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Russian minister blames Ukraine for MH17 crash

Russian defence minister Sergei Shoigu told his Malaysian counterpart on Wednesday that Ukraine bore 'full responsibility' for the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in which 298 were killed.

MH17 likely hit by 'high-speed objects': experts

Flight MH17 that crashed over rebel-held eastern Ukraine split into pieces during flight after being hit by numerous high-speed objects, said a report released by the Netherlands on Tuesday.

MH17: US wants justice for 'unconscionable crime'

US secretary of state John Kerry on Tuesday demanded that those responsible for bringing down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine be brought to justice.

Faced with sanctions, Moscow resorts to food fight

As Western countries launch each new salvo of sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis, Moscow has returned fire with bans on food imports -- ostensibly for consumer protection.

Ukraine: Fighting hits civilians, MH17 probe on track

Fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels left at least 10 civilians dead in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, as international experts pushed on with their grim hunt for remains at the crash site of downed flight MH17.

Civilian toll mounts in Ukraine fighting as MH17 probe goes on

Brutal fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels continued to take a deadly toll on civilians in east Ukraine on Sunday, as international experts once again combed woods and fields at the crash site of downed flight MH17.

Ukraine forces claims more rebel territories

Ukraine said on Monday its troops had wrested more territory from pro-Russian rebels, advancing towards the site where Malaysian flight MH17 was brought down, which international investigators said they could not reach because of the fighting.

Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine: US

The US stepped up pressure on Moscow on Sunday by releasing satellite images it says show that rockets have been fired from Russia into neighboring eastern Ukraine and that heavy artillery for pro-Russian separatists has crossed the border.

Rebels to let Malaysian police secure MH17 site

Malaysia said Sunday that it would send dozens of police to the Malaysian airliner's crash site in eastern Ukraine after pro-Russia separatists agreed to allow international police personnel to provide protection for investigators.

Fighting intensifies near MH17 crash site

Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.

Human remains still at MH17 crash site: Australia PM

More than a week after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 came down in rebel-held eastern Ukraine human remains are still at the crash site, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Saturday.

MH17 crash: Parents believe daughter still alive, head to Ukraine to find her

Jerzy and Angela Dyczynski have been clinging to hope that Fatima, their only child, somehow survived the disaster which befell the plane carrying 298 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.

Malaysian airliner's voice recorder in good condition: ICAO

The cockpit voice recorder of the Malaysian airliner downed over Ukraine is in good condition, the U.N. civil aviation body said on Wednesday, adding that it was holding talks with airlines and states on how to assess the danger posed by conflicts.

Ukraine rebel commander acknowledges fighters had BUK missile

A powerful Ukrainian rebel leader has confirmed that pro-Russian separatists had an anti-aircraft missile of the type Washington says was used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 and it could have originated in Russia.

Bodies of Malaysia jet victims to leave Ukraine

Ukraine prepared a departure ceremony for the bodies of Malaysia Airlines passengers and crew who became victims of fighting raging far below them on the plains of eastern Ukraine.

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