# russia - Tuesday 29 July, 2014
Again, fighting in the towns around the crash site made it impossible for Dutch and Australian authorities to get to the wreckage today.
Tension is already high between the two countries due to the crisis in Ukraine.
Dozens of the posters have sprung up around the rebel-held industrial city.
# russia - Monday 28 July, 2014
The investigators leading the probe in the Netherlands would not give confirmation.
It was unanimously held that Russian authorities forced Yukos into bankruptcy.
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights added that an “effective” investigation is needed.
# russia - Sunday 27 July, 2014
In the aftermath of the the airplane crash in Ukraine, the politician claims the host nation should be changed.
Police officers from the two countries were due to recover victims’ remains from the site but heavy shelling has been reported in the village next to the crash site.
# russia - Friday 25 July, 2014
US officials called Russian artillery fire a “clear escalation” of the conflict.
# russia - Wednesday 23 July, 2014
The cockpit voice recorder was damaged but the memory module was intact.
The planes may have been carrying as many as four military personnel.
# russia - Tuesday 22 July, 2014
Malaysia Airlines also faced a backlash after one of its planes flew over war-torn Syria.
Charlie Flanagan calls for immediate ceasefire to conflict in Gaza, and urges all sides involved in the Ukraine conflict to cooperate on MH17 inquiry.
# russia - Monday 21 July, 2014
A deal was reportedly also reached today with Ukrainian separatists over the recovery of the flight’s black boxes.
Tony Abbott called the downing of the plane “a crime”.
# russia - Sunday 20 July, 2014
The bodies have been taken to an unknown location.
# russia - Saturday 19 July, 2014
The Ukrainin government said rebels were blocking Ukrainian investigators from accessing the site
# russia - Friday 18 July, 2014
298 passengers were on board the plane.
A run-through of events surrounding the shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane yesterday.
Malaysia’s Transport Minister says flight path was deemed secure by international air authorities, but other airlines were bypassing it for months.
It stressed the need for “immediate access” by investigators to the crash site.
The US President added that more sanctions could be imposed on Russia
The area is now a no-fly zone after last night’s crash.
# russia - Thursday 17 July, 2014
Malaysia Airlines says it has “lost all contact” with flight MH17 from Amsterdam.
Ukraine’s Security Council also said their troops had been fired on with missiles launched from a Russian village.
# russia - Wednesday 16 July, 2014
A number of the current squad are likely to still be eligible should the Irish team reach Russia in four years’ time.
# russia - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
Another 106 people have been taken to hospital.
# russia - Monday 14 July, 2014
Russian state TV said that Ukrainian troops “crucified” a three-year-old boy.
# russia - Sunday 13 July, 2014
Under the Obama administration the NSA has continued to grow and Libya has slipped into chaos, meanwhile relations with Russia are reaching crisis point.
# russia - Saturday 12 July, 2014
Separatists near the Russian border mowed down 19 troops in a hail of heavy rocket fire yesterday.
# russia - Friday 11 July, 2014
Amnesty International says the bulk of the kidnappings are carried out by pro-Russian rebels.
# russia - Wednesday 9 July, 2014
Francois Hollande and Angela Merkel have urged for a political solution to be reached.
# russia - Wednesday 2 July, 2014
Iraq had previously received a shipment of the SU-25 jets from Russia.
# russia - Tuesday 1 July, 2014
A 10-day truce was not extended after the government said separatists were ‘unwilling to control terrorist units’.
# russia - Saturday 28 June, 2014
However, the deal is a fragile agreement.
# russia - Friday 27 June, 2014
Moldova and Georgia also signed identical deals with the union this morning.
# russia - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
Meanwhile, Putin calls on Russian parliament to cancel resolution sanctioning Russian military force in Ukraine.
# russia - Monday 23 June, 2014
# russia - Sunday 22 June, 2014
Petro Poroshenko’s initiative follows his announcement on Friday of a week-long unilateral ceasefire in the government’s 10-week campaign against pro-Russian rebels.