In a sign of Russia's urgent need to bolster its war effort in Ukraine, parliament said on Friday it would consider a bill to allow Russians over 40 and foreigners over 30 to sign up for the military.
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Pro-Russian hackers have attacked the websites of several Italian institutions and government ministries, the police said on Friday.
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