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Friday evening news briefing: British Museum director quits after artefact thefts<!-- wp:html --><p><a href="https://whatsnew2day.com/">WhatsNew2Day - Latest News And Breaking Headlines</a></p> <div> <p>Good night. The director of the British Museum has resigned with immediate effect after admitting failures in his investigation into the theft of more than 1,500 objects.</p> <p>On the other hand, Vladimir Putin has ordered all Wagner mercenaries to swear allegiance to Russia.</p> <h2 class="u-heading-size-large u-heading-style-normal">British Museum director Hartwig Fischer resigns after artifact thefts</h2> <p>The director of the British Museum has <a target="_blank" class="ck-custom-link" href="http://t3.emails.telegraph.co.uk/r/?id=h50cdd35b-e191-4b2c-89fc-91c1d6c74d59,c65115,43b139" rel="noopener">resigned with immediate effect</a> after admitting failures in his investigation of the theft of more than 1,500 items. Hartwig Fischer, who was due to step down next year, had resisted calls for him to resign despite a week of revelations about <a target="_blank" class="ck-custom-link" href="http://t3.emails.telegraph.co.uk/r/?id=h50cdd35b-e191-4b2c-89fc-91c1d6c74d59,c65115,43b13a" rel="noopener">ignored warnings</a>. The board of directors, chaired by former chancellor George Osborne, accepted his resignation.</p> <h2 class="u-heading-size-large u-heading-style-normal">Putin orders all Wagner mercenaries to swear allegiance to Russia</h2> <p>Putin’s order comes two days after Wagner’s leader Yevgeny Prigozhin <a target="_blank" class="ck-custom-link" href="http://t3.emails.telegraph.co.uk/r/?id=h50cdd35b-e191-4b2c-89fc-91c1d6c74d59,c65115,43b13b" rel="noopener">died in a plane crash</a> than has been widely attributed to the Kremlin. Russian fighters have urged grieving Wagner fighters to join their ranks. The base of the Russian Black Sea Fleet was recently attacked in <a target="_blank" class="ck-custom-link" href="http://t3.emails.telegraph.co.uk/r/?id=h50cdd35b-e191-4b2c-89fc-91c1d6c74d59,c65115,43b13c" rel="noopener">The largest drone attack ever carried out against Crimea</a>. <strong>Look</strong> how the Ukrainian F-16s <a target="_blank" class="ck-custom-link" href="http://t3.emails.telegraph.co.uk/r/?id=h50cdd35b-e191-4b2c-89fc-91c1d6c74d59,c65115,43b13d" rel="noopener">could disintegrate Russia</a>.</p> </div> <p><a href="https://whatsnew2day.com/friday-evening-news-briefing-british-museum-director-quits-after-artefact-thefts/">Friday evening news briefing: British Museum director quits after artefact thefts</a></p><!-- /wp:html -->

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Good night. The director of the British Museum has resigned with immediate effect after admitting failures in his investigation into the theft of more than 1,500 objects.

On the other hand, Vladimir Putin has ordered all Wagner mercenaries to swear allegiance to Russia.

British Museum director Hartwig Fischer resigns after artifact thefts

The director of the British Museum has resigned with immediate effect after admitting failures in his investigation of the theft of more than 1,500 items. Hartwig Fischer, who was due to step down next year, had resisted calls for him to resign despite a week of revelations about ignored warnings. The board of directors, chaired by former chancellor George Osborne, accepted his resignation.

Putin orders all Wagner mercenaries to swear allegiance to Russia

Putin’s order comes two days after Wagner’s leader Yevgeny Prigozhin died in a plane crash than has been widely attributed to the Kremlin. Russian fighters have urged grieving Wagner fighters to join their ranks. The base of the Russian Black Sea Fleet was recently attacked in The largest drone attack ever carried out against Crimea. Look how the Ukrainian F-16s could disintegrate Russia.

Friday evening news briefing: British Museum director quits after artefact thefts

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