European Union leaders met in Brussels to debate the escalation of Russia’s assaults on Ukraine’s infrastructure and the fallout from the warfare, in addition to to approve an 18 billion euro package deal of assist to rebuild the war-ravaged nation within the coming yr. “We are in the process of discussing how to keep the consequences of this war under control for our economies and the world,” German Chancellor Olaf Scholz instructed reporters earlier than the assembly, citing inflation and excessive power costs.