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    MH17: no victims remains found in Australian teams final three days
    Aug14

    MH17: no victims remains found in Australian teams final three days

    Russia slams Australia for having oversized ambitions and making absurd and irresponsible statementsNo victims remains were found at the MH17 crash site in the three days before Australian investigators pulled out of the area, Australias special envoy has said, as Russia accused Australia of having oversized ambitions and losing sight of the...

    UN identifies escalation of violence in Ukraine as death toll doubles
    Aug14

    UN identifies escalation of violence in Ukraine as death toll doubles

    Objective of Russian ‘aid convoy’ remains unclear as UN observers say death toll has doubled in two weeksThe death toll from conflict in eastern Ukraine has doubled in the past fortnight, the UN’s human rights office said on Wednesday, as international wrangling continued over a controversial Russian aid convoy to the region.The...

    The Guardian view on Russias Ukrainian aid convoy: mission indecipherable | Editorial
    Aug13

    The Guardian view on Russias Ukrainian aid convoy: mission indecipherable | Editorial

    There can be no doubt that those who have ordered the convoy south have more than succour in mindRarely in history can the outcome of a mission of mercy have been awaited with such trepidation. The Russian trucks heading for the Ukrainian border are supposedly carrying supplies to relieve the suffering of the civilian population in the besieged...

    280-lorry Russian aid convoy set to reach Ukraine border within hours
    Aug13

    280-lorry Russian aid convoy set to reach Ukraine border within hours

    West fears operation is a prelude to invasion while Moscow insists it wants to help residents trapped by conflictA huge Russian convoy allegedly carrying humanitarian aid was expected to reach the Ukrainian border on Wednesday afternoon, in an operation the west fears may be a prelude to a Russian invasion but which Moscow insists is designed to...

    Circles of power: Putin’s secret friendship with ex-Stasi officer
    Aug13

    Circles of power: Putin’s secret friendship with ex-Stasi officer

    After revelations of Russian presidents links to former chancellor Gerhard Schröder, investigation sheds light on relationship with influential German businessman When Vladimir Putin spends time in the German capital, a detour to Fuggerstraße in the Schöneberg district of Berlin is a must. There are many restaurants, bars and cafés there, and...

    Russian aid convoy heads for Ukraine amid doubts over lorries’ contents
    Aug12

    Russian aid convoy heads for Ukraine amid doubts over lorries’ contents

    Kiev says it will turn back shipment which Moscow describes as humanitarian but which west says could be prelude to invasionA huge Russian convoy allegedly carrying humanitarian aid was on its way to war-torn eastern Ukraine on Tuesday night, in a operation which the west fears may be a prelude to a Russian invasion but which Moscow insists is...

    Thousands flee eastern Ukraine due to ‘critical’ situation in Luhansk
    Aug12

    Thousands flee eastern Ukraine due to ‘critical’ situation in Luhansk

    City’s population has almost halved since ‘anti-terrorist operation’ began in early AprilThousands of families have been forced to flee the worsening conflict in eastern Ukraine, where the situation in Luhansk and other besieged areas is now “critical”, said aid agencies and local officials.The International...

    Russia calls on the west not to stop its 280-truck convoy to Ukraine it says contains aid – video
    Aug12

    Russia calls on the west not to stop its 280-truck convoy to Ukraine it says contains aid – video

    Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov calls on the west not to stop its 280-truck convoy to Ukraine that Moscow says contains essential food and medicine. The trucks left Moscow for south-eastern Ukraine early on Tuesday. Lavrov insists the convoy has been discussed with and approved by the Ukrainian government … …read more Source:...

    Russian aid convoy ‘will not be admitted into Ukraine’
    Aug12

    Russian aid convoy ‘will not be admitted into Ukraine’

    Ukrainian spokesman says convoy not certified by Red Cross, raising fears that Russia could use initiative to send in troopsA Ukrainian security spokesman has said that a humanitarian convoy being dispatched to eastern Ukraine by Russia will not be admitted into the country.Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s National Security and...

    Russian convoy heads for Ukraine
    Aug12

    Russian convoy heads for Ukraine

    Moscow says 280 trucks are carrying aid but western powers warn against using humanitarian effort as pretext for invasionA convoy of 280 trucks that Russia says is carrying humanitarian has set out for Ukraine amid western warnings to the Kremlin against using help as a pretext for invasion.With Ukraine reporting Russia has massed 45,000 troops...

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