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Putin Plans Concert Bash to Celebrate Annexation of 15% of Ukraine

The Russian government under strongman Vladimir Putin is planning a concert in Moscow’s Red Square on Friday evening to welcome the annexation of four regions of Ukraine – Kherson, Zaporizhzhia, and the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk “People’s Republics” – that represent about 15 percent of Ukrainian territory.

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North Korea Inches Closer to Pro-Russia Separatists in Ukraine

Envoys for North Korea have apparently increased contact with Russia and its proxy separatist organizations in Ukraine, the Donetsk and Luhansk “People’s Republics,” in the months following the escalation of Moscow’s eight-year invasion of the eastern European country, the Pyongyang news site NK News observed Thursday.

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) greets North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un (L) before a m