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Europe Moves to Arm Ukraine as Sanctions Fail to Sway Putin

  • Calls to send weapons to Kyiv come as Russian forces regroup
  • EU faces split over push by members to sanction Russian oil
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Polish Ambassador Doubts Diplomatic End to Ukraine War
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Ukraine’s allies in Europe are moving beyond their usual emphasis on diplomacy and sanctions in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, with a new focus on urgently arming Kyiv as the best chance at changing Vladimir Putin’s decision-making.

After six weeks of a war that sanctions have done little to ease -- and no sign that negotiations with Russia will produce any result -- some of the bloc’s least likely warriors are calling for more weapons.