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Russia's Putin appeals to patriotism as key vote reaches climax

Opposition figures have dismissed the whole process as a farce.

The final day of voting is taking place in Russia in a wide ranging referendum that could pave the way for President Putin to remain in office for sixteen more years; the Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, could make an announcement on his plans to annex parts of the West Bank later today; and Indian TikTok star faces uncertain future after app ban.

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