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Times reporters spent over a year combing through government bidding documents that reveal the country’s technological road map to ensure the longevity of its authoritarian rule.
After more than a decade of chaos and war, fed-up Libyans are clamoring for peace — and making clear they’ve had enough violence: “We want to taste life, not death.”
Moscow says the Americans who fought for Ukraine are not regular soldiers who would be covered by the Geneva Conventions, calling their conduct criminal.
The war is contributing to global food shortages and rising prices, and the United Nations warns of possible famine. Ukraine is usually a major grain exporter.
The remarks by the official, Josep Borrell Fontelles, were among the strongest language from a Western leader in describing the Kremlin’s tactics to subjugate Ukraine.