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    MH17: Australia to send police but no military to crash site
    Jul27

    MH17: Australia to send police but no military to crash site

    Angus Houston says contingent of armed and unarmed police ‘well-placed’ to gain access early next weekThe head of Australias recovery mission to Ukraine says it is “well placed” to send a contingent of armed and unarmed federal police officers to assist with the investigation of MH17 early next week but indicated defence...

    Nick Clegg says Russia should not host World Cup 2018
    Jul27

    Nick Clegg says Russia should not host World Cup 2018

    Fifa has ruled out calls for boycott after the shooting down of MH17, insisting the tournament could be ‘a force for good’Nick Clegg has joined calls for Russia to face the axe as hosts of the 2018 World Cup as part of tougher sanctions over the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine.The deputy prime...

    From Boeing to banking: how Russian sanctions will hit western business
    Jul27

    From Boeing to banking: how Russian sanctions will hit western business

    Sweeping post-MH17 bans will affect companies all over the west and some of the biggest are the most vulnerableThe downing of flight MH17 could become a turning point in the west’s economic relations with Russia. Since the Ukraine crisis flared up last year, sanctions have mostly been targeted at individuals and companies associated with...

    Yes, Britain can afford to defy Tsar Vladimir Putin | Nick Cohen
    Jul27

    Yes, Britain can afford to defy Tsar Vladimir Putin | Nick Cohen

    At last there may be justice for Alexander Litvinenko, but it has taken a downed passenger jet to make us see that Russia does not own BritainThe British secret state has finally done the right thing by ordering a public inquiry into the poisoning of the fugitive Russian intelligence officer Alexander Litvinenko. Admittedly, in taking on Vladimir...

    Russian oil may be facing a bear market
    Jul27

    Russian oil may be facing a bear market

    BP and Shell’s results this week will be full of detail, but investors only have one question. How is the Ukraine crisis affecting business?There may be loads of worthy developments contained in the second-quarter results statements of BP and Shell this week, but there’s a chance nobody will be listening. The City only really has one...

    EU sends advisers to help Ukraine bring law and order to rebel areas
    Jul26

    EU sends advisers to help Ukraine bring law and order to rebel areas

    Kremlin accuses Brussels of believing in ‘fairytales’ as more Russians face travel ban and asset freezeThe EU has parachuted a team of security advisers into Kiev to assist the Ukrainian government in imposing the rule of law in rebel districts, in a provocative move likely to further inflame relations with Moscow.Catherine Ashton,...

    MH17 crash: Australia and Netherlands wait on Kiev to ratify police missions
    Jul26

    MH17 crash: Australia and Netherlands wait on Kiev to ratify police missions

    Push to allow international police teams into crash site waits for Ukrainian parliament to give the green light, despite government having no control over the areaDutch and Australian authorities are closing in on a deal to take major police contingents to the site of the MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine, but the plans are fraught with difficulty...

    The 20 photographs of the week
    Jul26

    The 20 photographs of the week

    The aftermath of the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, the conflict in Gaza and Israel, the Commonwealth Games and a flying carpet the best photography in news, culture, nature and sport from around the world this week … …read more Source: The...

    MH17: Ukraine plans special sitting to approve deal for Australian forces
    Jul26

    MH17: Ukraine plans special sitting to approve deal for Australian forces

    Ukraine says political turmoil will not keep it from agreeing to Australian police and defence personnel securing the crash siteUkraine’s acting prime minister hopes parliament can ratify a deal next week allowing Australian police and soldiers to take a lead role in securing the MH17 crash site.The air crash investigation has been...

    EU expands Russian oligarch sanctions blacklist in wake of MH17 crash
    Jul25

    EU expands Russian oligarch sanctions blacklist in wake of MH17 crash

    Measures against Moscow looking likely after shooting down of plane, though deep divisions remain among 28 member statesThe European Union has expanded its blacklist of Russians subject to sanctions and broad economic measures against Moscow are looking increasingly likely following the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 despite deep...

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