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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Russian minister urges US to 'turn down the rhetoric'

Russia's foreign minister has urged his US counterpart to "turn down the rhetoric" over the Ukraine crisis.

News agency RIA Novosti reports that Sergei Shoigu also told US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel that Russia was willing to take steps to reduce tension.

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Shoigu Credit: Associated Press

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