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Slovenia sends military aid, including weapons, to Ukraine

Tue, 2022-03-01 06:24
Slovenia has sent rifles, ammunition and helmets to Ukraine, Defence Minister Matej Tonin announced Monday, adding that aid had already been dispatched aboard “several aircraft” without revealing the exact quantities. The donated rifles are Kalashnikovs that the Slovenian Armed Forces...
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Croatia to send weapons to Ukraine, provide health care to refugees

Tue, 2022-03-01 06:17
Croatia will send weapons worth €16.5 million to Ukraine and provide health care to refugees from the country, and the necessary medical assistance to the wounded, Croatia’s defence and health ministers said on Monday. Croatia has decided to grant Ukraine’s...
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Bulgaria will not send fighters, troops to Ukraine

Tue, 2022-03-01 06:16
Bulgaria will not send troops or fighters to Ukraine, Prime Minister Kiril Petkov announced on Monday, noting that his country does not have enough planes to protect its own sky. “No commitments have been made for Bulgarian fighters. We currently have...
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Slovakia supports fast-tracking Ukraine EU membership

Tue, 2022-03-01 06:08
Prime Minister Eduard Heger (OĽaNO) wants to develop a “special track” of Ukraine’s integration into the EU. Membership of Ukraine was also supported by president Zuzana Čaputová. Both of them are in close contact with Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who...
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Americans, Canadians answer Ukraine call for ‘international legion’

Tue, 2022-03-01 06:07
A Texas software developer and a cook in British Columbia are among dozens of Americans and Canadians answering Ukraine's call for foreign volunteers to fight Russia's invasion.
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Polish media appeal to tech giants to block Russian propaganda accounts

Tue, 2022-03-01 06:05
Polish media, including leading newspapers, web news services and radio stations, have appealed to big tech companies to block accounts and pages connected to Russian government propaganda as Russia continues to wage war on Ukraine. The appeal concerns the accounts...
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Ukraine ambassador to Portugal asks for support in EU accession, diplomatic cut with Russia

Tue, 2022-03-01 06:03
Ukraine’s ambassador to Portugal on Monday asked the Portuguese government to support the country’s accession to the EU and consider the possibility of breaking off relations with Russia, thanking the sanctions and military assistance. “The sanctions introduced by the EU,...
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Portugal’s to contribute €8-10 million to EU’s arms package to Ukraine

Tue, 2022-03-01 06:00
Portugal’s contribution to the European package to supply weapons to the Ukrainian army will be around “€8-10 million”, Defence Minister João Gomes Cravinho announced on Monday. Speaking to the Lusa news agency, after having participated by videoconference in the meeting...
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Creating a hydrogen economy: a bumpy road ahead for the EU [Promoted content]

Tue, 2022-03-01 06:00
It is time to face it. The EU is pursuing a titanesque task: defining a regulatory framework that can support the massive development of a continent-wide hydrogen economy from scratch.
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Spain to deploy soon extra troops to support NATO allies

Tue, 2022-03-01 05:58
Spain will soon deploy troops on the border between its NATO allies and Russia, Defence Minister Margarita Robles announced on Monday. “NATO’s position is to reinforce the borders of the allied countries and Spain will be there without any doubt”,...
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Lithuania ready to accept up to 2,000 Ukrainians from Moldova

Tue, 2022-03-01 05:55
Lithuania is “ready to accept up to 2,000 refugees that are in Moldova and transfer them to Lithuania,” Interior Minister Agnė Bilotaitė announced in a Facebook post on Monday. The decision came after Monday’s meeting of the interior ministers of Lithuania, Poland, Latvia,...
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Denmark to send weapons, allow nationals to fight in Ukraine

Tue, 2022-03-01 05:52
Denmark will supply Ukraine with high-tech weapons, said Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen during a short press conference alongside Defence Minister Morten Bødsko on Sunday, adding that Danes are free to fight for Ukraine. “Right now we are seeing a completely...
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Irish PM: Non-lethal aid to Ukraine not against military neutrality

Tue, 2022-03-01 05:49
Ireland will primarily contribute non-lethal supplies as part of the EU’s military aid package for Ukraine after deciding not to provide weaponry in line with its policy of military neutrality. Read more. It is “very understandable” that the EU had...
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Johnson under fire over ‘confused’ stance on Ukrainian refugees

Tue, 2022-03-01 05:45
Boris Johnson’s government is under pressure to open up the UK to Ukrainian refugees after Home Secretary, Priti Patel, said on Monday that the government would not waive visa requirements. On Monday, in a letter to Johnson, a group of...
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Vienna to provide €15 million in humanitarian aid to Ukraine

Tue, 2022-03-01 05:44
The Austrian government will provide €15 million in aid, 10,000 helmets and fuel to assist the Ukrainian population as it suffers from the ongoing war waged by Russia, the government has said. “The humanitarian situation in Ukraine has been dramatic...
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Putin considers stopping targetting civilians after call with Macron

Tue, 2022-03-01 05:43
Russian President Vladimir Putin has “confirmed his willingness to commit” to stop strikes against civilians, preserve “all civilian infrastructure” and secure roads so they can be “free and safe” following a call with French President Emmanuel Macron, the Elysée said...
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Vucic: Kosovo’s request for fast-track NATO membership idea of EU, US lobbyists

Tue, 2022-03-01 05:39
Kosovo’s request for accelerated NATO membership is an idea of EU and US lobbyists aimed at pressuring NATO members who do not recognise Kosovo to do so, Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić claims, adding that “it is not the Kosovo Albanians’...
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Czech Prosecutor: Endorsing Russian aggression is a criminal offence

Tue, 2022-03-01 05:38
Public speeches endorsing the Russian invasion of Ukraine or praising the Russian Federation’s leaders could be considered a criminal offence, Czech Prosecutor General Igor Stříž warned in an official statement. Stříž stressed that under Czech law, support for crimes against...
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Spain’s Ribera: Room for extra measures to mitigate war impact on energy markets

Tue, 2022-03-01 05:37
“There is room” to take new measures at the EU level to mitigate the impact of war in Ukraine on energy supply and prices, Spanish Ecological Transition Minister Teresa Ribera, said Monday, adding that this can also be done at...
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Finnish companies begin to cut ties with Russia

Tue, 2022-03-01 05:35
Large Finnish companies are distancing themselves from anything Russian in a show of solidarity towards Ukraine. K Group, a retailing conglomerate headquartered in Helsinki and one of the biggest trading sector operators in Northern Europe, announced Monday it would stop...
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