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Chief Putin critic clinches key election victory in Latvia

The election underscores a growing divide among European Union and Nato countries. In Latvia and other nations that broke from Moscow’s totalitarian embrace when communism fell last century, anger over Russia’s attack on Ukraine is further bolstering support for Euro-Atlantic solidarity. That contrasts with populists such as Hungarian Prime Minister …

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EU countries accuse Russia of war crimes; energy sanctions unlikely

European Union countries on Monday accused Russia’s military of committing war crimes in Ukraine, but appeared unlikely to target the country’s energy sector with sanctions soon despite a clamour across Europe for those responsible for attacks on civilians to be held to account.With civilian deaths mounting in the besieged Ukrainian …

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