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9/25: Strassman, Patta, Aguilar – CBS News
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9/25: Strassman, Patta, Aguilar – CBS News

9/25: Strassman, Patta, Aguilar - CBS News Watch CBS News This week on "Face the Nation with Margaret Brennan," an exclusive interview with Ukraine's President Volodomyr Zelenskyy, and the U.S. response to what's been a critical week on the national security front. Plus, a new CBS News poll that reveals some disturbing indications about voters who want to contest the upcoming elections six weeks before Election Day. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On Sour...
09/18: Strassman, Patta, Garret and Becker
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09/18: Strassman, Patta, Garret and Becker

09/18: Strassman, Patta, Garret and Becker - CBS News Watch CBS News This week on "Face the Nation with Margaret Brennan," domestic and international crises test global relations as world leaders converge in London for Queen Elizabeth's funeral. Their next stop? The annual United Nations gathering in New York. Plus, Russian President Vladimir Putin faces a public rebuke from a key partner and the cold shoulder from another as Ukrainians retake more of their territory, uncovering horrors left behind by Russian forces. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for ...
Face The Nation: Kostin, Pape, Garret and Becker
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Face The Nation: Kostin, Pape, Garret and Becker

Face The Nation: Kostin, Pape, Garret and Becker - CBS News Watch CBS News Missed the second half of the show? The latest on Ukraine's top prosecutor pursuing a genocide case against Russian officials; Robert Pape warns of "violent threat" to U.S. democracy; and Major Garrett and David Becker's new book, "The Big Truth". Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On Source link
Last working reactor shuts down at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant amid fears of radiation disaster
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Last working reactor shuts down at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant amid fears of radiation disaster

Europe's largest nuclear plant said plans are underway to shut down its only remaining operational reactor, as ongoing fighting in Ukraine continues to stoke fears of a potentially catastrophic radiation accident.The stability of Zaporizhzhia, a Russian-controlled nuclear plant in southern Ukraine that is also one of the largest atomic power stations in the world, has been a source of international concern for weeks. Shelling in the plant's vicinity has repeatedly cut transmission lines that connect it to the surrounding power grid and provide the electricity necessary to run systems that cool the reactors. Jeopardizing the plant's cooling systems increases risks of a meltdown. Nuclear operator Energoatom announced on Sunday that Zaporizhzhia had been reconnected to Ukraine's el...
Russia pulls back troops in Kharkiv after Ukraine counteroffensive
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Russia pulls back troops in Kharkiv after Ukraine counteroffensive

Russia's Defense Ministry announced Saturday that it's pulling back troops from two areas in Ukraine's eastern Kharkiv region where a Ukrainian counteroffensive has made significant advances in the past week. The news came after days of apparent advances by Ukraine south of Kharkiv, the country's second-largest city, in what could become the biggest battlefield success for Ukrainian forces since they thwarted a Russian attempt to seize the capital of Kyiv at the start of the nearly seven-month war.Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said Saturday that troops would be regrouped from the Balakliya and Izyum areas to Ukraine's tern Donetsk region. Izyum was a major base for Russian forces in the Kharkiv region and earlier this week social media videos showed residen...
Russian politician detained for criticising Ukraine invasion
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Russian politician detained for criticising Ukraine invasion

LONDON, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Russian opposition politician Yevgeny Roizman was shown being detained at his home in a video published on social media on Wednesday, in the latest move by authorities to punish critics of the war in Ukraine.Video of the arrest showed Roizman, former mayor of the Urals city of Yekaterinburg, being taken away by law enforcement officials.Roizman was seen in the video telling reporters that he was being investigated under a law against discrediting the armed forces. He said he was being arrested "basically for one phrase, 'the invasion of Ukraine'".Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterAsked where he had said that, he replied: "I've said it everywhere and I'll say it now."State news agency TASS cited Yekaterinburg security services as conf...
Car explosion kills Daria Dugina, daughter of Russian nationalist known as “Putin’s brain”
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Car explosion kills Daria Dugina, daughter of Russian nationalist known as “Putin’s brain”

Moscow — The daughter of an influential Russian political theorist who is often referred to as "Putin's brain" was killed in a car bombing on the outskirts of Moscow, officials said Sunday.The Moscow branch of the Russian Investigative Committee said preliminary information indicated a bomb planted in the SUV driven by Daria Dugina, 29, exploded Saturday night and killed the TV commentator who was the daughter of Alexander Dugin, a nationalist philosopher and writer.Dugin is a prominent proponent of the "Russian world" concept, a spiritual and political ideology that emphasizes traditional values, restoration of Russia's power and the unity of all ethnic Russians throughout the world. He also is a vehement supporter of Russia sending troops into Ukraine. ...
Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine
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Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

Russia says it may shut down nuclear power plant, warns of effects of potential accidentA serviceman with a Russian flag on his uniform stands guard near the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict outside the Russian-controlled city of Enerhodar in the Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine August 4, 2022.Alexander Ermochenko | ReutersRussia's Ministry of Defense said on Thursday that it may shut down the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant if Ukrainian forces continue, as it claims, shelling the facility.Ukraine denies shelling the facility and instead blames Russia for endangering the nuclear power plant, saying it is storing ammunition and military equipment there.Ukraine and the international community have warned of the potential for a catastrophic accident at...
Ukraine health crisis worsens as medics work amid shelling – WHO
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Ukraine health crisis worsens as medics work amid shelling – WHO

LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) - Ukraine is facing a worsening health emergency as the conflict with Russia rages on, the World Health Organization said, with a combination of burnt-out staff, increased shelling and the approach of winter fuelling the agency's concerns.There have been 434 attacks on healthcare facilities in the country, out of 615 such attacks reported this year worldwide, according to a WHO tracker.The WHO's Ukraine emergency co-ordinator Heather Papowitz said healthcare teams in many areas have become used to working with shelling outside their window.Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegister"It's kind of falling off the news in a way... but this is an emergency of public health," Papowitz told Reuters on Wednesday.Russia denies it targets civilians, but ...
Pelosi confirms trip to Asia, but makes no mention of Taiwan
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Pelosi confirms trip to Asia, but makes no mention of Taiwan

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi confirmed Sunday she will visit four Asian countries this week but made no mention of a possible stop in Taiwan that has fueled tension with Beijing, which claims the island democracy as its own territory.Pelosi said in a statement she is leading a congressional delegation to Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea and Japan to discuss trade, the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, security and "democratic governance."Pelosi has yet to confirm news reports that she might visit Taiwan. Chinese President Xi Jinping warned against meddling in Beijing's dealings with the island in a phone call Thursday with President Biden. Beijing sees official American contact with Taiwan as encouragement to make its decades-old de facto indep...