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New US ambassador to Ukraine arrives in Kyiv in symbolic move

The new US ambassador to Ukraine has arrived in Kyiv, the Guardian understands, a symbolic move after the US withdrew all diplomats from the country before the Russian invasion in February. A career diplomat who served as US ambassador to Slovakia until recently, Bridget Brink was nominated by President Joe Biden in late April and […]

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Finance

Renault drops Avtovaz stake for symbolic sum

French carmaker Renault is to leave Russia for a symbolic sum and part with its stake in Avtovaz, manufacturer of the veteran Lada brand, in one of the most significant retreats to date by a foreign company. Renault did not disclose the financial details of the sale, which involves transferring its entire stake in its […]

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Justice Dept. Tries to Shift Environmental Justice Efforts From Symbolic to Substantive

The E.P.A., as part of Mr. Biden’s new push, will revive a program that allowed companies to reduce the penalty on some violations in exchange for subsidizing initiatives that have a positive environmental impact. The Trump administration had scrapped that program. But the E.P.A. is fundamentally a regulatory and rule-making agency. It has addressed racial […]

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‘Looking fabulous!’ Camilla makes symbolic nod as she steps out in red wool dress

The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall stepped out to meet the Candian community earlier today, and Camilla Parker Bowles wore a red wool dress for the occasion. The dress is believed to be a new item in the royal’s wardrobe and is made by designer Bruce Oldfield – the same person who designed Camilla’s baby […]

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Kate Middleton re-wears £2k Michael Kors coat dress & symbolic bee earrings for Manchester

Kate Middleton stepped out in Manchester today to attend the official unveiling of the Manchester arena bomb memorial with Prince William. The Duchess of Cambridge chose a grey speckled coat dress for the occasion, believed to be designed by Michael Kors. The coat dress is not new, in fact, it has been in Kate’s wardrobe […]

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Business

The Self-Managed Beatles Lacked ‘Symbolic Discipline’ According to Paul McCartney

Things weren’t easy for The Beatles, as seen during The Beatles: Get Back. Specifically, when they were tasked with managing themselves, this band struggled to find “discipline,” according to Paul McCartney.  The Beatles managed themselves after the death of Brian Epstein Portrait of The Beatles with their manager Brian Epstein at a reception between 1964 […]

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Kate keeps Queen close to heart with symbolic brooch as she wears green to leave Jamaica

Kate Middleton stepped out in a bright green dress to board the plane and leave Jamaica. The Duchess of Cambridge swept her hair up into a chic low bun to display a beautiful hummingbird brooch that she had been lent by the Queen for the occasion. The brooch itself holds deep significance with Jamaica and […]

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Putin on brink: ‘Symbolic’ move to hammer in final nail of dictatorship: ‘Massive impact’

Europe ‘too dependent’ on Russian gas says von der Leyen The West has already caused devastation to the Russian economy by targeting central banks, oligarchs, and by removing them from the SWIFT payment system. But the latest move from the EU could be the final nail in the coffin for Putin’s invasion as the bloc […]

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Ukraine joining EU branded ‘symbolic gesture’ as brutal Russian war to rage on regardless

With the EU recently voting to grant Ukraine “candidate status”, the process of becoming a fully-fledged member of the bloc is still a long way off. Although some current member countries have lobbied to accelerate the membership application, others are more cautious, suggesting the process will not happen overnight. Speaking to Express.co.uk, Rudi Wurzel, a Professor […]

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Princess Anne & Charles ‘affectionate’ in ‘rare body language synchronicity’ – ‘symbolic’

“It’s noticeable that Anne sustains the air of good humour when she is mingling with the guests without her brother at her side.” The first Queen’s Anniversary Prizes were awarded in 1994, and to date, a total of 296 prizes have been presented to 137 institutions – 83 universities and 54 colleges of further education. […]