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    In Ukraine’s east, Soviet-style economy withers under onslaught
    Jul28

    In Ukraine’s east, Soviet-style economy withers under onslaught

    DONETSK/KIEV (Reuters) – After pro-Russian rebels took 720 kg of explosives, 360 detonators and almost 1 km of wiring, the Skochinskiy coal mine, an ageing stalwart of the economy in Ukraine’s Donbass region, was put out of action. …read more Source:...

    ‘Proof’ Russia is firing at Ukrainian troops
    Jul28

    ‘Proof’ Russia is firing at Ukrainian troops

    The grainy images seem to show rocket launchers and heavy artillery being used against Ukrainian forces both from Russia’s side of the border and within Ukraine itself. …read more Source: Daily...

    MH17: Dutch and Australian experts in fresh attempt to reach crash site
    Jul28

    MH17: Dutch and Australian experts in fresh attempt to reach crash site

    Dutch authorities decide against armed mission to secure site amid fears they could be dragged into Ukraine’s civil warDutch and Australian police will make a fresh attempt to reach the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in insurgent-held east Ukraine on Monday, after heavy fighting nearby scuppered their previous efforts. …...

    Australian police to renew bid to access Ukraine crash site
    Jul28

    Australian police to renew bid to access Ukraine crash site

    SYDNEY (Reuters) – A joint Australian-Dutch probe team will renew efforts on Monday to gain access to the crash site of a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine, Australian Federal Police said, after fierce fighting kept them away the previous day. …read more Source:...

    Flight MH17: victims remains might not all be found, AFP warns
    Jul28

    Flight MH17: victims remains might not all be found, AFP warns

    Intense fighting between pro-Russia rebels and Ukrainian forces has reduced the chance of a successful recovery Australians must prepare for the possibility that not all remains will be recovered from the site of the downed Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine, a federal police chief has warned.Andrew Colvin, the deputy commissioner of the...

    EU sanctions Russia’s intelligence chiefs
    Jul28

    EU sanctions Russia’s intelligence chiefs

    The European Union has imposed sanctions on some of Russia’s top intelligence officials in a prelude to possible sanctions against strategic sectors of the Russian economy. Among 15 individuals added to the blacklist on Saturday were: the director of the Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR), Mikhail Fradkov; the director of the Federal...

    MH17 downing ‘may be war crime’
    Jul28

    MH17 downing ‘may be war crime’

    The downing of Malaysian airliner MH17 in eastern Ukraine may constitute a “war crime”, the UN human rights chief Navi Pillay says. …read more Source:...

    Fighting near the crash site of downed Malaysian jet delays investigation
    Jul28

    Fighting near the crash site of downed Malaysian jet delays investigation

    International monitors have been forced to abandon plans to visit the Ukrainian crash site where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane came down over a… …read more Source:...

    Video: Slaviansk mourns mass grave victims
    Jul28

    Video: Slaviansk mourns mass grave victims

    Weeks after separatist rebels were driven from their former stronghold of Slaviansk in eastern Ukraine, the city’s residents are still coming to terms with the aftermath of the fighting. …read more Source: France...

    [Ticker] Ukraine conflict may nudge Poland towards euro
    Jul28

    [Ticker] Ukraine conflict may nudge Poland towards euro

    Russia’s annexation of the Crimea and the on-going fighting in Ukraine is putting pressure on Polish eurosceptic MPs to adopt the euro, reports AFP. “In the eastern part of the EU, joining the eurozone is mainly about security,” said Witold Orlowski, a former advisor to Poland’s president. …read more Source:...

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