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Russia v Ukraine: Crisis looms as Kiev teams up with NATO for drills – Putin sent warning
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Russia v Ukraine: Crisis looms as Kiev teams up with NATO for drills – Putin sent warning

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and stoke already heightened tensions with Moscow, which has expressed its opposition to the idea. Meanwhile, Tory MP Daniel Kawczynski – who was born in neighbouring Poland – warned Mr Putin was testing the resolve of the West by sending troops and tanks to Ukraine’s borders, as well as criticising the proposed Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline...

What’s Putin planning? Russia sends NINE ships past UK waters as Navy ‘ready to respond’
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What’s Putin planning? Russia sends NINE ships past UK waters as Navy ‘ready to respond’

Russian leader Vladimir Putin sent a number of vessels, including a surfaced submarine, a destroyer, a corvette, and a patrol ship, near UK waters. The ships travelled through the English Channel, the Celtic Sea, and passed the Outer Hebrides. Speaking to the Daily Telegraph, First Sea Lord Admiral Tony Radakin said: “This is why the Royal Navy...

Russia threat: NATO ‘to confront Moscow’ amid Arctic cable fears in ‘Cold War return’
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Russia threat: NATO ‘to confront Moscow’ amid Arctic cable fears in ‘Cold War return’

All land, internal waters, territorial seas and Exclusive Economic Zones in the Arctic are under the jurisdiction of the eight Arctic coastal states of Canada, Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Sweden, Finland and Russia. As climate change melts away more ice, Professor of geopolitics and security at Royal Holloway, Klaus Dodds, has warned the area is becoming of more...