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Blast that killed Ukraine PoWs was Kremlin operation, Kyiv claims

The Ukrainian prisoners of war killed last week in an explosion at their barracks were the victims of a Kremlin special operation plotted in advance and approved at the highest levels, senior government officials in Kyiv have claimed. Citing intelligence, satellite data and phone intercepts, the officials said the inmates were killed in a callous …

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Canada abandoned Ukrainian embassy employees despite their likelihood of being on Russian hit list

Canada abandoned Ukrainian embassy employees despite their likelihood of being on Russian hit list

Ottawa told Canadian embassy leaders in Kyiv to withhold information from Ukrainian staff members and leave them behind.Spencer Colby/The Globe and Mail Before pulling Canadian diplomats out of Ukraine weeks ahead of the Russian invasion, Global Affairs Canada received intelligence confirming that Russia intended to wage war against its neighbour, and that Ukrainians who worked …

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