# ukraine - Yesterday’s News
We contacted all members of the Seanad to find out if they’ll be coming back for debates on Gaza and Ukraine tomorrow.
# ukraine - 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.
Dozens of the posters have sprung up around the rebel-held industrial city.
# ukraine - Monday 28 July, 2014
The investigators leading the probe in the Netherlands would not give confirmation.
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights added that an “effective” investigation is needed.
# ukraine - Sunday 27 July, 2014
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.
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# ukraine - Saturday 26 July, 2014
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said this makes it more important than ever that an international team be dispatched to the scene.
# ukraine - Friday 25 July, 2014
Dutch and Australian investigators were at the site today.
Russia was likely to see its economy brought to the brink of recession but the IMF has now slashed the country’s growth forecast.
US officials called Russian artillery fire a “clear escalation” of the conflict.
# ukraine - Thursday 24 July, 2014
Relatives joined the King yesterday as bodies arrived at Eindhoven airport.
# ukraine - 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.
Former US President Bill Clinton says those responsible “want a divided world”.
# ukraine - Tuesday 22 July, 2014
Colin Brazier has publicly apologised for the incident.
Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned in London with radioactive tea eight years ago.
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.
# ukraine - Monday 21 July, 2014
A deal was reportedly also reached today with Ukrainian separatists over the recovery of the flight’s black boxes.
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Flowers and other tributes have been left outside the Dutch Embassy where one of the books was opened today.
Tony Abbott called the downing of the plane “a crime”.
# ukraine - Sunday 20 July, 2014
Everyone’s talking about Rory McIlroy, Gaza, and the fate of MH17 victims.
“We shouldn’t really be doing this,” reporter Colin Brazier said on air.
The bodies have been taken to an unknown location.
# ukraine - Saturday 19 July, 2014
The Ukrainin government said rebels were blocking Ukrainian investigators from accessing the site
President Higgins said he was “greatly saddened” by the loss of 298 lives.
Edel Mahady’s family said she would not want time wasted hating those responsible for her death.
# ukraine - 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.
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The US President added that more sanctions could be imposed on Russia
Decisive measures were taken.
Just outside the town of Grabovo, the wreckage in which 298 people lost their lives lies. Here’s what it looks like.
The area is now a no-fly zone after last night’s crash.
# ukraine - Thursday 17 July, 2014
Malaysia Airlines says it has “lost all contact” with flight MH17 from Amsterdam.
Aer Lingus and Ryanair confirm they do not fly over Ukrainian air space and flights are not impacted by the restrictions.