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    Breaking ice with the Russian rebels
    Jul30

    Breaking ice with the Russian rebels

    BEING held and questioned by the Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine was a harrowing experience, writes Paul Toohey, but some unexpected common ground was found. …read more Source:...

    Tony Abbott still battling for access to MH17 crash site as Ukraine conflict continues
    Jul30

    Tony Abbott still battling for access to MH17 crash site as Ukraine conflict continues

    The Defence Minister in Kiev wears three stars on his shoulder. The Ukrainian army commander fighting rebels in the east has four stars. Simply put, that discrepancy of rank is a big part of the reason Australian and Dutch police can’t get to the crash site of flight MH17. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    MH17: Kiev says it will secure crash site by Thursday ‘at the latest’
    Jul30

    MH17: Kiev says it will secure crash site by Thursday ‘at the latest’

    Chief CorrespondentIn Shakhtersk, Ukraine …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    MH17: former Soviet-era intelligence officer takes control of Donetsk’s rebels
    Jul30

    MH17: former Soviet-era intelligence officer takes control of Donetsk’s rebels

    He has the reputation of a sour Soviet commissar. Vladimir Antyufeev – a former Soviet intelligence officer, wanted for subversion and deadly repression in two of Russia’s neighbours – has suddenly taken charge of the rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Donetsk in firing line as MH17 crash site becomes battlefield goal
    Jul30

    Donetsk in firing line as MH17 crash site becomes battlefield goal

    A blanket of pale smoke hung over Shakhtersk and jagged pillars of a darker, more ominous smoke rose from the downtown area, as the Ukranian army attempted to tighten its noose on key rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Aviation officials call for anti-air weapons law (AFP)
    Jul30

    Aviation officials call for anti-air weapons law (AFP)

    Montreal (AFP) – Aviation officials called for better dissemination of flight risks and a UN law restricting anti-aircraft weapons use, at an emergency meeting Tuesday on the downing of Flight MH17 over Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    After shaky start, Ukraine turns eastern offensive around (AFP)
    Jul30

    After shaky start, Ukraine turns eastern offensive around (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – When Ukraine’s military offensive to oust pro-Russian rebels from the restive east began in mid-April with humiliated soldiers meekly surrendering their armoured vehicles it looked doomed to failure. …read more Source: The West...

    US, Europe slap Russia with toughest sanctions yet (AFP)
    Jul30

    US, Europe slap Russia with toughest sanctions yet (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – The United States and Europe targeted Russia’s key financial, arms and energy sectors Tuesday with tough new sanctions in response to Moscow’s intervention in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The West...

    US hits Russian energy, arms, banks
    Jul30

    US hits Russian energy, arms, banks

    THE US has joined the EU with new sanctions on Russia, in the toughest attack yet on the Russian economy over the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: THE...

    Family want space scientists on MH17 probe (AAP)
    Jul29

    Family want space scientists on MH17 probe (AAP)

    George and Angela Dyczynski have arrived back in Amsterdam following a five-day trip to the MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

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