As Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko warned fellow citizens of possible Russian invasion, the Kremlin accused Kyiv of resorting to terror tactics in the Russian-annexed Crimea. Bloomberg looks into what’s going on now between the neighboring – once friendly – countries.
‘Rising tensions in Ukraine are heightening concern that the nation’s two-year-old conflict, which has killed almost 10,000 people, is in danger of boiling over. Ukraine has rejected the Russian president’s allegations that it sent saboteurs to Crimea who killed two Russian servicemen, while Putin has vowed to respond with “very serious” measures. Efforts to bring peace to eastern Ukraine have stalled, with the Russian leader saying planned talks at next month’s Group of 20 summit in China would be pointless’, the outlet wrote.
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