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Ukraine crisis: Crimean MPs ask to join Russia

MPs in Crimea have asked Moscow to allow the southern Ukrainian region to become part of the Russian Federation.<p>The parliament said if its request was granted, Crimean citizens could give their view in a referendum on 16 March.<p>Ukraine's interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said the move had no …

Ukraine Crimea: Russia's economic fears

<b>So far Russia's actions in Ukraine have been assessed mainly in terms of its international relations.</b><p>From that perspective, Russia's actions do not look very rational and foreign commentators have explained them in terms of President Vladimir Putin's anger and feelings of humiliation after the …

Tymoshenko warns of guerrilla war, calls for sanctions on Russia | Reuters

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Leading Ukrainian politician Yulia Tymoshenko said there was a danger of guerrilla war in Crimea should it be incorporated into Russia and appealed to Germany and others on Friday for immediate economic sanctions against Moscow.<p>Ukrainian opposition politician Yulia Tymoshenko …

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Ukraine crisis 'created artificially' - Russia's Lavrov

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1058000/1058879_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524713563_163f871eb1d11c5696d4610804eace0b<p><b>Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said the crisis in Ukraine was "created artificially for purely geopolitical reasons".</b><p>He confirmed Russia …

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PM vows to protect Ukraine from Russia

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has vowed Ukraine would not give "an inch" of its territory to Russia, at a rally of thousands of people in Kiev in honour of 19th-century national hero Taras Shevchenko.<p>"This is our land. We will not give an inch of it. Russia and its president should …

Ukraine crisis: US warns Russia not to annex Crimea

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1058000/1058879_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524654308_8b8b37da53450e0a1d66697aa8b7a9b3<p><b>The US has warned Russia that any moves to annex Crimea would close the door to diplomacy.</b><p>US Secretary of State John Kerry told Russian counterpart …

Pro-Ukraine activists beaten up in Crimea

Violence has erupted at a pro-Ukrainian rally in the Crimean city of Sevastopol.<p>About 100 pro-Russians with clubs attacked people who were guarding the rally being held to commemorate the 200th anniversary of poet Taras Shevchenko, attended by some 200 people.<p>Ben Brown reports from Sevastopol.

Confrontation in Ukraine as diplomacy stalls | Reuters

SEVASTOPOL/KIEV (Reuters) - A pro-Russian force opened fire in seizing a Ukrainian military base in Crimea on Monday and NATO announced reconnaissance flights along its eastern frontiers as confrontation around the Black Sea peninsula showed no sign of easing.<p>Ukrainian activists trying to cross …

NATO aircraft to monitor Ukraine crisis

NATO has said it will start reconnaissance flights over Poland and Romania to monitor the situation in neighbouring Ukraine where Russian forces have taken control of Crimea.<p>The AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System) flights will take place solely over NATO territory, the alliance said on …

Ukraine crisis: RAF jet to monitor Ukraine border

<b>An RAF reconnaissance aircraft will be sent to monitor the crisis in Ukraine, the Ministry of Defence has said.</b><p>A UK E-3D Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System (Awacs) jet will fly from RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire.<p>The aircraft would carry out its mission while staying within Polish and …

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Ukraine armed groups reject 'extremist' label

Former President Viktor Yanukovich, and many in Russia, have described Ukraine's interim government as illegitimate and controlled by "dangerous extremists".<p>Many Ukrainians who took part in the revolution to remove Yanukovich from power disagree and say it is an insult to the sacrifices they have …

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Ukraine crisis: Russia tells UN it does not want war

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1060000/1060441_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524861329_32e4587ce291c4f0bda483b36ad0487b<p><b>Russia's ambassador to the United Nations has told an emergency meeting of the Security Council that Moscow "does not want war" with Ukraine.</b><p>Vitaly …

West prepares sanctions as Russia presses on with Crimea takeover | Reuters

SEVASTOPOL/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Dozens of Russians linked to Russia’s gradual takeover of Crimea could face U.S. and EU travel bans and asset freezes on Monday, after six hours of crisis talks between Washington and Moscow ended with both sides still far apart.<p>Moscow shipped more troops and …

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Russia's Vladimir Putin recognises Crimea as nation

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1061000/1061370_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524697717_387c9807790700cc8c8796ebedad561d<p><b>Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree recognising Crimea as a sovereign state, paving the way for it to be absorbed into Russia.</b><p>The …

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Ukrainian serviceman killed in Crimea

A Ukrainian serviceman has been killed in an attack at a military facility in the Crimean capital Simferopol, the defence ministry has said.<p>Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan, reporting from Kiev, said news of the soldier's death had been received with "shock" and that Tuesday's attack had escalated the …

Crimea events cause jitters in Poland

The events in Crimea are making some people in Poland anxious. Poland is sandwiched between the Ukraine to the southeast and the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad to the north.<p>Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Warsaw.

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Ukraine activists vow to fight for Crimea | US & Canada

Weeks have passed since Ukraine's anti-government uprising forced president Viktor Yanukovich to <b>flee for his life</b> to Russia. But for activists such as Dima Krizsky, the main battle is still ahead.<p>In early February, Al Jazeera first interviewed the 20-year-old army veteran, a professional sniper who …

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