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Record-breaking Russian cosmonaut Valery Polyakov dies
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Record-breaking Russian cosmonaut Valery Polyakov dies 

Russian cosmonaut Valery Polyakov has died at the age of 80.
Polyakov holds the record for the longest-ever trip to space – a massive 437 full days orbiting the Earth between 1994 and 1995 on the Mir space station.

Vladimir Putin is starting to face a backlash over Russia’s war in Ukraine after the Kharkiv defeat
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Putin faces backlash over war after the Kharkiv defeat

The i says Vladimir Putin is under pressure after Ukraine’s lightning counter-offensive in the eastern Kharkiv region led to Kyiv’s forces retaking an area the size of Greater London in 48 hours.

Russia blames Ukraine for Darya Dugina killing
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Russia blames Ukraine for Darya Dugina killing 

Russia has accused Ukraine of killing the daughter of one of President Putin’s allies in a car bombing at the weekend.

Darya Dugina, 29, died on Saturday when a vehicle she was driving exploded near Moscow.

Russia resumes Griner trial
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Russia resumes Griner trial

VOA says The trial of U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner resumed Tuesday in a Russian courtroom.