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Ukraine ship seizure sparks war of words at UN as Kiev mulls martial law

Geopolitical fault lines were on display at the United Nations on Monday, as Western countries decried the seizure of Ukrainian ships by Russian forces, while China joined others in backing Moscow’s agenda for an emergency session of the Security Council. On Sunday, Russia fired on and seized three Ukrainian naval vessels, also detaining the 23 […]