EU leaders vow sanctions over Putin's recognition of breakaway Ukraine regions

EU leaders vow sanctions over Putin's recognition of breakaway Ukraine regions

Leaders from the European Union and the United Kingdom vowed Monday to impose sanctions over Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to recognize two separatist regions in eastern Ukraine as independent. In a letter statementsEuropean Council President Charles Michel and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said they “condemn in the strongest possible terms the … Read more

Russian parliament asks for recognition of breakaway regions in Ukraine

Russian parliament asks for recognition of breakaway regions in Ukraine

The Russian parliament on Tuesday asked President Vladimir Putin to recognize two breakaway regions in Ukraine, a move that could raise tensions as fears of an attack rise. A vote in the lower house of Russian parliament was passed for the recognition of the areas, with the House Speaker saying the two regions in Ukraine … Read more