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Intensive coverage of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, where we have one of the most extensive local reporter networks in the region. Uncensored news/open debate.

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Yashin has been fined four times in recent weeks on charges of discrediting the Russian military over his open opposition to Russia's unprovoked invasion of Ukraine

Russian forces continued to shell Lysychansk, in the Donbas. The head of the regional military administration, Serhiy Hayday, said Ukrainian forces still controlled Lysychansk but its loss was possible as Russia poured resources into the fight.

Indirect talks between Iran and the United States are set to take place on June 28 in Doha, Qatar, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said amid a push by the European Union to break an impasse in negotiations to revive the 2015 nuclear deal.

Turkey's opposition to Finland and Sweden's bids to join the alliance is also a sticking point on the agenda. Stoltenberg is due to join the leaders of the three countries for talks ahead of the summit.

The crackdown on the pro-democracy movement has intensified since mass protests erupted in the wake of authoritarian ruler Alyaksandr Lukashenka's August 2020 reelection.

From shelled chemical plants to forests scorched by missiles, the consequences of Russia's brutal invasion will be felt not only by Ukraine’s ecosystems but also by its people.

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A Ukrainian pianist played Chopin in the ruins of her house after it was badly damaged by Russian shelling. Iryna Manyukina is seen playing the piano in her home in Bila Tserkva, not far from Kyiv, on March 5. A Russian shell exploded nearby. No one from the family was injured.

87-year-old Elvira survived the Holocaust and the Nazi siege of Leningrad. She told @radiosvoboda  that what she witnessed in Mariupol was worse.

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Russian opposition activist Konstantin Sinitsyn has been found dead of head injuries in the entranceway to his St. Petersburg apartment building.

Lyubov Sobol posted a video showing armed, masked men barging into her office ahead of today's rally in Moscow. Sobol was one of the opposition candidates not allowed to stand in the upcoming municipal elections.

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