All posts tagged Russia

US Russia Ukraine shelling satellite
July 28, 2014, by VOANews

United States officials have released satellite images (see below) that, they say, show that Russia has fired rockets against Ukrainian forces in the last week, in support of separatist rebels. […]

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MH17 crash investigators hampered by fighting in Ukraine

July 28, 2014, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

A team of international crash investigators and police officers was forced to cancel a visit to the site of the downed Malaysia Airlines plane Sunday ...

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US, Europe demand harsher Russia sanctions

July 27, 2014, by VOANews

A senior British official is calling for the 2018 World Cup to be moved from Russia as punishment for the country’s role in the Ukraine crisis, ...

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International police postpone MH17 crash site visit

July 27, 2014, by VOANews

Police monitors from Australia and the Netherlands postponed plans Sunday to visit the Malaysian airliner crash site in eastern Ukraine, citing securi ...

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    US: Russia firing artillery across Ukraine border
    July 24, 2014, by VOANews

    The United States said on Thursday that Russia was firing artillery across the border into Ukraine targeting Ukrainian military positions engaged in fighting pro-Russian separatists. “We have new evidence that […]

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    France criticised for warships contract with Moscow
    July 23, 2014, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    France’s contract to sell a pair of Mistral aircraft carriers to Moscow has come under fire in recent months, as relations between the West and Russia have deteriorated over Ukraine.  […]

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    Ukraine votes third call-up of military reservists
    July 22, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

    Additional reservists will be called up to reinforce servicemen fighting Kremlin-backed mercenaries and their proxies in eastern Ukraine after parliament on July 22 passed a bill on “partial military mobilization.” […]

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    EU toughens Russia sanctions over airliner downing
    July 22, 2014, by VOANews

    The European Union moved Tuesday to toughen and widen sanctions against Russia amid anger over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in rebel-held eastern Ukraine. The EU will next […]