: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: The Guardian (The United Kingdom)

    Putin says Russia prepared for oil price collapse as more sanctions threatened
    Nov14

    Putin says Russia prepared for oil price collapse as more sanctions threatened

    At G20 summit, Russian president says he regards sanctions over Ukraine as pointless, illegal and likely to harm world tradeVladimir Putin has admitted for the first time that he is prepared for his country to face a catastrophic slump in oil prices, as David Cameron said Europe would have no choice but to step up sanctions if the Russian...

    Ukraine has ignored the far right for too long  it must wake up to the danger | Volodymyr Ishchenko
    Nov13

    Ukraine has ignored the far right for too long it must wake up to the danger | Volodymyr Ishchenko

    The indifference of officials and mainstream opinion to the election of far-right MPs is hugely worryingPro-Russian supporters use the term fascist junta to criticise the Ukrainian government. This wording is not only obviously wrong from an understanding of the words fascism and junta, but has also been detrimental to peace in Ukraine by...

    Life in Donetsk: ‘Winter will be the ultimate test’
    Nov13

    Life in Donetsk: ‘Winter will be the ultimate test’

    While cafes in the centre still serve oysters, residents in the suburbs are desperate for basic supplies. Zinaida Burskaya reports Read the original in RussianIt seems like a lifetime ago that Donetsk was the principal city of the Donbass region in eastern Ukraine. Now the capital of the self-proclaimed Donetsk Peoples Republic, there is little...

    Ukraine-Russian border ‘completely wide open’, warns NATO commander – video
    Nov13

    Ukraine-Russian border ‘completely wide open’, warns NATO commander – video

    Nato’s chief military commander says the international border between Ukraine and Russia is ‘completely porous’, with Russian-backed troops, money and weaponry flowing freely between the two countries. Philip Breedlove, the US general who is supreme allied commander in Europe, says Russian-backed forces are being sent into...

    Russian tanks and troops crossing into Ukraine, says Nato commander
    Nov12

    Russian tanks and troops crossing into Ukraine, says Nato commander

    General Philip Breedlove warns of renewed war as border between two countries becomes completely porousNatos chief military commander has said that columns of Russian tanks, artillery and troops have been spotted crossing the border into Ukraine over the last two days, amid fears of a renewal of all-out conflict in the war-torn east of the...

    Shakhtars Darijo Srna buys 20 tonnes of tangerines for children of Ukraine
    Nov12

    Shakhtars Darijo Srna buys 20 tonnes of tangerines for children of Ukraine

    Shakhtar captain sends lorries of fruit to Donetsk Wants to lift childrens spirits during Ukraine crisis This is just a small gift, I want to pay them back Nato report sightings of Russian tanks and troopsShakhtar Donetsks Croatia midfielder and club captain Darijo Srna has bought 20 tonnes of tangerines for children in Ukraine, the Croatian...

    Nato reports sightings of Russian tanks and troops entering eastern Ukraine
    Nov12

    Nato reports sightings of Russian tanks and troops entering eastern Ukraine

    Kiev preparing for fresh combat operations in east after latest in a string of sightings of military movements near frontlineNato has observed columns of Russian tanks, artillery and combat troops entering eastern Ukraine in the past two days, the military alliances supreme allied commander has said.Observers from the Organisation for Security...

    Tony Abbotts shirtfront threat to Putin was a brain snap, says Bill Shorten
    Nov12

    Tony Abbotts shirtfront threat to Putin was a brain snap, says Bill Shorten

    Opposition leader says Abbotts diplomatic faux pas put focus on silly words rather than the substantive call for cooperationBill Shorten has described Tony Abbotts threat to shirtfront the Russian president as a brain snap and a diplomatic faux pas that undermined Australias attempts to seek Vladimir Putins cooperation.The opposition leader said...

    New Look quits Russia and looks east for expansion
    Nov11

    New Look quits Russia and looks east for expansion

    Fashion chain to pull out of Russia and Ukraine in the next few days to focus on expanding in China and PolandFashion chain New Look is to focus on expanding in China and Poland but will pull out of Russia and Ukraine amid political instability in the region.Anders Kristiansen, New Looks chief executive, said he expected to complete the closure...

    Crimeas rapid Russification means pride for some but perplexity for others
    Nov11

    Crimeas rapid Russification means pride for some but perplexity for others

    Eight months after annexation, the former Ukrainian peninsula is undergoing a massive social and bureaucratic overhaulThe hotels in Simferopol are packed. It is late autumn and the administrative capital of Crimea has been overrun, not by holidaymakers the season and political climate are hardly suitable but by Russian officials. Even in summer...

    Pin It on Pinterest