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From the BBC World Service: Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is leading the presidential election, but he’s just shy of winning a key 50% of the vote. That means a runoff with opposition candidate Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu is expected in a few weeks. Victoria Craig joins us from Ankara for more. Plus, the BBC’s Leonardo Rocha reports on Argentina as…
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AP correspondent Charles de Ledesma reports on Europe Economy.
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Новости Радио Свобода: точность, оперативность, беспристрастность
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NPR News: 05-15-2023 7AM EDT
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In a pine forest on the northern edge of Kyiv one afternoon this month, Senior Sergeant Yaroslav of the Bureviy (“storm”) assault brigade gathered his rookie soldiers for a pep talk. In no uncertain terms, he outlined the mission ahead of them. “You are being trained to assault, not to defend,” he said. “We will teach you how to attack so that Ukraine…
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CHINA’s leader Xi Jinping pledged not to add “fuel to the fire” yesterday in his first call to Ukraine’s Volodymr Zelensky since the Russian invasion. President Xi – who has kept close ties with tyrant Vladimir Putin since the conflict erupted 14 months ago – said it was time to work towards peace. Xi Jinping pledged not to add ‘fuel to the fire’…
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Skip to contentContinue reading the main storyWashington May 15, 7:01 a.m.Prime Minister Rishi Sunak of Britain and President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine, at Chequers, the prime minister’s official country residence, near Ellesborough, England, on Monday.Credit…Pool photo by Carl CourtLONDON — Prime Minister Rishi Sunak of Britain pledged on Monday…
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has won the trust of Western governments by refusing to use the weapons they provide for attacks inside Russia and prioritizing the targeting of Russian forces inside Ukraine’s borders.But behind closed doors, Ukraine’s leader has proposed going in a more audacious direction — occupying Russian villages to gain…
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Continue reading the main storyThe president’s commencement address at Howard University, a historically Black institution, came as Democratic strategists have expressed concerns about muted enthusiasm for Mr. Biden among Black voters.Send any friend a storyAs a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share.VideoPresident…
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Editor’s note: Videos in this presentation include racist language and gunshots, which may be disturbing to some readers.Jack Teixeira, dressed in camouflage fatigues, his finger wrapped around the trigger of a semiautomatic rifle, faced the camera and spoke as though reciting an oath.“Jews scam, n—-rs rape, and I mag dump.”Teixeira raised his weapon,…
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by Tom Joscelyn, Norman L. Eisen and Fred Wertheimer May 12th, 2023 by Spencer Reynolds May 10th, 2023 by Ryan Goodman and Norman L. Eisen May 9th, 2023 by Clara Apt May 8th, 2023 by Faiza Patel and Charles Kurzman May 8th, 2023 by Paras Shah May 4th, 2023 by Menachem Z. Rosensaft May 4th, 2023 by Lord David Neuberger, Can Yeginsu, Catherine…
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LONDON —  Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky continued his whirlwind European tour Monday with a stop in Britain, a staunch ally that promised to give Kyiv hundreds more missiles and attack drones in an effort to change the course of the war against Russia.Zelensky landed by helicopter at Chequers, the British leader’s official country retreat,…
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Putin: Proud of Russians fighting in UkraineRussian President Vladimir Putin addressed crowds gathered at the annual Victory Day parade in Moscow on Tuesday (May 9).Russia celebrated its annual Victory Day this week, which had to feel awkward after 15 straight months of defeat. The great parade was notably muted, uncharacteristically featuring only…
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A social movement created by military blogger Igor Girkin is looking to increase pressure on Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and the Russian defense establishment, the Institute for the Study of War (ISW) think tank has said.Girkin, also known as Igor Strelkov, is a Russian nationalist and was prominent in the war in the Donbas region of Ukraine in…
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Continue reading the main storyMay 15, 2023, 5:00 a.m. ETCredit…In-camera multiple exposure photograph by Damon Winter/The New York TimesSend any friend a storyAs a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share.Gail Collins: Hey Bret, good to be conversing again. Heck of a lot going on. Before we get to the…
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Published: 08:44 BST, 15 May 2023 | Updated: 11:12 BST, 15 May 2023 Russian forces suffered a major new strike in the occupied Ukrainian city of Luhansk early today in a suspected use of newly-supplied British Storm Shadow long-range missiles.Early reports said the target was a former aviation school believed to be housing a contingent of Putin’s…
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky issued a new appeal to NATO on Monday to make a “positive political decision” on Kyiv’s membership bid at a July summit.Ukraine’s Western partners have provided it with weapons to fight Russia’s invasion. But Kyiv wants stronger security guarantees for the future and hopes to join the NATO military alliance, which…
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First the coronation, then Eurovision. Politics and news coverage in Britain has been dominated in recent weeks by centrally organised and lavish spectacles, both of which have reinforced an ideology central to the ruling class.  The coronation promoted hereditary wealth and power, with flags adorning central London, fawning media coverage of the country’s…
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Why Putin Attacked Ukraine When He Did  The Bulwark
 

NPR News: 05-15-2023 12AM EDT
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Skip to content French President Emmanuel Macron, right, welcomes Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at the Elysee palace in Paris, Sunday, May 14, 2023. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy made a surprise visit to Paris for talks Sunday night with French President Emmanuel Macron, extending a multi-stop European tour that has…
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Zelensky makes surprise visit with Macron  The Hill
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Zelensky Breaks Silence On Counteroffensive, 6 Killed In Russian …  youtube.com
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Ukraine’s Zelenskyy meets leaders in France and Germany  The National
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Zelenskyy suggested invading Russian villages and blowing up oil pipeline  Yahoo News

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(14 May 2023) Here’s the latest for Sunday, May 14th: Zelenskyy makes previously unannounced visit to Paris; Cyclone Mocha makes landfall in Myanmar, killing at least 3; Bells toll for Buffalo supermarket mass shooting victims 1 year after massacre; New Hampshire police say 4 people wounded in shooting at graduation party. Subscribe for more Breaking…
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Украинский лидер вручил бойцам государственные награды.
 
Russia says two of its commanders have been killed in eastern Ukraine  The Hill
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G7 leaders to target Russian energy, trade in new sanctions steps -sources  National Post

From: Euronews Duration: 1:01 Zelenskyy then travelled to Paris, where urgent military aid and assistance were top of the agenda with French President Emmanuel…
Zelensky welcomed with military honours as he visits Germany  Yahoo Lifestyle UK
 
Police fatally shoot knife-wielding man who allegedly threatened people at a graduation party  ABC News
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Counting is under way in Turkey with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan facing a tough challenge after 20 years in power. Early numbers have been released, with claim and counter-claim about who is ahead in Turkey’s most closely-fought election in decades. Six opposition parties have combined forces, picking opposition leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu as…
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Netanyahu’s poll numbers bounce back after Gaza campaign, surveys show  The Times of Israel
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РФ развернула 16 стратегических бомбардировщиков Ту-160 и Ту-95 в 200 км от Финляндии и Норвегии, пишет The Barents Observer. Первые из этих бомбардировщиков, способных нести ядерное оружие, появились на базе в августе.
 
Россия и Украина обменялись военнопленными по формуле 40 …  YouTube
 
Ukraine latest: Russia admits retreat north of Bakhmut  Nikkei Asia

Ukrainian forces continued counterattacking around #Bakhmut on May 14. Russian forces have not made additional confirmed gains in or around the city as of May 14. isw.pub/UkrWar051423 Quoted feed from @TheStudyofWar NEW: Russian forces conducted another series of drone and missile strikes against #Ukraine on the night…
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@TheStudyofWar 2/ Ukrainian Deputy Defense Minister Hanna Malyar reported that Ukrainian forces captured over 10 Russian positions on the northern and southern outskirts of Bakhmut over the course of the day on May 14.
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@TheStudyofWar 3/ Russian milbloggers claimed that Ukrainian troops attacked towards Berkhivka, Klishchiivka, and Kurdiumivka and took up new unspecified positions near the settlements and additionally advanced towards Yahidne from the direction of Bohdanivka.
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@TheStudyofWar 4/ #Wagner Group financier Yevgeny #Prigozhin claimed that Ukrainian forces did not conduct any attacks on the night of May 13 to 14, however. Note: ISW has not observed visual confirmation of new Ukrainian positions around #Bakhmut.
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@TheStudyofWar 5/ Ukrainian Eastern Group of Forces Spokesperson Colonel Serhiy Cherevaty emphasized on May 14 that #Ukraine’s main goal in #Bakhmut is to destroy Russian concentration areas and encircle the city, not to conduct frontal assaults.
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@TheStudyofWar 6/ Cherevaty noted that Ukrainian forces have recently advanced up to 300m in some areas, and Malyar reported that Ukrainian forces are advancing in two directions in the suburbs of #Bakhmut. isw.pub/UkrWar051423
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@TheStudyofWar 7/ The Ukrainian General Staff reported that Russian forces conducted unsuccessful offensive operations within #Bakhmut itself; within 9km northwest of Bakhmut near Hryhorivka, Bohdanivka, and Khromove; and within 14km southwest of Bakhmut near Bila Hora and Predtechyne.
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@TheStudyofWar 8/ #WagnerGroup financier Yevgeny #Prigozhin claimed on May 13 that #Wagner fighters advanced up to 500m in #Bakhmut and that Ukrainian forces currently control 1.78 square kilometers of the city. isw.pub/UkrWar051423
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4 Russian military aircraft ‘ambushed’ and shot down near Ukrainian border, Russian media reports  Yahoo! Voices
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President Zelensky: Ukraine will ‘expel evil Russian aggression …  youtube.com
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Kyiv says its troops are ‘moving forward’ along parts of Bakhmut front  The Straits Times
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A Ukrainian donation drive built an ‘Army of Drones’ and picked up an unusual system called a ‘Shahed Hunter’ for …  msnNOW
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Studies trace SARS-CoV-2 seasonal behavior back to genetics and global change  Medical Xpress
 
Zelenskyy thanks Germany for support — as it happened  DW
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The housing market correction would regain new life if the U.S. defaults, says Moody’s chief economist  FortuneView Full Coverage on Google News
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Border agents arrest man on FBI terror watchlist amid migrant influx: CBP sources  Yahoo News
 
“We’re bringing you back,” the former president told his disgraced ex-national security advisor.
Moldova minister says Russia’s Gazprom only interested in …  Reuters.com
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Ukrainian intelligence officers will receive 105 Vector unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) under the contract between the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense and the German UAV manufacturer Quantum-Systems GmbH.
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The Most Grisly Murder In Rap History | Articles @ Ultimate-Guitar …  Ultimate Guitar
 
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