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Russia backs rebel polls in east Ukraine
Russian foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, says the vote will legitimise the rebels in Dontesk and Luhansk.
Last updated: 28 Oct 2014 13:26 GMT
Obama arrives in Estonia for defence talks
US president's trip comes one day ahead of a NATO summit in Wales, where military alliance will discuss Ukraine crisis.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2014 14:56 GMT
Russia to review military policy towards NATO
Moscow says doctrine to be bolstered after NATO announces creation of rapid-response force in wake of Ukraine crisis.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2014 13:57 GMT
Russia urges 'immediate ceasefire' in Ukraine
Russian foreign minister says peace talks should be devoted to agreeing on an immediate ceasefire without conditions.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2014 09:56 GMT
Israel resumes Gaza assault as truce ends
Israel resumes air raids in Gaza after a seven-hour self-declared truce, vowing to proceed with its military campaign.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2014 18:09 GMT
Attacks threaten Ukraine's peace negotiations
Fighting has not slowed as the Ukrainian army has encircled the breakaway provinces.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2014 14:10 GMT
Russia-China energy deal: Geopolitical tectonic shift
Can an emerging China-Russia axis challenge US hegemony?
Last updated: 17 Jun 2014 13:24 GMT
Ukraine troops attack Donetsk airport rebels
Jets, helicopters and soldiers storm facility taken by pro-Russians, as president refuses to negotiate with 'bandits'.
Last updated: 26 May 2014 19:16 GMT
Kerry says Russia stirs 'chaos' in Ukraine
US secretary of state says Russia sent "agents" to destabilise Ukraine, as pro-Russians seize offices in eastern cities.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2014 00:26 GMT
Russia pulls some troops from Ukraine border
Defence Ministry announces withdrawal of one battalion, a day after US and Russia held talks in Paris.
Last updated: 31 Mar 2014 21:01 GMT
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