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    Ukraine crisis: World powers declare Russian forces have crossed border  live
    Aug28

    Ukraine crisis: World powers declare Russian forces have crossed border live

    Obama and UN security council call emergency meetingsA dangerous escalation, UN spokesperson says Russia denies any of its troops are in eastern UkraineRussia has to stop lying, US ambassador says 3.06pm ETChurkin continues:Everybody knows that there are Russian volunteers in eastern Ukraine. Nobody is hiding that. 3.04pm ETVitaly Churkin, the...

    Ukraine: emergency UN, Nato, EU meetings after Russian invasion claim
    Aug28

    Ukraine: emergency UN, Nato, EU meetings after Russian invasion claim

    Nato says 1,000 Russian troops fighting in Ukraine as Kiev accuses Moscow of de facto invasion and opening second frontWorld powers have called a succession of emergency meetings to step up the international response to Russia after Kiev accused Moscow of a de facto invasion and of opening up a second front in the conflict in eastern Europe.The...

    Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko calls for calm as violence in Donetsk kills 15  – video
    Aug28

    Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko calls for calm as violence in Donetsk kills 15 – video

    President Petro Poroshenko says his administration must keep ‘a cool head’, after announcing Russian troops had entered Ukrainian territory. The president’s comments to the security council comes after fifteen civilians were killed in Donetsk due to heavy shelling between government forces and pro-Russian separatists. Nato also...

    Germany feeling impact of Putin’s incursion in east Ukraine
    Aug28

    Germany feeling impact of Putin’s incursion in east Ukraine

    Angela Merkel could turn to more ECB growth measures rather than quickly agree to the sanctions on Russia sought by AmericaWas it a Russian invasion of east Ukraine or just an incursion? Judging by the response of the financial markets, probably the latter. Gold was up a bit. Shares fell. Investors sought out traditional safe havens, such as...

    Ukraine video ‘of Russian tank in Novoazovsk’
    Aug28

    Ukraine video ‘of Russian tank in Novoazovsk’

    A video posted by the Ukrainian security council purports to show a Russian tank in the eastern city of Novoazovsk. The video comes after Ukraine’s defence council said Novoazovsk and other south-eastern parts of the country have come under the control of Russian forces. Ukrainian spokesman for the defence council says the situation in the...

    Ukrainian president: Russian troops have crossed border
    Aug28

    Ukrainian president: Russian troops have crossed border

    Petro Poroshenko cancels planned trip abroad as he in effect accuses Russia of invasion Ukraine’s president has effectively accused Russia of invading his country, saying troops have been moved across the border to support separatists now fighting on two fronts in the east.”Recent Russian actions clearly demonstrate that Moscow is...

    Canada’s delegation to Nato mocks Russia with Ukraine geography lesson
    Aug28

    Canada’s delegation to Nato mocks Russia with Ukraine geography lesson

    Twitter post labelling Russia and Not Russia pokes fun at claims that Moscows troops did not realise they had entered Ukraine, but forgets to mark KaliningradIn the latest salvo in the propaganda war over Ukraine, Canada at Nato (@CanadaNATO) has posted a tweet poking fun at Russia. In its labelling of Russia and Not Russia, the tweet refers to...

    Ukrainian rebel leader: Russian soldiers are fighting among us – video
    Aug28

    Ukrainian rebel leader: Russian soldiers are fighting among us – video

    The prime minister of rebel group the Donetsk People’s Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko, says serving Russian soldiers are fighting among rebel forces in Ukraine. The separatist leader says claims of a Russian invasion in eastern Ukraine are an attempt to justify the defeats of the Ukrainian army … …read more Source: The...

    Miners hold pro-Russia rally in Donetsk
    Aug28

    Miners hold pro-Russia rally in Donetsk

    Around 300 coalminers march through city centre in show of support for self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s RepublicAround 300 coalminers rallied in support of pro-Russia separatists in Donetsk on Wednesdayyesterday as rebel fighters fortified their positions in the city in anticipation of a possible attack by Ukrainian forces.The miners...

    Ukraine: clashes escalate in Kiev as riot police attempt to break barricade – video
    Aug28

    Ukraine: clashes escalate in Kiev as riot police attempt to break barricade – video

    Anti-government protests continue through the night on Tuesday, as riot police attempt to move into Kiev’s Independence Square. Hopes for a settlement of Ukraine’s three-month crisis are evaporating as unrest in the capital escalates to its worst levels in more than three weeks. Tempers have risen after President Viktor Yanukovych,...

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