EU leaders to grant Ukraine candidate status in blow to Putin
Brussels has dramatically accelerated the process, amid outrage over the brutality of the unprovoked Russian attack
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European leaders are poised to grant Ukraine candidate status, in a historic decision that opens the door to EU membership for the war-torn country and deals a blow to Vladimir Putin.
EU leaders meeting in Brussels are expected to approve Ukraine’s candidate status later on Thursday, nearly four months after President Volodymyr Zelenskiy launched his country’s bid to join the bloc in the early days of the Russian invasion.Continue reading…