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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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Hague: Russia must accept elections for talks to work

Foreign Secretary William Hague has said Russia must stop disrupting Ukraine elections due on 25 May if crisis talks are to be worthwhile.

William Hague has said Russia must stop interfering in Ukraine's democratic process Credit: Wiktor Dabkowski/DPA/Press Association Images

After a meeting with Ukrainian politicians in Kiev, Mr Hague said Russia "didn't take a single step to implement what was agreed in Geneva," referring specifically to Russian promises to use its influence to discourage separatist activity.

Mr Hague added: "There must be ... a complete acceptance that Ukraine is entitled to have elections on May 25 and that these should go ahead without external disruption."

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