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In Belgium’s Ypres, a museum draws a line from World War I to Ukraine

Two wooden chairs, one sent from Ukraine and one from Russia, symbolising casualties from Russia's war in Ukraine a century after "the war to end all wars" had ended, are shown on display at Belgium's World War One museum In Flanders Fields, in Ypres, Belgium March 3, 2022. In Flanders Fields Museum/Handout via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.

Brussels, Belgium Reuters The massed ranks of empty chairs at the Belgian World War I exhibition – one for each country and region that sent soldiers to die here a century ago – have been replaced by just two to mark the new conflict raging on the continent. One empty chair for Ukraine, one for […]