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Australia rules out new sanctions against Russia
Jul30

Australia rules out new sanctions against Russia

Australia’s PM says that he is not considering sanctions against Russia while his government focuses on retrieving Australian victims from the wreckage of the Malaysian flight MH17. …read more Source:...

Ukraine army retakes town from rebel bastion
Jul30

Ukraine army retakes town from rebel bastion

Ukraine’s army says that it had retaken a town on the outskirts of the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk, and intercepted another convoy of vehicles crossing over from Russia. …read more Source:...

US slaps more sanctions on Russia
Jul30

US slaps more sanctions on Russia

President Barack Obama has declared that the United States will join the European Union in slapping new sanctions on Russia’s energy sector, arms industry and financial institutions. …read more Source:...

MH17 victim’s father urges Ukraine fighting lull
Jul29

MH17 victim’s father urges Ukraine fighting lull

The father of a British MH17 victim said fighting in the Ukrainian plane crash zone should end to facilitate the repatriation of victims, after he met Prime Minister David Cameron. …read more Source:...

Civilians killed in Ukraine amid fierce fighting
Jul29

Civilians killed in Ukraine amid fierce fighting

Intense fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine killed at least 19 civilians, local officials have said. …read more Source:...

Dutch PM asks fighting to cease near crash site
Jul29

Dutch PM asks fighting to cease near crash site

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has called Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to ask Ukrainian forces to stop fighting around the MH17 crash site. …read more Source:...

Kiev wrests control of part of MH17 site
Jul28

Kiev wrests control of part of MH17 site

Ukraine’s army has seized control of part of the vast site where Malaysian airliner MH17 crashed, as the UN announced the downing of the plane could constitute a war crime. …read more Source:...

MH17 investigators turn back after ‘explosions’
Jul28

MH17 investigators turn back after ‘explosions’

Dutch and Australian forensic investigators on their way to the MH17 crash site have turned back after ‘explosions’ in the area, a government spokesperson says. …read more Source:...

Ukraine: Black boxes show MH17 downed by rocket
Jul28

Ukraine: Black boxes show MH17 downed by rocket

Black boxes recovered from downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 show shrapnel from a rocket explosion caused the passenger jet to crash, a Ukrainian security official says. …read more Source:...

Ukraine troops advance, investigators stymied
Jul28

Ukraine troops advance, investigators stymied

At least three civilians have been killed in overnight fighting in eastern Ukraine as government troops pressed ahead with their campaign against pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source:...