Russia has sent troops to two areas of Ukraine that it has said it recognises as republics. Photo: EPA-EFE
Russia has sent troops to two areas of Ukraine that it has said it recognises as republics. Photo: EPA-EFE
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China says US disrespects nations’ sovereignty after sanctions against Russia for Ukraine troop deployment

  • Foreign ministry accuses US of ‘raising tensions, creating panic’ by imposing sanctions after Russia recognised rebel areas in Ukraine and moved troops there
  • All sides should resolve the situation through dialogue, spokeswoman Hua Chunying says as she dismisses sanctions as ineffective

Russia has sent troops to two areas of Ukraine that it has said it recognises as republics. Photo: EPA-EFE
Russia has sent troops to two areas of Ukraine that it has said it recognises as republics. Photo: EPA-EFE
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