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EU grants Ukraine candidate status as fighting rages in east
By Christian SPILLMANN, with Benoit FINCK in Kyiv and Anna MALPAS in the Donbas
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Brussels, June 24, 2022 (AFP) - EU leaders granted "candidate status" to Ukraine in its bid to join the bloc, as tensions deepened over Russian gas supplies and Moscow's forces closed in on key cities.
Russia is focusing its offensive on the eastern Donbas region, after b ...