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    Russian paratroopers: ‘we entered Ukraine by mistake’  video
    Aug27

    Russian paratroopers: ‘we entered Ukraine by mistake’ video

    Nine Russian servicemen say they mistakenly crossed over into Ukraine, after they were captured by Ukrainian security officials almost a week ago. The men tell reporters they were taking part in a military drill and did not know they had entered Ukrainian territory until their arrest. It cannot be confirmed whether the soldiers made statements...

    Russia accused of new military incursions into Ukrainian territory
    Aug27

    Russia accused of new military incursions into Ukrainian territory

    Putin denies discussion of ‘peace plan’, saying Ukraine is ‘not our business’; Russians demand to know are we at war?Ukraine accused Russia of new military incursions into its territory on Wednesday, a day after hours of talks between the two countries’ presidents appeared to yield little in the way of concrete...

    Ukrainian and Russian leaders meet in Belarus as fighting continues in eastern Ukraine  video
    Aug27

    Ukrainian and Russian leaders meet in Belarus as fighting continues in eastern Ukraine video

    Government and rebel forces continue to exchange fire on Tuesday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Ilovaysk as the Ukrainian and Russian leaders met for talks in Minsk, Belarus. Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, says although peace in Ukraine is an internal matter, Russia will ‘contribute to the creation of an atmosphere of trust’...

    Hugh Muirs diary: Is China really bad-mouthing Charles and Camilla?
    Aug27

    Hugh Muirs diary: Is China really bad-mouthing Charles and Camilla?

    A tale of intrigue, whispers, red carpets and bad blood China is itching to regain its place in the world. How should America respond? asks a special edition of this weeks Economist. There is also discussion of Chinese motives and ambitions in the Oldie magazine, where the new media columnist Stephen Glover poses an intriguing question: do the...

    Briton killed when flight MH17 shot down over Ukraine identified
    Aug26

    Briton killed when flight MH17 shot down over Ukraine identified

    WHO official Glenn Thomas, one of ten Britons killed in crash, was travelling to Australia to attend international Aids conferenceA British man who died when flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine has been formally identified as Glenn Thomas, a World Health Organisation (WHO) official.The 49-year-old, who was a former BBC journalist, had been...

    Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko: Putin summit to decide fate of Europe
    Aug26

    Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko: Putin summit to decide fate of Europe

    Meeting with Russian president will focus on solving conflict but two leaders seem to have little common ground in Minsk talksUkrainian president Petro Poroshenko has said “the fate of Europe” was being decided at a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Minsk. … …read more Source: The...

    The Guardian view on the meeting between Presidents Putin and Poroshenko | Editorial
    Aug26

    The Guardian view on the meeting between Presidents Putin and Poroshenko | Editorial

    The meeting of the Ukrainian and Russian presidents in Minsk offers an opportunity to move away from fighting to talking: will it be taken?The newspaper picture shows a young woman lying dead, her mother weeping beside her. A few feet from the pair, the probable explanation of what put them in harms way, loaves and groceries spilled out on the...

    Scottish yes vote and British EU exit could hit UK economy, says Sorrell
    Aug26

    Scottish yes vote and British EU exit could hit UK economy, says Sorrell

    WPP’s Sir Martin Sorrell warns that votes on independence and EU membership could harm businesses already affected by Ukraine and Middle East worriesWPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell has warned that the prospect of Scotland voting for independence and Britain leaving the European Union could weaken the UK economy, adding to worries over...

    Nato plans east European bases to counter Russian threat
    Aug26

    Nato plans east European bases to counter Russian threat

    Nato chief announces move in response to Ukraine crisis and says alliance is dealing with a new Russian military approachNato is to deploy its forces at new bases in eastern Europe for the first time, in response to the Ukraine crisis and in an attempt to deter Vladimir Putin from causing trouble in the former Soviet Baltic republics, according...

    Belarus hopes to benefit as host of Ukraine-Russia talks
    Aug26

    Belarus hopes to benefit as host of Ukraine-Russia talks

    Regardless of whether talks produce results, they will help bring Minsk and dictator Alexander Lukashenko in from the coldWhile expectations of a breakthrough at Tuesday’s meeting between the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, and his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, are extremely low, there is one person hoping to benefit from the...

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