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Train carrying crash victims' remains arrives in Ukraine-held city

The remains of some of the nearly 300 victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over Ukraine were making their way to the Netherlands on Tuesday as a senior Ukrainian separatist leader handed over the plane's black boxes to Malaysian experts.
July 22, 2014

Ukraine gives up lead on airliner investigation

Ukraine has offered to give the lead in the investigation into the downing of the Malaysian airliner last week to the Netherlands, the country that had the most citizens on board.
July 21, 2014

Malaysian Minister: Air crash 'outrage against human decency'

Malaysia's transport minister said it would be an "outrage against human decency" if it's determined that a Malaysia Airlines plane was deliberately shot down over eastern Ukraine.
July 18, 2014

Venizelos on Malaysian Airlines flight crash

overnment Vice-President and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos made the following statement regarding the crashing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 on Ukrainian territory, near the border with Russia:
July 18, 2014

Obama slaps toughest sanctions yet on Russia

U.S. President Barack Obama has announced new economic sanctions on Russian banks and energy companies for Moscow's support of the pro-Russian separatist rebellion in Ukraine.
July 16, 2014

Germany says Russia failing to meet Ukraine commitments

Germany has criticised Russia for failing to meet commitments to end the violence in Ukraine, and said it might face further EU sanctions.
BBC: July 16, 2014

EU signs pacts with Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova

Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova sign partnership agreements with the European Union, in a move opposed by Russia.
BBC: June 27, 2014

Separatists reject Ukraine cease-fire

Pro-Russian separatists rejected a unilateral cease-fire declared by Ukraine's newly inaugurated president, casting doubt on the new effort to end the conflict in the country's east that has killed hundreds.
June 22, 2014

US warns of more 'costs' if Russia fails to help stem Ukraine crisis

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said the United States will work with its partners to impose "further costs on Russia" if it does not use its influence to help halt separatist violence in eastern Ukraine.
June 19, 2014

Greece aid 'peanuts' compared to what Ukraine needs: Oettinger

Greece's bailout during the financial crisis would be small change compared to what Ukraine needs to bolster its ailing economy, EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said on Monday.
AFP: June 16, 2014