, Sep, 2022 @6:52 PM

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Putin’s ship is sinking fast. Will he take everyone down? | Simon Tisdall
The scale of the Kremlin’s strategic failures in Ukraine is epic – and the exploded myth of Russian power may lead to the unravelling of the regime

Simon Tisdall

24, Sep, 2022 @5:36 PM

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Expect dissent to rise as Putin’s call-up brings Ukraine war home to Russians
As men of fighting age flee the draft, observers say Kremlin should be more worried about mounting anger away from the cities

Pjotr Sauer and Andrew Roth in Moscow

24, Sep, 2022 @4:54 PM

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Russians occupying Kharkiv region demanded personal data in return for food
Ukrainians in newly liberated Balakliia describe how their occupiers had been plotting the sham referendum on Moscow’s annexation

Luke Harding in Balakliia

24, Sep, 2022 @4:15 PM

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Missile strikes on Ukrainian cities as call-up causes chaos in Russia
Fresh wave of protests on Saturday after Putin declares ‘partial mobilisation’ of civilian men

Shaun Walker in Kyiv and Pjotr Sauer

24, Sep, 2022 @3:53 PM

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Russia-Ukraine war: Russians flee to avoid draft as west says Putin faces ‘major challenges’ to recruit 300,000 – as it happened
Western officials say true target could be higher but significant hurdles remain to mobilise stated target of 300,000

Maya Yang, Léonie Chao-Fong, Martin Belam and Tess McClure

23, Sep, 2022 @7:43 PM

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Berlusconi claims Russians ‘pushed’ Putin into Ukraine war
Italian former PM’s party is part of coalition expected to win Sunday’s general election

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

23, Sep, 2022 @3:40 PM

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Putin needs nothing short of a miracle to avoid a devastating defeat in Ukraine | Olga Chyzh
Troops melting away and Russians fleeing abroad to avoid mobilisation doesn’t augur well for Putin’s latest gamble, says researcher Olga Chyzh

Olga Chyzh

23, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Digested week: What are the royals for? Showing me how long I’ve lived | Lucy Mangan
Watching the Queen’s funeral made me think about all those I have loved and all those I have lost

Lucy Mangan

23, Sep, 2022 @10:10 AM

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Putin’s nuclear threat shows a desperate man out of options | Simon Jenkins
Using such weapons has no tactical purpose – it would only lose the Russian president support at home and abroad, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

23, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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