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Russia-Ukraine war: leaders to discuss energy and food crisis at Bavarian retreat – as it happened
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Maya Yang Nadeem Badshah, Matthew Weaver,Michael Coulter (earlier)

26, Jun, 2022 @11:15 PM

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Russia-Ukraine war: what we know on day 123 of the invasion
Kyiv under attack as G7 leaders meet in Germany; focus of Russia’s campaign shifts to Lysychansk

Matthew Weaver

26, Jun, 2022 @3:03 PM

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Russia to send Belarus nuclear-capable missiles within months, as G7 leaders gather in Germany
Vladimir Putin again raises nuclear threat during Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, as Olaf Scholz hosts G7 leaders to discuss energy and food crisis

Staff and agencies

26, Jun, 2022 @1:03 AM

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‘The Russians could come any time’: fear at Suwałki Gap on EU border
Sixty-mile strip on edge of Poland and Lithuania is seen as vulnerable due to its position between Russian exclave of Kaliningrad and Belarus

Daniel Boffey in Suwałki

25, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Miles Franklin-nominated novelist apologises for plagiarising Nobel laureate ‘without realising’
Exclusive: Guardian Australia uncovers multiple near-identical phrases and scenes in John Hughes’ book The Dogs and Svetlana Alexievich’s nonfiction work The Unwomanly Face of War

Anna Katharine Verney

09, Jun, 2022 @4:56 AM

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‘You have to step over your fear’: how to take on a dictator
Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya and Tawakkol Karman led uprisings in Belarus and Yemen respectively. They explain what it means to be at the forefront of a revolution

Tracy McVeigh

07, Jun, 2022 @6:15 AM

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Alleged Wagner Group fighters accused of murdering civilians in Ukraine
Belarusian pair are first international mercenaries to face war crimes charges since invasion began

Lorenzo Tondo and Isobel Koshiw in Kyiv, Emma Graham-Harrison and Pjotr Sauer

25, May, 2022 @1:36 PM

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The sanctioned oligarch’s son and a £160m London property empire
Said Gutseriev says he has no financial or commercial links to his father, who was sanctioned last year for ‘supporting’ dictator of Belarus

Jasper Jolly

24, May, 2022 @11:03 AM

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Ukraine forces prepare for possible attack on Belarusian border
Unit of young and old volunteer fighters guard network of trenches built since February invasion

Isobel Koshiw in Zhytomyr region

22, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Leonid Kravchuk obituary
First president of an independent Ukraine who played a key role in bringing the Soviet Union to an end

Jonathan Steele

11, May, 2022 @2:08 PM

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Leonid Kravchuk, first president of Ukraine, dies aged 88
Former leader relinquished his country’s Soviet nuclear arsenal, the third-largest in the world

Staff and agencies in Kyiv

10, May, 2022 @8:49 PM

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Couple face Belarus prison and loss of surrogate child amid UK visa delays
Graeme Batsman says his Filipina wife’s passport has been caught up in an ‘admin issue’ in Britain

Matthew Weaver

10, May, 2022 @5:46 PM

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