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    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...

    Putin warned by European leaders not to go past ‘the point of no return’ – video
    Aug30

    Putin warned by European leaders not to go past ‘the point of no return’ – video

    Outgoing European commission president José Manuel Barroso says the EU is willing to listen to Russia’s concerns if the conflict in eastern Ukraine does not go past ‘the point of no return’. As Russia prepares to send a second aid convoy and shelling continues in the east, Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko is in Brussels for...

    Tension high in Ukrainian border towns menaced by Russian forces
    Aug30

    Tension high in Ukrainian border towns menaced by Russian forces

    Russian soldiers are nowhere to be seen in city captured by rebels, but locals insist that the Kremlin’s troops led the advanceAs Ukraine’s president told an EU summit in Brussels that there were now “thousands” of Russian troops operating in his country, they had all but disappeared from view in the eastern town that has...

    [Ticker] EU ambassadors toughen up Russia conclusions
    Aug30

    [Ticker] EU ambassadors toughen up Russia conclusions

    EU ambassadors Saturday strengthened summit conclusions on Russia. Earlier drafts spoke of “reported participation” of Russian soldiers in fighting inside Ukraine and said the EU will “consider” new sanctions. Saturday’s text confirms there are “actions by Russian armed forces on Ukrainian soil” and calls...

    European leaders warn Russian invasion of east Ukraine is ‘a point of no return’
    Aug30

    European leaders warn Russian invasion of east Ukraine is ‘a point of no return’

    Russia’s invasion of east Ukraine is a ‘point of no return’ and risks a ‘state of war’ with Europe, European Union leaders warn …read more Source: The...

    Conflict in eastern Ukraine is intensifying with thousands of foreign troops, Kiev says
    Aug30

    Conflict in eastern Ukraine is intensifying with thousands of foreign troops, Kiev says

    A ‘humanitarian corridor’ brokered by Russian president Vladimir Putin is reportedly under way as Ukraine warns the conflict is getting worse in the east …read more Source: The...

    Vladimir Putin says Ukraine’s actions reminiscent of Nazi siege – video
    Aug30

    Vladimir Putin says Ukraine’s actions reminiscent of Nazi siege – video

    Russian president Vladimir Putin likens the actions of the Ukrainian military in the country’s east to the Nazi siege of Leningrad during the second world war. At an event at a youth camp on Friday, Putin said what is happening in Ukraine is a ‘huge tragedy’ and expressed his belief that Russians and Ukrainians are...

    Calls grow loud for more sanctions on Russia
    Aug30

    Calls grow loud for more sanctions on Russia

    The calls for sanctions to be toughened on Russia over its actions in Ukraine are growing in intensity. But European Union leaders say they are looking for a political deal to resolve the Ukrainian crisis. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine crisis: Barroso warns Putin not to push EU to ‘point of no return’
    Aug30

    Ukraine crisis: Barroso warns Putin not to push EU to ‘point of no return’

    European commission president insists it isn’t too late for a political solution but tells Russia not to underestimate the EUVladimir Putin has been warned that the crisis in Ukraine could be reaching the “point of no return” as European leaders said the EU was ready to defend its principles.As the Ukrainian president, Petro...

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