Ukraine accepted as candidate for EU membership as Donbas battles rage

Ukraine accepted as candidate for EU membership as Donbas battles rage

Ukraine accepted as candidate for EU membership as Donbas battles rage Kyiv's application to EU will be years-long process, but is seen as symbolic shift for bloc Updates from Day 120 of the invasion EU begins two-day summit, accepts Ukraine as a candidate for membership. Competing claims over degree of control of Severodonetsk in the Donbas. Ukraine President Zelensky took his message to Canadian students on Wednesday. Germany triggers new stage in energy plan, warns rationing in winter possible. The European Union has agreed to make Ukraine a candidate for EU membership, setting in motion a potentially years-long process that could pull the embattled country further away from Russia's influence and bind it more closely to the West. Ukraine applied for EU membership less than a week after Moscow invaded …
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