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    Pro-Russian separatists intimidate journalists covering Ukraine crisis
    Jul23

    Pro-Russian separatists intimidate journalists covering Ukraine crisis

    Journalists working in Ukraine are being intimidated by pro-Russian separatists on a daily basis, and not only in the country’s eastern region. It’s also tough for Ukrainian journalists who try to work inside Russia.Here is a catalogue of incidents so far this month involving the media, courtesy of a summary compiled by the...

    Australia’s Tony Abbott criticises search for MH17 bodies as ‘unprofessional’  video
    Jul23

    Australia’s Tony Abbott criticises search for MH17 bodies as ‘unprofessional’ video

    The Australian prime minister, Tony Abbott, says trying to determine the number of bodies retrieved from the site of the MH17 crash has been difficult. Abbott says a number of factors including heat and interference from wildlife are hindering an already ‘unprofessional’ effort. He says his country will do its ‘absolute...

    MH17: Day of mourning in Netherlands as bodies arrive – live updates
    Jul23

    MH17: Day of mourning in Netherlands as bodies arrive – live updates

    Black boxes from MH17 arrive in BritainUS says no evidence of Russias direct involvementEyewitnesses tell the Guardian of likely Buk system in TorezEU foreign ministers line up new sanctions on RussiansPrevious live blog 10.19am BSTThere will be a day of national mourning for the victims of MH17 with flags at half mast as the bodies arrive in the...

    MH17: relatives in the Netherlands await victims’ bodies  video
    Jul23

    MH17: relatives in the Netherlands await victims’ bodies video

    Military aircraft prepare to fly the first bodies retrieved from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 to Eindhoven in the Netherlands. One hundred and ninety-three Dutch nationals were among the 298 people killed when the flight was shot down by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine. Wednesday is a day of national mourning in the country … …read...

    MH17: BBC veteran supports Sky News reporter over his ‘error of judgment’
    Jul23

    MH17: BBC veteran supports Sky News reporter over his ‘error of judgment’

    Colin Brazier has apologised for his “serious error of judgment” in rifling through a child’s suitcase during a live Sky News broadcast from the MH17 disaster area in Ukraine. Although he has been widely condemned, a former BBC reporter, Andy Johnson, has written a supportive blog pleading: “Let’s not hang Colin...

    MH17: governor general Peter Cosgrove to receive bodies in Netherlands
    Jul23

    MH17: governor general Peter Cosgrove to receive bodies in Netherlands

    He will join special envoy Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston to take change of remains as part of Operation Bring Them HomeThe governor general, Peter Cosgrove, has been sent to the Netherlands to receive the aircraft carrying the remains of the victims of the flight MH17 crash as reports emerged there may not be as many of the bodies recovered as...

    MH17: Rebels likely shot down plane ‘by mistake’  live updates
    Jul23

    MH17: Rebels likely shot down plane ‘by mistake’ live updates

    US says no evidence of Russias direct involvementEyewitnesses tell the Guardian of likely Buk system in TorezEU foreign ministers line up new sanctions on RussiansInternational teams receive trains carrying bodies in KharkivHeavy fighting roils on near Donetsk and Luhansk 9.27am AESTRussian must face increasing costs if it continues to support...

    MH17: US intelligence says Russia ‘created conditions’ for plane disaster
    Jul23

    MH17: US intelligence says Russia ‘created conditions’ for plane disaster

    US officials stop short of blaming crash directly on Moscow and say separatists likely shot down plane by accidentUS intelligence officials accused Moscow of “creating the conditions” that resulted in the death of 298 people aboard the Malaysian Airlines jet shot down last week over a part of Ukraine controlled by Russia-backed...

    Flight MH17: identification begins after bodies from crash site arrive in Kharkiv
    Jul23

    Flight MH17: identification begins after bodies from crash site arrive in Kharkiv

    Interpol says it has begun preliminary work on remains, which are to be flown to the Netherlands this weekInternational experts have begun the process of identifying the bodies of those who died in last Thursday’s Malaysian Airlines plane crash, after a train carrying their remains arrived in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on...

    EU announces further sanctions on Russia after downing of MH17
    Jul23

    EU announces further sanctions on Russia after downing of MH17

    Proposals will not be applied immediately as Putin urges rebels to cooperate with investigators for the first timeThe European Union will expand its sanctions blacklist to target Vladimir Putin’s inner circle and draw up further broad measures including an arms embargo and financial restrictions on Russian businesses, EU foreign ministers...

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