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    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. …...

    MH17: Dutch and Australian experts in fresh attempt to reach crash site
    Jul28

    MH17: Dutch and Australian experts in fresh attempt to reach crash site

    Dutch authorities decide against armed mission to secure site amid fears they could be dragged into Ukraine’s civil warDutch and Australian police will make a fresh attempt to reach the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in insurgent-held east Ukraine on Monday, after heavy fighting nearby scuppered their previous efforts. …...

    Flight MH17: victims remains might not all be found, AFP warns
    Jul28

    Flight MH17: victims remains might not all be found, AFP warns

    Intense fighting between pro-Russia rebels and Ukrainian forces has reduced the chance of a successful recovery Australians must prepare for the possibility that not all remains will be recovered from the site of the downed Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine, a federal police chief has warned.Andrew Colvin, the deputy commissioner of the...

    Satellite images released by US ‘show Russian rocket fire into Ukraine’
    Jul27

    Satellite images released by US ‘show Russian rocket fire into Ukraine’

    Dossier appears to show blast marks and craters US says artillery for separatists has crossed border into UkraineThe US on Sunday released satellite images it said backed up its claims that rockets have been fired from Russia into eastern Ukraine and heavy artillery for separatists has also crossed the border.The Russian foreign ministry,...

    The energy-efficient way to punish Putin  and protect the planet | Chris Huhne
    Jul27

    The energy-efficient way to punish Putin and protect the planet | Chris Huhne

    For once Europes greens and securocrats can join forces by reducing the EUs dependence on imports of Russian gasEurope has a Russia problem, as Herman van Rompuy, the president of the European council, recognised on Friday by sending out the latest draft of the proposed sanctions. Nick Clegg is right that Russia should lose the 2018 World Cup,...

    MH370 families offer to counsel bereaved relatives of MH17 victims
    Jul27

    MH370 families offer to counsel bereaved relatives of MH17 victims

    Remains of those killed not expected to be returned to Malaysia for some time as forensic testing in Netherlands continuesFamilies of the passengers and crew members on board missing flight MH370 have begun offering counselling to the relatives of those who died last week on downed flight MH17.The remains of MH17 victims are not expected to...

    MH17: how Storyfuls social sleuthing helped verify evidence
    Jul27

    MH17: how Storyfuls social sleuthing helped verify evidence

    Stories such as the shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines plane show the importance of checking Twitter and YouTube contentIn the aftermath of an event as tragically uncertain as the MH17 plane disaster, amid claim and counterclaim about who was responsible, it becomes ever more important for news organisations to verify the validity of material...

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