1. How Russia reacted after the Prigozhin plane crash
- About an hour after the crash, The Russian Federal Aviation Agency Rosaviatsia released a statement confirming that Yevgeny Prigozhin's name was on the passenger manifest. This is unusually quick for Rosaviatsiya: the agency is usually much slower to respond to such incidents.
- Russian state TV is keeping reporting of the incident to a minimum, quoting government officials with no comment. In its main evening news bulletin, Kremlin-controlled Channel One dedicated just 30 seconds to the story.
- For the Wagner group, Telegram channels linked to the mercenaries have claimed that Prigozhin "was killed... by traitors of Russia".

2. Fukushima: China retaliates as Japan releases treated nuclear water
- Japan has begun its controversial discharge of treated wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean, sparking protests in the region and retaliation from Beijing.
- China is the biggest buyer of seafood from Japan, and on Thursday it said it would block all such imports.
- Japan says the water is safe, and many scientists agree. The UN's nuclear watchdog has also approved the plan.
- However, critics say more studies need to be done and the release should be halted.

3. Chandrayaan-3: India Lunar rover Pragyaan takes a walk on the Moon
- India's moon rover has taken its first steps on the lunar surface a day after the country made history by becoming the first to land near the south pole.
- The Vikram lander successfully touched down as planned on Wednesday evening.
- With this, India joins an elite club of countries to achieve a soft landing on theMoon, after the US, the former Soviet Union and China.
1. How Russia reacted after the Prigozhin plane crash
- About an hour after the crash, The Russian Federal Aviation Agency Rosaviatsia released a statement confirming that Yevgeny Prigozhin's name was on the passenger manifest. This is unusually quick for Rosaviatsiya: the agency is usually much slower to respond to such incidents.
- Russian state TV is keeping reporting of the incident to a minimum, quoting government officials with no comment. In its main evening news bulletin, Kremlin-controlled Channel One dedicated just 30 seconds to the story.
- For the Wagner group, Telegram channels linked to the mercenaries have claimed that Prigozhin "was killed... by traitors of Russia".

2. Fukushima: China retaliates as Japan releases treated nuclear water
- Japan has begun its controversial discharge of treated wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean, sparking protests in the region and retaliation from Beijing.
- China is the biggest buyer of seafood from Japan, and on Thursday it said it would block all such imports.
- Japan says the water is safe, and many scientists agree. The UN's nuclear watchdog has also approved the plan.
- However, critics say more studies need to be done and the release should be halted.

3. Chandrayaan-3: India Lunar rover Pragyaan takes a walk on the Moon
- India's moon rover has taken its first steps on the lunar surface a day after the country made history by becoming the first to land near the south pole.
- The Vikram lander successfully touched down as planned on Wednesday evening.
- With this, India joins an elite club of countries to achieve a soft landing on theMoon, after the US, the former Soviet Union and China.

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