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    Ukraine crisis: Russian mothers of killed and captured soldiers ask ‘why are our sons fighting in Ukraine?’
    Aug31

    Ukraine crisis: Russian mothers of killed and captured soldiers ask ‘why are our sons fighting in Ukraine?’

    The men appeared tired, defeated and demoralised. Dressed in green camouflage they stared into the camera and tried to explain why, as Russian paratroopers, they were in eastern Ukraine. “Name yourself,” an interviewer said. “I am a citizen of the Russian Federation,” the soldier replied. …read more Source: The...

    David Cameron is caught between the virtues and vices of Europe
    Aug31

    David Cameron is caught between the virtues and vices of Europe

    In Brussels this weekend the PM will plead for a European response to the crises in Ukraine and Iraq. But at home he has to appear stridently anti-EU to placate the right of his partyDavid Cameron has become accustomed to going to EU summits to fight battles over the budget, veto treaties, or try to block appointments of federalists.In December...

    EU sets Russia sanctions ultimatum
    Aug31

    EU sets Russia sanctions ultimatum

    The EU gives Russia one week to reduce its military involvement in Ukraine or face new sanctions, as Ukraine’s leader talks of the “point of no return”. …read more Source:...

    Tusk and Mogherini appointed to EU’s top jobs
    Aug30

    Tusk and Mogherini appointed to EU’s top jobs

    Donald Tusk is to leave the prime ministership of Poland to become president of the European Council in succession to Herman Van Rompuy. His appointment balances the choice of Federica Mogherini, Italy’s foreign minister, as the European Union’s high representative for foreign policy. The decisions were announced by Van Rompuy, who...

    Ukraine: Mariupol digs trenches, prepares to defend city
    Aug30

    Ukraine: Mariupol digs trenches, prepares to defend city

    Locals from Mariupol in eastern Ukraine have been digging trenches and are poised to defend what many fear will be the next battle zone. Ukrainian… …read more Source:...

    On the borders of ‘New Russia’, pro-Putin forces point their tanks towards central Ukraine
    Aug30

    On the borders of ‘New Russia’, pro-Putin forces point their tanks towards central Ukraine

    The arrival of troops in the town of Novoazovsk has triggered fears of a Russian invasion …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine near ‘point of no return’
    Aug30

    Ukraine near ‘point of no return’

    Ukraine’s president says his country is “close to a point of no return – full scale-war”, as the EU discusses more sanctions against Russia. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko happy with EU cooperation, expecting to receive non-lethel weapons
    Aug30

    Poroshenko happy with EU cooperation, expecting to receive non-lethel weapons

    Author(s): Konstantin Tsapogas – von Taube poroshenko_van_r.jpg Satisfied with the full coordination between the EU and Ukraine, Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko said that, while security issues will be discussed at next weeks NATO summit in Wales, his country will receive non-lethal weapons from EU member states. …read more...

    VIDEO: ‘Ukraine close to point of no return’
    Aug30

    VIDEO: ‘Ukraine close to point of no return’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that “we are very close to the point of no return, which is full scale war” with Russia. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: Mariupol residents fortify the city in preparation for rebel advance – video
    Aug30

    Ukraine: Mariupol residents fortify the city in preparation for rebel advance – video

    Residents of eastern Ukrainian port city Mariupol dig trenches and build sand barricades on Saturday after separatist rebels threatened to take the city. Rebels have been advancing along the Sea of Azov coast. Mariupol is a strategically important industrial city for the Ukrainian government and is situated around 35m from the Russian border...

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