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What would a ‘Marshall plan’ for Ukraine entail? | DW | 25.06.2022

Faced with great challenges, politicians commonly advocate for equally substantial remedies. One often reached-for comparison is the US Marshall plan, which helped rebuild Western Europe after World War II. Decision-makers have launched subsequent ‘Marshall plans’ to support pandemic-stricken economies, protect the environment, and much else. Now, German Prime Minister Olaf Scholz has called for a Marshall plan […]

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UK

‘War against motorists’ New rule will see £160 fines dished out over a ‘tyre’s width’

Motorists could be hit in the pocket as from next week as part of plans from Transport for London (TfL) to enforce traffic offences previously only dealt with by the police. TfL will start issuing fines to vehicles that repeatedly drive within, or cross, cycle lanes marked by a solid white line. The transport body, […]

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Shelling damages Kharkiv nuclear facility in Ukraine, regulator says

KYIV, June 25 (Reuters) – Russian shelling damaged a nuclear research facility in the northeastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Saturday, the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate said. The strike damaged some of the site’s buildings and infrastructure but did not affect the area housing nuclear fuel and radiation levels there are within a normal range, […]

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Russia Slashes Environmental Protections as War Rages, Economic Crisis Looms – The Moscow Times

Russia has quietly made it easier to build pipelines in nature reserves, scrapped regulations on automobile emissions and pushed back measures to reduce pollution as part of a broad rollback of environmental regulations that looks set to gather pace amid the war in Ukraine and a deep economic recession.  Business organizations are lobbying for many […]

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Ukraine stands with Moldova against threats from Russia, foreign minister says

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba gestures during a discussion at the World Economic Forum 2022 (WEF) in the Alpine resort of Davos, Switzerland May 25, 2022. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, June 25 (Reuters) – Ukraine stands with Moldova in response to renewed threats from Russia, Ukrainian Foreign […]

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Ukraine LIVE: Putin gets desperate as he REMOVES key generals who are failing in war

The European Union is “addicted to Russian gas” and as long as member nations keep “feeding” from it, Vladimir Putin will continue “piling men and materials into Ukraine”, war reporter David Patrikarakos has claimed as Lyiv lost control of the strategically crucial city of Severodonetsk. The withdrawal of Ukrainian forces from the strongly-disputed industrial hub in Luhansk, […]

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Boris Johnson says he fears Ukraine will be coerced to make a ‘bad peace’

KIGALI, June 25 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday that he feared Ukraine could face pressure to agree a peace deal with Russia that was not in its interests, due to the economic consequences of the war in Europe. “Too many countries are saying this is a European war that is […]

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Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 122

As the Russia-Ukraine war enters its 122nd day, we take a look at the main developments. Here are the key events so far on Saturday, June 25. Fighting Ukraine officials said troops in Severodonetsk have been ordered to withdraw as there is very little left to defend in the bombed-out eastern city, where hundreds of […]

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Gaming

State of Play God of War Ragnarok date leaks: PS4 and PS5 news soon

A State of Play for June 2022 could be pencilled in next week, with a reliable leaker hinting at upcoming news on PS4 and PS5 exclusive God of War Ragnarok. The next action adventure starring Kratos and BOY! is one of this year’s most eagerly anticipated PlayStation games, and will follow on the story from […]

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Marker dedication held for three Civil War soldiers | Ledger Independent – Maysville Online

MOUNT ORAB, Ohio — The Brown County Genealogy Society hosted a marker dedication for three Civil War soldiers of Brown County at Star Lake Cemetery in Mount Orab on the morning of June 11. The three Civil War soldiers honored were George W. Conover of the 175th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Company B, Joseph Walker of […]