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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Russia claims latest EU sanctions over Ukraine will weaken fight against international terror - @AP

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Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine, July 17, 2014

Malaysia Prime Minister to visit Netherlands to discuss access to MH17 crash site in Ukraine - @Reuters

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Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine, July 17, 2014

Ukraine claims it has uncovered new evidence that separatist rebels shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 - @maxseddon

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Local media: Oleh Babayev, mayor of Kremenchuk, central Ukraine shot dead - @interfaxua, @ChristopherJM

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#Breaking Russia massing 15,000 troops on Ukraine border, U.S. NATO envoy says http://t.co/Lh3HOJyukT http://t.co/xVPAwEAXWI - @globeandmail

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More: US officials, citing military intelligence, say Russia appears to be preparing to arm Ukraine rebels with tanks, armored vehicles - @nytimes

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US ambassador to NATO: More than 15,000 Russian troops amassed along border with Ukraine - @Reuters

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#BREAKING: More than 15,000 Russian troops amassed along border with Ukraine: U.S. ambassador to NATO - @Reuters

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Pentagon spokesperson: Transfer of heavy caliber multiple rocket systems from Russia to Ukrainian separatists appears imminent - @Reuters, @NBCNews

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Editor's note: State Russian news agency @ria_novosti reports that Russian investigators were deliberately targeted with mortar fire from Ukraine and a total of 47 rounds were fired. The report sources an investigative committee. Both Ukraine and Russia have recently accused each other of firing across borders. - Aaron

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Update from Al Jazeera correspondent in Donetsk, Ukraine: 'We are OK. They are allowing us to film. We have permission to stay' - @nazaninemoshiri

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Photo: Al Jazeera correspondent tweets photo of masked men in Donetsk, Ukraine, leading them away from an army checkpoint - @nazaninemoshiri

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Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine, July 17, 2014

Photo: Wreckage at MH17 crash site apparently unguarded by rebels or OSCE monitors - @carloangerer

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Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine, July 17, 2014

Australian PM Tony Abbott confirms some of 100 police and defense force personnel sent to secure MH17 crash site will be armed - @Reuters

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Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine, July 17, 2014

Australian soldiers to back up police in securing Ukrainian site of MH17 crash - @PoliticsFairfax

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Joint Chiefs Chairman Martin Dempsey says Russian President Vladimir Putin may 'light a fire' he can't control in Ukraine - @NBCNews

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Canada to impose sanctions on range of Russian firms and banks due to 'provocative military activity' in eastern Ukraine - @Reuters

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Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine, July 17, 2014

Dutch PM Mark Rutte says he is sending 40 unarmed military police to eastern Ukraine as part of an increased effort to find the last victims of downed flight MH17 still at the wreckage site - @AP

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US State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf: 'We have new evidence that the Russians intend to deliver heavier and more powerful multiple rocket launchers to the separatist forces in Ukraine, and have evidence that Russia is firing artillery from within Russia to attack Ukrainian military positions' - @Reuters

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EU preparing to sanction Russia's most senior spies and security officials, some of whom served alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Cold War, according to draft document - @BloombergNews

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