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Anti-Ukraine war Russian journalist who protested live on TV flees house arrest | World News

Anti-Ukraine war Russian journalist who protested live on TV flees house arrest | World News

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Russian TV journalist Marina Ovsyannikova who staged a live on-air protest against Russia’s February invasion of Ukraine was put on a wanted list in the country as she allegedly escaped house arrest, Russian state media reported. Marina Ovsyannikova made international headlines in March as she walked out in front of studio cameras during a news broadcast on Channel One carrying a placard that read, “Stop the war” and “They’re lying to you”.Read more: Ukraine has made 'breakthroughs' in Kherson region: Russian officialThe 44-year-old journalist was then fined 30,000 roubles (£460). As she continued to protest the war, Marina Ovsyannikova was arrested and placed under house arrest in August. As her house arrest was due to end on October 9 after which she was to face trial, the state-run...
Ukraine hails ‘next step towards liberation’ as Russia retreats | Russia-Ukraine war News

Ukraine hails ‘next step towards liberation’ as Russia retreats | Russia-Ukraine war News

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After being encircled by Ukrainian forces, Russia pulled troops out from the strategic eastern Ukrainian city of Lyman – the latest victory for Kyiv’s counteroffensive that has humiliated and angered Moscow. The announcement on Saturday came a day after President Vladimir Putin proclaimed the annexation of four Ukrainian regions – including Donetsk, where Lyman is located – and placed them under Russia’s nuclear umbrella, at a ceremony condemned by Kyiv and the West as an illegitimate farce. “In connection with the creation of a threat of encirclement, allied troops were withdrawn from the settlement of Krasny Liman to more advantageous lines,” Russia’s defence ministry said, using the Russian name of the city. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy later said in a video address although the Ukr...
30 civilians killed in ‘perfectly deliberate’ Russian strike on convoy: Ukraine | World News

30 civilians killed in ‘perfectly deliberate’ Russian strike on convoy: Ukraine | World News

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At least 30 civilians were killed and almost 100 wounded in what Kyiv said was a cynical Russian missile strike on a convoy of civilian cars in southern Ukraine on Friday, leaving bodies strewn across the ground.The convoy had been assembling at a car market on the edge of the city of Zaporizhzhia, preparing to leave Ukrainian territory controlled by Ukraine to visit relatives and deliver supplies in an area occupied by Russia, officials said."The enemy started this day with a deliberate and absolutely calculated murder of Ukrainians ... the Russian military knew where their missiles would hit," President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said in a video address, giving the latest casualty figures."This was done by non-humans ... they will answer before the law without fail."Car windows were blown o...