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Putin signs treaties to annex parts of Ukraine

SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY:++PLEASE NOTE: AP IS OPERATING IN RUSSIA ACCORDING TO RUSSIAN RESTRICTIONS ON ALL REPORTING RELATED TO THE ONGOING MILITARY OPERATION IN UKRAINE++RUSSIAN POOLMoscow – 30 September 20221. Wide of audience listening to Russian President Vladimir PutinHEADLINE TEXT: Putin signs treaties to annex parts of Ukraine2. SOUNDBITE (Russian) Vladimir Putin, Russian president:"They've made a choice to be with their people, be with the homeland, to live its fate, to win with it. The truth is with us. Russia is with us." 3. Various of people standing and applaudingANNOTATION: In a ceremony in the Kremlin's opulent St. George's Hall, Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed treaties to annex parts of Ukraine into Russia.ANNOTATION: Putin's move defies Western powers and marks a sharp escalation of the seven-month conflict with neighboring Ukraine.4. Wide of the Russian-installed leaders of four occupied Ukrainian regions coming to sign treatiesANNOTATION: The signing ceremony comes three days after the completion of Kremlin-orchestrated "referendums" on joining Russia.5. Wide of the Russian-installed leaders of four occupied Ukrainian regions sitting at table to sign treatiesANNOTATION: The "referendums" were dismissed by Kyiv and the West as a "sham" intended to justify Russia's efforts to seize Ukrainian territory.6. Various of Putin signing treaties on annexation of Donetsk regionANNOTATION: Putin signed the accession treaties with Russian-installed leaders of four occupied Ukrainian regions.7. Wide of the Russian-installed leaders of four occupied Ukrainian regions sitting at tableANNOTATION: The separatist Donetsk and Luhansk regions in eastern Ukraine have been backed by Moscow since declaring independence in 2014, weeks after…"8. Wide of Putin signing treaty9. Wide of the Russian-installed leaders of four occupied Ukrainian regions sitting at table and applaudingANNOTATION: "… the annexation of Ukraine's strategic Crimean Peninsula."10. Wide of Putin and the Russian-installed leaders of four occupied Ukrainian regions standing and listening to Russian national anthemANNOTATION: The southern Kherson region and part of neighboring Zaporizhzhia have been under Russian control since the latest conflict began in February.11. Zoom in of Putin listening to Russian national anthem12. Wide of audience standing and listening to national anthem13. Wide of the separatist head of Zaporizhzhia region, Yevhen Balytskyi, listening to Russian national anthem14. Wide of Putin and the Russian-installed leaders of four occupied Ukrainian regions standing and listening to Russian national anthem15. Pull out of audience applauding and politicians standing16. Various of Putin and the Russian-installed leaders of four occupied Ukrainian regions huddling and saying UPSOUND (Russian): "Russia."STORYLINE:Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed treaties to annex parts of Ukraine into Russia, defying Western powers.In a ceremony in the Kremlin's opulent white-and-gold St. George's Hall, Putin and the Russian-installed leaders in the four regions of Ukraine put their names on treaties for them to join Russia, in a sharp escalation of the seven-month conflict.The signing ceremony comes three days after the completion of Kremlin-orchestrated "referendums" on joining Russia that were dismissed by Kyiv and the West as a "sham."The separatist Donetsk and Luhansk regions in eastern Ukraine have been backed by Moscow since declaring independence in 2014, weeks after the annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.The southern Kherson region and part of neighboring Zaporizhzhia have been under Russian control since early in in the conflict, which began in February.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory.
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