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Which EU politicians refused to label Russia a sponsor of terror? | Russia-Ukraine war News
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Which EU politicians refused to label Russia a sponsor of terror? | Russia-Ukraine war News

Many on the far right and some on the left rejected the symbolic move to declare Moscow as a terrorist regime.The European Parliament on Wednesday adopted a resolution declaring Russia a state “sponsor of terrorism” over its war in Ukraine. “The deliberate attacks and atrocities committed by Russian forces and their proxies against civilians in Ukraine, the destruction of civilian infrastructure and other serious violations of international and humanitarian law amount to acts of terror and constitute war crimes,” the European Parliament said. In total, 494 members of the European Parliament (MEPS) voted in favour of the resolution, 58 were against and 44 abstained. The largely symbolic move is unlikely to make an impact, because the European Union – unlike the United States – does not ...