Finland Launches Bid to Join NATO, Declaring a ‘New Era’

Finland’s government announced on Sunday that it would apply for membership in NATO, a move that would end decades of strategic nonalignment and pave the way for one of the most significant expansions of the Western military alliance in years.

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As Russia menaces Ukraine’s east, Putin says peace talks hit ‘dead end’

As Russian forces pressed ahead Tuesday in their drive to seize the strategic southern port of Mariupol and encircle Ukrainian defenders in the country’s east, Russian President Vladimir Putin defended his invasion as a noble cause.

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Ukraine: Johnson pledges aid to Zelensky in Kyiv meeting

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has held talks in Kyiv with Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky.

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Biden says Putin ‘cannot remain in power’ in sweeping speech on Russian invasion of Ukraine

President Joe Biden on Saturday said Russian leader Vladimir Putin “cannot remain in power,” ratcheting up international pressure and further uniting NATO allies against Putin over his invasion of Ukraine.

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Russian air force action increases despite flood of antiaircraft missiles into Ukraine

The air war over Ukraine appears to have entered a new phase, with the Russian air force boosting the number of flights it makes per day by 50 percent and deploying an increasing array of Russian drones and munitions over the battlefield, according to U.S. defense officials and military analysts.

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An elite Ukrainian drone unit exploits the cover of night to destroy Russian tanks and trucks while their soldiers sleep, report says

An elite Ukrainian drone unit has been striking Russian targets with anti-tank grenades while troops sleep.

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