Putin orders troops into breakaway region, Minsk agreement is dead

The latest from the Russia-Ukraine crisis: Russia has ordered troops into two breakaway regions of eastern Ukraine, as the UK slaps Russia with sanctions and allies expected to follow.

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What is happening?

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What are the facts?

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What’s happening? 

  • Russia has ordered troops into two breakaway regions of eastern Ukraine run by Moscow-backed separatists – Donetsk and Lugansk
  • Putin has recognised the two breakaway regions as independent
  • Russia says the troops will perform “peacekeeping functions”, which the US has said is “nonsense”.
  • PM Boris Johnson says UK will introduce sanctions
  • Germany has put on hold a major gas pipeline project from Russia, Nord Stream 2
  • In a fiery televised speech on Monday, Putin argued Ukraine had no history of being a true nation
  • Ukraine’s President Zelensky, in his own late-night speech, said Ukraine was not afraid and would not yield anything to anyone

 

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