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externalMerkel believes she made the right decision to block Ukraine's NATO membership in 2008.

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by Toma IstominaApril 4, 2022 2:41 pm

Former German Chancellor Angela Merkel's press secretary said that to the German Press Agency in response to President Volodymyr Zelensky's criticism that Russia's atrocities in Ukraine are the result of Europe's years-long concessions to Moscow. She did not respond to Zelensky's invitation to visit Bucha to see how Ukrainians were tortured but supported international efforts to end Russia's war.

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Toma Istomina
Toma Istomina
Deputy chief editor

Toma Istomina is the deputy chief editor of the Kyiv Independent. She previously worked for the Kyiv Post from 2017-2021, first as a staff writer, later taking editor roles. For co-founding the Kyiv Independent, Toma was selected as one of the Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe in 2022. She holds a master’s in international broadcasting from Taras Shevchenko University.

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