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Over 2 million Ukrainians registered for protection in EU

Around 2.2 million Ukrainians have been registered under the EU's temporary protection law, which gives them residency and working rights up until March next year. Of the some 5 million that have so far fled Ukraine, most have gone to EU member states and Moldova. Some 2.8 million went to Poland but around a million have since left, fanning out to other EU states like Germany, the EU Commission said.

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The military-industrial complex cashing-in on the Ukraine war

From the outset, arms manufacturers eyed this war as a profitable business opportunity. Structural changes took place across the EU, not only to fast-track arms to Ukraine, but also to make more public finance available to the highly-lucrative arms industry.

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Borrell gets pension from MEP fund set for taxpayer bailout

Josep Borrell, the EU's foreign policy chief, is currently drawing a pension from a European Parliament fund that is some €400m in debt and may require a taxpayer bailout at a time of rising inflation and high energy costs.

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How should democratic states co-operate with authoritarian governments in the future? My organisation, Democracy Reporting International, has studied the security strategies of 13 democratic governments to understand how they see this relationship.

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