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23rd Jun 2017

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Nato: Over 12,000 Russian troops on Ukraine border

Nato military commander General Philip Breedlove Wednesday said the number of Russian troops and weaponry along the border with Ukraine is increasing and is "well over 12,000", reports Reuters. The comments came after the EU Tuesday decided to impose broad economic sanctions on Moscow for its actions in Ukraine.

EU extends sanctions on Russia

German chancellor Angela Merkel said that Russia hadn't done enough to implement the so-called Minsk peace process, a condition for lifting the sanctions.

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UK's universities set 'Brexit wish list'

British academics want to guarantee residency and work rights for their EU staff, as well as "enhanced mobility opportunities" for UK and EU students, mostly by keeping British participation in EU funding programs.

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