Russian tanks massing on Ukraine’s border, President says

The Ukrainian president has said he has evidence that Russian military tanks are massing along his country’s border. Petro Poroshenko has shown Sky News images of what he claims are tanks lining up along the border, close to where Russia stores its ammunition. He said: “This is the tank base…

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Ukraine bans Russian men from entering country amid invasion fears

Ukraine has banned Russian men aged between 16 and 60 from entering the country, amid fears Moscow is planning an invasion. Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko said the restrictions have been imposed to prevent Russians from forming “private armies” in his country. Moscow has been supporting Russian separatists in the east…



Ukraine backs martial law after confrontation at sea with Russia

Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s parliament approved the introduction of martial law in border regions on Monday, as Russian state TV aired images of Ukrainian sailors captured after Moscow seized three of Kiev’s ships in a confrontation at sea. After intense debate, 276 lawmakers voted in favour of President Petro Poroshenko’s…