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EU approved new sanctions against Russia

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The Twenty-count on Friday with a new package of sanctions in response to Russian aggression against Ukraine. The new High Representative for Foreign Policy, Federica Mogherini has advanced today that the European Commission has almost finalized its proposal and must approve the Member States at the end of the week. ” We need to respond […]

NATO accelerates creation of a short-acting force


NATO is prepared for any contingency that threatens its Member States. In line with the increasing Russian involvement in the Ukrainian conflict, NATO has accelerated its plans to create a rapid reaction force composed of ” several thousand” soldiers, in the words of Secretary General of the organization, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, and drop in hours. […]

Ukraine orders its troops to withdraw from Lugansk airport

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Ukrainian troops have been withdrawn from the international airport of Lugansk, in eastern Ukraine, after holding fierce fighting with pro-Russian separatists in the grounds in the last hours. ” The Ukrainian military in front of it were ordered Lugansk and Lugansk retreated from the airport and the town of Gue√≥rguievka ” admitted at a press […]

Ukraine frees 10 Russian soldiers caught in its territory

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Ukraine has released 10 Russian soldiers who were arrested a week ago after illegally crossing the border, it was announced today Alexei Ragozin, deputy commander of the Russian Airborne Forces. “The negotiations were not easy. Yet common sense reigned and all ended well. The main thing is that the kids are already with us in […]

NATO opens door for Ukraine into Alliance


NATO leaves the door open to a possible entry of Ukraine into the Alliance, as suggested hours before the Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk. ” I do not want to interfere in internal political issues, but let me remind our decision taken in 2008 to the effect that Ukraine will become a member of NATO […]

Poroshenko claims Russian military invasion of Ukraine

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As fighting flare up in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian opened a third front in fighting in the south, in the Sea of Azov, the allegations of Russian involvement in favor of the separatists are amplified. The Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, denounced the direct presence of forces of Moscow in the rebellious province of Donetsk, where […]

Fighting continues in Ukraine despite Minsk meeting

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Stubborn and hard talks, according to the Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, held behind closed doors with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Tuesday night at Minsk produced no miracle -the fighting continues Wednesday with equal intensity in Luhansk provinces and Donetsk-, but at least let warm hints of hope by Poroshenko, to draw a roadmap […]

NATO plans to strengthen its presence on Russian border


NATO deployed ” in the near future ” immediate intervention units in neighboring countries allied with Russia. In a meeting with six European newspapers, including El Pais, the secretary general of NATO, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, has confirmed that the NATO military presence in countries like Poland, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia will be strengthened “soon” and […]

Kiev troops captured 10 Russian soldiers in the East

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As the fighting continues in eastern Ukraine, where separatists have launched a new offensive, Kiev arrested Monday in its territory a group of Russian paratroopers and has released a video. The Russian Defense Ministry made no official comment, but a source confirmed the news agency that soldiers and probably crossed the border “by mistake”. Security […]

Destruction of Lugansk forcing civilians to flee their homes

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The town of Lugansk in eastern Ukraine, has almost been destroyed by fighting and two-thirds of its population, over 400,000 people have left the city, as reported Thursday separatist militias. “In Lugansk is no more than a third of its population,” said a pro spokesman. Kiev also has “postponed ” into the country of the […]

Merkel to visit Kiev to push end of conflict

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel prepares to visit Ukraine on Saturday as the guest of President Petr√≥ Poroshenko in a wave of diplomatic contacts to resolve the war crisis in the east. The announcement coincides with confirmation that the Russian and Ukrainian presidents will attend the 26th at a regional summit in Belarus in which they […]

Russia sent a convoy of humanitarian aid to eastern Ukraine

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A column of trucks carrying humanitarian aid came Monday from the military base Alabino base on the outskirts of Moscow to the east of Ukraine, according to Russian media reported. The convoy, which occupies more than two miles, take at least a day to cover the 1,000 kilometers to the border with Ukraine. The Ukrainian […]


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