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G-7 Grapples for Ways to Punish Russia While Taking on China

  • Draft of final G-7 communique is short on concrete measures
  • China told to ‘abstain from threats, coercion, intimidation’
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Group of Seven nations agreed to stick by Ukraine to the bitter end and ratchet up the cost to Russia of its aggression, while leaving much of the detail of how to do so unresolved.

At the conclusion of a G-7 summit in Germany, leaders stressed their “unwavering commitment” to the government and people of Ukraine, and made clear their determination to make Vladimir Putin pay for his invasion.