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Ukraine braces for Russian ‘storm’ in east in run-up to EU meeting

Luhansk governor says situation ‘extremely difficult’ Kremlin says captured Americans are mercenaries European Union to decide on Ukraine membership bid this week Russia threatens retaliation against Lithuania KYIV, June 21 (Reuters) – Ukraine acknowledged on Tuesday difficulties in fighting in its east as Russian forces regrouped after stepping up pressure and making advances on two …

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NATO warns of long Ukraine war as Russian assaults follow EU boost for Kyiv

NATO’s Stoltenberg says war could last years Allies must show they will back Ukraine for long haul -Johnson Ukraine admits setback at village near Sievierodonetsk ‘All that is ours we will take back’ -Zelenskiy Two Azovstal defense commanders moved to Russia for probe -TASS KYIV, June 19 (Reuters) – The war in Ukraine could last …

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Ukraine’s fight grinds on, Boris Johnson pledges long-haul support

EU summit expected to back Ukraine candidate status Ukraine candidacy endorsement marks major shift Britain’s Johnson warns against ‘Ukraine fatigue’ Battle for Sievierodonetsk grinds on More rocket strikes, shelling across east, central Ukraine KYIV, June 18 (Reuters) – With a fresh blessing for its European Union ambitions and a promise of continued strong support from …

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WTO strikes global trade deals deep into overtime

Deals reached on food, health and fishing Formerly defiant India joins consensus Package seen increasing credibility of WTO GENEVA, June 17 (Reuters) – The World Trade Organization’s164 members approved a series of trade agreements early on Friday that included commitments on fish and pledges on health and food security after more than five grueling days …

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Europe steps up support for Ukraine as Russia presses offensive

Zelenskiy thanks EU leaders for solidarity visit Leaders tour ruined town of Irpin Fighting rages in Sievierodonetsk and southern Ukraine KYIV/IRPIN, Ukraine, June 17 (Reuters) – Britain will host talks on rebuilding key infrastructure in Kyiv on Friday, a day after the leaders of Germany, France and Italy visited Ukraine and offered it the hope …

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EU leaders visit Ukraine after criticism, offer EU hope

Zelenskiy thanks EU leaders for solidarity visit Leaders tour ruined town of Irpin Arms needed to fend off Russian advances in south and east Ukrainian troops, civilians holed up in Sievierodonetsk plant Flows of Russian gas through major pipeline fall KYIV/IRPIN, Ukraine, June 16 (Reuters) – The leaders of Germany, France and Italy, all criticized …

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Trump was told Pence could not overturn election but still pressured him, panel hears

WASHINGTON, June 16 (Reuters) – Former President Donald Trump pressured his vice president, Mike Pence, to overturn his 2020 election defeat despite being told repeatedly Pence had no authority to do so, aides to Pence told the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 , 2021 attack on the US Capitol on Thursday. Members of the …

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Biden announces new $1 bln in weapons for Ukraine, Kyiv seeks more heavy arms

US President Joe Biden returns to the White House in Washington, US June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 15 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced a fresh US infusion of $1 billion in weapons for Ukraine that includes anti-ship rocket systems, artillery rockets, …

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Russia tells Ukraine to lay down arms in Sievierodonetsk battle

Sievierodonetsk city focus of fight for eastern Ukraine Hundreds trapped in Sievierodonetsk’s Azot chemical plant NATO defense ministers due to discuss Ukraine military aid KYIV, June 15 (Reuters) – Russia told Ukrainian forces holed up in a chemical plant in the embattled city of Sievierodonetsk to lay down their arms by early Wednesday, pressing its …

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