X Close

World

Published: Saturday June 7, 2014 MYT 7:55:02 PM
Updated: Saturday June 7, 2014 MYT 7:56:08 PM

Putin orders tightening of border control with Ukraine

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin gave an order to the Federal Security Service to strengthen protection of the country's border with Ukraine to prevent people crossing illegally, Russian news agencies reported on Saturday.

The order comes a day after Putin held talks with global leaders in France, where U.S. President Barack Obama called on him to cease support for separatists in eastern Ukraine and stop the provision of arms and material across the border.

(Reporting by Lidia Kelly; Editing by Mark Trevelyan)

advertisement

  1. Khazanah unveils 12-point plan for MAS
  2. YouTube sensation’s cover of Tanggal 31 goes viral
  3. Palace 'no' to remote control MB
  4. Rohani: Don't be duped, 'comfort women' not an Islamic concept
  5. AirAsia confirms bomb threat during Thai flight
  6. Bank robber shot dead by guard
  7. Hello Kitty is actually a girl, not a cat
  8. Urologist: Never use a metal ring to sustain erections
  9. MasterChef UK winner slams Australian news portal over misuse of picture in MAS flight
  10. Sex addict Malaysian doctor deported, Daily Telegraph reports

advertisement

advertisement