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      Russia struggles with half a million refugees of Ukraine conflict
      Jul23

      Russia struggles with half a million refugees of Ukraine conflict

      July 23, 2014 9:45 AMMOSCOW (AFP) – Russia is struggling with a flood of refugees who already number half a million from the fighting in eastern Ukraine, and many appear increasingly likely to stay, officials and activists said. …read more Source: The Straits...

      Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Russian president Putin vows to press rebels, help crash probe
      Jul22

      Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Russian president Putin vows to press rebels, help crash probe

      July 22, 2014 9:12 PMMOSCOW (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin promised Tuesday to do everything possible to influence pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine and help ensure a full probe into the Malaysia Airlines crash last week. …read more Source: The Straits...

      Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Lufthansa joins Emirates in calls for airlines summit
      Jul21

      Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Lufthansa joins Emirates in calls for airlines summit

      July 21, 2014 9:45 PMBERLIN (REUTERS) – Lufthansa, Europe’s largest airline by revenue, joined rival Emirates in calling for an airline summit to discuss the industry’s response to the downing of an airliner over Ukraine, saying international security protocols should be reviewed. …read more Source: The Straits...

      Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukraine fighter jet near plane before crash, says Moscow
      Jul21

      Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukraine fighter jet near plane before crash, says Moscow

      July 21, 2014 9:25 PMMOSCOW (AFP) – Russian records show a Ukrainian Su-25 fighter jet was flying close to the Malaysian passenger jet before it crashed, a senior Russian military official said on Monday. …read more Source: The Straits...

      Dutch prosecutors open criminal probe into MH17 crash
      Jul21

      Dutch prosecutors open criminal probe into MH17 crash

      July 21, 2014 9:07 PMTHE HAGUE (AFP) – The Dutch public prosecutor’s office said Monday it had opened a preliminary criminal probe into the downing of flight MH17 over rebel-held Ukraine, which left 298 people dead, most of them Dutch. …read more Source: The Straits...

      Time for Russia to ‘get out’ of Ukraine: Britain
      Jul20

      Time for Russia to ‘get out’ of Ukraine: Britain

      July 21, 2014 12:30 AMLONDON (AFP) – Britain’s Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said Sunday it was time for Russia to “stop interfering” and “get out of eastern Ukraine”. …read more Source: The Straits...

      British PM raises prospect of more Russia sanctions
      Jul20

      British PM raises prospect of more Russia sanctions

      July 20, 2014 7:17 AMLONDON (AFP) – British Prime Minister David Cameron raised the prospect on Saturday of fresh EU sanctions against Russia over the Malaysian plane crash, saying the West must “fundamentally change our approach” unless Moscow alters course in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Straits...

      Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Seven passengers, including three Dutch nationals, were bound for Singapore
      Jul18

      Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Seven passengers, including three Dutch nationals, were bound for Singapore

      July 18, 2014 7:55 AMSINGAPORE – Seven passengers on board a Malaysia Airlines flight that crashed over eastern Ukraine on Thursday were bound for Singapore via Kuala Lumpur. …read more Source: The Straits...

      Malaysian Airlines jet believed shot down; 295 dead
      Jul18

      Malaysian Airlines jet believed shot down; 295 dead

      July 18, 2014 12:34 AMGRABOVO, Ukraine (Reuters) – A Malaysian airliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine by pro-Russian militants on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard, a Ukrainian interior ministry official said. …read more Source: The Straits...