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    France raises concerns with Russia over fighting in Ukraine
    Feb03

    France raises concerns with Russia over fighting in Ukraine

    France raises issue in phone call, and EU foreign ministers meeting next week will urge Russia to rein in separatistsEuropean ministers will call on Moscow to rein in Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine after an escalation in violence that has killed at least 19 people and left thousands without heat, power or water in the depths of...

    UN envoy Nikki Haley criticises Russian aggression in Ukraine
    Feb03

    UN envoy Nikki Haley criticises Russian aggression in Ukraine

    New ambassador uses maiden speech to the security council to deliver the Trump administration’s first rebuke to MoscowThe Trump administration has severely criticised Russia for the first time with its newly appointed ambassador to the United Nations lambasting Moscow for its military intervention in Ukraine.Making her maiden address to a...

    Ukraine clashes leave several dead and test Trump’s Russia stance
    Feb01

    Ukraine clashes leave several dead and test Trump’s Russia stance

    Both sides accuse the other of shelling, and water and power shortages in -18C weather raise fears of humanitarian crisisParts of east Ukraine are on the brink of a humanitarian crisis as the worst violence for a year in the conflict between Kiev and Russia-backed separatists has left up to 19 dead and thousands of people without water and...

    Kiev and Kremlin trade blame over surge in fighting in east Ukraine
    Jan31

    Kiev and Kremlin trade blame over surge in fighting in east Ukraine

    Ukrainian military and Russia-backed rebels accuse each other of launching offensives despite Minsk ceasefire dealKiev and Moscow have blamed each other for a surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine that has led to the highest casualty toll in weeks and topower and water being cut off for thousands of civilians on the frontline. The Ukrainian...

    Millionaire’s family claims he was killed by Ukrainian bride
    Jan24

    Millionaire’s family claims he was killed by Ukrainian bride

    Family of Barry Pring tells Exeter inquest Ganna Ziuzina killed him for inheritanceThe family of a British millionaire has claimed he was murdered by his Ukrainian bride in Kiev so that she could inherit his fortune.Barry Pring, 47, died after celebrating his first wedding anniversary with his wife Ganna Ziuzina, 20 years his junior, in February...

    Millionaire’s family claims he was killed by Ukrainian bride
    Jan24

    Millionaire’s family claims he was killed by Ukrainian bride

    Family of Barry Pring tells Exeter inquest Ganna Ziuzina killed him for inheritanceThe family of a British millionaire has claimed he was murdered by his Ukrainian bride in Kiev so that she could inherit his fortune.Barry Pring, 47, died after celebrating his first wedding anniversary with his wife Ganna Ziuzina, 20 years his junior, in February...

    Why Ukrainians don’t like the the | Brief letters
    Jan23

    Why Ukrainians don’t like the the | Brief letters

    The Ukraine | Toast and relative risks | So many ‘so’s | And anyway | Weetabix in 1950s MaltaTony Burson (Letters, 21 January) asks why some countries are (or were) preceded by the definite article. In the case of Ukraine, it was in the past known as “the Ukraine”. However, the name is an Old Slavic word for “borderlands”, implying that the...

    Close Relations review – illuminating but flawed documentary
    Jan22

    Close Relations review – illuminating but flawed documentary

    Are the director’s own family the most reliable guides to the fallout from the uprising in Ukraine?Acclaimed Russian documentarian Vitaly Mansky turns his lens on his own family to explore the fallout from Ukraine’s Maidan uprising. Although he was born in Lviv, Ukraine, Mansky moved to Moscow and considers himself Russian. However,...

    How Donald Trump is viewed by Europe’s newspapers
    Jan20

    How Donald Trump is viewed by Europe’s newspapers

    Most see him as a buffoon and fear him making deals with Vladimir Putin. But Bild’s publisher, despite thinking him rude, sees virtue in his painful honesty Most newspapers across Europe predict that Donald Trump will be a reckless world leader, viewing him as a buffoon and fearing that he will undermine transatlantic relations and weaken...

    Close Relations review – a family and a nation divided
    Jan20

    Close Relations review – a family and a nation divided

    Exploring how Russia’s involvement in Ukraine has affected his own family, Vitaly Mansky’s documentary shows the pain of loyalties testedVitaly Mansky’s gloomy, sombre and garrulous film is a portrait of his extended family and of the divided nation of Ukraine: it makes an intriguing companion piece to Sergei Loznitsa’s...

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