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    MH17: Australia ready to send police to secure crash site
    Jul25

    MH17: Australia ready to send police to secure crash site

    Tony Abbott says 90 police officers are ready to be deployed to eastern Ukraine site where Malaysia Airlines plane was downedAustralia’s prime minister has said his country is close to finalising a deal with Ukraine to send police and a small number of troops to secure the Malaysia Airlines MH17 plane crash site as part of a multinational...

    “Nobody has right to lecture Serbia on Ukraine”
    Jul25

    “Nobody has right to lecture Serbia on Ukraine”

    Nobody has the right lecture Serbia, especially not those who “brought our own territorial integrity into question,” said Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić.When it comes to the position of Serbia “between East and West” after the crash of a Malaysian aircraft in eastern Ukraine and the deepening of the crisis,...

    Parliament says yet to receive PM’s resignation, work stalls
    Jul25

    Parliament says yet to receive PM’s resignation, work stalls

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament said on Friday it had yet to receive a resignation letter from Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk so could not vote on whether to accept it or not, stalling work at the heart of government. …read more Source:...

    More journalists detained in Ukraine while reporting on MH17 tragedy
    Jul25

    More journalists detained in Ukraine while reporting on MH17 tragedy

    Further to my posting yesterday about the pressures placed on journalists in Ukraine, there have been more abductions. Both sides in the conflict were responsible for detaining reporters.CNN reports that a Ukrainian journalist working as a fixer for the broadcaster, Anton Skiba, is being held by pro-Russian separatists. … …read more...

    EU extends Russian sanctions list
    Jul25

    EU extends Russian sanctions list

    The European Union has agreed to extend its blacklist of Russians subject to sanctions for stoking the conflict in eastern Ukraine. It has also started intense discussions on details of possible restrictions on sophisticated sectors of strategic Russian industries. A meeting of ambassadors of the EU’s member states ended yesterday with...

    Australia to send 100 extra police, troops to Ukraine: PM Abbott
    Jul25

    Australia to send 100 extra police, troops to Ukraine: PM Abbott

    SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia will send 100 additional police and some defense force personnel to Europe to join a planned Dutch-led international security force to secure the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash site, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday. …read more Source:...

    Dutch sending unarmed police to MH17 crash site
    Jul25

    Dutch sending unarmed police to MH17 crash site

    The Netherlands is sending 40 unarmed police to the crash site of flight MH17 in rebel-held Ukraine and is seeking means to “further stabilise the area”. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    Europe must stand up to Putin, says Cameron
    Jul25

    Europe must stand up to Putin, says Cameron

    The loss of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 must prove a catalyst for changing Russia’s approach and ending the conflict in Ukraine, British Prime Minister David Cameron has said in an opinion piece in the New York Daily News. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    Deadly ‘hail’ falls over eastern Ukraine
    Jul25

    Deadly ‘hail’ falls over eastern Ukraine

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine continues after a passenger airplane was allegedly shot down. One weapon in particular keeps coming into play: the Grad rocket launcher. Kyiv accuses Moscow of supplying it to the separatists. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine Asks US for Elecronic Warfare Equipment – Report
    Jul25

    Ukraine Asks US for Elecronic Warfare Equipment – Report

    Kiev asked US and NATO to provide them with electronic warfare equipment, capable to counter anti-aircraft systems, The Daily Beast reported. “I …read more Source:...

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