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    [Ticker] Fighting in south Ukraine amid Minsk peace talks
    Sep05

    [Ticker] Fighting in south Ukraine amid Minsk peace talks

    Nato officials say there is “heavy fighting” between Russian and Ukrainian troops near the Ukrainian city of Mariupol Friday. The violence comes despite a meeting of Russian, Ukrainian, and pro-Russia rebel delegates in Minsk the same day, with an EU sanctions decision hanging on the outcome of the Minsk talks. …read more...

    Russians pull together amid sanctions
    Sep05

    Russians pull together amid sanctions

    For all the talk of war in Ukraine, Moscow does not look like a city preparing for battle as Russians pull together in the face of EU/US threats …read more Source: Financial...

    Russian TV shows funeral of soldier killed ‘on leave’ in Ukraine
    Sep05

    Russian TV shows funeral of soldier killed ‘on leave’ in Ukraine

    State TV says Anatoly Travkin didn’t tell his wife or commanders he was heading to Ukraine to fight with pro-Russia rebelsRussian state television has for the first time shown the funeral of a soldier killed fighting in east Ukraine, but said the serviceman died on the frontline while on leave.State-controlled TV station Channel One showed...

    Nato to announce 4,000-strong rapid reaction force to counter Russian threat
    Sep05

    Nato to announce 4,000-strong rapid reaction force to counter Russian threat

    British troops to make up 25% of ‘spearhead’ unit initially based in eastern Europe to ease fears of Baltic member statesThe UK is to contribute a quarter of the troops in a new 4,000-strong Nato rapid reaction force for initial deployment in the Baltics, easing anxiety among member states near Russia’s border that the Kremlin...

    Ukraine, Islamic State and Afghanistan on the agenda for second day of NATO summit
    Sep05

    Ukraine, Islamic State and Afghanistan on the agenda for second day of NATO summit

    On the second day of the NATO summit in Newport, Wales, delegates will no doubt be hoping that talks on a possible ceasefire in Ukraine will yield… …read more Source:...

    NATO to decide on new rapid reaction force
    Sep05

    NATO to decide on new rapid reaction force

    The final day of the NATO summit in Wales has opened with all eyes on Ukraine. Leaders are expected to back plans to establish a rapid reaction force near Russia’s border to deter Moscow from provocations in the region. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Poroshenko ‘carefully optimistic’ about Ukraine peace talks
    Sep05

    Poroshenko ‘carefully optimistic’ about Ukraine peace talks

    Pro-Russian separatists are meeting with Ukraine and Europe’s OSCE security watchdog in Minsk. They’re expected to discuss a stage-by-stage peace… …read more Source:...

    Russian TV lauds ‘volunteers’ fighting in Ukraine
    Sep05

    Russian TV lauds ‘volunteers’ fighting in Ukraine

    Russian state TV praises ‘volunteer’ soldiers in Ukraine …read more Source:...

    EC admits “taking Kiev in two weeks” was made public out of context
    Sep05

    EC admits “taking Kiev in two weeks” was made public out of context

    The European Commission has admitted that the media reports on the telephone call of European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso with Russian …read more Source:...

    Ukraine crisis: hopes for peace at Minsk talks as fighting continues – live
    Sep05

    Ukraine crisis: hopes for peace at Minsk talks as fighting continues – live

    Live coverage of the Ukraine crisis, where Kiev and rebels have pledged to declare ceasefire if “peace plan” can be agreed upon in Belarus, despite ongoing fighting in Mariupol and Donetsk …read more Source: The...

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