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War in Ukraine

Green Membership for Ukraine

The best option for transforming Ukraine’s devastated economy is an invitation to join the European Green Deal, a leading EU expert argues.

The Collective Zelenskiy 

Amid Russia’s war, Ukraine’s president is more popular than ever. Here’s how his team rallied a nation – and the West. From Meduza.

Evil Is Not Absolute; Good Will Triumph

A conversation with Olena Zelenska, first lady of Ukraine, as she rallies support for her country and shares her thoughts on what comes after the war. From Respekt. 

Talks With Kirill

The story of a 19-year-old student, transformed by war into a soldier. From Dennik N.

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Watch Your Language 

As a new wave of persecution hits the Belarusian-language book publishing industry, the war in Ukraine has prompted more Belarusians to speak their native tongue. From Al Jazeera.

We Know Whom to Blame

If Poland ends up not getting any EU recovery money, all fingers should point at President Duda. From Gazeta Wyborcza.

In Crisis, Once More

Hopes for a stable government in Bulgaria fade as alliances falter and leaders lock horns over North Macedonia.

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