News Wire | Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022

CIA Director Warns Russian Counterpart Against Using Nuclear Weapons

By Julian E. Barnes, Jim Tankersley & Edward Wong | The New York Times

The head of the Central Intelligence Agency warned his Russian counterpart against using nuclear weapons in a face-to-face meeting Monday in Turkey, White House officials announced, part of the Biden administration’s effort to reduce the threat of escalation in the war in Ukraine.

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Accounts of Torture Emerge From Kherson, Ukraine’s ‘City of Fear’

By Jeffrey Gettleman & Andrew E. Kramer | The New York Times

Just days after the southern city of Kherson was liberated after eight months of Russian occupation, accounts of beatings, torture and disappearances are emerging.

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