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    Loose ends in efforts to untangle the Gordian knot of Syria | Letters
    Oct06

    Loose ends in efforts to untangle the Gordian knot of Syria | Letters

    Every means possible should of course be explored to protect Syrian civilians from the various foreigners waging war in their country (Editorial, 2 October).However, having asserted that removing Assad is a precondition for ending the war, you have a duty to explain what the alternative is. Your front-page story (Putin moves to prop up Assad, 2...

    Abandoned places – in pictures
    Oct05

    Abandoned places – in pictures

    The French photographer David de Rueda travels the world in search of unusual places. He is captivated by the aesthetic beauty of derelict buildings and teamed up with Nikon to create a striking photo project based on abandoned places in Europe … …read more Source: The...

    Moscow and Kiev in ‘positive mood’ over talks to end east Ukraine conflict
    Oct03

    Moscow and Kiev in ‘positive mood’ over talks to end east Ukraine conflict

    Paris talks also involving France and Germany see Russia pushing for Ukraine to take back legal control of territoriesRussian and Ukrainian officials have expressed cautious optimism following a long bout of negotiations in Paris to end the conflict in east Ukraine which has raged for a year and cost more than 8,000 lives.A Kremlin spokesman...

    He called the US a wolf – now it is Putin who’s on the prowl – Natalie Nougayrède
    Oct02

    He called the US a wolf – now it is Putin who’s on the prowl – Natalie Nougayrède

    Europe must not be tempted to trade away Ukraine for the sake of a deal with the Russians over SyriaRussia’s military action in Syria raises the stakes for Europe in a significant way, but how should we react? One temptation is to pull back from anything that might smack of provocation: the Russian bear is growling; let’s see how we...

    UK newspapers rage against Putin – but offer no coherent solutions
    Oct02

    UK newspapers rage against Putin – but offer no coherent solutions

    Editorials on Russia’s Syrian intervention also attack Obama and Cameron Vladimir Putin’s intervention in Syria is widely viewed as a way of bolstering the position of Bashar al-Assad rather than a commitment to defeating Isis. That reality complicates matters for David Cameron, who was hoping to secure a Commons vote in favour of the...

    Russian media turn attention to Syria as Ukraine conflict dies down
    Oct01

    Russian media turn attention to Syria as Ukraine conflict dies down

    State television coverage appears designed to boost support for military campaign that surveys show is not popularThere was a time not long ago when turning on Russian state television of an evening would almost always mean viewing a heated discussion about the war in east Ukraine and the horror of Kiev’s attempts to win back territory from...

    As Russia enters war in Syria, conflict in Ukraine begins to wind down
    Oct01

    As Russia enters war in Syria, conflict in Ukraine begins to wind down

    The conflict in Ukraine sees less shelling each week, while hawks and rebel leaders are being told by Moscow to pipe down and toe the lineAt a highly fortified separatist position near the village of Peski outside Donetsk, the pro-Russia fighters have been getting used to an unusual sound in recent weeks: silence.Shelling and exchanges of fire...

    Ukraine president accuses Russia of ‘hybrid war’ in speech to UN
    Sep29

    Ukraine president accuses Russia of ‘hybrid war’ in speech to UN

    Petro Poroshenko says Moscow is using security council veto as ‘licence to kill’ in general assembly address that prompts walkout by Russian delegationUkraine’s president, Petro Poroshenko, has accused Russia of using its veto on the United Nations security council as a “licence to kill” and continue Moscow’s “hybrid war”...

    Ukrainian pilot: ‘I was kidnapped by separatists and taken to Russia’
    Sep29

    Ukrainian pilot: ‘I was kidnapped by separatists and taken to Russia’

    Prosecutors claim Nadia Savchenko directed an artillery strike that killed two Russian journalists in June 2014A Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia for the murder of two Russian journalists has told a provincial court that she was kidnapped by separatist fighters and smuggled across the border to Russia.“I am a prisoner of war and a hostage who...

    Barack Obama attacks Russia involvement in Ukraine at UN – video
    Sep28

    Barack Obama attacks Russia involvement in Ukraine at UN – video

    Barack Obama says the United States cannot stand by when the territorial sovereignty of countries are “flagrantly violated”. Referring to Russia’s action in Crimea and Ukraine, the US president said the sanctions imposed against Russia are a direct consequence for not respecting other nations sovereignty and are to set an example across the...

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