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A woman takes out an aid package from an electric car owned by the Jewish Federations of Ukraine in Kyiv, Ukraine, August 1, 2022. (Courtesy of the Jewish Federations of Ukraine/ via JTA)

In Ukraine, Jewish charity buys 40 electric cars as fuel crisis hinders aid delivery

JTA — Negotiating the bomb-scarred roads of eastern Ukraine is the easy part of Ilya Pulin’s day as he delivers food and medicine across the region as a volunteer. The difficult part, he told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, is finding and paying for fuel in the war-torn country. Since Russia invaded in February, “fuel prices …

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The city that pioneered Europe’s car-free future

The city that pioneered Europe’s car-free future

Press play to listen to this article This article is part of POLITICO’s Global Policy Lab: Living Cities, a collaborative journalism project exploring the future of cities. Sign up here. Every year, thousands of people are killed in road-related accidents in cities across Europe. None of those deaths are happening in Pontevedra. Over the past two decades, cars have …

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