#Ukraine

EU, US And Russia Agree 'Concrete Steps' To Defuse Ukraine Crisis

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK

Foreign ministers from Russia, the US and the European Union say they have agreed steps to "de-escalate" the crisis in Ukraine, after urgent talks in ...

Nato Raises Stakes As Ukraine Government Weakens

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK

Nato has announced it is to bolster its presence in eastern Europe in response to the crisis in Ukraine as preparations began for RAF jets to be sent ...

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...

Obama To Putin: Rein In Pro-Russian Ukrainian Separatists

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK

US President Barack Obama has urged Russian president Vladimir Putin to make pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine stand down, after violent clas...

EU To Impose More Sanctions On Russia For 'Destabilising' Ukraine

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK

Sanctions against Russia are to be expanded with more people added to the list subject to asset freezes and visa bans, Baroness Ashton has said. Th...

Ukraine Clashes See Dead And Wounded On Both Sides

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK

A Ukrainian has been killed and five pro-Russian activists wounded as security forces exchanged gunfire with separatists in an operation to clear them...

Europe Warns Putin Over 'Extreme' Threat To Cut The Gas Flow

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK

European leaders have voiced their fury at Russian president Vladimir Putin, after he threatened "extreme measures" against the gas supply to Europe i...

Valery Gergiev Faces the Music Over Support for Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Peter G Tatchell | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK
Peter G Tatchell

Gergiev is a great conductor but he colludes with an expansionist tyrant. He seems to have little respect for freedom and equality. He is not fit to conduct the LSO.

These Ominous Images Of A Razor Wire Barricade Could Show Ukraine's New Border

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK

Built from a mountain of black tyres and razor wire, newly built barricades form a gash across a Ukrainian city, a new border you need a secret passwo...

Burger King Conquers McDonald's Territory After Crimea Exit

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK

In a battle of the burgers that could get messy, reports have emerged that Burger King plans to expand into Crimea – just a week after McDonald's ex...

10 Things You Should Know About Maria Miller's New Replacement

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Politics

Sajid Javid has been appointed culture secretary after Maria Miller resigned amid a row over her expenses claims. Javid's promotion to the cabinet ...

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...

Ukrainian MPs In Mass Punch Up - Again

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Politics

Things are understandably tense in Ukraine - here's further proof. A fist-fight between opposing MPs broke out in the country's parliament on Tuesd...

Thank EU: Why Ukraine Means We Must Re-energise the European Union

Andrew Gawthorpe | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Politics
Andrew Gawthorpe

A menacing geopolitical presence is extending across Europe. Heedless of national autonomy and personal rights, it remorselessly centralizes power in a grim and faceless bureaucracy. Many in the United Kingdom regard it as the greatest threat to their freedom since Hitler's Germany...

Violence Flares As Ukrainian Soldier Killed In Clash With Russian Troops

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK

A Russian marine has apprently shot dead a Ukrainian officer, in what Ukrainian authorities insinuated was one of a number of ploys to cause disorder ...

No Tacos For YOU: Putin Banned From Mexican Chain For Being A Bully

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK

Russian President Vladimir Putin is in big trouble now. Mighty Taco, a Buffalo-based chain of Mexican fast-food restaurants, has banned him from no...

McDonald's Vs Russia: Kremlin Not Lovin' It

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK

McDonald's has already abandoned its restaurants in Crimea and now a Moscow politician has called for all of the US fast food chain's outlets in Russi...

Former Obama Advisor Says Putin's Actions May Push Eurozone Countries Closer Together

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK

The crisis over Russia’s annexation of Crimea may have inadvertently pushed the countries of the eurozone closer together, according to a former eco...

From Crimean Crisis to Geopolitical Fires in Asia?

Andy Langenkamp | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Politics
Andy Langenkamp

Weakening growth in China and other emerging economies and geopolitical tensions are the biggest risks to financial markets. Those two are dangerously interconnected right now.

The Force Is Not With Him: Darth Vader Rejected In Ukraine Presidency Bid (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK

Darth Vader’s bid for the Ukraine presidency has been rejected. The leader of the Ukrainian Internet Party (UIP) was officially proposed for the...

Sarah Palin Speaks To Vladimir Putin On Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Comedy

Sarah Palin placed a call to her “neighbour” Vladimir Putin on The Tonight Show on Wednesday, with Jimmy Fallon playing the Balalaika-playing form...

Sarah Palin Speaks To Vladimir Putin On Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Comedy

Sarah Palin placed a call to her “neighbour” Vladimir Putin on the Tonight Show on Wednesday, with Jimmy Fallon playing the Balalaika-playing form...

Chill Out And Do Some Yoga, Russian Minister Advises US

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

A Russian minister has said the US needs to just chill out over his country's annexation of Crimea, suggesting everyone should just do a bit of yoga t...

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Timothy Kennett | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Sport
Timothy Kennett

I am also increasing concerned by the trappings of modern football, by rising ticket prices and players who earn dizzying multiples of real people's salaries. It is an unease with a sport that is become increasingly corporate and globalised...

Americans Polled Over Whether US Should Intervene If NATO Were Attacked By Russia

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK

During the Cold War, Britain could always rely on America should the Queen spot a regiment of Soviet tanks rolling up The Mall. Well… that was the t...