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6 hrs ago | Foreign Affairs
TOM KEATINGE is a former investment banker at J.P. Morgan and an associate fellow at the Royal United Services Institute.
13 hrs ago | The Age
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.
13 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald
15 hrs ago | The Age
Miroslav Runenko a member of the Donetsk People's Republic parliament stands in front of the flag in Donetsk, Ukraine.
18 hrs ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte
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.
18 hrs ago | Deutsche Welle
Russians appear to be calling the shots among the separatists in Eastern Ukraine.
19 hrs ago | The Economist
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.
When Nataliya Krivitskaya decided to boycott Russian products three months ago, she had no idea how much it would complicate her life.
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.
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.
Pavel Yurov and Denis Grishchuk,were captured in Slavyansk when the town was in the hands of the self-styled mayor Vyacheslav Ponomaryov .
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 09:43 pm
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