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      MH17: Four suspects named for shooting down plane – video
      Jun19

      MH17: Four suspects named for shooting down plane – video

      Four suspects, three of them Russians, will face murder charges for the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, international investigators have said. A trial is due to start next March in the Netherlands. The suspects were named as Igor Girkin, a former colonel of Russia’s FSB spy service; Sergey Dubinskiy, employed by...

      MH17 court case will finally set truth on record
      Jun19

      MH17 court case will finally set truth on record

      Legal process essential even if those charged over killing of 298 passengers never go to jailWash kits, bags of duty-free shopping and sections of overhead compartment lay strewn across the fields. In one spot, there was a stack of holiday reading. The perfectly intact body of a young Malaysian boy had landed outside a babushka’s...

      Three Russians and one Ukrainian to face criminal charges over MH17
      Jun19

      Three Russians and one Ukrainian to face criminal charges over MH17

      Dutch prosecutors file the first criminal charges over the 2014 downing of flight MH17 over east Ukraine which killed 298 peopleFour suspects will face murder charges for the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, three of them Russians, international investigators said on Wednesday, with a trial due to start next March in the...

      MH17: prosecutors to identify suspects and file first charges
      Jun18

      MH17: prosecutors to identify suspects and file first charges

      Dutch-led inquiry is expected to name first four suspects over 2014 downing of flight that left 298 people dead Dutch prosecutors are set to identify suspects and file the first criminal charges over the 2014 downing over east Ukraine of flight MH17 that left 298 people dead in the worst atrocity in five years of war between Ukraine and...

      Chernobyl now: ‘I was not afraid of radiation’ – a photo essay
      Jun07

      Chernobyl now: ‘I was not afraid of radiation’ – a photo essay

      Photographer Tom Skipp visited Chernobyl and nearby Pripyat, its replacement town Slavutych, and the abandoned sites of the region – meeting the people behind the disaster: from the liquidators who worked at the fallout site, to the resettlers and the community who live and work in the area nowI arrived in Ukraine on the eve of the...

      Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy calls a snap election moments after his inauguration
      May20

      Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy calls a snap election moments after his inauguration

      Ukraine’s new president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, took the oath of office on Monday and immediately announced he was dissolving parliament and calling a snap election, aiming to win seats in a legislature still dominated by politicians loyal to his predecessorUkraine’s leader takes office and immediately calls snap election…...

      Ukraine’s leader takes office and immediately calls snap election
      May20

      Ukraine’s leader takes office and immediately calls snap election

      Volodymyr Zelenskiy aims to win seats in parliament where new party is not representedUkraine’s new president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, took the oath of office on Monday and immediately announced he was dissolving parliament and calling a snap election, aiming to win seats in a legislature still dominated by loyalists of his...

      The big picture: national pride flourishes amid war in Ukraine
      May19

      The big picture: national pride flourishes amid war in Ukraine

      Mark Neville captures a moment full of symbolism on the fringes of the conflict in DonbassOver the past three years, London-based photographer Mark Neville has been travelling around Ukraine to work on several wide-ranging projects: one about holidaymakers in Odessa, another about people at worship, and an extensive series depicting the 2 million...

      Council of Europe votes to maintain Russia’s membership
      May17

      Council of Europe votes to maintain Russia’s membership

      Human rights body had stripped Moscow of its voting rights over 2014 Crimea annexationRussia will remain in the Council of Europe after ministers at the human rights organisation moved to end a bitter dispute following the annexation of Crimea.Meeting in Helsinki, ministers of the 47-nation body voted overwhelmingly in favour of a declaration...

      Choco Leibniz heiress apologises over Nazi forced labour remarks
      May16

      Choco Leibniz heiress apologises over Nazi forced labour remarks

      Verena Bahlsen says comments were ‘thoughtless’ amid calls for a boycott of biscuit brand The heiress of a German biscuit empire has apologised for stirring outrage with remarks that appeared to play down the hardship suffered by dozens of people forced to work at the family business under Nazi rule.Verena Bahlsen, whose father owns the...