Ukraine comes to Davos gathering of business leaders, Russia is missing

Ukraine is top of the agenda for the four-day meeting, which kicks with a video address by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks on a screen inside a so-called Russian War Crimes House alongside the World Economy Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Sunday, May 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

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Russia would normally have its own "house" at the World Economic Forum as a showcase for business leaders and investors.

This year the space on the dressed-up main street in Davos has been transformed by Ukrainian artists into a "Russian War Crimes House", portraying images of misery and devastation.

Russia has denied allegations of war crimes in the conflict.

Ukraine is top of the agenda for the four-day meeting of global business leaders, which kicks off in earnest on Monday with a video address by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

As the WEF meeting emerges from a coronavirus pandemic hiatus of more than two years,

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First Published: May 22 2022 | 11:26 PM IST

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