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    Kazakhstan is latest Russian neighbour to feel Putin’s chilly nationalist rhetoric
    Sep01

    Kazakhstan is latest Russian neighbour to feel Putin’s chilly nationalist rhetoric

    As Obama reassures Baltic states of Nato’s protection, Kazakhs wonder if they will follow Ukraine, Chechnya and GeorgiaBarack Obama leaves Washington on Tuesday for the small Baltic state of Estonia on Russia’s north-western border to reassure the vulnerable country that it is safe within Nato from Vladimir Putin’s clutches.En...

    ‘Russian tank battalion’ helps rebels make gains in east Ukraine, Kiev claims
    Sep01

    ‘Russian tank battalion’ helps rebels make gains in east Ukraine, Kiev claims

    Ukraine says Moscow is providing direct military support to rebels as army and volunteer battalions report heavy casualtiesPro-Russia rebels are making decisive gains against Ukrainian forces in the east of the country, a turning of tides on the battlefield that Kiev says is due to Moscow providing direct military support.The Ukrainians suffered...

    Ukraine signals de facto war with Moscow
    Sep01

    Ukraine signals de facto war with Moscow

    Ukraine president Petro Poroschenko accused Moscow of conducting “direct and undisguised aggression” in the latest in a series of military reversals …read more Source: Financial...

    No Peace in Ukraine: Poroshenko wants DPR to be recognized as terrorist organization
    Sep01

    No Peace in Ukraine: Poroshenko wants DPR to be recognized as terrorist organization

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko intends to raise the issue of recognizing the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics as terrorist organizations during his …read more Source:...

    Ukraine crisis: John Sweeney doorsteps Vladimir Putin over killings
    Sep01

    Ukraine crisis: John Sweeney doorsteps Vladimir Putin over killings

    A senior BBC journalist has doorstepped Russian President, Vladimir Putin, asking him whether he “regrets the killings in Ukraine”. …read more Source: The...

    NATO to create new ‘spearhead’ force to respond to crises
    Sep01

    NATO to create new ‘spearhead’ force to respond to crises

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO leaders will respond to the Ukraine crisis by agreeing this week to create a “spearhead” rapid reaction force, potentially including several thousand troops, that could be sent to a hotspot in as little as two days, officials said on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Europe under pressure to take military action in Ukraine
    Sep01

    Europe under pressure to take military action in Ukraine

    According to Ukraine these pictures are further proof of Russian’s increasing military role in supporting the eastern rebellion. Taken last month,… …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Putin told Barroso he could ‘take Kiev in two weeks’
    Sep01

    [Ticker] Putin told Barroso he could ‘take Kiev in two weeks’

    Italian daily La Repubblica reports that when EU commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso spoke with Russian leader Vladimir Putin by phone on Friday, Putin told him: “I can take Kiev in two weeks if I want”. Barroso’s spokeswoman declined to comment on the report when asked by EUobserver. …read more Source:...

    Manufacturing first in British economy to feel the heat from Ukraine crisis
    Sep01

    Manufacturing first in British economy to feel the heat from Ukraine crisis

    PMI, a key monthly measure of business at UK factories, hits 14-month low, fanning fears overall economic growth is tailing offBritain’s manufacturers suffered a sharp slowdown last month as the Ukraine crisis shows the first signs of hitting the UK economy.A key monthly measure of business at Britain’s factories hit a 14-month low,...

    [Ticker] New EU foreign policy chief criticises Putin
    Sep01

    [Ticker] New EU foreign policy chief criticises Putin

    The EU’s newly-nominated foreign policy chief, Italy’s Mogherini, Monday criticised Russian leader Putin, saying he has “never respected the commitments” he made on Ukraine and that he is “acting against the interests of [his] people”. Eastern European state had earlier opposed her nomination on grounds she is...

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