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    Deep roots of the chaos in Ukraine | Letter: Martin Packard
    Feb24

    Deep roots of the chaos in Ukraine | Letter: Martin Packard

    I hope that Jonathan Steele’s excellent critique of Richard Sakwa’s book Frontline Ukraine (Review, 21 February) will be widely read. It is the first piece I have discovered in the UK press to provide a realistic synopsis of the background to current events.The real ending of the cold war was in 1986, when the USSR leadership resolved...

    Britain to send military advisers to Ukraine – Cameron
    Feb24

    Britain to send military advisers to Ukraine – Cameron

    Prime minister says service personnel to provide infantry training as well as advice on logistics, medical care and tactical intelligenceBritish military personnel are to be deployed to Ukraine over the next few weeks to provide advice and training to government troops, David Cameron has said. The announcement came as the prime minister stated...

    Cameron questioned by MPs about Ukraine, Russia, Isis and other matters: Politics Live blog
    Feb24

    Cameron questioned by MPs about Ukraine, Russia, Isis and other matters: Politics Live blog

    Rolling coverage of all the day’s political developments as they happen, including the growing pressure on Sir Malcolm Rifkind to resign as chair of the ISC and David Cameron’s evidence to the Commons liaison committeeRifkind’s statement on standing down as an MPRifkind’s resignation statement as chair of the ISCRifkind...

    Ukraine separatists celebrate Soviet holiday in Donetsk
    Feb23

    Ukraine separatists celebrate Soviet holiday in Donetsk

    Medals awarded to outstanding fighters as thousands of people gather to mark Defender of the Fatherland Day, also known as Men’s DayThousands of residents and rebel fighters have gathered in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic to celebrate Defender of the Fatherland Day, also known as Men’s Day – a celebration that has...

    Martin Rowson on the Ukraine crisis – cartoon
    Feb23

    Martin Rowson on the Ukraine crisis – cartoon

    Huffing and puffing from both sides one year on from start of crisis … …read more Source: The...

    Time for some common sense about the Ukrainian crisis | Letters
    Feb22

    Time for some common sense about the Ukrainian crisis | Letters

    What a refreshing change to see common sense written about the Ukrainian crisis. Mary Dejevsky (Russia’s “sinister” long-term plan? A stable Ukraine, 19 February) is right to say that sanctions against Russia, and sabre-rattling by the west, will only make matters worse.The greeting of last week’s ceasefire deal with “pessimism laced...

    Ukraine and pro-Russia forces exchange prisoners – video
    Feb22

    Ukraine and pro-Russia forces exchange prisoners – video

    Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels exchange dozens of prisoners in east Ukraine late on Saturday evening near Luhansk, in the village of Zholobok. The exchange is one of the first moves to implement the peace deal reached on 12 February in the Belarussian capital Minsk after the French, German, Russian and Ukrainian leaders met...

    Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels swap dozens of prisoners
    Feb22

    Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels swap dozens of prisoners

    Exchange of captured fighters offers some hope that the Minsk peace deal will be implemented despite continued fighting around MariupolUkrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists have exchanged dozens of prisoners, a Kiev security official confirmed on Sunday in a step towards implementing an internationally brokered peace deal....

    Maidan review – close-up of history in the making
    Feb22

    Maidan review – close-up of history in the making

    Ukrainian director Sergei Loznitsa lets the camera tell the story, presenting a vivid panorama of his country’s 2014 revolutionUkrainian director Sergei Loznitsa made a mark in 2012 with his bracingly spare war story In the Fog. Now he reverts to his original trade as documentary maker, recording the Kiev protests of winter 2013-14 against...

    Ousted Ukraine leader aiming to return as rebel rockets threaten peace plan
    Feb21

    Ousted Ukraine leader aiming to return as rebel rockets threaten peace plan

    Disgraced president Viktor Yanukovych speaks out from exile in Russia as thousands gather for pro-Putin rally in MoscowOusted Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych has controversially spoken out from self-imposed exile in Russia, promising, exactly a year after he fled Kiev, to return to Ukraine to “ease people’s lives” and help stop the...

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