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    EU foreign ministers expected to discuss further sanctions on Russia
    Jul22

    EU foreign ministers expected to discuss further sanctions on Russia

    As the crash site of the downed Malaysia Airlines aircraft that killed 298 people is investigated in Ukraine and fighting rages on between rebels and… …read more Source:...

    MH17: UN resolution passes as Russia points fingers at Ukraine  video
    Jul22

    MH17: UN resolution passes as Russia points fingers at Ukraine video

    Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop welcomed the acceptance of a UN resolution condemning the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 and demanding access to the crash site. Russia backed the resolution, but soon after accused Ukraine of exploiting the situation for political means … …read more Source: The...

    How far do EU-US sanctions on Russia go?
    Jul22

    How far do EU-US sanctions on Russia go?

    Do Western sanctions hurt the Russian elite? …read more Source:...

    MH17 black boxes handed over by pro-Russia rebels
    Jul22

    MH17 black boxes handed over by pro-Russia rebels

    Malaysian officials receive flight recorders from downed plane in ceremony after 12 hours of negotiationsFour days after the Boeing 777 came crashing down into the fields of eastern Ukraine, the black box recorders from flight MH17 were finally handed over to the Malaysians at a surreal night-time ceremony in Donetsk.Almost 12 hours after...

    EU blacklists Vladimir Putin’s ‘cronies’ as David Cameron calls for arms ban
    Jul22

    EU blacklists Vladimir Putin’s ‘cronies’ as David Cameron calls for arms ban

    Prime minister says ties between east and west are at decisive moment as UN Security Council calls for full access to crash siteDavid Cameron said that the EU will on Tuesday blacklist the “cronies and oligarchs” around Vladimir Putin as part of “a new range of hard-hitting economic sanctions” in response to the downing of...

    MH17 death train carrying bodies of 298 crash victims FINALLY sets off to morgue as Russia agrees to hand black boxes to the Malaysians
    Jul21

    MH17 death train carrying bodies of 298 crash victims FINALLY sets off to morgue as Russia agrees to hand black boxes to the Malaysians

    Finally, after repeated calls from leaders to speed up the chaotic clean-up operation, officials at the site in eastern Ukraine have agreed to hand over the bodies to the Dutch at 7pm today. …read more Source: Daily...

    China stays quiet on MH17 disaster
    Jul21

    China stays quiet on MH17 disaster

    Closer Sino-Russian relations mean Chinese leaders are loth to apportion blame for downing of Malaysia Airlines planeWhile western countries are pressing Russia over the MH17 disaster, China has so far steered clear of stating even that a missile downed the plane, let alone tying the event to rebels in Ukraine.That has been little surprise to...

    MH17: Obama says Putin ‘directly responsible’ for investigators’ safety
    Jul21

    MH17: Obama says Putin ‘directly responsible’ for investigators’ safety

    Russian leader must ‘compel separatists to cooperate’ Secure recovery of bodies is ‘least that decency demands’ Dutch experts arrive at scene as violence resumesMH17: live coveragePresident Barack Obama says his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, should be held “directly responsible” for ensuring the site of...

    Malaysia Airlines flies over Syrian airspace
    Jul21

    Malaysia Airlines flies over Syrian airspace

    Malaysia Airlines re-routed a Kuala Lumpur-to-London flight over Syrian airspace yesterday after its usual route over Ukraine was closed, flight tracking data showed. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    [Ticker] Steinmeier wants EU to ‘increase pressure’ on Russia
    Jul21

    [Ticker] Steinmeier wants EU to ‘increase pressure’ on Russia

    German foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Monday said Russia so far has not used its influence on Ukrainian separatists to treat with dignity the bodies found in the wreckage of the Malaysia airplane and to grant access to international investigators. “We will have to increase the pressure,” Steinmeier said. …read more...

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