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Cameron offers more Typhoons for Nato air mission

Britain will offer another two Typhoon warplanes to patrol the skies of eastern Europe amid continuing tensions with Russia over the Ukraine cris, David Cameron has said.

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Russia: 'EU should be ashamed'

Russia stepped up its criticism of the European Union saying the EU was under Washington's thumb and should be ashamed of itself.

Instead of forcing the Kiev clique to sit at the table with southeastern Ukraine to negotiate the future structure of the country, our partners are doing Washington's bidding with new unfriendly gestures aimed at Russia.

– Russia's Foreign Ministry

The statement follows a new round of sanctions imposed on Russian officials over Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis.

The EU had already sanctioned 33 Russians and Ukrainians in protest at Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region in March.

The 15 new names include Dmitry Kozak, Russia's deputy Prime Minister responsible for overseeing the integration of the annexed Crimea into Russia, and Oleg Belaventsev, the Russian president's representative in "the so-called Crimean Federal District."Read: EU expands Russia sanctions

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