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externalUS diplomat: Kremlin waits for right moment to annex Kherson Oblast.

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by The Kyiv Independent news deskJune 10, 2022 9:51 pm

According to Michael Carpenter, the U.S. ambassador to the OSCE, Russia may use the illegal referendum as a tool to do so. So far, at least 600 people have reportedly been tortured in the region, including local officials, journalists and activists. “Kherson has become what I would call a laboratory of horrors,” said Carpenter during a press conference in Vienna.

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