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    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...

    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...

    Presidents of Russia and France to discuss Ukraine crisis in Paris
    Aug28

    Presidents of Russia and France to discuss Ukraine crisis in Paris

    Talks will be Vladimir Putin’s first meeting with the head of state of a major western power since Russia’s annexation of CrimeaThe Russian president, Vladimir Putin, will discuss the crisis in Ukraine at talks with his French counterpart, François Hollande, in Paris on 5 June, the Kremlin has said.The talks will be held at the Elysée...

    US intercepts Moscow’s calls to spies in Ukraine, report says
    Aug28

    US intercepts Moscow’s calls to spies in Ukraine, report says

    US secretary state reportedly tells private meeting recordings disprove Russian denials about involvement in separatist unrestThe US secretary of state, John Kerry, claims America has obtained intercepted phone calls that prove Moscow is deliberately trying to destabilise eastern Ukraine, according to reports of leaked remarks he made at a...

    Ukraine tensions driving up UK fuel prices
    Aug28

    Ukraine tensions driving up UK fuel prices

    Motorists facing higher forecourt costs, with three-year average petrol price low now at an endMotorists are facing higher fuel prices with east-west tensions over Ukraine ending the long spell of prices staying below 130p a litre, motoring groups said.Average forecourt prices have been at a three-year low for the past 14 weeks as retailers have...

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