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    Video:  Bodies ‘left behind’ as Ukraine forces flee rebel assault
    Sep02

    Video: Bodies ‘left behind’ as Ukraine forces flee rebel assault

    For days, the bodies of Ukrainian troops have been left sprawled among burned out trucks and armoured personnel carriers near the small town of Komsomolske in the east of the country. FRANCE 24 visits the scene in the rebel-controlled area. …read more Source: France...

    EU proposes tough sanctions on Moscow as Ukraine rebels advance
    Sep02

    EU proposes tough sanctions on Moscow as Ukraine rebels advance

    BRUSSELS/KIEV (Reuters) – European officials proposed sweeping new sanctions on Tuesday to starve Russia’s companies of capital and technology as punishment for Moscow’s intervention in Ukraine, where Kiev officials said Russia was bolstering an “invasion” force. …read more Source:...

    Putin says he could take Kyiv in a fortnight
    Sep02

    Putin says he could take Kyiv in a fortnight

    Italian daily paper La Repubblica has reported that in a phone call to European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, Vladimir Putin claimed he… …read more Source:...

    Million ‘have fled Ukraine conflict’
    Sep02

    Million ‘have fled Ukraine conflict’

    The number of people who have fled the fighting in Ukraine has doubled in weeks, and the UN says more than a million have now been displaced. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: what does Russia’s Vladimir Putin want?  video
    Sep02

    Ukraine: what does Russia’s Vladimir Putin want? video

    More than 2,500 have been killed in the conflict in Ukraine, and relations between Russia and the west are more tense than at any time since the cold war. Where will this conflict end, and what are Vladimir Putin’s objectives in this protracted war? In recent weeks Russian involvement has become more visible. Russia has moved an estimated...

    Ukraine crisis leaves Estonia feeling vulnerable and isolated  again
    Sep02

    Ukraine crisis leaves Estonia feeling vulnerable and isolated again

    Obama’s visit will do little to lift the small Baltic state’s familiar feelings of powerlessness next to its Russian neighbourWhen Barack Obama lands in Estonia on Wednesday he will find a country anxious not just about the intentions of its big eastern neighbour but of its new western allies too.Obama’s whistlestop tour is...

    Putin boasts he could take Kiev in two weeks if he liked
    Sep02

    Putin boasts he could take Kiev in two weeks if he liked

    Vladimir Putin has boasted to European leaders that Russian forces could overrun the whole of Ukraine in a fortnight. The… …read more Source: The...

    Crimea does not need gay people, says top official
    Sep02

    Crimea does not need gay people, says top official

    Sergei Aksyonov tells Russian media that police and self-defence forces will be called if the LGBT community tries to organise gatherings. RFE/RL reportsCrimeas most senior official has said sexual minorities have no chance on the peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine in March.Speaking about gay people during a Crimean government session on...

    West ‘to appease aggression again?’
    Sep02

    West ‘to appease aggression again?’

    On the 75th anniversary of the beginning of WWII, a group of Polish intellectuals and artists have warned tension caused by the Ukraine crisis is “reminiscent of 1939”. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    OSCE: Luhansk airport no longer under control of Ukrainian forces
    Sep02

    OSCE: Luhansk airport no longer under control of Ukrainian forces

    The airport of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine is not under the control of the Ukrainian troops, the OSCE monitoring mission said on …read more Source:...

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