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Ukrainian Intelligence Says It's Trying to Kill Putin
  Neo-Nazis Used US Vehicles in Attack on Russia
  Russia Says It Defeated Ukrainian Sabotage Group in Belgorod
Poland 'Ready' to Start Ukrainians F-16 Training
  Boris Johnson Sent to Texas to Lobby GOP To Keep Arming Ukraine
Six African Countries to Promote Ukraine Ceasefire
  Hungary's Orban: Ukraine War Can Only End With Russia-US Deal
Netanyahu Govt Doubled Airstrikes in Syria
  Israeli Military Chief Says 'We Have the Ability to Hit Iran'
US Conducting More Patrols in the Persian Gulf
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item The FBI Just Got Caught in Yet More Massive, Outrageous FISA Abuses  by James Bovard
item A Bad Week for America in the World  by Ted Snider
item What Does the Fall of Bakhmut in Ukraine Really Mean?  by Kelley Beaucar Vlahos

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