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    Activists paint Moscow’s ‘Stalin Tower’ with Ukraine colours
    Aug20

    Activists paint Moscow’s ‘Stalin Tower’ with Ukraine colours

    Authorities in the Russian capital have detained four people after climbers scaled to the top of one of the citys Seven Sisters high-rises to paint it blue and yellow. RFE/RL reportsAnyone who has visited Moscow will recognise the Seven Sister high-rises commissioned by Joseph Stalin between 1947 and 1953, that jut out across the citys...

    Ukrainian troops attack pro-Russia rebels as peace efforts continue
    Aug20

    Ukrainian troops attack pro-Russia rebels as peace efforts continue

    Soldier killed and four wounded as Ukrainian president prepares to hold meetings with Angela Merkel and then Vladimir PutinGovernment troops carried out attacks on Tuesday in the two largest cities held by pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine, while Kiev also pursued diplomatic efforts to resolve the conflict that has killed more than 2,000 and...

    Ukrainian military: fighting ongoing in eastern city of Luhansk  video
    Aug19

    Ukrainian military: fighting ongoing in eastern city of Luhansk video

    Fighting is taking place in the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk, according to a spokesman for the Ukrainian military. The clashes in the region have halted a recovery mission for the bodies of dozens of civilians who were killed on Monday by a rocket attack on a refugee convoy. Fifteen bodies have so far been recovered … …read more...

    Ukraine crisis: 15 bodies found after strike on refugee convoy
    Aug19

    Ukraine crisis: 15 bodies found after strike on refugee convoy

    Military spokesman says search continues after convoy was hit by rocket fire near LuhanskFifteen bodies have so far been recovered from the site of Monday’s rocket strike on a refugee convoy of buses and cars in eastern Ukraine, a military spokesman said on Tuesday.”By 7pm last night we had retrieved 15 bodies The search continued...

    MH17: Australia’s rhetorical offensive was cathartic, but self-defeating | Raoul Heinrichs
    Aug19

    MH17: Australia’s rhetorical offensive was cathartic, but self-defeating | Raoul Heinrichs

    Australias response to the MH17 tragedy lost sight of the real situation: that virtually every aspect of the crisis is contingent on factors out of our controlThe Abbott government has received considerable praise for its diplomatic response to the tragic downing of MH17. While other countries vacillated, Canberra galvanised an international...

    Moscow and Kiev may both need a deal over Ukraine soon | Shaun Walker
    Aug18

    Moscow and Kiev may both need a deal over Ukraine soon | Shaun Walker

    The situation is an untenable mess for both sides a lasting solution may yet be found at the negotiating tableAs the conflict in eastern Ukraine enters its nastiest phase yet, with reports of a convoy of refugees coming under fire on Monday and civilian casualties increasing by the day, there are signs that both Moscow and Kiev are looking for a...

    Dozens die as Luhansk refugee convoy hit by rocket and mortar fire
    Aug18

    Dozens die as Luhansk refugee convoy hit by rocket and mortar fire

    Government and rebel forces blame each other for the attack, which has killed evacuees trying to escape the conflictDozens of people, including women and children, were killed on Monday when a convoy carrying refugees was hit by rocket fire near the eastern city of Luhansk, a Ukrainian military spokesman said.Government forces and pro-Russian...

    Russia says agreement reached on aid trucks into Ukraine – video
    Aug18

    Russia says agreement reached on aid trucks into Ukraine – video

    Russia says all objections to it sending a humanitarian aid convoy into eastern Ukraine have been resolved but says no progress has been made toward a ceasefire agreement. Russia’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov speaks in Berlin following talks with Ukraine, Germany and France. More than 200 trucks are still waiting near the border with...

    Russia: no ceasefire agreed but Kiev’s objections to relief convoy dropped
    Aug18

    Russia: no ceasefire agreed but Kiev’s objections to relief convoy dropped

    Sergei Lavrov says talks with Ukraine failed to agree ceasefire but questions over Russian mission have been removedRussia’s foreign minister has said that talks with Ukraine have failed to agree a ceasefire but all objections to a Russian humanitarian convoy entering the country have now been dropped.Sergei Lavrov said on Monday that...

    Sky faces inquiry over MH17 report
    Aug18

    Sky faces inquiry over MH17 report

    Ofcom received more than 200 complaints over broadcast of reporter Colin Brazier picking through luggage at crash siteSky News is to be investigated by the media regulator for broadcasting images of one of its presenters handling a passengers belongings at the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash site. … …read more Source: The...

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