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Ukraine’s President Zelenskiy, Prime Minister Shmyhal and European Commission President von der Leyen attend EU summit in Kyiv © Thomson Reuters  

Reuters: Air raid sirens sound in Kyiv during visit by European leaders 

 KYIV (Reuters) -Air raid sirens sounded across Ukraine on Friday as President Volodymyr Zelenskiy hosted European Union leaders to discuss further sanctions on Russia and Ukraine’s prospects of joining the European bloc. 

The head of the EU’s executive commission and the chairman of the 27 EU national leaders travelled to Kyiv to demonstrate support for Ukraine as the first anniversary of Russia’s Feb. 24, 2022, invasion of its neighbour approaches. 

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Update #1: EU prepares more Russia sanctions; Kremlin readies offensive (AP)

Update #2: European leaders meet in Kyiv to discuss Ukraine’s path toward joining the EU (NPR)

Update #3: EU Leadership Holds Summit In Kiev Under Air Raid Sirens As Zelensky Urges Fast-Tracked Membership (Zero Hedge)  

WNU Editor: There are two things that I will remember from today’s EU summit in Kyiv. One …. there is a dress code …. The EU’s Ukraine trip dress code: Wear a suit, not green like Zelensky (Politico.eu). And two …. the EU President brought light bulbs (see tweet below).