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Ukraine: Russian referendum plans 'will not change anything'

Referendums organized by Moscow in occupied areas of four Ukrainian regions will have no effect, Ukraine's foreign minister Dmytro Kuleba said on Tuesday, after Russian-backed officials announced the plans. "The Russians can do whatever they want. It will not change anything," Kuleba told reporters in New York, according to Reuters. "Ukraine has every right to liberate its territories and will keep liberating them whatever Russia has to say," he tweeted.

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EU leaders discuss gas price cap — amid rationing fear

The European Commission will present its roadmap to reduce gas prices to member states during an informal summit in Prague. The plan includes a price cap on gas used to generate electricity, but experts point out a variety of risks.

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The fossil-fuel agenda behind EU's carbon-capture plans

The fossil-fuel industry is using the carbon removal agenda to get yet more support for failed carbon capture, which is a key component of the pie-in-the-sky carbon removal technologies being promoted by the EU Commission.

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