A raft of fresh sanctions is to be imposed on Russia by the European Union, according to British government sources. In a
With EU and Western leaders piling pressure on Vladimir Putin with financial sanctions, Russia has retaliated by launching
David Cameron is busy talking tough about what sanctions Vladimir Putin and Russia could be hit in response to their backing
The Dutch Foreign Minister has expressed his country's anger at claims the bodies of those killed on flight MH17 are being
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.
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...
Ukraine's acting President has ordered an "anti-terrorist operation" against pro-Russian separatists. In a statement to parliament
Pro-Russian separatists in the Ukrainian city of Luhansk, which sits 30 miles from the Russian border, have occupied the
Russia has been turfed out of the G8 group of industrialised nations over its actions in Crimea. The suspension is effective
Concern is growing within NATO over the size of Russian forces amassed at the Ukrainian border, which the organisation’s