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Ukraine comes to Davos on multiple fronts

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky at the opening ceremony of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on May 23, 2022. PHOTO: REUTERS
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DAVOS - Even as the war in Ukraine enters its fourth month, a new front opened up in the battle for global opinion among business and government leaders gathered in the Swiss alps as the World Economic Forum kicked off its first meeting after a two-year, pandemic-induced hiatus.

Top billing was given to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, who was given the honour of delivering a keynote address virtually, in his signature olive-green military T-shirt.

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