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Putin’s annexation of Ukrainian regions changes ‘nothing’, Ukraine’s FM says

By France24
02 October 2022   |   3:58 pm
In an interview with FRANCE 24 from Kyiv, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba struck a defiant tone, saying that the planned annexation this Friday by Russia of four Ukrainian regions following so-called referendums changes "nothing" for Ukraine and the world.

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