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Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince Harry speak out against invasion of Ukraine

Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince Harry speak out against invasion of Ukraine

Top British royals are publicly condemning the Russian invasion of Ukraine, in a departure from custom – carefully followed by Queen Elizabeth II – to avoid political commentary. Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales and the future king, touched on Ukraine in an otherwise routine speech Tuesday in southeast England that mostly focused on the murder of a local member of Parliament last year. "What we saw in the terrible tragedy in Southend was an attack on democracy, on an open society, on freedom itself," the prince said. "We are seeing those same values under attack today in Ukraine in the most unconscionable way. In the…
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Harris warns Russia of unprecedented sanctions if it invades Ukraine

Harris warns Russia of unprecedented sanctions if it invades Ukraine

Vice President Kamala Harris warned Russia on Saturday that it will face “unprecedented” financial costs if it invades Ukraine and predicted that such an attack would draw European allies closer to the United States. Harris spoke at the annual Munich Security Conference in Germany the day after President Joe Biden said he’s “convinced” that Russian President Vladimir Putin has made the decision to invade the neighboring country. “Let me be clear, can say with absolute certainty: If Russia further invades Ukraine, the United States, together with our allies and partners, will impose significant, and unprecedented economic costs,” Harris said. The vice president aimed to make the case to…
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