News from the Note…
A round up of the day’s news that might be of interest to you.
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Ukraine’s defense minister Oleksii Reznikov wrote in a Facebook post:— Axios (@axios) February 28, 2022
“We offer Russian soldiers a choice: to die in an unjust war or full amnesty and 5 million rubles of compensation if they put down their guns and voluntarily surrender to prison.” https://t.co/md7RLs8WZA
An embattled Ukraine moved to solidify its bond with the West by signing an application to join the European Union. It’s a largely symbolic move that could take years to become reality, and is unlikely to sit well with Russian President Vladimir Putin. https://t.co/EFHejhDKuJ— The Associated Press (@AP) February 28, 2022