Russia could make asset purchases under budget rule in 2023 -Ifax cites Finance Minister
FILE PHOTO: Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov attends a session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in Saint Petersburg, Russia June 16, 2022. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov
Cubans approve gay marriage by large margin in referendum
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Blasts occurred near Nord Stream gas leaks, seismologist tells SVT
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