October 17th tweets: Heinous war of 20th century imperialism by Russia who has lost sight of the fact that we are in 21st century. Ukraine seeks democracy … not autocracy by a dictator no different to Hussein or Gadaffi, who covets other peoples’ power, wealth, identity, in his desire to have geographic spread of Russia in Europe.

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Novaya Gazeta. Europe

@novayagazeta_en

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Mikhail Khodorkovsky (English) Retweeted

Justice for Journalists Foundation

@JFJfund

Today

@JFJfund

briefed #HRCttee about the continued dismantling of independent journalism in #Russia and the cases of Ivan Safronov, Vladimir Kara-Murza & Maria Ponomarenko. We have been at all 3 briefings, after which #Russia sabotaged the review twice.

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Mikhail Khodorkovsky (English) Retweeted

Yaroslav Trofimov

@yarotrof

Mass weddings in Russia before the men are shipped to Ukraine to become cannon fodder. Dystopian.

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cedric mas

@CedricMass

Oct 16

#Russie Scène de mariages collectifs avant de partir au front à St Petersbourg. Les Russes complètement coupés de la réalité, se retrouvent piégés dans le délire d’un dictateur vieillissant et suicidaire.

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Mikhail Khodorkovsky (English) Retweeted

TIME

@TIME

“Putin will talk tough but we must not give in to the ranting of a bully on the back foot. The choice is simple: do you wish to live in a world of freedom and partnership or a world at the mercy of tyrants?” writes Mikhail Khodorkovsky

@mbk_center

time.com If America Is Still America, It Must Step Up Its Support for Ukraine The cost of supporting Ukraine may be high but the cost of failing to keep doing so would be much higher, writes Mikhail Khodorkovsky

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Ukrainian News24

@UkrainianNews24

Interception of a Russian quadrocopter carrying 6 VOGs and its destruction when tried to flee, which led to the detonation of his ammunition #UkraineWar #UkraineRussiaWar

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Ukrainian News24

@UkrainianNews24

THANK FRANCE: Paris will transfer ‘Crotale’  [Rattlesnake] Air Defense Systems to UKR. The make and model will be specified, but these all-weather, short-range air defense missile systems can intercept cruise missiles, helicopters, UAVs & jet aircraft.

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 Ukraine Weapons Tracker

@UAWeapons

#Ukraine: A Russian MT-LB armoured vehicle was destroyed by the Ukrainian Airborne forces in the East.

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Babel.ua: Ukraine at war

@UaBabel

Ukraine is currently negotiating with the West to acquire SAMP-T air defense systems. The Ministry of Defense is counting on a positive decision.

babel.ua

The Minister of Defense Reznikov: Ukraine hopes to receive the SAMP-T air defense system from the…

Ukraine is currently negotiating with the West to acquire SAMP-T air defense systems. The Ministry of Defense is counting on a positive

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Babel.ua: Ukraine at war

@UaBabel

How Ukrainian rescuers dismantle the debris of a house ruined by the Iranian drone in #Kyiv. Video 3 of 3, shot by Babel’s journalist Ghanna Mamonova.

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Meduza in English

@meduza_en

In a dispatch for The Beet,

@paulaerizanu

reports on how Moldova’s autonomous region of Gagauzia, which was established to safeguard the Gagauz language and culture, has retained its Soviet-era Russification and Moscow’s political influence.

meduza.io Dispatch from Gagauzia Moldova’s autonomous region where Soviet-era Russification and Moscow’s… Story by Paula Erizanu. Edited by Eilish Hart.

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Meduza in English

@meduza_en

You might want to sit down for this: Many Russian conscripts have reported not receiving the payments they were promised before serving in the army.

meduza.io Russian conscripts not receiving promised financial benefits — Meduza Russian Presidential Human Rights Council member Kirill Kabanov reported Monday that his office regularly receives messages about
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Meduza in English

@meduza_eng

The Russian Book Union has sent a letter to anti-LGBT lawmaker Alexander Khinshtein expressing concern that his proposed expansion to Russia’s ban on “gay propaganda” could outlaw works by Dostoevsky, Bulgakov, and Ostrovsky.

meduza.io Publishers worried new ‘gay propaganda’ bill could outlaw classic Russian literature — Meduza The Russian Book Union (RKC) recently sent a letter to Russian State Duma Deputy Alexander Khinshtein expressing concern that the
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Jason Jay Smart

@officejjsmart

At this very moment, the whole of Ukraine  is under air raid warning. As I write this, this little girl is undoubtedly, scared in a bomb shelter. This is who Putin  is trying to murder. Give Ukraine  air defense now! #UkraineWillResist

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