Russia has said it could veto proposed UN sanctions against Zimbabwe's president and his allies, despite agreeing a G8 statement backing them.
Russia has the power to veto any measures at the UN Security Council, which could take a vote this week.
The US and the UK are pushing for a travel ban and assets freeze on Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe and 11 of his allies, and an arms embargo.
- AT BEST RUSSIA IS A BASTION OF AMORAL SOCIALISM.
- THEY LIKE MUGABE BECAUSE HE'S A SOCIALIST, TOO.
- BEFORE MUGABE - BEFORE SOCIALISM - ZIMBABWE/RHODESIA WAS RICH AND A FOOD EXPORTER.
- IF YOU WANT TO MAKE POVERTY HISTORY THEN YOU HAVE TO MAKE SOCIALISM HISTORY.