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    How Putin’s Syria gamble has paid off | Oleg Kashin
    Sep29

    How Putin’s Syria gamble has paid off | Oleg Kashin

    One of Russia’s most prominent journalists argues the protracted conflict has been a gift to the president whose expansionism in Ukraine had left his country weakened• Read a version of this article in RussianIn a famous poem by the writer Yevgeny Yevtushenko, an ant crawling on the face of a Russian soldier killed in Afghanistan asks the...

    MH17 ‘killers’ will be brought to justice, says Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull
    Sep29

    MH17 ‘killers’ will be brought to justice, says Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull

    Turnbull says Australia will continue to pursue Russia after two-year investigation found Malaysian Airlines plane was downed by missile from RussiaAustralia’s prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has vowed “the killers” who downed Malaysia Airlines MH17 with a Russian missile in 2014 will be brought to justice.A two-year investigation found...

    MH17: Buk missile system from Russia, says Dutch-led investigation – video
    Sep28

    MH17: Buk missile system from Russia, says Dutch-led investigation – video

    A member of the Dutch-led joint investigation team (JIT) presents the body’s findings after an inquiry into the downing of flight MH17 on 17 July 2014, killing all 298 people on board. Speaking on Wednesday from the Dutch city Nieuwegein, Wilbert Paulissen explained that by using witnesses and phone data it had been possible to conclusively...

    Ukraine prepares to ban ‘anti-Ukrainian’ Russian books
    Sep28

    Ukraine prepares to ban ‘anti-Ukrainian’ Russian books

    Sceptical reception for bill that plans to combat ‘propaganda of an aggressor state’ and safeguard citizens against ‘the spread of hate ideology’Ukraine is looking at introducing a new law that would see all books imported from Russia checked for “anti-Ukrainian” content, and banned if they include it.The draft law, which proposes “to...

    Flight MH17 shot down by missile brought into Ukraine from Russia, say investigators
    Sep28

    Flight MH17 shot down by missile brought into Ukraine from Russia, say investigators

    Evidence suggests Buk missile brought from Russia hit Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777, killing all 298 people on boardFlight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine by a Buk missile brought across the border from Russia and fired from a village under the control of pro-Russian rebels, an international criminal investigation has said.In a press conference on...

    MH17 victims’ son says ending Ukraine conflict more important than placing blame
    Sep28

    MH17 victims’ son says ending Ukraine conflict more important than placing blame

    ‘Finger pointing and blame and inflaming tensions between Russia and the west is not helping anyone,’ Paul Guard says ahead of the criminal inquiry resultsAn Australian man who lost both his parents aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 believes ending the Ukraine conflict should be higher priority than placing blame over the downed...

    MH17 explainer: what you need to know before the criminal inquiry results
    Sep27

    MH17 explainer: what you need to know before the criminal inquiry results

    Interim report could pinpoint location of missile launcher, widely considered to be in Russian-backed separatist territory An international team investigating the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014 will release its preliminary conclusions on Wednesday. The “interim results” of the criminal investigation might unveil new...

    MH17 investigators to pinpoint missile launch in rebel-held Ukraine
    Sep27

    MH17 investigators to pinpoint missile launch in rebel-held Ukraine

    Report expected to say Buk missile was fired from separatist-held area in Ukraine and its launcher smuggled back to RussiaAn international criminal investigation into the shooting down of flight MH17 is likely to conclude that the plane was downed by a Buk missile fired from separatist-controlled territory in eastern Ukraine, diplomats say.The...

    ‘There are a lot of factors – east-west, north-south’: inside the race for UN secretary general
    Sep26

    ‘There are a lot of factors – east-west, north-south’: inside the race for UN secretary general

    Geopolitical struggle and Balkan intrigue mean there is no clear favourite to succeed Ban Ki-moon in the world’s top diplomatic jobHacked emails, bogus Twitter accounts, smear allegations and backroom deals. Welcome to the race for the international community’s top diplomatic job – United Nations secretary general.The eventual winner...

    Ukrainian politicians brawl after studio debate – video
    Sep23

    Ukrainian politicians brawl after studio debate – video

    Ukrainian MP Volodymyr Parasyuk scuffles with his rival Oleksandr Vilkul on Thursday after a studio debate on Ukraine’s 112 TV channel. Parasyuk lunges for Vilkul, a former Ukrainian deputy prime minister, in a corridor, but is held back by bodyguardsGeorgian politicians brawl on live TV – video… …read more Source: The...

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