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6 hrs ago | Foreign Affairs

Ukraine's Own Worst Enemy

TOM KEATINGE is a former investment banker at J.P. Morgan and an associate fellow at the Royal United Services Institute.

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13 hrs ago | The Age

MH17: Two Australian investigators spend less than two hours at crash site, as fighting rages

A man herds his cattle on high ground in Kirovskoye overlooking the MH17 crash site where Ukrainian forces and Pro-Russian rebel fighters engage in at least seven different battles.

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13 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

MH17: Two Australian investigators spend less than two hours at crash site, as fighting rages

A team of Dutch and Australian investigators access the MH17 crash site as Ukraine agrees to halt military operations in the area.

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15 hrs ago | The Age

Are the Ukrainian separatists flying the Confederate flag?

Miroslav Runenko a member of the Donetsk People's Republic parliament stands in front of the flag in Donetsk, Ukraine.

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18 hrs ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte

Investigators reach airline crash site in UkraineInvestigators reach...

For the first time, an international team of investigators on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines flight 17 that was downed over eastern Ukraine two weeks ago.

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18 hrs ago | Deutsche Welle

Russians hold key posts with Ukraine separatists

Russians appear to be calling the shots among the separatists in Eastern Ukraine.

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19 hrs ago | The Economist

The war in Ukraine: Closing in

THE battle for eastern Ukraine may be entering a decisive phase. Since early July Ukraine's re-energised armed forces have been on the offensive against 15,000 or so Russian-backed separatists.

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Yesterday | Observer & Eccentric

International Peace Run makes stop in Westland

The peace movement came to Westland Friday, but few people noticed. There was no police escort, no cheering crowd, just Yatkara Aleksapolskyy from Donetsk, Ukraine, running on the sidewalk along Ford Road.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Bloomberg

Made-in-Russia Pampers Shunned in Ukraine Home-Grown Bans

When Nataliya Krivitskaya decided to boycott Russian products three months ago, she had no idea how much it would complicate her life.

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Inter Press Service

Is Europe's Breadbasket Up for Grabs?

But while global attention has been channeled towards the political crisis, sweeping economic reforms are being ushered in under the leadership of the newly elected president Petro Poroshenko, who recently brokered deals with the World Bank and International Monetary Fund that have rights groups on edge.

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USA Today

Ukraine official: Rebels lay mines near crash site

International observers turned back Wednesday after making another attempt to reach the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down in eastern Ukraine, and a government official said the area near the zone had been mined by pro-Russian separatists who control it.

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Weekday Magazine

Ten Weeks In The Hands Of Ukrainian Separatists

Pavel Yurov and Denis Grishchuk,were captured in Slavyansk when the town was in the hands of the self-styled mayor Vyacheslav Ponomaryov .

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Officials: 19 dead in E. Ukraine region

A pro-Russian fighter gestures near a body of a community service worker who was killed during the shelling outside a residential apartment house in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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OpEdNews

Ukraine Firing Ballistic Missiles - Obama-Kerry Say Nothing

Two reports from CNN on July 29, 2014 described the use of surface-to-surface ballistic missiles by the Ukraine government against east Ukraine resistance forces.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Age

MH17: former Soviet-era intelligence officer takes control of Donetsk's rebels

He has the reputation of a sour Soviet commissar. Vladimir Antyufeev - a former intelligence officer, wanted for subversion and deadly repression by two of Russia's neighbours - has suddenly taken charge of the rebels in eastern Ukraine.

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Pravda

Justice: A Time for Revenge

Would you sit still if you saw women and children murdered every day? Murdered by a government that calls you a terrorist and blames another country for the murders they themselves commit.

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Watersblogged

Diplomats: EU Governments Are Going After Russian Banks Over Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the International 70th D-Day Commemoration Ceremony in Ouistreham on June 6. BRUSSELS/DONETSK Ukraine - The European Union agreed for the first time on Tuesday to impose broad sanctions against Russian oil companies, banks and defense firms, by far the strongest ... (more)

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Iol.co.za

EU agrees to sanctions on Russia

Russia's President Vladimir Putin arrives for an official group photo during the BRICS summit at the Itamaraty palace, in Brasilia, Brazil.

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Wall Street Journal

Donetsk Shelled as Offensive Continues

DONETSK, Ukraine-Government artillery fire struck the center of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Tuesday, marking the first time that fighting has reached into the heart of the eastern Ukrainian city of one million people.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Explosions rock east Ukraine as EU mulls sanctions

Heavy shelling rocked several cities in insurgent-held east Ukraine on Tuesday , as the EU moved to punish Russia for stoking the worst crisis in the former Soviet state since its independence.

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