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VIDEO: Malaysia's day of mourning for MH17

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 13:21

Malaysians are marking the return of the remains of the first 20 victims from the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine in July.
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Malaysia observes silence for MH17

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 8:53
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Malaysians observe a moment of silence following the arrival of the bodies of 20 victims of Flight MH17 which crashed in Ukraine in July.
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Ukraine inspects Russian aid convoy

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 16:53
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Donetsk

The Red Cross says Ukrainian customs checks have begun on Russian aid lorries destined for the besieged city of Luhansk.
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VIDEO: Ukraine crisis: Who controls what?

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 15:01
related countries: Russia Russia

Pro-Russian rebels, who had taken control of eastern Ukraine, are under pressure as government forces fight to regain control.
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Russian aid convoy gets instructions

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 9:49
related countries: Russia Russia

The Red Cross instructs Russian lorry drivers at Ukraine's border so that they can deliver much-needed aid to civilians.
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Fierce fight for east Ukrainian town

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 15:52

Ukrainian government and rebel forces both claim control of a small town after fierce fighting, as fighting claims 34 civilian lives in a day.
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Russia tensions hit Carlsberg sales

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 13:19
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Russia Russia

Sales at the Danish brewer Carlsberg have been hit by falling consumption in Russia and Ukraine amid the crisis in the region.
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Street battles rage in east Ukraine

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 22:37

Clashes are reported in the centre of the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk as government forces try to close in on rebel strongholds.
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'Bodies found' after Ukraine attack

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 15:01

Fifteen bodies are recovered from the scene of a rocket attack on refugees, a Ukrainian military spokesman says, as heavy fighting is reported.
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'Refugee convoy hit' in east Ukraine

Monday, August 18th 2014, 17:31

Many people died when rockets and mortars hit vehicles moving refugees from the Luhansk area of eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian military says.
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Ofcom probes Sky over MH17 report

Monday, August 18th 2014, 16:39

Ofcom opens investigation into a Sky News report in which Colin Brazier rummaged through belongings at the MH17 plane crash site in Ukraine.
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'Deal' on Russian aid for Ukraine

Monday, August 18th 2014, 8:17
related countries: Germany Germany

Russia's foreign minister says there is now full agreement to let Russian humanitarian aid into eastern Ukraine - but no deal on a ceasefire.
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VIDEO: Russia aid convoy at Ukraine border

Sunday, August 17th 2014, 15:04
related countries: Russia Russia

Lorries from a Russian convoy carrying aid to eastern Ukraine have reached a border post controlled by separatists.
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Russia aid convoy at Ukraine border

Sunday, August 17th 2014, 14:19
related countries: Russia Russia

The first lorries from a Russian aid convoy to eastern Ukraine reach the border in a separatist-controlled area, but it is not known if it will cross over.
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VIDEO: 'Military activity' near aid convoy

Saturday, August 16th 2014, 14:46
related countries: Russia Russia

There has been an increased level of military activity in the area near where a controversial humanitarian aid convoy from Russia is stalled on the Russian side of the Ukrainian border.
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Russia's claim on Crimea's football clubs

Friday, August 15th 2014, 23:23

Crimean football clubs switch countries as Ukraine protests
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Russia assures US on Ukraine convoy

Friday, August 15th 2014, 23:01
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Russia's defence secretary gives a guarantee to his US counterpart there are no military personnel in its aid convoy for Ukraine, the US says.
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UK summons Russian envoy over Ukraine

Friday, August 15th 2014, 16:55
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Moscow's ambassador to the UK is summoned by the Foreign Office to "clarify" reports of a Russian military incursion into Ukraine.
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Ukraine to inspect Russian convoy

Friday, August 15th 2014, 15:08
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine says its border guards are to inspect a Russian aid convoy parked at the border, as Nato condemns a Russian military "incursion".
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Russian army vehicles near border

Friday, August 15th 2014, 7:16
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian military vehicles are seen heading for the Ukrainian border, as a Russian aid convoy remains parked near the frontier.
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Ukraine rebel head Strelkov 'quits'

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 16:38
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Donetsk, Strelkov

Igor Girkin - known as Strelkov - resigns as the military chief of pro-Russian rebels in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, reports say.
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Donetsk shelled amid Russia aid row

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 15:14
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Donetsk

Shells hit the rebel-held Ukrainian city of Donetsk, amid a continuing dispute over a Russian aid convoy now stationed close to the border.
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Russian convoy heads to Ukraine

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 9:34
related countries: Russia Russia

More than 100 lorries with Russian aid head towards conflict areas in eastern Ukraine, as the Red Cross seeks urgent talks in Kiev and Moscow.
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VIDEO: Russia rejects aid convoy suspicions

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 8:19
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian aid lorries are heading for Ukraine although it is unclear if officials will allow them to travel past the border.
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A looming crisis in space?

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 0:32

Ukraine tensions could hit US-Russia space co-operation
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Russia aid convoy faces uncertainty

Wednesday, August 13th 2014, 17:03
related countries: Russia Russia

Uncertainty surrounds the situation of a Russian aid convoy bound for east Ukraine after Ukrainian officials say they will not let it in.
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Oil prices dip to nine-month low

Wednesday, August 13th 2014, 11:45
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Global oil prices have fallen to their lowest level in nine months, despite fears that conflicts in Ukraine and Iraq would inflate prices.
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VIDEO: Ukraine refugees arrive in Russia

Wednesday, August 13th 2014, 10:30
related countries: Russia Russia

Refugees from south-western Ukraine have been arriving in the Russian city of Ulyanovsk.
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VIDEO: Russian aid convoy heads to border

Wednesday, August 13th 2014, 9:25
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian lorries taking aid to conflict-hit east Ukraine are heading towards the border, as Daniel Sandford reports.
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Ukraine may block Russian aid convoy

Tuesday, August 12th 2014, 17:09
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Ukrainian officials set conditions for receiving Russian aid in the conflict-torn east, as a convoy of food and medicine departs from near Moscow.
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Aid mission to Ukraine 'agreed'

Monday, August 11th 2014, 21:20
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine and Russia say they agree to a Red Cross-led humanitarian aid mission to the eastern Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Luhansk.
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Ukraine shelling sparks jailbreak

Monday, August 11th 2014, 12:13

Artillery shells hit a prison in rebel-held Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, sparking a riot in which 106 inmates escape.
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Steven Seagal plays gig in Crimea

Monday, August 11th 2014, 9:31
related countries: Russia Russia

Hollywood actor Steven Seagal plays a concert in Crimea on a stage adorned with the flag of pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine.
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TV heat on Ukraine

Sunday, August 10th 2014, 23:57

How Ukraine's conflict plays out on the TV news
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VIDEO: Ukraine civilians 'in need of aid'

Sunday, August 10th 2014, 7:35

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said he is ready to consider allowing humanitarian assistance into the rebel-held area of eastern Ukraine.
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Ukraine president weighs aid mission

Sunday, August 10th 2014, 1:11

Ukraine's president says he is ready to consider a humanitarian aid mission into rebel-held areas of the east, but only under strict conditions.
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Prisoners of 'Demon' in war-torn Ukraine

Sunday, August 10th 2014, 0:09

How Ukrainian couple survived as hostages of rebels
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Ukraine rebels urge Donetsk truce

Saturday, August 9th 2014, 20:52
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Donetsk

Rebels in east Ukraine call for a ceasefire in Donetsk, amid a reported army advance, as Russia renews its offer to send an aid mission.
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Kiev dismantles last barriers

Saturday, August 9th 2014, 10:46
related places: Kiev

The mayor of Kiev leads work to dismantle barriers and tents on the Ukrainian capital's main street, nine months after major pro-EU demonstrations.
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West warns Russia over Ukraine 'aid'

Friday, August 8th 2014, 20:46
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The UK and US governments warn Russia not to use humanitarian assistance as a pretext for sending troops into eastern Ukraine.
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Russia arrests Ukrainian officers

Friday, August 8th 2014, 13:50

Investigators in Russia announce the arrest of five Ukrainian army officers for alleged war crimes as fighting rages over the border in eastern Ukraine.
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Russia bans food imports from West

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 19:00
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev announces a total embargo on food imports from Western countries in response to sanctions over Ukraine.
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VIDEO: Will Russian sanctions hit shoppers?

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 16:14
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Western

Steve Rosenberg asks if Russia's ban on food imports from the EU, US and other Western countries in response to sanctions over Ukraine will affects shoppers.
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Germany factory output in small rise

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 7:38
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: May

German industrial output rose by just 0.3% in June from May, official figures show, as concerns over the Ukraine crisis weighed on the economy.
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Australia commemorates MH17 dead

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 3:58
related countries: Australia Australia, Malaysia Malaysia

Australia is holding a national day of mourning for those who died in the Malaysia Airline MH17 air disaster in Ukraine in July.
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