FRANCE 24 spoke to Sir John Sawers, the former head of Britain’s secret intelligence service. Sawers, who headed the MI6 between 2009 and 2014, said that if Russia’s President Vladimir Putin decides to take military action against Ukraine, it would be in his interest to limit an invasion to eastern Ukraine. But, he cautioned: “There is no doubt that Russia has the capability to carry out a full invasion, take over Kiev, and install a puppet regime.”
24 Mar 2017
Denis Voronenkov, who had fled to Ukraine and was a key witness in a treason case against former President Viktor Yanukovich, has been killed outside a hotel in Kiev.
3 Feb 2017
US Ambassador Nikki Haley condemns Russia's "aggressive actions" in Ukraine and pledges strong US support to Kiev even as the new US administration seeks to improve ties with Russia.