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    MH17 victim’s father calls on Ukrainian rebels to allow bodies to be repatriated – video
    Jul29

    MH17 victim’s father calls on Ukrainian rebels to allow bodies to be repatriated – video

    The father of Liam Sweeney who died when flight MH17 crashed in eastern Ukraine said on Tuesday that he wants his son’s body returned home. On his way to meet the prime minister, Barry Sweeney said he wishes rebels in Ukraine would let investigators do their job and allow the bodies remaining at the crash site to be repatriated …...

    The Belarusians fighting on both sides of the Ukraine conflict
    Jul29

    The Belarusians fighting on both sides of the Ukraine conflict

    Divisions over Belarus’s future are being played out in Ukraine, where some Belarusians are volunteering to fight for Kiev’s sovereignty, while others have joined the pro-Russian separatists. BelarusDigest reportsFor years, Belarusians have been divided over whether the future of their country should involve closer relations with...

    Ukraine: stronger Russian sanctions sought
    Jul29

    Ukraine: stronger Russian sanctions sought

    Malcolm Rifkind condemns ‘useless’ asset freezes as western leaders push for new EU trade restrictions with key sectorsSanctions against Russia that will inflict economic damage are needed because asset freezes on cronies of president Vladimir Putin have been “pretty useless”, Sir Malcom Rifkind, a former foreign...

    MH17: Abbott and police frustrated over lack of access to plane crash site
    Jul29

    MH17: Abbott and police frustrated over lack of access to plane crash site

    For the second day unarmed Australian and Dutch police contingent forced to turn around due to shelling and gunfireTony Abbott and police are frustrated with both the Ukraine government and pro-Russian militia over a lack of access to the MH17 crash site.For the second day running an unarmed Australian and Dutch police contingent was forced to...

    Telegraph to continue publishing Russian propaganda supplement
    Jul29

    Telegraph to continue publishing Russian propaganda supplement

    The Daily Telegraph is to continue distributing its monthly Russian supplement in print, and carrying its content online, despite the paper’s stated hostility towards Vladimir Putin’s regime since the shooting down of flight MH17.”We must not imagine that we can settle for a quiet life so long as there are dictators in the world...

    Stronger western sanctions on Russia likely within 48 hours
    Jul29

    Stronger western sanctions on Russia likely within 48 hours

    European and US resolve hardens as a result of Putin’s suspected role in the shooting down of MH17 over UkraineRussia is expected to be hit with further sanctions on Tuesday after the US, Britain, France, Germany and Italy called for tougher action against the regime they believe is still shipping weapons into Ukraine despite the MH17...

    US will follow EU in likely escalation of Russia sanctions, says White House
    Jul28

    US will follow EU in likely escalation of Russia sanctions, says White House

    Announcement of impending measures follows conference call between Obama and leaders of UK, France, Italy and GermanyThe White House has said that it expects Europe will escalate sanctions against Russia in the coming days and signalled that the US, which is concerned Moscow could still launch a full-scale cross-border intervention into Ukraine,...

    Flight MH17: International monitors ‘sick and tired’ of not being able to reach crash site – video
    Jul28

    Flight MH17: International monitors ‘sick and tired’ of not being able to reach crash site – video

    International monitors working in eastern Ukraine express their frustration on Monday after being denied access to the crash site of flight MH17 for a second day. The deputy leader of the mission says the OSCE and aviation experts must have access to the site because there are still bodies and body parts there. The observers were stopped en route...

    New EU sanctions against Russia could be applied within days, No 10 signals
    Jul28

    New EU sanctions against Russia could be applied within days, No 10 signals

    UK expects sanctions to be applied to Russia’s banking, defence and hi-tech energy sectors over Kremlin’s role in MH17 disasterRussia could be hit with European Union sanctions on its banking, defence and hi-tech energy sectors within days over its role in the Malaysia Airlines disaster, Downing Street has signalled. …...

    New EU sanctions against Russia could be applied within days, No 10 signals
    Jul28

    New EU sanctions against Russia could be applied within days, No 10 signals

    UK expects sanctions to be applied to Russia’s banking, defence and hi-tech energy sectors over Kremlin’s role in MH17 disasterRussia could be hit with European Union sanctions on its banking, defence and hi-tech energy sectors within days over its role in the Malaysia Airlines disaster, Downing Street has signalled. …...

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