Pro-Russian separatist stands next to damaged military vehicle in the eastern Ukrainian city of Uglegorsk
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Ukraine: UK and EU's 'catastrophic misreading' of Russia

Britain and the European Union have been accused of a "catastrophic misreading" of the mood in the Kremlin in the run-up to the crisis in Ukraine.

The House of Lords EU committee claimed Europe "sleepwalked" into the crisis.

The EU had not realised the depth of Russian hostility to its plans for closer relations with Ukraine, it said.

Joe Inwood reports.

  • 20 Feb 2015
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