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    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...

    Flight MH17: Russia could face legal action over downing of jet over Ukraine
    Sep26

    Flight MH17: Russia could face legal action over downing of jet over Ukraine

    Countries whose nationals lost their lives when the Malaysia Airlines flight went down gather at the UN general assembly to discuss their options Related: David Cameron pushes for MH17 inquiry after Russia blocks UN tribunal Russia could face a barrage of legal action over the downing of flight MH17 as affected countries gather in New York to...

    Ukraine rebels oust several aid agencies
    Sep25

    Ukraine rebels oust several aid agencies

    UN’s humanitarian aid chief expresses alarm over decision to banish 10 relief organisations from Lugansk for ‘grave violations of local laws’Global relief organisations have voiced outrage and disbelief over a decision by Ukrainian separatists to banish 10 aid agencies for “grave violations of local laws”.The pro-Russian eastern...

    Obama to meet with Vladimir Putin at UN general assembly next week
    Sep24

    Obama to meet with Vladimir Putin at UN general assembly next week

    ‘Top agenda items’ for meeting between US and Russian presidents include Ukraine conflict and apparent military buildup in Syria, press secretary saidPresident Barack Obama will meet the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, on the sidelines of the UN general assembly in New York next week, the White House confirmed on Thursday.The “top agenda...

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