MEPs urge Russia to be ‘part of the solution’ in Ukraine crisis

A pro-Russia separatist in Ukraine

MEPs have called for an end to “fighting and bloodshed” and for immediate arms restrictions as the conflict in Ukraine shows little sign of de-escalation.

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Parliament calls for stronger Russian sanctions

Vladimir Putin

MEPs have adopted a resolution calling for the EU to strengthen the second phase of sanctions against Russia.

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Sanction list expands as Ukraine crisis escalates

EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton has condemned attempts by armed pro-Russian separatists to destabilise Ukraine, describing the situation as “extremely worrying”.

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