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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MEP tells Europe to ‘wake up’ following Ukraine air crash tragedy

Debris from the Malaysian Airline plane crash in Ukraine

MEPs have expressed their “deepest sympathy” and called for a response to the MH17 plane crash in which 298 people died in Ukraine.

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Štefan Füle assures parliament ‘we have not forgotten about Crimea’

Smoke billowing in Ukraine

Members of parliament’s foreign affairs committee have called for ratification of the association agreement with Ukraine and more action against Russia if it fails to de-escalate the ongoing crisis.

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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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