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Arnold releases video message urging Russia to stop the war
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Arnold releases video message urging Russia to stop the war

Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger made an impassioned appeal to the Russian people in a video posted on social media, asking them to resist their country’s disinformation as the devastating invasion of Ukraine continues. Schwarzenegger said he was “sending this message through various different channels” for Russian citizens and soldiers, and hoped his message about the atrocities committed...

Russia ‘ready to talk’ after militarily paralyzing Ukraine in hours
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Russia ‘ready to talk’ after militarily paralyzing Ukraine in hours

As some local residents began fleeing Kiev early Thursday morning and rushing west while air raid sirens sounded in the Ukrainian capital, fears of war have grown palpably, catching global media attention and sending the world’s markets tumbling, shortly after Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a military operation in the Donbas region. As world leaders...

Markets brace for heavy falls as Russia-Ukraine crisis escalates
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Markets brace for heavy falls as Russia-Ukraine crisis escalates

Investors were bracing for a torrid day for Russian, Ukrainian, and wider global markets when they reopen on Tuesday after Vladimir Putin upped the ante in a crisis the West fears could unleash a major war. In a lengthy televised address, the Russian president recognized two breakaway regions Donetsk and Luhansk in eastern Ukraine as...

UK officials: The Russian invasion of Ukraine has begun
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UK officials: The Russian invasion of Ukraine has begun

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has already begun so Britain will impose sanctions on Russia, a senior British minister said on Tuesday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson chaired an emergency government response meeting over the Ukraine crisis. Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the deployment of troops to two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine after recognizing them...