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    Eyewitness: Kiev, Ukraine
    Aug24

    Eyewitness: Kiev, Ukraine

    Photographs from the Guardian Eyewitness series … …read more Source: The...

    Queensland couple who died on MH17 have been identified
    Aug24

    Queensland couple who died on MH17 have been identified

    Howard and Susan Horder were returning from Europe when Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down over UkraineAn Australian couple who died on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has been formally identified.Howard and Susan Horder, both 63 and from Brisbane, had been travelling in Europe and were among the 298 killed when the aircraft was shot down on 17...

    Ukraine rebels struggle to reach aid as Russian convoy returns home
    Aug23

    Ukraine rebels struggle to reach aid as Russian convoy returns home

    Diplomatic row grows after Putin insists that the Poroshenko government in Kiev forced his handA humanitarian convoy to eastern Ukraine has begun returning to Russia after delivering a reported 1,800 tonnes of supplies and sparking yet another row between Moscow and the west.The Russian state news agency RIA Novosti said that the first group of...

    The 20 photographs of the week
    Aug23

    The 20 photographs of the week

    The protests over the shooting of Michael Brown, the aftermath of the Israeli offensive in Gaza, the Arctic Race the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week … …read more Source: The...

    First trucks from aid convoy to Ukraine cross back into Russia  video
    Aug23

    First trucks from aid convoy to Ukraine cross back into Russia video

    Around ten trucks from the aid convoy cross the border back into Russia. The lorries pass through the Donetsk-Izvarino border from the eastern Ukraine side. A day earlier a convoy of around 280 lorries had crossed into Ukraine without Kiev’s permission igniting international outcry … …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine to mark Independence Day with military parades
    Aug23

    Ukraine to mark Independence Day with military parades

    Critics say celebrations are a waste of money and a dangerous diversion in wartime, but supporters say they will boost moraleMilitary hardware will be paraded through the streets of central Kiev on Sunday as part of events to mark Ukraine’s Independence Day, which has become steeped in controversy because of the fighting still raging in the...

    Russian aid convoy enters Ukraine without permission – video
    Aug22

    Russian aid convoy enters Ukraine without permission – video

    The first trucks from a Russian aid convoy have crossed the border into Ukraine, without permission from the Ukrainian authorities. The convoy is also not accompanied by Red Cross observers, which was a requirement of the compromise agreement between the two countries. Ukrainian officials have described the move as a ‘direct invasion’...

    Four accused of painting Moscow building in Ukrainian colours face jail
    Aug22

    Four accused of painting Moscow building in Ukrainian colours face jail

    Alleged stunt on ‘Seven Sisters’ tower block leads to charges of hooliganism the same accusation used against Pussy RiotFour climbers accused of repainting the Soviet star on one of Moscow’s Stalinist skyscrapers in Ukrainian colours, and hanging a Ukrainian flag, are facing up to seven years in prison on charges of...

    Russian convoy crosses border into Ukraine without permission
    Aug22

    Russian convoy crosses border into Ukraine without permission

    At least 70 trucks from controversial convoy make way toward embattled city of Luhansk without Red Cross observersAt least 70 trucks from a controversial Russian aid convoy have entered Ukraine against Kiev’s wishes and begun making their way toward the embattled city of Luhansk, further escalating tensions between the two countries.After a...

    Malaysian victims of the MH17 plane crash arrive home – video
    Aug22

    Malaysian victims of the MH17 plane crash arrive home – video

    The first 20 bodies of the Malaysian victims on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived back on home soil on Friday, more than a month after the airliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine. In a sombre ceremony, coffins draped in the Malaysian national flag were brought out of a specially chartered Malaysia Airlines flight by members of the...

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