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US, Western Europe freight over uncertain Ukraine war endgame

US, Western Europe freight over uncertain Ukraine war endgame

WASHINGTON (AP) — An interminable and unwinnable war in Europe? That’s what NATO leaders fear and are bracing for as Russia’s war in Ukraine grinds into its third month with little sign of a decisive military victory for either side and no resolution in sight. The possibility of a stalemate is fueling concerns that Ukraine …

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EXPLAINER: Why is Hungary blocking sanctions on Russian oil?

EXPLAINER: Why is Hungary blocking sanctions on Russian oil?

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — As the European Union tries to impose sanctions on Russian oil over the war in UkraineHungary has emerged as one of the biggest obstacles to unanimous support needed from the bloc’s 27 member nations. The president of the EU’s executive commission, Ursula von der Leyen, last week proposed phasing out imports …

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Why is Hungary not backing EU sanctions on Russian oil?  |  Oil and Gas News

Why is Hungary not backing EU sanctions on Russian oil? | Oil and Gas News

As the European Union tries to impose sanctions on Russian oil over the war in Ukraine, Hungary has emerged as one of the biggest obstacles to unanimous support needed from the bloc’s 27 member nations. The president of the EU’s executive commission, Ursula von der Leyen, last week proposed phasing out imports of Russian crude …

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Russia pummels vital port of Odesa, targeting supply lines

Russia pummels vital port of Odesa, targeting supply lines

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine (AP) — Russia pummeled the vital port of Odesa, Ukrainian officials said Tuesday, in an apparent effort to disrupt supply lines and Western weapons shipments as Ukraine’s foreign minister appeared to suggest the country could expand its war aims. With the war now in its 11th week and Kyiv bogging down Russian forces …

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Donors fall well short of UN target for Syria aid

Donors fall well short of UN target for Syria aid

BRUSSELS (AP) — International donors on Tuesday pledged $6.7 billion to help Syrians and neighboring countries hosting refugees but fell well short of a UN target for assistance to millions of people from conflict-torn Syria who rely on aid to survive. European Union Neighborhood Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi acknowledged that the war in Ukraine and the …

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Odesa under further missile attacks on Monday.

Odesa under further missile attacks

People remove the statue of Ukrainian philosopher Hryhoriy Skovoroda from the destroyed Hryhoriy Skovoroda Literary Memorial Museum in Skovorodynivka, Ukraine, on May 7. (Ricardo Moraes/Reuters) Last Friday, the historic home of Ukraine’s treasured poet and philosopher Hryhorii Skovoroda was destroyed by a Russian artillery strike, along with a museum of his work. Skovoroda’s home was …

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Ukraine has accused Russian soldiers of using rape as a tool of war.  These two women say justice is hard to come by

Ukraine has accused Russian soldiers of using rape as a tool of war. These two women say justice is hard to come by

One of the women — who said her husband was murdered by Russian troops on the night of the rape — left her hometown in the Brovary District to save herself and her teenage son further pain. The other woman has stayed and is seeking justice from Ukrainian authorities. CNN spoke with the women from …

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Ukraine has accused Russian soldiers of using rape as a tool of war.  These two women say justice is hard to come by

Ukraine has accused Russian soldiers of using rape as a tool of war. These two women say justice is hard to come by

One of the women — who said her husband was murdered by Russian troops on the night of the rape — left her hometown in the Brovary District to save herself and her teenage son further pain. The other woman has stayed and is seeking justice from Ukrainian authorities. CNN spoke with the women from …

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