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The Takeaway: Iranian drones in Ukraine send message to West

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Our take: Iran's deeper involvement in Russia’s faltering war on Ukraine marks a new chapter in relations between the two international pariahs.  

Ukraine is moving to formally sever ties with Iran after a barrage of Iranian-produced Shahed-136 drones struck civilian targets in Kyiv and other Ukrainian cities on Monday, killing four people.  

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