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Putin says he may recognise breakaway regions of Ukraine

  By Dmitry Antonov and Michel Rose, Reuters, and published by Moscow/Paris –Russian President Vladimir Putin said today (Feb. 21) he was considering a request by two regions of eastern Ukraine held by Russian-backed separatists to be recognised as independent – a move that could give Moscow a reason to openly send troops. Separately,

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Covid tally at new high – 18,883 cases, with ATK test soars to 33,893

THAILAND’S Covid count rose to a new high today (Feb. 21) reaching 18,883 cases and 32 deaths but if those who tested positive via ATK but awaiting confirmation by PCR are added the tally climbs to 33,893, Matichon newspaper said. The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said of today’s 18,883 confirmed cases 18,721 were

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