Posts Tagged ‘Ukraine’

Ukraine raids Orthodox churches with Russia ties

Ukrainian authorities on Monday raided three Orthodox churches aligned to Russia as political and religious tensions between the two countries grow.

Ukraine bars entry to Russian men of combat age

Ukraine on Friday banned Russian men of combat age from entering the country, a move introduced under martial law after Russia fired on and captured three Ukrainian naval ships off Crimea last weekend.

Kiev asks NATO to send ships to Sea of Azov

Ukraine has asked NATO for naval support in the country's standoff with Russia, while German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned that there is no "military solution" to the conflict.

Ukraine president asks NATO to send ships

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko asked NATO members including Germany Thursday to send naval vessels to the Sea of Azov to back his country in the standoff with Russia.

Ukrainian president declares martial law, pending parliamentary approval

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree on Monday to introduce martial law for 60 days, a statement on his website said, though it needs parliamentary approval to come into force.

Gulliver Cragg on Poroshenko’s decision to introduce martial law in Ukraine

FRANCE 24's Gulliver Cragg explains the procedure for implementing martial law in Ukraine. He says that the measure seems "heavy-handed", and can bring about restrictions on freedom of expression and on civil liberties - but tensions with Russia are at a peak.

Forget Brexit, war in Ukraine is the biggest threat to Europe | Simon Jenkins

History may compare the handling of a defeated and depressed Russia in the 1990s to that of Germany after 1918

While parliament fiddles, Europe burns, or at least sputters into flame. History could not be clearer. The diversion of the Russo-Ukrainian conflict into the Sea of Azov is precisely the kind of escalation that has preceded Europe’s past cataclysms. A great power treats a little one with contempt. A little one responds with violence, expecting friends to come to its aid, diplomatically, economically, then militarily.

Related: Ukraine president proposes martial law after Russia seizes ships

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