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    Vladimir Putin says Ukraine’s actions reminiscent of Nazi siege – video
    Aug30

    Vladimir Putin says Ukraine’s actions reminiscent of Nazi siege – video

    Russian president Vladimir Putin likens the actions of the Ukrainian military in the country’s east to the Nazi siege of Leningrad during the second world war. At an event at a youth camp on Friday, Putin said what is happening in Ukraine is a ‘huge tragedy’ and expressed his belief that Russians and Ukrainians are...

    Ukraine crisis: Barroso warns Putin not to push EU to ‘point of no return’
    Aug30

    Ukraine crisis: Barroso warns Putin not to push EU to ‘point of no return’

    European commission president insists it isn’t too late for a political solution but tells Russia not to underestimate the EUVladimir Putin has been warned that the crisis in Ukraine could be reaching the “point of no return” as European leaders said the EU was ready to defend its principles.As the Ukrainian president, Petro...

    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...

    Eyewitness: Donetsk, Ukraine
    Aug30

    Eyewitness: Donetsk, Ukraine

    Photographs from the Guardian Eyewitness series … …read more Source: The...

    MH17: body of second British football fan identified
    Aug30

    MH17: body of second British football fan identified

    Newcastle United fan John Alder died on board plane flying over Ukraine while travelling to New ZealandThe body of a second British football fan who was killed when a Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down over Ukraine has been identified, the Foreign Office has said.The Newcastle United fan John Alder, 63, was among the 298 people on board flight...

    The Guardian view on new Russian incursions into Ukraine | Editorial
    Aug29

    The Guardian view on new Russian incursions into Ukraine | Editorial

    Lies and deception have characterised Russias intervention in Ukraine but the new incursions are less deniableListening to Vladimir Putin, at a press conference earlier this year, solemnly deny that Russian troops had occupied parts of Crimea, the novelist Andrey Kurkov noted tersely in his diary: He lies easily, uses humour. From the beginning...

    Nato faces critical test of credibility
    Aug29

    Nato faces critical test of credibility

    Summit agenda ranges from red lines for Russia to defence expenditure, but don’t expect too muchLeaders of the world’s most powerful military alliance will be severely tested at next week’s Nato summit in Wales.Nato troops are being brought home from Afghanistan after nearly a decade fighting a war they could not win. Defence...

    Russian nationalism and the logic of the Kremlin’s actions on Ukraine
    Aug29

    Russian nationalism and the logic of the Kremlin’s actions on Ukraine

    Analysis: Putins motivations are best understood by looking at the political pressures he faces at home, writes Henry E HaleIt is not very productive to interpret the current international situation as a new cold war or to see Russias Vladimir Putin as a Russian Hitler bent on reconstituting the USSR at all costs.The cold war was driven in...

    Ten things we learned this week
    Aug29

    Ten things we learned this week

    From sexual abuse on a grand scale in Rotherham to a Bake Off meltdown, a roundup of the weeks news … …read more Source: The...

    Russia has up to 100 battle tanks fighting in Ukraine, UK believes
    Aug29

    Russia has up to 100 battle tanks fighting in Ukraine, UK believes

    Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant tells UN there are more than 1,000 Russian troops helping separatists in eastern UkraineBritain believes that nearly 180 Russian battle tanks or armoured personnel carriers are deployed with Ukrainian separatists in the east of the country, supported by more than 1,000 regular Russian troops.Government sources have...

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