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Russians protest and flee the country as Putin orders Ukraine draft

Russians protest and flee the country as Putin orders Ukraine draft

Riot police arrest protesters during an anti-mobilization demonstration in Moscow on Wednesday. Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a partial mobilization of reservists in Russia, with immediate effect. PA hide caption toggle caption PA Riot police arrest protesters during an anti-mobilization demonstration in Moscow on Wednesday. Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a partial mobilization …

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A volunteer from the Luhansk Regional Election Commission distributes newspapers to local citizens ahead of a referendum in the Luhansk People's Republic controlled by Russian-backed separatists on September 22, 2022.

Russians protest and flee as mobilization begins

Russia’s partial military mobilization aimed at slowing down Ukraine’s high-octane counteroffensive was in full swing on Thursday: conscripts responded to summonses, schools were taken over to take in recruits – and there were a lot of controversy. In the mountainous Siberian republic of Buryatia, 11 schools have started serving as administrative buildings for conscripts, local …

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A man set himself on fire during an apparent protest against the funeral of Japanese leader Abe

A man set himself on fire during an apparent protest against the funeral of Japanese leader Abe

Police and firefighters inspect the scene where a man allegedly set himself on fire near the Prime Minister’s office in Tokyo on Wednesday. /Kyodo News via AP hide caption toggle caption /Kyodo News via AP Police and firefighters inspect the scene where a man allegedly set himself on fire near the Prime Minister’s office in …

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Shinzo Abe: Man sets himself on fire to protest state funeral of slain Japanese PM

A man set himself on fire near the Japanese prime minister’s office, apparently to protest against the state funeral of the country’s former prime minister, Shinzo Abe, next week. The man, who has not been named, was initially unconscious and suffered burns all over his body after the incident in Tokyo on Wednesday morning, less …

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Iranians protest in Tehran over the death of a woman in police custody

Iranians protest in Tehran over the death of a woman in police custody

In a photo taken by an individual not employed by The Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran, a police motorbike burns during a protest over the death of a young woman who was arrested for for breaking the country’s conservative dress code, in downtown Tehran, Iran. PA hide caption toggle caption PA …

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