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    Family and friends pay tribute as last of the British dead in MH17 are named
    Jul20

    Family and friends pay tribute as last of the British dead in MH17 are named

    Ten British citizens died when the Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down over eastern Ukraine. They included a father of three who died along with his Dutch wife and their childrenA British lawyer, his wife and their three sons were among the 298 people killed in the MH17 crash, it has emerged.John Allen, who studied and lived in the Netherlands,...

    MH17: the evidence against Russia
    Jul20

    MH17: the evidence against Russia

    In the hours after the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine, evidence assembled from various sources appeared to point the blame at militants armed with Russian missilesSocial media A posting on an account linked to a pro-Russia separatist leader in Ukraine, on a Russian social network site, claims that militants shot down at least one Ukrainian...

    David Cameron criticises Europe for lack of action on pro-Russia separatists
    Jul20

    David Cameron criticises Europe for lack of action on pro-Russia separatists

    ‘For too long there has been a reluctance to face up to the implications of what is happening,’ British PM saysDavid Cameron has said that if it were proven that Ukrainian separatists were behind the downing of a Malaysian jet carrying 298 passengers, Russia would be to blame for having destabilised the country.”If this is the...

    Ukraine and the aftermath of the downing of flight MH17 | Dmitri Trenin
    Jul20

    Ukraine and the aftermath of the downing of flight MH17 | Dmitri Trenin

    A ceasefire is only the first step in a process to reverse the trend towards mutual destruction in the regionPresident Barack Obama, in his televised address on Friday, called for a careful investigation into the downing of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 plane over eastern Ukraine. He left little doubt, however, as to whom he and the US government...

    MH17 and its aftermath: ‘ordinary Russians are horrified and frightened’| Natalia Antonova
    Jul20

    MH17 and its aftermath: ‘ordinary Russians are horrified and frightened’| Natalia Antonova

    In Moscow, conspiracy theories abound, along with disdain for the separatists and some support for Putin’So will the Americans attack us now?” At my dentist’s surgery in Moscow I am used to being the one nervously asking questions. Yet on the day after flight MH17 was brought down, everyone here including my dentist, the...

    Flight MH17: Russian media pin blame on Ukraine
    Jul19

    Flight MH17: Russian media pin blame on Ukraine

    Rebel leaders go on Russian TV to deny role in disaster as state-run channels cover conspiracy theories and counterclaimsWhile western suspicions about the culprits behind the MH17 disaster grew, in Russia on Saturday the local media were striking a different note.State-run news channels in Russia replayed statements from defence officials...

    Putin’s hard line on MH17 will only push Russia into an ever-tighter corner
    Jul19

    Putin’s hard line on MH17 will only push Russia into an ever-tighter corner

    The Russian president has several routes of retreat in the face of growing pressure. He is unlikely to take any of themAlthough visibly embarrassed and increasingly cornered by mounting evidence that rebels using missiles supplied by Moscow were responsible for shooting down flight MH17, Vladimir Putin still has plenty of ways to extricate...

    MH17: armed rebels fuel chaos as rotting corpses pile up on the roadside
    Jul19

    MH17: armed rebels fuel chaos as rotting corpses pile up on the roadside

    Pro-Russia gunmen in standoff with international investigators as reports grow of looting and the removal of evidenceThree days after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine, the road near the village of Grabovo, where the aircraft crashed, is still lined with bodies.Rescue workers, most of them of unknown provenance, are...

    Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: pro-Russia rebels deny access to victims
    Jul19

    Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: pro-Russia rebels deny access to victims

    David Cameron urges rethink on Russia as gunmen restrict investigation team at site in eastern Ukraine Hopes for a proper investigation into the apparent shooting down of Malaysia Airlines MH17 or even for some dignity in death for its 298 victims faded on Saturday as chaos took hold at the disaster site in eastern Ukraine. … …read...

    Malaysia’s airline workers express horror and anger at fate of flight MH17
    Jul19

    Malaysia’s airline workers express horror and anger at fate of flight MH17

    The president of the country’s national union of flight attendants calls the death of all 298 people on board mass murderMalaysia’s airline workers have reacted with horror and anger at the fate of flight MH17, with officials saying the industry may take years to recover from two such trauamtic incidents in such a short space of...

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