As it happened on Wednesday, May 30

As it happened on Wednesday, May 30
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By Sallyann Nicholls
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Euronews brings you the latest news and updates as it happens this morning.

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Good afternoon Europe, today we were watching:

Putin critic seized in Spain: Putin critic Bill Browder has been released after reportedly being arrested by Spanish police on an Interpol arrest warrant on Wednesday.

Murder in Kiev: Moscow has denied responsibility over the killing of Russian journalist and fellow Putin critic Arkady Babchenko on Tuesday.

Italy's cabinet: Former International Monetary Fund official Carlo Cottarelli has been asked to form a stop-gap government in Italy to lead the country into early elections. The cabinet is expected to be announced today.

More strikes: A 24-hour national strike against austerity in Greece is planned as the country prepares to exit EU-IMF lending programs in August.

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