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29 July 2014 Last updated at 05:55 ET

EU set to widen Russia sanctions

The European Union is set to back new sanctions against Russia, targeting its finance, energy and defence sectors over the conflict in Ukraine.


File photo: US President Barack Obama, 28 July 2014US: Russia 'violated missile treaty'

The US accuses Russia of violating a Cold War arms treaty by testing a nuclear cruise missile, saying the breach is "very serious".

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An EU war crimes prosecutor accuses ex-Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) commanders of grave offences in the 1999 war against Serbia.

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Ukraine conflict: EU squeezes Russia

The east-west chill over Ukraine deepens as the EU prepares sanctions targeting the Russian economy, the BBC's Gavin Hewitt reports.

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