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Russian envoy to Poland hit with red paint at war cemetery on Victory Day
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Russian envoy to Poland hit with red paint at war cemetery on Victory Day

Faced with criticism, Poland's current interior minister said the government had advised Sergey Andreev against laying flowers at the cemetery, and noted that police helped him to safely leave the scene

EU says will not bend to gas 'blackmail' as Russia invades deeper into Ukraine
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EU says will not bend to gas 'blackmail' as Russia invades deeper into Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin issued his own warning, saying that if Western forces intervene in Ukraine, they will face a 'lightning-fast' military response

Russia-Ukraine war: What next after Putin's shutdown of natural gas tap to Poland and Bulgaria?
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Russia-Ukraine war: What next after Putin's shutdown of natural gas tap to Poland and Bulgaria?

Europe’s economy would struggle without Russian natural gas, with analysts at Moody’s saying that a total energy cut off — gas and oil — would throw the region into a recession

Ukraine war: Russia halts gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria
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Ukraine war: Russia halts gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria

Russian state-owned energy giant Gazprom had already informed the two EU and NATO member nations that gas supplies will be suspended on Tuesday

Poland, Bulgaria say Moscow cutting off natural gas supplies due to refusal to pay in Russian rubles
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Poland, Bulgaria say Moscow cutting off natural gas supplies due to refusal to pay in Russian rubles

If Russia continues to gradually halt deliveries to other countries, it could cause economic pain in Europe, driving natural gas prices to new highs and possibly leading to rationing

Leaders of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia back Ukraine, demand accountability for war crimes
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Leaders of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia back Ukraine, demand accountability for war crimes

The leaders travelled by train to the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, to meet with their counterpart, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, and visited Borodyanka, one of the nearby towns where evidence of atrocities was found after the Russian troops withdrew

Platforms supporting Ukrainian refugees must prioritise their safety — or risk exposing them to trafficking and exploitation
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Platforms supporting Ukrainian refugees must prioritise their safety — or risk exposing them to trafficking and exploitation

Many of these well-meaning projects have been developed with limited humanitarian knowledge, and without collaboration with governments or experienced NGOs. As such, they also risk opening the door for human trafficking and exploitation.

Russia-Ukraine war: More than 4.4 million have fled their homes since beginning of invasion
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Russia-Ukraine war: More than 4.4 million have fled their homes since beginning of invasion

Ninety percent of those who have fled Ukraine are women and children, as the Ukrainian authorities do not allow men of military age to leave

Right Word | NATO is a guarantee for peace and Russia cannot accept it because of its imperialism: Polish Ambassador
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Right Word | NATO is a guarantee for peace and Russia cannot accept it because of its imperialism: Polish Ambassador

Polish Ambassador Adam Burakowski said that Poland understood the finer nuances of India’s stand on the Ukraine-Russia conflict

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Fernandes brace helps Portugal seal qualification; Lewandowski penalty sends Poland into finals
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Fernandes brace helps Portugal seal qualification; Lewandowski penalty sends Poland into finals

Bruno Fernandes scored both goals for Portugal to overcome the Balkan nation that had knocked out European champions Italy in a stunning result last week.

Russia-Ukraine conflict: A look at how Moscow's oil flows from Berlin to Beijing
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Russia-Ukraine conflict: A look at how Moscow's oil flows from Berlin to Beijing

Russia is one of the world's biggest oil producers and a vast majority of its oil exports are purchased by Europe and China. Data from 2020 showed that with 3.6 million barrels per day, China imported the most, followed by Germany with 0.84 million per day

Ukraine war: 35 dead, more than 130 injured after Russian troops launch air strikes in Lviv
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Ukraine war: 35 dead, more than 130 injured after Russian troops launch air strikes in Lviv

Russia attacked the International Centre for Peacekeeping and Security, according to the head of the Lviv regional administration, Maksym Kozytsky

As Ukraine crisis worsens, India decides to temporarily relocate embassy to Poland
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As Ukraine crisis worsens, India decides to temporarily relocate embassy to Poland

The decision comes as Russian troops are closing in on key Ukrainian cities and towns including the capital Kyiv

Pentagon firmly shuts down Poland's plan to send MiG fighter jets to Ukraine
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Pentagon firmly shuts down Poland's plan to send MiG fighter jets to Ukraine

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that in a phone call, Zelenskyy again asked urgently for the United States to provide warplanes, anti-aircraft missiles and other weaponry.

Ukrainian kid interrupts reporter's live at Poland border; watch adorable video here
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Ukrainian kid interrupts reporter's live at Poland border; watch adorable video here

As the reporter was showing the essential items provided by volunteer groups and the Polish government to refugees, a cheerful little girl entered the camera frame. This moment was aired live

US Vice President Kamala Harris' trip to Poland takes a turn over fighter jets for Ukraine
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US Vice President Kamala Harris' trip to Poland takes a turn over fighter jets for Ukraine

Despite the disconnect over Poland's proposal, the White House remained intent on dispatching Harris to Poland and Romania, as it looks to spotlight efforts to build a unified front with European neighbours and Western allies.

Pentagon says Poland's offer to give US its MiG-29s for Ukraine 'not tenable'
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Pentagon says Poland's offer to give US its MiG-29s for Ukraine 'not tenable'

The proposed gift of more warplanes would be a morale booster for Ukrainians under pounding Russian assault for nearly two weeks. But it also raises the risk of the war expanding beyond Ukraine.

From Germany to China, how Russia-Ukraine conflict is forcing the world to ramp up defence budgets
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From Germany to China, how Russia-Ukraine conflict is forcing the world to ramp up defence budgets

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has prompted many countries to hike their defence budgets. Will this lead to more aggressive posturing or help in maintaining peace is yet to be decided

The making of war: The complicated history of Russia, Ukraine, Poland and Germany explained
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The making of war: The complicated history of Russia, Ukraine, Poland and Germany explained

“There is no Ukraine!” The Kremlin’s narrative is not new and it’s not restricted to the conflict-hit nation alone. The Communists and the Nazis believed that many countries between Russia and Germany — Poland, Romania, Belarus, Finland — had no right to exist. A look at where it all began

Explained: Why does Ukraine need foreign warplanes to combat Russia?
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Explained: Why does Ukraine need foreign warplanes to combat Russia?

Ukraine's have appealed for more warplanes to be able to continue the mission to defend against Russia in the long run.