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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: Four, including three Russians, charged with murder in downing of passenger plane over Ukraine
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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: Four, including three Russians, charged with murder in downing of passenger plane over Ukraine

Prosecutors announced murder charges against four men, three of them Russians and the fourth a Ukranian separatist, in the missile attack that blew Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine

Premier League: Manchester City look to extend lead at top; United aim to stay in contention for title
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Premier League: Manchester City look to extend lead at top; United aim to stay in contention for title

Manchester City underlined their determination to win the title with a gutsy 2-1 victory at Huddersfield and reestablished an eight-point lead over second placed United.

Ukraine army accuses pro-Russian rebels of launching 'large-scale offensive'
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Ukraine army accuses pro-Russian rebels of launching 'large-scale offensive'

Ukraine's army on Wednesday accused pro-Russian forces of launching a new attack against its positions in breach of a brittle ceasefire, with at least one civilian killed and several others wounded in the fresh clashes.

3 civilians killed in Ukraine after surge in shelling
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3 civilians killed in Ukraine after surge in shelling

At least three civilians were killed in east Ukraine in a further surge in shelling in several locations along the front line according to government and rebel officials

Fighting in eastern Ukraine rages on overnight despite talks
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Fighting in eastern Ukraine rages on overnight despite talks

Fighting raged overnight and in the early hours on Tuesday on the outskirts of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine despite an agreement reached by the Ukrainian and Russian foreign ministers a day earlier.

Ukraine: Rocket fire kills at least 5 near hospital in Donetsk
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Ukraine: Rocket fire kills at least 5 near hospital in Donetsk

Rocket salvoes hit a previously safe section of Ukraine's rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Wednesday, killing at least five people and damaging a hospital, six schools and five kindergartens, rebels said.

Ukraine: 12 civilians killed in artillery fire in Donetsk
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Ukraine: 12 civilians killed in artillery fire in Donetsk

Artillery fire killed at least 12 civilians in the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Friday amid fierce fighting between pro-Russia separatists and government troops.

Bus shelling kills 13 as Ukraine troops abandon Donetsk airport
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Bus shelling kills 13 as Ukraine troops abandon Donetsk airport

Thirteen civilians died when shells hit a trolleybus on Thursday in Ukraine's rebel bastion Donetsk as clashes forced Kiev to abandon its dogged defence of the city's airport in one of the deadliest days of the nine-month war.

Ukraine: Pro-Russia rebels claim to control Donetsk airport after intense fight
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Ukraine: Pro-Russia rebels claim to control Donetsk airport after intense fight

Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine are claiming that they have seized control of the Donetsk airport after days of intense fighting.

 UN chief Ban Ki-moon alarmed by flareup in Ukraine fighting
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UN chief Ban Ki-moon alarmed by flareup in Ukraine fighting

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voiced alarm over fierce fighting around the Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine and called for an immediate end to the violence.

Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels to restart peace talks
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Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels to restart peace talks

Ukraine's pro-European leaders and Kremlin-backed rebels agreed today to hold long-delayed peace talks, as Russia reeled from a currency crisis and faced still more sanctions from the West.

Ukraine President Poroshenko pleads with Russia to withdraw as truce holds
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Ukraine President Poroshenko pleads with Russia to withdraw as truce holds

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko today pleaded with Russia to withdraw its troops from his country and close the border, saying doing so would create peace in the war-torn region within weeks.

Defrost relations with Russia, last Soviet leader Gorbachev urges US, EU
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Defrost relations with Russia, last Soviet leader Gorbachev urges US, EU

Gorbachev warned that current international efforts to solve the Ukraine crisis were "unequal to the danger that threatens us all."

No one will defeat Russia militarily: Putin in state of the nation speech
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No one will defeat Russia militarily: Putin in state of the nation speech

Putin once again expressed his displeasure over the toppling of Ukrainian Presidential Viktor Yanukovych but offered no insight into what Russia's next actions in eastern Ukraine could be.

Accident near nuclear plant sparked power crisis, Ukraine's PM reveals
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Accident near nuclear plant sparked power crisis, Ukraine's PM reveals

News agency Interfax Ukraine said the problem had occurred at bloc No 3 - a 1,000-megawatt reactor - and the resulting lack of output had worsened the power crisis in the country.

In a first, NATO okays special combat force to counter Russian threat
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In a first, NATO okays special combat force to counter Russian threat

The plan will enable NATO to meet "any threats from wherever they come", Stoltenberg said.

Kiev shuts down banking system in rebel-held east Ukraine
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Kiev shuts down banking system in rebel-held east Ukraine

An AFP journalist found dozens of people queueing up hopefully in the biting cold outside banks around the separatist stronghold of Donetsk.

Anxiety, depression plague Ukraine's violence-torn east
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Anxiety, depression plague Ukraine's violence-torn east

At Donetsk's main psychiatric hospital, Dr Mikhail Bero has seen hundreds of patients check in as the seven months of fighting that has cost over 4,300 lives takes its toll. At Donetsk's main psychiatric hospital, Dr Mikhail Bero has seen hundreds of patients check in as the seven months of fighting that has cost over 4,300 lives takes its toll.

OSCE monitors shot at in east Ukraine
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OSCE monitors shot at in east Ukraine

Last week, Russia lashed out at the OSCE for alleged bias.

Ukraine says no to talks with rebels; terms them Russia's mercenaries
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Ukraine says no to talks with rebels; terms them Russia's mercenaries

Kiev and the West accuse Russia of destabilising Ukraine by providing the rebels with money, arms and reinforcements.