• Ukraine accepted as European Union candidate in historic move prompted by Russia's invasion

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks during a joint press conference with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, left, in Kyiv, Ukraine, Saturday, June 11, 2022. AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File
    The European Union accepted Ukraine on Thursday as a candidate to join the 27-nation bloc.
    European Council President Charles Michel called the decision "a historic moment."
    Ukraine filed its application just days after Russia invaded in late-February.
    The European Union on Thursday officially accepted Ukraine as a candidate country to join the 27-nation bloc, a historic move...
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