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    MH17 ceremony turns into flag-waving protest by pro-Russian separatists
    Jul17

    MH17 ceremony turns into flag-waving protest by pro-Russian separatists

    Members of Donetsk People’s Republic turn out at memorial near small east Ukrainian village where Malaysia Airlines flight crashed after being hit by missileCommemorations marking the anniversary of the shooting down of flight MH17 have been thrown into controversy as a ceremony at the crash site in eastern Ukraine turned into a flag-waving...

    Flight MH17 crash anniversary – in pictures
    Jul17

    Flight MH17 crash anniversary – in pictures

    One year after the plane was shot down over Ukraine killing 298 people, memorials have been held for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash … …read more Source: The...

    BBC correspondent disputes News Corp claims over MH17 footage
    Jul17

    BBC correspondent disputes News Corp claims over MH17 footage

    Australian newspapers show video of Ukrainian rebels at the crash site The BBC’s Australia correspondent, Jon Donnison, is disputing claims by Rupert Murdoch’s Aussie newspapers that they have discovered “disturbing new footage” of the aftermath of the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine last year.It shows...

    Dutch town hard hit by MH17 disaster remembers victims with sunflowers
    Jul17

    Dutch town hard hit by MH17 disaster remembers victims with sunflowers

    Ukrainian sunflowers were grown in tribute to the 15 residents of Hilversum who died when plane was shot down a year ago. RFE/RL reportsThe Dutch town of Hilversum was one of the hardest hit when flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine a year ago. Fifteen residents, including three families, were among the 298 on board the ill-fated flight...

    MH17: new video shows Russian-backed rebels sifting wreckage after crash
    Jul17

    MH17: new video shows Russian-backed rebels sifting wreckage after crash

    Militiamen at crash site shortly after jet came down over eastern Ukraine appear shocked to find it was a civilian airliner, not a military bomberA newly released video from the immediate aftermath of the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 reveals pro-Russian separatists rummaging through the luggage of dead passengers while...

    Footage of Russian-backed rebels looting MH17 luggage is sickening, Julie Bishop says
    Jul17

    Footage of Russian-backed rebels looting MH17 luggage is sickening, Julie Bishop says

    The Australian foreign minister says it is deeply disturbing that the video published by News Corp Australia has now emerged Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is sickened by footage apparently showing Russian-backed rebels ransacking luggage of passengers aboard the crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.Bishop said she couldn’t verify the...

    Russia fights calls for tribunal one year after downing of flight MH17
    Jul16

    Russia fights calls for tribunal one year after downing of flight MH17

    Reports suggest investigation into disaster will accuse Russia-backed rebels but Vladimir Putin tells Dutch PM that creating UN tribunal is counterproductiveAmid reports that the Dutch-led investigation into the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine will blame Russia-backed rebels, Moscow continues to push other...

    MH17 tragedy: a year on, families of Australian victims gather to grieve
    Jul16

    MH17 tragedy: a year on, families of Australian victims gather to grieve

    A service in the Great Hall at Parliament House will mark 12 months since the plane was downed over Ukraine, killing 38 Australian citizens and residentsAustralians who lost family members on flight MH17 over Ukraine a year ago say they hope a memorial service in Canberra on Friday will be “a useful part of the grieving process”.The service, to...

    Terrorism, Ukraine and the American threat: the view from Russia
    Jul15

    Terrorism, Ukraine and the American threat: the view from Russia

    Wide-ranging interview with Putin’s top security adviser includes claims about how US wants to strip the country of Siberia and the Far EastResponse: hallucinations of KGB psychic still influence policy – Oleg Kashin Former Russian spy chief Nikolai Patrushev, now head of the powerful security council that advises the president, believes...

    Canada and Ukraine announce ‘milestone’ free trade agreement
    Jul15

    Canada and Ukraine announce ‘milestone’ free trade agreement

    When deal is ratified by both countries’ parliaments, Ukraine’s ailing economy will be significantly boosted Canada formally announced a “milestone” free trade agreement with Ukraine after the two countries’ prime ministers met in Ottawa on Tuesday.The agreement, which has to be ratified by both nations’ parliaments, will...

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