By Susie Blann | Associated Press (free)
Russia fired 30 cruise missiles against different parts of Ukraine early Thursday in the latest nighttime test of Ukrainian air defenses, which shot down 29 of them, officials said.
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By Joe Leahy | Financial Times
President Xi Jinping is stepping up efforts to boost China’s influence in Central Asia by hosting his first in-person regional summit dedicated to tightening ties with an area traditionally dominated by Russia.