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CORRIERE DELLA SERA (Italy)

MILAN – An anarchist group claimed responsibility Friday for the recent shooting of a top Italian nuclear energy executive, calling the victim "one of the many sorcerers of the atom."

The Milan daily Corriere della Sera received a lengthy text by regular post from the "Olga cell" of the Federazione Anarchica Informale (Informal Anarchic Federation), boasting of its targeting of Ansaldo nuclear's CEO Roberto Adinolfi, who was shot and wounded in Genoa on Monday by an unknown assailant.

The message, which vowed to strike other targets linked to Ansaldo's industrial holding group Finmeccanica, cited comments Adinolfi made after the Japanese nuclear disaster in Fukushima in which he downplayed the environmental impact of the accident.

"We have crippled Roberto Adinolfi, one of the many sorcerers of the atom," the document reads. "Taking a gun, choosing and tracking the target, coordinating mind and hand, were a required passage."

Adinolfi was discharged Friday from a hospital in Genoa, leaving in a wheelchair.

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We’ve heard about the plight of the soldiers-turned-prisoners from Mariupol. Here are some traces of the disturbing fate of a young female doctor who’s been taken away.

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"Wait for me, because I will return…"

Marianna Mamonova wrote these words to her family, among the text messages and short phone calls that are the only remaining fragments used to piece together her recent past. We also have a photo of her, posted on Russian websites, where she looks into the lens, gaunt and exhausted, signed with a number like a concentration camp prisoner.

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Until the Russian-Ukrainian war, Mamonova’s biography was available to anyone who wanted to know. She was born in 1991, studied at the Ternopil Medical University, and later at the Kyiv Military Academy. After completing her studies, she was sent to work in the coastal city of Berdiansk. Her mother says that this is where her daughter's dream came true: She’d always wanted to be a military doctor, and worked in Berdiansk for three years, receiving the rank of officer in the Ukrainian army.

Beginning in 2014, she’d worked stints as a front-line doctor in the Donbas region, and when Russia invaded Ukraine in February she went to war again. This time in Mariupol.

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