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    MH17 investigators frustrated at limited access due to fighting
    Aug05

    MH17 investigators frustrated at limited access due to fighting

    Renewed violence between separatists and government forces in Ukraine has limited the ability of officials to carry out mission Worsening clashes between separatists and government forces in Ukraine have again frustrated investigators trying to recover bodies and possessions from the MH17 crash site.The joint team of Australian, Dutch and...

    Is western media coverage of the Ukraine crisis anti-Russian?
    Aug04

    Is western media coverage of the Ukraine crisis anti-Russian?

    Many column inches have been devoted to analysing biased Russian media reports of the Ukraine crisis, but is coverage in the west as objective as it should be?In war, it is said, truth is the first casualty. That has certainly been the case with the conflict in Ukraine.The western media however are not guilt free. Almost routinely they have...

    Russia’s tank biathlon world championship kicks off outside Moscow
    Aug04

    Russia’s tank biathlon world championship kicks off outside Moscow

    Teams from ex-USSR republics and Nato were supposed to compete, but event takes place amid new diplomatic lowIt was meant to be a celebration of peace, love and tanks as former cold war foes raced through obstacles and fired at targets.Instead, Russia’s tank biathlon world championship, which started on Monday at testing grounds outside...

    Russia holds military exercises near Ukraine border
    Aug04

    Russia holds military exercises near Ukraine border

    Air force says 100 aircraft will participate and conduct missile practice, as Ukrainian army advances on rebel-held DonetskRussia is conducting military exercises with more than 100 aircraft in the country’s central and western districts, in a show of strength near the border with Ukraine.A Russian air force spokesman, Igor Klimov, told the...

    MH17: memorial service held in Perth for three Australian children killed  video
    Aug04

    MH17: memorial service held in Perth for three Australian children killed  video

    A memorial service for three children and their grandfather who were killed over Ukraine on flight MH17 has been held in Perth, Western Australia. The children’s parents, Rin Morris and Anthony Maslin, paid tribute to Mo, Evie and Otis Maslin and to Nick Morris in front of about 1,000 mourners at Scotch College. Maslin said his children had...

    Ukrainian army closes in on Donetsk as rebel fighters call on Russia for help
    Aug03

    Ukrainian army closes in on Donetsk as rebel fighters call on Russia for help

    Advances by Ukrainian army lead to intense fighting as separatists renew calls for Moscow to send troopsFighting has raged on the western outskirts of Donetsk as the advancing Ukrainian army tried to seize control of the rebel stronghold.The separatists, who are in danger of being encircled, have renewed their calls for Russia to send troops to...

    If it is hard for the west to confront Russia, it can still support Ukraine
    Aug03

    If it is hard for the west to confront Russia, it can still support Ukraine

    Moscow would come off worse in any round of sanctions. But offering aid and trade to Kiev might send a stronger messageRelations between Russia and the west are at their lowest ebb since the end of the cold war a quarter of a century ago. Europe and America say missiles supplied by the Kremlin to separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine were...

    MH17: second day of search reveals more human remains
    Aug02

    MH17: second day of search reveals more human remains

    Mortar fire forces some OSCE investigators to leave a village where debris liesInternational experts with sniffer dogs on Saturday recovered the remains of more victims and personal belongings from the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash site in east Ukraine, despite shelling limiting access.Seventy Dutch and Australian police investigators spent...

    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...

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