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    EU document: 3 long-time Putin cronies, including ex-judo partner, hit with EU sanctions
    Jul30

    EU document: 3 long-time Putin cronies, including ex-judo partner, hit with EU sanctions

    BRUSSELS (AP) EU document: 3 long-time Putin cronies, including ex-judo partner, hit with EU sanctions. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Landmine claims a setback
    Jul30

    Landmine claims a setback

    CLAIMS by the Ukrainian military that separatist fighters have set landmines around the MH17 site are a serious setback for the search mission. …read more Source: THE...

    Rebels keep AFP team at bay
    Jul30

    Rebels keep AFP team at bay

    AUSTRALIAN police in eastern Ukraine remain unwilling to risk the lives of their officers in trying to access the MH17 crash site. …read more Source: THE...

    Barack Obama joins Europe to expand sanctions on Russia
    Jul30

    Barack Obama joins Europe to expand sanctions on Russia

    President Barack Obama announced expanded sanctions against Russia on Tuesday, just hours after the European Union imposed its most sweeping measures yet penalising Moscow for its role in supporting separatists in neighbouring Ukraine. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    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...

    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...

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