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    UN says MH17 crash ‘may amount to a war crime’
    Jul28

    UN says MH17 crash ‘may amount to a war crime’

    The UN’s human rights chief has said that the downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine could constitute a “war crime.” This came as new figures showed the Ukraine conflict has killed at least 1,100 since April. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine troops advance as experts renew attempt to reach crash site
    Jul28

    Ukraine troops advance as experts renew attempt to reach crash site

    KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – At least three civilians were killed in overnight fighting in eastern Ukraine and government troops pressed ahead with their campaign against pro-Russian rebels, taking a strategic point close to where Malaysian flight MH17 crashed, officials said on Monday. …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...

    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:...

    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...

    Polish journalist injured in eastern Ukraine
    Jul28

    Polish journalist injured in eastern Ukraine

    A Polish journalist was severely injured on Sunday when the car she was travelling in was apparently shot by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    [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:...

    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:...

    [Ticker] US satellite photos show Russia rocket fire into Ukraine
    Jul28

    [Ticker] US satellite photos show Russia rocket fire into Ukraine

    The US on Sunday released photos it says shows rockets being fired into Ukraine from Russia, reports the Guardian. The images also show heavy Russian artillery being moved into area. The heavy weapons fire occurred between 21 July and 26 July, after the Malaysia Airlines crash on 17 July. …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...

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