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    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...

    MH17 bodies arrive in Malaysia
    Aug22

    MH17 bodies arrive in Malaysia

    Nation goes into mourning as first remains are brought home of 43 Malaysians who died when plane was shot downA plane carrying the first remains of the 43 Malaysians killed in the MH17 disaster has returned home to a sombre reception on a national day of mourning.The special Malaysia Airlines flight from Amsterdam touched down shortly before 10am...

    Russian aid convoy clears customs at east Ukraine border
    Aug21

    Russian aid convoy clears customs at east Ukraine border

    Guards fill in paperwork at rebel-held crossing after demands for Kiev-led cargo check and Red Cross safety guaranteesThe first trucks in a vast Russian aid convoy have cleared customs at a rebel-held border point in east Ukraine and are poised to move further into the country after almost two weeks of speculation over Moscow’s intentions...

    Rabobank warns of Ukraine crisis fallout
    Aug21

    Rabobank warns of Ukraine crisis fallout

    Institution warns of knock-on effects from Russia sanctions after announcing 3% fall in net profitsThe conflict in Ukraine and its potential impact on the world economy has led Rabobank, the largest Dutch mortgage lender, to warn of possible knock-on effects to its business.The bank said its net profit slipped by 3% to 1.1bn (£880m) in the...

    The rebel leaders dropping out of the fight in eastern Ukraine
    Aug20

    The rebel leaders dropping out of the fight in eastern Ukraine

    As Ukraines forces surround the last pro-Russian separatist strongholds in Donetsk and Luhansk, several of the rebellions most prominent faces have been replaced. RFE/RL reportsSome are in Moscow. Others seem to have mysteriously disappeared.As Ukraines forces surround the last pro-Russian separatist strongholds in Donetsk and Luhansk, many of...

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