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EU To Impose More Sanctions On Russia As Protesters March Against Nato Meeting

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK

A raft of fresh sanctions is to be imposed on Russia by the European Union, according to British government sources. In a show of support for the bele...

9 Foods Russian Could No Longer Enjoy Thanks To Putin

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Politics

With EU and Western leaders piling pressure on Vladimir Putin with financial sanctions, Russia has retaliated by launching a food fight. Prime Mini...

5 Rich Russian Pals The Tories Would Prefer You Forgot

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron is busy talking tough about what sanctions Vladimir Putin and Russia could be hit in response to their backing of the Ukrainian rebels, ...

'Please Help Us Bring Our People Back' - Dutch Foreign Minister's Plea To Ukraine

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK

The Dutch Foreign Minister has expressed his country's anger at claims the bodies of those killed on flight MH17 are being "dragged around" at the cra...

NATO Warns Ukraine Against Using Army

David Morrison | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Politics
David Morrison

Not before time, it appears, the West is reining in its clients in Kiev and urging them to refrain from using the Ukrainian army to put down opposition in the east of the country. Good sense has prevailed at last in Western capitals and further bloodshed will hopefully be avoided in Donetsk and Lugansk.

When Countries Fall Apart

Robin Lustig | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Politics
Robin Lustig

I don't see why it would be such a tragedy if Ukraine and Russia redrew their borders, with one, all-important proviso: that it is done in accordance with the wishes of the majority of the people in the region affected, as expressed in a fairly-conducted referendum. After all, that's what is planned for the people of Scotland...

LOOK: Powerful Images Of Ukrainians taking To The Streets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK

Ukraine's acting President has ordered an "anti-terrorist operation" against pro-Russian separatists. In a statement to parliament on Tuesday, Olex...

Pro-Russian Agitators Seize Old KGB Building In Ukrainian City Of Luhansk

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK

Pro-Russian separatists in the Ukrainian city of Luhansk, which sits 30 miles from the Russian border, have occupied the former headquarters of the KG...

G8 To Become G7 After Leading Nations Suspend Russia From Group Over Ukraine

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK

Russia has been turfed out of the G8 group of industrialised nations over its actions in Crimea. The suspension is effective immediately, following Mo...

Russian Forces On Ukrainian Border Could Move Into Moldova's Transdniestria Region, Warns NATO

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK

Concern is growing within NATO over the size of Russian forces amassed at the Ukrainian border, which the organisation’s Supreme Allied Commander Eu...

Russian Forces Invade Ukraine, Seize Village Beyond Crimean Border

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK

Russian forces have invaded Ukraine, according to the Foreign Ministry in Kiev, with troops taking control of the village of Strilkove, six miles beyo...

Russia Masses Troops On Eastern Border Of Ukraine Sparking Invasion Fears

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK

In what is likely to be seen as a show of defiance against the West, the Russian Defence Ministry has announced that fresh military operations are to ...

How William Hague Deceived the House of Commons on Ukraine

David Morrison | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Politics
David Morrison

In a statement on 4 March 2014, Foreign Minister William Hague deceived the House of Commons about the legitimacy of the new regime in Ukraine... He led the House to believe that the Ukrainian parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, had removed President Yanukovich from power on 22 February in accordance with the Ukrainian constitution.

EUSSR Lessons of Democracy to Ukraine

Marina Kim | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK
Marina Kim

Forget about Putin. His personality is way too fascinating - in a sinister kind of way - to discuss issues as they are, without letting emotions come into play. In fact, forget about Russia at all. Let's think Ukraine and let's think democracy, as that is the major value the EU is meant to be bringing to this born-again country.

Ukrainian Sailors Erect Mattress Barriers To Repel Potential Russian Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK

Sailors on board a Ukrainian ship in the harbour of Sevastopol have lined the side of their vessel with mattresses and blankets as a makeshift barrier...

Cameron Threatens Russia With Economic Reprisals But Secret Document Says Otherwise

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK

David Cameron has threatened Russia with diplomatic, political and economic reprisals in response to Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, with the prime mini...

Crimea on the Brink: No Velvet Divorce for Polarised Peninsula

The Conversation UK | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Politics
The Conversation UK

These are dangerous times in Crimea. While the ongoing crisis in Ukraine has exposed the division between the country's pro-Western and pro-Russian populations, another divide is more clear-cut and arguably more imminently threatening: the divide between supporters and opponents of separatism in Crimea.

Ukraine Warns Of Russia War, As Putin Remains Defiant

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK

Pulled back from the brink of civil war, Kiev has warned that it is on the brink of international war as Vladimir Putin ignored all warnings about con...

Ukraine - Why They Want to Be In

Tim Farron | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Politics
Tim Farron

Every time I watch the news and see scenes of hundreds of thousands of protestors on the streets, I feel we are witnessing something very important. What is remarkable is that they are protesting for closer and deeper ties with the EU, their anger sparked by president Viktor Yanukovich's spurning of an association agreement with the EU last month.