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    Outside the Nato summit  in pictures
    Sep05

    Outside the Nato summit in pictures

    As the leaders of Nato member countries meet at Celtic Manor for negotiations regarding such subjects as Ukraine and Isis, the view from outside can be a little more light-hearted … …read more Source: The...

    Nato leaders cautiously welcome Ukraine ceasefire agreement
    Sep05

    Nato leaders cautiously welcome Ukraine ceasefire agreement

    Both Ukrainian military and pro-Russia rebels have agreed to a ceasefire under terms proposed by Vladimir PutinNato leaders cautiously welcomed an apparent breakthrough in the five-month Ukrainian conflict after the country’s president, Petro Poroshenko, and one of the leading pro-Russia separatist leaders agreed to order a ceasefire on...

    Russia-backed rebels edge closer to Mariupol as ceasefire approaches
    Sep04

    Russia-backed rebels edge closer to Mariupol as ceasefire approaches

    Ukraine says rebel advances in recent weeks is result of direct Russian military intervention in the countryA day before a planned ceasefire in east Ukraine, Russia-backed rebels edged closer to Mariupol, threatening a final push against the strategic port city, which the Ukrainians have promised to defend at all costs.It was unclear whether the...

    Nato summit in Newport ‘one of the most important in alliance’s history’, says secretary general – video
    Sep04

    Nato summit in Newport ‘one of the most important in alliance’s history’, says secretary general – video

    World leaders, including Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko, arrive at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales, to attend the Nato summit on Thursday. US President Barack Obama and 27 other Nato allies are engaged in talks to discuss the alliance’s strategy over the Ukraine crisis, how to tackle the Islamic State (Isis) and how to...

    Ukrainian coastguard on alert after unidentified vessel spotted in sea of Azov  video
    Sep04

    Ukrainian coastguard on alert after unidentified vessel spotted in sea of Azov video

    A delegation of international monitors visits the coastguard base in Mariupol, Ukraine, on Thursday after an unidentified vessel was spotted in the bay. Separatist rebels have advanced along the coast of the sea of Azov, an area which separates rebel strongholds from Russian-annexed Crimea. Government forces and residents have been reinforcing...

    It may not fit Putins narrative, but Baltic Russians arent being victimised | Rafael Behr
    Sep04

    It may not fit Putins narrative, but Baltic Russians arent being victimised | Rafael Behr

    The awkward fact for Kremlin apologists is that Nato has been a friend to Baltic Russophones. Eastern Ukrainians arent so luckyOn the day Russia annexed Crimea, an old friend in St Petersburg texted me to apologise. Im sorry that my country has lost its mind, he wrote. This friendship is 20 years old. It was struck up when I was a student in the...

    Ukrainian president would order ceasefire if Minsk peace talks confirmed
    Sep04

    Ukrainian president would order ceasefire if Minsk peace talks confirmed

    Petro Poroshenko’s announcement comes after a phone conversation he had with the Russian president, Vladimir PutinThe Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, said he would order a ceasefire to begin on Friday at lunchtime if peace talks planned to be held in Minsk, Belarus, are confirmed.Speaking on the sidelines of a Nato summit in Wales,...

    MH17 crash investigation team to publish preliminary findings
    Sep04

    MH17 crash investigation team to publish preliminary findings

    Dutch-led inquiry into downing of plane over Ukraine, killing all 298 on board, will release early findings on 9 SeptemberDutch authorities leading an international investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine plan to publish a preliminary report next week.The Dutch Safety Board said on Thursday the report...

    Cameron and Obama unite against Isis at Nato summit: Politics live blog
    Sep04

    Cameron and Obama unite against Isis at Nato summit: Politics live blog

    Camerons morning interviews – SummaryCameron says UK could launch air strikes in Syria without Assads approval Nato secretary general says Nato would consider helping Iraq fight Isis 10.41am BSTAccording to the BBC, the Afghan major who was supposed to be holding a flag at the opening ceremony for the Nato summit has gone missing. Hes...

    Ukraine and Isis threat set to dominate talks as Nato summit starts
    Sep04

    Ukraine and Isis threat set to dominate talks as Nato summit starts

    Organisers hoped summit would mark new era in Afghanistan but talks set to focus on eastern Europe, Iraq and SyriaNato leaders have descended on the Welsh resort of Celtic Manor for a two-day summit, which formally starts with a meeting on Afghanistan but will be dominated by discussion on Ukraine and the threat of Islamic State extremists in...

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