EU set to unveil sanctions on Russian oil as fighting rages in Ukraine

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By Joseph Campbell and Alessandra Prentice ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine (Reuters) – The European Union is expected to outline oil sanctions against Moscow on Wednesday as Russian forces pounded targets in eastern Ukraine, unleashing rockets on a steel plant that is the last redoubt for resistance in the port city of Mariupol. Scores of evacuees who managed to leave the city under United Nations and Red Cross auspices reached the relative safety of Ukraine-controlled Zaporizhzhia on Tuesday after cowering for weeks in bunkers beneath the sprawling Azovstal steel plant. Weary-looking evacuees, includin…

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