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- WorldPutin set to proclaim annexation of seized Ukrainian territory on Friday
President Vladimir Putin will sign formal documents on Friday proclaiming Russia's annexation of four Ukrainian regions, as Moscow rushes to lock in territorial claims that the Ukrainian army is threatening to reverse on the battlefield.
- WorldRussia says Nord Stream 'sabotage' likely to be state-sponsored act
Russia said on Thursday leaks spewing gas into the sea from pipelines to Germany appeared to be the result of state-sponsored "terrorism", as an EU official said the incident had fundamentally changed the nature of the conflict in Ukraine.