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Russia to annex more of Ukraine on Friday at the Kremlin

2 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

By JON GAMBRELL and ADAM SCHRECK
KYIV, Ukraine - Russia planned to annex more of Ukraine on Friday in an escalation of the seven-month war that seemed sure to further isolate the Kremlin, draw it more international punishment and bring extra military, political and economic support to Ukraine.
The annexation would come just days after voters supposedly approved Moscow-managed “referendums” that Ukrainian and Western officials have denounced as illegal, forced and rigged.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters Thursday that four regions of Ukraine - Luhansk, Donetsk, Kherson and...
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