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Russia taking more of Ukraine just ‘new propaganda,’ Germany’s Baerbock says

Germany's foreign minister told DW that Moscow's justification for focusing on territory beyond the Donbas does not stack up. She also said Berlin must not leave itself open to blackmail from other states.

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