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NATO, G7, EU leaders display unity, avoid confrontation with Russia

Leaders from NATO, the G7 and the EU convened in Brussels to find ways of supporting Ukraine without pushing the West into an all-out war with Russia. A new US-European energy deal aims to isolate Moscow.

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