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Philippines accuses Chinese boats of ‘dangerous’ actions

The Philippines on Saturday accused Chinese coast guard ships of “dangerous” maneuvers after they repeatedly blocked a vessel delivering supplies to Filipino fishermen at a reef off the Southeast Asian nation’s coast. The incidents happened near the China-controlled Scarborough Shoal on Thursday and Friday, several days after the Philippine Coast Guard made similar accusations against

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Russian Duma speaker accuses US and EU of killing Alexei Navalny

The speaker of Russia’s lower house of parliament is accusing the United States, European Union, United Kingdom, and other groups of killing Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin made a long series of unsubstantiated accusations via social media and messaging app Telegram.  “Washington and Brussels are to blame for Navalny’s death,” Volodin said, according

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Ukraine Accuses Defense Company of Embezzling $40 Million

Ukraine’s intelligence agency said it had exposed a defense company’s $40 million embezzlement scheme, money that had been intended to procure mortar rounds, as the government sought to underline its commitment to fighting corruption at a time when U.S. military aid has stalled. Officials at the defense company, Lviv Arsenal, attempted to siphon off 1.5

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Ukraine Accuses Defense Company of Embezzling $40 Million

Ukraine’s intelligence agency said it had exposed a defense company’s $40 million embezzlement scheme, money that had been intended to procure mortar rounds, as the government sought to underline its commitment to fighting corruption at a time when U.S. military aid has stalled. Officials at the defense company, Lviv Arsenal, attempted to siphon off 1.5

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Zelenskyy accuses Russia of ‘playing with lives’ after POW plane downed

Independent observers have so far been unable to verify what happened after a Russian plane carrying Ukrainian prisoners of war crashed on Wednesday. ADVERTISEMENT Volodymyr Zelenskyy has accused Moscow of “playing with the lives of Ukrainian prisoners”, following a deadly plane crash in western Russia.  Ukraine’s president has called for an international inquiry into Wednesday’s

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Russia accuses Ukraine of downing a plane carrying prisoners of war

Key Points Russia has accused Ukraine of shooting down a military transport aircraft 65 Ukrainian prisoners of war were on board the plane headed to Ukraine, as part of a prisoner exchange deal Ukraine has pledged to continue targeting Russian aircrafts believed to be carrying missiles Russia accused Ukraine on Wednesday of shooting down a

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