Shock waves: Inside the 15 April edition of Guardian Weekly

How the war in Ukraine is reshaping Europe. Plus: a French election volte-face
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“I have become sadly well acquainted with the depiction of spilt blood of late,” writes the illustrator Pete Reynolds on his cover artwork for this week’s Guardian Weekly magazine. “However, even when asked to illustrate the impact of the war beyond Ukraine – to wider Europe – it still felt necessary to put the suffering of the Ukrainian people at the heart of the image.”

While Russian forces in Ukraine withdraw and regroup for what’s expected to be a new, sustained assault on the Donbas region, the focus of this week’s edition shifts to some of the war’s wider ramifications for Europe.

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