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    Crimean football clubs to join Russian league
    Aug02

    Crimean football clubs to join Russian league

    Ukraine disputes move of SKChF, Zhemchuzhina and TSK into second division of Russia’s Professional Football LeagueThree football clubs based in Crimea will play the 2014-15 season in Russia’s football league in the wake of its annexation of the peninsula from Ukraine in March.The Russian Football Union has accepted the football clubs...

    The 20 photographs of the week
    Aug02

    The 20 photographs of the week

    The conflict in Gaza and Israel, daily life in North Korea the Commonwealth Games in Scotland and a human tower in Spain the best photography in news, culture, nature and sport from around the world this week … …read more Source: The...

    David Cameron: west needs stronger military presence on Russia’s borders
    Aug02

    David Cameron: west needs stronger military presence on Russia’s borders

    PM’s letter to Nato calls to review its relationship with Russia and reassure allies in eastern Europe in wake of Ukraine crisisWestern allies need a stronger military presence in eastern Europe on the border of Russia to respond quickly to any new threats, David Cameron will say on Saturday.The prime minister will make the comments in a...

    Putin tells Obama that latest sanctions against Russia are counterproductive
    Aug02

    Putin tells Obama that latest sanctions against Russia are counterproductive

    US president reiterates deep concerns over Ukraine Washington pledges $8m in military aid to KievPresident Barack Obama voiced deep concerns in a telephone conversation with Russias Vladimir Putin on Friday about increased support for separatists in eastern Ukraine, the White House said. Days after Washington introduced the most robust sanctions...

    MH17 investigators reach crash site two weeks after plane brought down
    Aug02

    MH17 investigators reach crash site two weeks after plane brought down

    Convoy arrives in east Ukraine, with officials cordoning off zone as they search for bodies still believed to be missingA large team of international investigators reached the crash site of Malaysian Airlines MH17 for the first time on Friday, more than two weeks after the plane was brought down over eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on...

    Ukrainian military closes in on pro-Russia rebels in Donetsk
    Aug02

    Ukrainian military closes in on pro-Russia rebels in Donetsk

    Kiev’s forces capture two towns just outside the rebels’ stronghold, as Russia and the west step up their war of wordsGovernment forces tightened the noose around the main stronghold of pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine on Saturday, as Moscow and the west stepped up their war of words.The seizure of Krasnogorovka and...

    The 20 photographs of the week
    Aug02

    The 20 photographs of the week

    The conflict in Gaza and Israel, daily life in North Korea the Commonwealth Games in Scotland and a human tower in Spain the best photography in news, culture, nature and sport from around the world this week … …read more Source: The...

    MH17: Australian and Dutch police recover human remains at crash site
    Aug02

    MH17: Australian and Dutch police recover human remains at crash site

    Despite continued fighting between rebels and Ukrainian army, officers spend five hours combing the airliners wreckage A large team of international investigators, including Australian police, have recovered human remains and passenger belongings from the MH17 crash site during their first visit to the area.An 80-strong Australian and Dutch team...

    MH17: investigators start recovery despite fighting nearby – video
    Aug01

    MH17: investigators start recovery despite fighting nearby – video

    International experts start recovery work at the wreckage site of the downed Malaysian airliner in east Ukraine on Friday, despite clashes nearby between government forces and pro-Russian separatists. For days the route has been too dangerous to travel because of heavy fighting, which frustrated efforts to recover all the victims’ remains...

    British Airways stopped flying over eastern Ukraine in early March
    Aug01

    British Airways stopped flying over eastern Ukraine in early March

    IAG boss Willie Walsh says decision to avoid conflict region taken months before downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17British Airways stopped flying over the conflict region in eastern Ukraine in early March, months before the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.Willie Walsh, the boss of BA’s parent company IAG, said its decision to...

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