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    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...

    [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...

    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...

    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...

    Russia’s actions in Ukraine threaten peace of all Europe
    Aug30

    Russia’s actions in Ukraine threaten peace of all Europe

    Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko warns of the high risk to the “whole peace and stability of Europe” as the conflict with Russia continues …read more Source: The...

    The 20 photographs of the week
    Aug30

    The 20 photographs of the week

    The crisis in Ukraine, the funeral of Michael Brown, the US Open in New York the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week … …read more Source: The...

    Poroshenko: EU likely to hold off on Russia sanctions
    Aug30

    Poroshenko: EU likely to hold off on Russia sanctions

    EU leaders are likely to hold off on extra Russia sanctions until at least next week, Ukraine’s president indicated after talks in Brussels. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine crisis: Military claims ‘Russian tanks have destroyed virtually every house” in Novosvitlivka
    Aug30

    Ukraine crisis: Military claims ‘Russian tanks have destroyed virtually every house” in Novosvitlivka

    Russian tanks have “destroyed virtually every house” in the town of Novosvitlivka near Luhansk, Ukraine’s military has said, as the EU considers fresh sanctions against Russia. …read more...

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