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    Ukraine crisis: EU summit seeks to show it backs Kiev
    Aug31

    Ukraine crisis: EU summit seeks to show it backs Kiev

    European leaders last night warned that the presence of Russian soldiers in Ukraine represented a serious threat to the security of the whole Continent, with some calling for a dramatic escalation of the EU’s response given Moscow’s “state of war” against Europe. …read more Source: The...

    David Cameron is caught between the virtues and vices of Europe
    Aug31

    David Cameron is caught between the virtues and vices of Europe

    In Brussels this weekend the PM will plead for a European response to the crises in Ukraine and Iraq. But at home he has to appear stridently anti-EU to placate the right of his partyDavid Cameron has become accustomed to going to EU summits to fight battles over the budget, veto treaties, or try to block appointments of federalists.In December...

    Ukraine crisis: Russian mothers of killed and captured soldiers ask ‘why are our sons fighting in Ukraine?’
    Aug31

    Ukraine crisis: Russian mothers of killed and captured soldiers ask ‘why are our sons fighting in Ukraine?’

    The men appeared tired, defeated and demoralised. Dressed in green camouflage they stared into the camera and tried to explain why, as Russian paratroopers, they were in eastern Ukraine. “Name yourself,” an interviewer said. “I am a citizen of the Russian Federation,” the soldier replied. …read more Source: The...

    EU sets Russia sanctions ultimatum
    Aug31

    EU sets Russia sanctions ultimatum

    The EU gives Russia one week to reduce its military involvement in Ukraine or face new sanctions, as Ukraine’s leader talks of the “point of no return”. …read more Source:...

    EU leaders try to defuse Ukraine crisis as fears over war grow
    Aug31

    EU leaders try to defuse Ukraine crisis as fears over war grow

    Warnings that Putin decision to send troops and armour risks spiralling into all-out conflictEuropean leaders gathered in Brussels on Saturday night to wrestle with how to get a failing policy on Ukraine back on track, amid fears that Vladimir Putin’s campaign in the east of the country could spiral into full-scale war.The summit was...

    No sweet dreams for David Cameron
    Aug31

    No sweet dreams for David Cameron

    Chris Riddell on the prime minister’s mounting woes … …read more Source: The...

    Tusk and Mogherini appointed to EU’s top jobs
    Aug30

    Tusk and Mogherini appointed to EU’s top jobs

    Donald Tusk is to leave the prime ministership of Poland to become president of the European Council in succession to Herman Van Rompuy. His appointment balances the choice of Federica Mogherini, Italy’s foreign minister, as the European Union’s high representative for foreign policy. The decisions were announced by Van Rompuy, who...

    Ukraine: Mariupol digs trenches, prepares to defend city
    Aug30

    Ukraine: Mariupol digs trenches, prepares to defend city

    Locals from Mariupol in eastern Ukraine have been digging trenches and are poised to defend what many fear will be the next battle zone. Ukrainian… …read more Source:...

    On the borders of ‘New Russia’, pro-Putin forces point their tanks towards central Ukraine
    Aug30

    On the borders of ‘New Russia’, pro-Putin forces point their tanks towards central Ukraine

    The arrival of troops in the town of Novoazovsk has triggered fears of a Russian invasion …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine near ‘point of no return’
    Aug30

    Ukraine near ‘point of no return’

    Ukraine’s president says his country is “close to a point of no return – full scale-war”, as the EU discusses more sanctions against Russia. …read more Source:...

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