Elon Musk is offering to follow through on his deal to buy Twitter, Russians are fleeing the country after Putin announced a conscription army, and the FT’s Ed White explains why China is having trouble transitioning to a new growth model.

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Elon Musk proposes buying Twitter for originally agreed $44bn

Desperate Russians fleeing Putin’s war draft stream into Kazakhstan

China after the property boom: can it rebuild the growth model?

The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon, Sonja Hutson and Marc Filippino. The show’s editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Michael Lello, David da Silva and Gavin Kallmann. Topher Forhecz is the FT’s executive producer. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. The show’s theme song is by Metaphor Music.

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