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Ukraine applying for NATO membership in wake of Russian annexation – National
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Ukraine applying for NATO membership in wake of Russian annexation – National

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said on Friday Ukraine was formally applying for fast-track membership of the NATO military alliance and that Kyiv was ready for talks with Moscow, but not with President Vladimir Putin. The Ukrainian leader made his comments in a video which appeared intended as a forceful rebuttal to the Kremlin after Putin held a ceremony in Moscow to proclaim four partially occupied Ukrainian regions as annexed Russian land. Read more: Canada slaps new sanctions on Russia after Putin annexes Ukrainian regions Read More Canada slaps new sanctions on Russia after Putin annexes Ukrainian regions “We are taking our decisive step by signing Ukraine’s...