Irish government ‘open’ to using seized Russian assets to rebuild Ukraine

The government will reserve its final position on an EU proposal until after work has been done by European Commission on legal framework

Irina Zubchenko and her dog Max walk amid the destruction caused after shelling of a shopping center in Kyiv, Ukraine. Russia’s invasion has shut down half of the country's businesses, choked off imports and exports and damaged a vast amount of critical infrastructure. Picture: AP