1 September 2014 Last updated at 19:26

Ukraine hit by military setbacks

Ukraine suffers a series of military setbacks, as hundreds of troops are taken prisoner and its forces withdraw from a key airport.


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Nato is to approve a rapid response force at a summit in Wales this week to deter any Russian threat to Eastern European members, the alliance's chief says.

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