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A new ‘iron curtain’ is descending between Russia and the west, Russia’s foreign minister says – as it happened
This live blog is now closed, you can find our latest coverage of the Russia-Ukraine war here

Samantha Lock (now); Maya Yang, Léonie Chao-Fong, Martin Belam (earlier)

01, Jul, 2022 @12:06 AM

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Boris Johnson faces tax questions after signalling defence budget rise
PM says increase to 2.5% of GDP will be reached by end of decade as UK needs to adapt to more dangerous world

Heather Stewart, and Peter Walker and Dan Sabbagh in Madrid

30, Jun, 2022 @7:30 PM

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Nato will stick with Ukraine as long as it takes, says Joe Biden
US president says he does not know how war will end, but ‘it will not end with a Russian defeat of Ukraine’

Dan Sabbagh in Madrid

30, Jun, 2022 @5:14 PM

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Putin denies Russian forces were responsible for Kremenchuk shopping centre strike – as it happened

Samantha Lock (now); Maya Yang, Léonie Chao-Fong, Martin Belam and Ben Doherty (earlier)

29, Jun, 2022 @11:56 PM

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Giuliani associate Lev Parnas handed 20 months in prison for campaign finance fraud – as it happened
Lawyers had sought leniency as Parnas had helped congressional inquiry –follow all the latest politics news

Adam Gabbatt in New York

29, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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US to increase military forces across Europe, Joe Biden announces
President says ‘US and its allies are going to step up’ as he arrives for summit of Nato leaders in Madrid

Dan Sabbagh in Madrid

29, Jun, 2022 @5:47 PM

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Britain to commit 1,000 extra troops to Nato’s defence of Estonia
Downing Street said it is almost doubling UK commitment to military support for Ukraine with additional £1bn

Dan Sabbagh and Peter Walker in Madrid

29, Jun, 2022 @4:04 PM

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Turkey lifts objections to Finland and Sweden’s Nato bid
Ankara had previously blocked the Nordic countries from joining the alliance over concerns about arms exports and terrorism

Dan Sabbagh in Madrid

28, Jun, 2022 @7:42 PM

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A curious time for parsimony from ‘best friend’ of Ukraine
Analysis: Downing Street’s call for a reality check on defence spending comes at an unexpected moment

Dan Sabbagh in Madrid

28, Jun, 2022 @7:15 PM

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Boris Johnson seeks to defuse row over abandoning defence spending pledge
PM insists manifesto promise of above-inflation increase will be kept despite Downing Street ‘reality check’ briefing

Peter Walker and Dan Sabbagh in Madrid

28, Jun, 2022 @6:24 PM

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Ben Wallace ‘wants defence budget lifted to 2.5% of GDP by 2028’
Defence secretary’s leaked letter to PM warns of shortfalls in military personnel and long-range rocket artillery

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

28, Jun, 2022 @9:16 AM

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Nato to put 300,000 troops on high alert in response to Russia threat
Alliance’s leader predicts this week’s summit will agree its most significant transformation in a generation

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

27, Jun, 2022 @3:05 PM

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