News Wire | January 18, 2023 Archive

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Ukrainian Interior Minister, Top Officials Killed in Helicopter Crash

By Isabelle Khurshudyan & Serhiy Morgunov | The Washington Post

Ukrainian Interior Minister Denis Monastyrsky and other top ministry officials were killed Wednesday morning when their government helicopter crashed near a kindergarten just outside Kyiv, in what appeared to be an accident.

Brazil Charges Dozens in Pro-Bolsonaro Riots; More Expected

By Carla Bridi | Associated Press (free)

The office of Brazil’s prosecutor-general has presented its first charges against some of the thousands of people who authorities say stormed government buildings in an effort to overturn former President Jair Bolsonaro’s loss in the October election.

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