Russia's President Vladimir Putin chairs a government meeting at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow

What I learned from Vladimir Putin

Putin and his colleagues have been economical with the truth for a long time, writes Chris Patten, chancellor of the University of Oxford.

Russian military personnel sit atop armoured vehicles outside Kamensk-Shakhtinsky

EU warns Russia over entering Ukraine

Reaction came after Ukrainian forces attacked and destroyed part of a Russian convoy supposedly bringing humanitarian aid to eastern Ukraine.