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It was just one missile, but it damaged four medical buildings. Bashtanka hospital was hit early evening on Tuesday: a major surgery was in progress and a woman was giving birth. Children had been moved from the shattered paediatric centre to a safer place. Depressingly, Ukraine’s medical staff know their buildings are being targeted. Ukrainian
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Sky News correspondents Adam Parsons and Dominic Waghorn are on the French presidential campaign trail with Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen. With two days until the crucial run-off vote, here’s their take on the candidates’ final push. Dominic Waghorn, international affairs editor, in Etaples Marine Le Pen is behind in the polls and cannot
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The UK has slapped Russia with more sanctions, targeting military leaders as well as goods like caviar and diamonds. Azatbek Omurbekov, a lieutenant colonel nicknamed “the butcher of Bucha”, was one of the Russian army leaders hit by the new sanctions, according to the UK. Britain will increase tariffs by 35% on Russian and Belarussian
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When Russia began its invasion of Ukraine in the early hours of 24 February, the first foreign leader Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called was Britain’s Boris Johnson. Asked why the UK prime minister was number one on the list, the president’s top security official told Sky News: “They are friends. Britain is our friend.” Oleksiy
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Russian forces will seize the strategically important Ukrainian port city of Mariupol today, a top ally of Vladimir Putin has claimed after Ukraine warned its forces are unable to “hold out for much longer”. The besieged southern city has been a key target for Russia since the war in Ukraine began almost two months ago.
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The good news for Marine Le Pen is that history didn’t repeat itself.  Five years ago, her presidential ambitions died at this stage, as she was comfortably out-thought, out-argued and outperformed on live television by Emmanuel Macron. Back then, she seemed ill-prepared and ostentatiously angry. This time, she was calmer and clearer. The lessons of
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