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Polish, Baltic presidents head to Ukraine in show of support
The presidents of four countries on Russia’s doorstep are heading to Kyiv in a show of support for Ukraine. The visit Wednesday comes after Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed to continue his bloody seven-week offensive until its “full completion.” The presidents of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia were due to meet the Ukrainian leader. 
Minnesota man recounts imprisonment during escape from Ukraine
Tyler Jacob, a Minnesota man who was detained by Russian forces as he tried to leave embattled Ukraine, recounted his ordeal Tuesday as he met with Sen. Amy Klobuchar, who helped secure his release.
Mayor: 10,000 dead in Ukraine's Mariupol and toll could rise
The besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol has yielded up more horrors after six weeks of pummeling by Russian troops. The mayor said more than 10,000 civilians have died in the strategic southern port, their corpses “carpeted through the streets.”
On the presidential campaign trail, competing visions of France emerge
As President Emmanuel Macron and challenger Marine Le Pen campaign for the April 24 run-off election, analysts say the vote results will have deep consequences in France and on the world stage.
Romania hasn't always seen itself as a safe haven. War in Ukraine has changed that
Romanians have been welcoming the world's second-largest influx of Ukrainian refugees. It's a marked change from the country's response during Europe's last major migrant crisis.
Biden urges Modi not to step up Indian use of Russian oil
President Joe Biden has asked India’s Narendra Modi not to accelerate the buying of Russian oil as the U.S. and other nations try to cut off Moscow’s energy income following the invasion of Ukraine.
French polls: Macron, far-right rival Le Pen face runoff
Macron, a 44-year-old political centrist, won by a landslide five years ago but he is bracing for a far tougher runoff battle on April 24 against his 53-year-old political nemesis, Marine Le Pen. Le Pen is promising seismic shifts for France — both domestically and internationally — if elected as the country’s first woman president.
Even with ties, Ukrainian families struggle to reach the United States
Olena Kopchak, her husband and their 8-year-old daughter, Yana, are among the growing number of Ukrainians who are trying to make it to the United States — and confronting obstacles.
Zelenskyy warns that Russian aggression will not stop with Ukraine
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said in his evening address that Russia is targeting all of Europe with its aggression, and defending Ukraine is essential for the security of all democracies.
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