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Putin is squeezing gas supplies. And Europe is getting seriously worried about a total shutdown

Putin is squeezing gas supplies. And Europe is getting seriously worried about a total shutdown

BRUSSELS — European leaders are growing concerned about the possibility of a complete shutdown of gas supplies from Russia, with Italy calling for a new meeting to discuss the matter. Gazprom, Russia’s state-backed energy provider, has cut its gas flows to Europe by about 60% in recent weeks, prompting Germany, Italy, Austria and the Netherlands …

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European leaders expected to formally accept Ukraine 's EU candidacy

European leaders expected to formally accept Ukraine ‘s EU candidacy

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen (l) speaks at a joint press conference with Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine. Michael Fisher | Images Alliance | fake images BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders are expected to formally approve Ukraine’s candidate status to join the bloc Thursday, the first official step toward full membership. The …

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