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    The Guardian view on Ukraine sanctions | Editorial
    Jan19

    The Guardian view on Ukraine sanctions | Editorial

    The fighting and dying in Ukraine goes on but diplomacy is at a standstill. Sanctions must remain until Putin chooses peaceDonetsk airport, its runways cratered by shelling, its buildings battered and its control tower decapitated, is a modern ruin that has long ceased to function. To lose lives over it seems senseless. Yet such is its symbolism...

    They were never there: Russia’s silence for families of troops killed in Ukraine
    Jan19

    They were never there: Russia’s silence for families of troops killed in Ukraine

    The Kremlin denies sending troops into the conflict in east Ukraine, but Russian relatives of those who have served and died across the border tell a different story A growing body of information about Russian soldiers killed in Ukraine has started to reveal a damning picture of Moscow’s intervention in the separatist conflict there,...

    On the Davos agenda: from Al Gore on global warming to fears over eurozone
    Jan19

    On the Davos agenda: from Al Gore on global warming to fears over eurozone

    Leaders and celebrities flock to Switzerland to discuss Ebola, oil and banks at World Economic ForumSnow on the roofs of the ski chalets at the upmarket ski resort may be one of the defining images of Davos, but it will be the warming of the planet that is at the top of the issues under discussion at the World Economic Forum.In the kind of...

    Russia’s rouble crisis poses threat to nine countries relying on remittances
    Jan18

    Russia’s rouble crisis poses threat to nine countries relying on remittances

    Drop in rouble value not only decimating amount sent home by workers from Caucasus and central Asia, but could lead to political unrestRussia’s rouble crisis is posing a major threat to countries along its southern fringe, whose economies rely heavily on billions of dollars shipped home every year by their own citizens working within...

    Ukraine troops retake Donetsk airport area with ‘mass operation’
    Jan18

    Ukraine troops retake Donetsk airport area with ‘mass operation’

    Military spokesman Andriy Lysenko says army’s offensive reclaims much of territory lost to pro-Russian separatists in recent weeksUkrainian troops launched a “mass operation” overnight, retaking almost all the territory of Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine lost to separatists in recent weeks, military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on...

    Drone footage shows scale of destruction in Donetsk, Ukraine – video
    Jan17

    Drone footage shows scale of destruction in Donetsk, Ukraine – video

    Aerial footage purports to show the destruction in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk. The airport, which is the scene of ongoing fighting, lies in ruins and the bodies of destroyed planes can be seen lying in the snow. The footage is believed to have been taken on Thursday by Army SOS, a citizen collective that raises funds for the Ukrainian...

    David Cameron and Barack Obama unite against terrorism – video
    Jan17

    David Cameron and Barack Obama unite against terrorism – video

    In Washington, David Cameron announces the creation of a joint group between the US and the UK to counter the rise of domestic violent extremism in the two countries. Obama says greater integration of Muslims into European communities, as well as international co-operation will prevent attacks and defeat terrorist networks. Discussing other...

    At least 11 killed as fierce fighting breaks out in east Ukraine, say officials
    Jan16

    At least 11 killed as fierce fighting breaks out in east Ukraine, say officials

    The new round of violence began on Thursday around Donetsk airport, with a civilian among the fatalitiesFierce fighting in east Ukraine has killed at least 11 people over the past 24 hours, officials said on Friday.A new round of violence threatened a resumption of last summer’s all-out conflict between government forces and pro-Russian...

    Russia-backed separatists seize Donetsk airport in Ukraine
    Jan15

    Russia-backed separatists seize Donetsk airport in Ukraine

    The fall of the bombed-out airport, the site of battles since May 2014, suggests a peace agreement between rebels and Ukraine government still far offRussian-backed separatists announced that they have captured the shattered remains of the Donetsk airport terminal in eastern Ukraine and plan to claw back more territory, further dashing hopes for...

    Russian fears lead Lithuania to print ‘how to survive invasion’ manual
    Jan15

    Russian fears lead Lithuania to print ‘how to survive invasion’ manual

    Resist foreign occupation and attempt cyber-attacks against enemy, advises document produced by defence ministryLithuania is publishing a manual to advise its citizens on how to survive a war on its soil as concerns grow that Russia’s intervention in Ukraine heralds increased assertiveness in its tiny Baltic neighbours.“Keep a sound mind,...

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