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New attempts to curb the activities of NGOs have stirred pro-EU feeling

Determination and death on the front lines of Ukraine

Britain cannot act as if war will never come

People rationalising Russian military intervention are betraying their ignorance of Russian history

Ukraine must not capitulate and demilitarise, but de-facto partition is now an inevitability

It needs, and deserves, Western patience and solidarity

This tragic event illustrates the cruelty and fragility of the Kremlin

NATO’s naive and supine response will not drive Putin’s army from Ukraine and emboldens Moscow still further

Weakening Russia seems to have been more important than strengthening Ukraine