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Demonstrations, editorial errors and exodus: Putin's mobilization on a chaotic departure

Demonstrations, editorial errors and exodus: Putin’s mobilization on a chaotic departure

According to a local leader, some residents of the Republic of Sakha, in the Russian Far East, were recruited “by mistake” when they were not eligible for mobilization, such as the fathers of minor children. “All those who were mobilized by mistake should be fired. This work has already begun,” Republican leader Aisen Nikolaev said …

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Italy set to look good as polls open in national elections

Italy set to look good as polls open in national elections

His ultra-conservative party, whose origins date back to post-war fascism, controls just two of Italy’s 20 regions, winning just 4.5% of the vote in the 2018 election. But since the collapse of former Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s coalition earlier this year – which triggered a snap election – the Brothers of Italy have only grown …

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"I don't want to die for someone else's ambitions": Russian men face mobilization

“I don’t want to die for someone else’s ambitions”: Russian men face mobilization

Andrei Alekseev, a 27-year-old engineer from the city of Yekaterinburg, was among many men in the queue fleeing Russia following mobilization orders from President Vladimir Putin. Cars had to pass Russian and Kazakh border controls, both of which took around two hours. Alekseev woke up Wednesday morning to the news of Putin’s mobilization order and …

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Iranian-Americans demonstrate across the United States in support of protesters in Iran

Iranian-Americans demonstrate across the United States in support of protesters in Iran

“Join us in solidarity and be the voice of the people of Iran who are being brutally repressed for fighting for basic human rights while their internet access is cut off,” read a flyer for an event Saturday in Boston. Similar events are taking place in California, Rhode Island and Florida, among other states. Protests …

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Opinion: Died for showing a few strands of her hair

Opinion: Died for showing a few strands of her hair

Editor’s note: Marina Nemat is the author of two memoirs, “Prisoner of Tehran” and “After Tehran”. She is a recipient of awards for her writings and work related to human rights. Nemat is a member of the Renew Democracy Initiative’s Frontlines of Freedom project. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. See more …

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Mottled lanterns are thriving in the northeast and could spread farther

Mottled lanterns are thriving in the northeast and could spread farther

CNN — Mottled lanterns thrive in the northeast this summer. In New York, where this year’s invasion looks particularly extreme, people are crushing them on the streets, on railings and even on their restaurant tables. The exterior walls of buildings in the Big Apple are covered in speckled red bugs. Some are dead. Some are …

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Widespread internet blackouts in Iran are a serious cause for concern

Widespread internet blackouts in Iran are a serious cause for concern

The Iranian people had taken to the streets to protest after fuel prices soared 300% overnight. The New York Times reported at the time that “between 180 and 450 people, and possibly more”, had been killed in four days of violence, with thousands more injured and detained, most while the country was in lockdown. immersed …

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Notice: January 6 hearings to continue

Notice: January 6 hearings to continue

Editor’s note: CNN political analyst Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University. He is the author and editor of 24 books, including “The Presidency of Donald J. Trump: A First Historical Assessment.” Follow him on Twitter @julianzelizer. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. See more opinion …

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NASA cancels next Artemis I launch attempt due to tropical storm

NASA cancels next Artemis I launch attempt due to tropical storm

After meeting on Saturday morning, NASA’s Artemis team decided to forgo the September 27 launch opportunity and are now preparing the mega stack of moon rockets for the rollback. “On Tuesday, Tropical Storm Ian is expected to move north across the eastern Gulf of Mexico as a hurricane just off the southwest coast of Florida. …

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