1) María R. Sahuquillo y Elena G. Sevillabo, “Morrell urge a los Veintisiete a enviar a Ucrania artillería de largo alcance; Alemania anuncia su mayor paquete de ayuda militar a Kiev desde el inicio de la guerra lanzada por Rusia,” El País, el 13 de mayo 2023 (13:51 EDT);
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Ukraine War, November 13: 2022: The humiliating withdrawal from Kherson;
Ukraine War, March 15, 2022: Poland pushes for armed NATO peacekeeping mission inside Ukraine; Zelensky says Ukraine will not become NATO member
Biden Administration, collective self-defense, crime of aggression, Crimes Against Humanity, crimes against peace, Department of Defense, History, Individual and collective self-defense, International Law, Joe Biden, Military aid, NATO, Russia, Russian invasion of Ukraine, Russian invasion of Ukraine, self-defense, U.N. Charter, U.S. Military, Ukraine, use of force, Vladimir Putin, war crimes
Ukraine War, May 23; 2022: Mitt Romney–“We Must Prepare for Putin’s Worst Weapons”; Anne Applebaum dissects the illusion of an off-ramp for Putin; María R. Sahuquillo reports on the fighting
Ukraine War, April 4, 2022 (I): Front-line reporting on Russian kidnappings and killings of opponents in village between Kherson and Mikolaiv; Chinese domestic propaganda, and indoctrination of cadres, supports Putin and Russia
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