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    MH17 crash: search for remains halted as Australia begins day of mourning
    Aug07

    MH17 crash: search for remains halted as Australia begins day of mourning

    Increased fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukraine forces Dutch PM to suspend work on the siteThe Dutch prime minister has halted the search for the remains of victims of the MH17 crash due to increased fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukraine, but Australias special envoy said inspections would resume once it was safe.The...

    MH17: Dutch prime minister calls halt to search for victims
    Aug06

    MH17: Dutch prime minister calls halt to search for victims

    Mark Rutte praised the effort of the recovery mission but said that it was too dangerous to continue at this timeThe Netherlands’ prime minister has called a halt to the search for remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight 17 disaster in Ukraine, saying it is too dangerous to continue.At a press conference in the Hague on...

    MH17: Dutch prime minister calls halt to search for victims
    Aug06

    MH17: Dutch prime minister calls halt to search for victims

    Mark Rutte praised the effort of the recovery mission but said that it was too dangerous to continue at this timeThe Netherlands’ prime minister has called a halt to the search for remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight 17 disaster in Ukraine, saying it is too dangerous to continue.At a press conference in the Hague on...

    Ukraine: Russian military intervention risk has risen, says Polish PM – video
    Aug06

    Ukraine: Russian military intervention risk has risen, says Polish PM – video

    The Polish prime minister, Donald Tusk, says on Wednesday that the possibility of Russia deploying military forces in Ukraine has risen. Nato officials said 20,000 Russian troops were gathered on the border, with 8,000 deployed in the last week. Ukrainian troops are currently trying to retake the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, and air strikes...

    Russia bans agricultural imports from west in tit-for-tat sanctions move
    Aug06

    Russia bans agricultural imports from west in tit-for-tat sanctions move

    Kremlin decree restricts EU and American products for up to one year, while acknowledging move may lead to food price risesVladimir Putin has banned the import of agricultural goods from countries that have imposed sanctions on Russia in a tit-for-tat move that deepens the economic standoff between the Kremlin and the west.Russian government...

    Chechens say wages cut ‘to raise funds for eastern Ukraine’
    Aug06

    Chechens say wages cut ‘to raise funds for eastern Ukraine’

    Residents of the southern Russian republic tell Caucasian Knot that money has been deducted from their salaries to help fund humanitarian aid to the conflict zoneChechen residents believe their salaries are being docked to raise funds for humanitarian assistance in eastern Ukraine, Caucasian Knot has learned. Residents of the southern Russian...

    Rising tension over Ukraine forces down European markets
    Aug06

    Rising tension over Ukraine forces down European markets

    Euro falls to nine-month low as Italy falls back into recession, Kremlin unveils tit-for-tat sanctions and Poland warns of Russian military build-upGrowing fears of a military conflict between Russia and Ukraine sent shares lower on Europe’s bourses and pushed the euro to a nine-month low against the dollar.Market jitters increased markedly...

    Risk of Russian military deployment in Ukraine has risen, says Polish PM
    Aug06

    Risk of Russian military deployment in Ukraine has risen, says Polish PM

    Donald Tusk’s warning about troop buildup comes as Kiev government forces advance on rebel strongholds in the eastThe Polish prime minister, Donald Tusk, has said that the possibility of Russia deploying military forces in Ukraine has risen, as western officials said Moscow has begun a new troop buildup on its border.”We have reasons...

    The Guardian view on rising tension in Ukraine | Editorial
    Aug05

    The Guardian view on rising tension in Ukraine | Editorial

    Is Russia getting ready to intervene in Ukraine with its regular forces, and are there any diplomatic exchanges under way to avert such a disaster?Ukraine is the crisis that wont go away. Once again the warning signs are multiplying, as troop levels on the Russian side of the border rise, military exercises that could overnight turn into the real...

    Ukraine’s revolution dream stalling due to war in the east and political stasis
    Aug05

    Ukraine’s revolution dream stalling due to war in the east and political stasis

    President Yanukovych is long gone, but war-weariness and a sense of politics as usual are fostering whispers of a ‘new Maidan’ Nearly six months after the decisive battles between protesters and police on Kiev’s Independence Square, the charred barricades of burned tyres and twisted metal still stand in memorial to the more than...

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