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Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Oct. 04, 2022 01:04 AM EDT

Toledo Blade. October 1, 2022. Editorial: Larry Householder starts pre-trial legal joust Former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder is in the process of carving out a new role in state politics, as an educator on federal corruption law. Mr....

Catalans commemorate 5th anniversary of failed breakaway

Oct. 01, 2022 14:37 PM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Thousands of Catalans gathered in Barcelona on Saturday to commemorate the fifth anniversary of an independence referendum that marked the high point of their movement to break away from the rest of Spain. The 2017 vote, which was declared unconstitutional...

Live Updates: Russia-Ukraine War

Sep. 28, 2022 15:26 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — KYIV, Ukraine — The governor of Ukraine's Luhansk region says the number of local voters cited by pro-Russia officials as having participated in a “referendum” on living under Russian rule is inconsistent with the number of people residing in the area after seven months...

Kremlin announces vote, paves way to annex part of Ukraine

Sep. 27, 2022 18:20 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Kremlin paved the way Tuesday to annex more of Ukraine and escalate the war by claiming that residents of a large swath overwhelmingly supported joining with Russia in stage-managed referendums the U.S. and its Western allies have dismissed as illegitimate. ...

Pro-Moscow officials say people in all four occupied Ukrainian areas voted to join Russia in Kremlin-run referendums

Sep. 27, 2022 17:01 PM EDT
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Moscow officials say people in all four occupied Ukrainian areas voted to join Russia in Kremlin-run referendums.

Live Updates: Russia-Ukraine War

Sep. 27, 2022 15:05 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine — Pro-Moscow officials say residents in one of the four occupied areas of Ukraine voted to join Russia in Kremlin-orchestrated referendums. According to Russia-installed election officials in Zaporizhzhia, 93.11% of the ballots cast in the vote were in support of the...

Pro-Moscow officials: People in occupied areas of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia voted to join Russia in Kremlin-run referendums

Sep. 27, 2022 15:04 PM EDT
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Moscow officials: People in occupied areas of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia voted to join Russia in Kremlin-run referendums.

Ukrainians scared by Russia's preordained referendums

Sep. 26, 2022 07:28 AM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — After seven months of war, many Ukrainians fear even more suffering and political repression as referendums orchestrated by the Kremlin portend Russia’s imminent annexation of four occupied regions. Many residents fled the regions before the so-called...

Occupied Ukraine holds Kremlin-staged vote on joining Russia

Sep. 23, 2022 17:38 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A Kremlin-orchestrated referendum got underway Friday in occupied regions of Ukraine that sought to make them part of Russia, with some officials carrying ballots to apartment blocks accompanied by gun-toting police. Kyiv and the West condemned it as a rigged election whose...

Voting starts in occupied regions of Ukraine on referendums to join Russia in balloting labeled a sham by the West

Sep. 23, 2022 01:33 AM EDT
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Voting starts in occupied regions of Ukraine on referendums to join Russia in balloting labeled a sham by the West.