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Latest Developments in Ukraine: April 22


Alla Prohonenko, 53, touches a photo of her father, Volodymyr Prohonenko, during his funeral in Irpin, cemetery on the outskirts of Kyiv, on April 21, 2022. Proponenko died during the Russian occupation.

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The latest developments of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. All times EDT:

12:01 a.m.: Ukraine's president says Russia is planning a sham independence vote in occupied regions, Agence France-Presse reports.

Speaking in a Thursday video message, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky urged residents of occupied areas not to provide any personal information to the Russians, saying the information would be used to falsify a vote.

Some information in this report came from The Associated Press, Reuters and Agence France-Presse.

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