News Wire | May 23, 2023 Archive

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Anti-Putin Militias Mount Cross-Border Incursion in Western Russia

By Isobel Koshiw | The Washington Post

Russian officials said Tuesday that a counterterrorism operation has expelled saboteurs from the western region of Belgorod, which borders Ukraine, after militias made up of Russians fighting on Ukraine’s side in the war mounted an attack on a border post and on an office of the Federal Security Service, or FSB.

Sudan Cease-Fire in Danger as Residents Report Fighting, Warplanes

By Mohamed Nureldin & Khalid Abdelaziz | Reuters

Artillery fire could be heard in parts of Khartoum and warplanes flew overhead Tuesday, residents said, raising fears that intense fighting would erupt and shatter Sudanese hopes raised by an internationally-monitored cease-fire.

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