EU hikes military aid for Ukraine as Sweden edges to NATO membership


by Isabelle LE PAGE and David STOUT in Kyiv Europe pledged another half billion dollars in military support for Kyiv on Friday and Sweden edged closer to joining NATO as the war in Ukraine entered its 12th week. At a meeting of the world’s most powerful democracies, European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell promised Ukraine an extra 500 million euros ($520 million), bringing the bloc’s total military aid to two billion euros. “The recipe […]