Bishop warns Putin of uranium export ban

By Latika Bourke
Updated August 14 2014 - 12:18am, first published August 8 2014 - 5:00pm
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, pictured speaking at a meeting of the United Nations Security Council, has warned Russia that Australia is poised to increase sanctions. Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Australia has warned Russian President Vladimir Putin against crossing into Ukraine under the guise of a ''humanitarian mission'', with Foreign Minister Julie Bishop saying further sanctions could involve bans on the sale of uranium.

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