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The biggest war in Europe since 1945 has prompted several countries to try to speed up their integration with the West. Those include Ukraine itself but also nations in the western Balkans, as well as Moldova and Georgia, which has been knocking on NATO’s door for many years. The former Soviet Republic applied for EU membership in March 2022, although it has not yet been given candidate status. Our guest on The Interview is Salome Zurabishvili, the president of Georgia.

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One in six Europeans is aged between 18 and 29. The demographic was particularly hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, and despite the economic recovery that followed, youth unemployment levels remain high. The EU has a few programs in place to help them. We tell you more in this edition of Fact or Fake.

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Finland shares a 1,300-kilometre border with Russia. During the Cold War and until recently, its so-called “Finlandisation” doctrine meant neutrality, but the war in Ukraine has changed everything. Today, Finland is on its guard. Anti-Russian sentiment runs strong among the population, which has not forgotten the country’s previous armed conflicts with Moscow, as FRANCE 24’s team on the ground reports.

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Five months after scoring the winning penalty in the World Cup final, Gonzalo Montiel converted the clinching spot kick in the Europa League final to earn Sevilla a seventh title in the competition at the expense of Jose Mourinho’s Roma on Wednesday.

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A Russia-launched attack struck Kyiv in the early hours of Tuesday, the third night running for an aerial attack on the Ukrainian capital, with “around 20” Iranian-made Shahed drones used, according to Ukrainian authorities, FRANCE 24’s Gulliver Cragg reported from Kyiv. “I could certainly hear them; that’s actually the first time I’ve personally heard the sound of these drones, which are always described as ‘flying mopeds’ by the Ukrainians. […] What we could mainly hear was the sound of the explosions of the Ukrainian air defence systems shooting these drones,” Cragg explained.