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Armed pro-Russian separatists stand guard as OSCE monitors and members of a Malaysian air crash investigation team inspect the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), Donetsk region
Ukraine 'Great War' Has Arrived; Australia Mulls More Sanctions Against Russia

By IBTimes AU

Australia threatens imposing more sanctions on Russia if it does not pull out its military troops in Ukraine. The Ukrainian defence minister has declared that a "great war" has arrived in his country and tens of thousands of lives will be lost if Russia remains unchecked. (4:30 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, TONY ABBOTT

Ukraine Crisis
Russian President Putin Asks EU To Show “Common Sense” Even As Ukraine Gov't Forces Run Away From Rebel Dominated Positions

By IBTimes AU

The EU leadership needs to engage Russia as Ukraine stands weakened and isolated (3:02 pm)

MORE TOPICS: WTO, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

Ukraine Crisis
Russia Massacres Ukrainian Volunteer Battalions—Surviving Members Alleged

By IBTimes AU

Surviving members of Ukrainian volunteer battalions alleged hundreds of their men were killed by pro-Russian forces (2:04 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, TONY ABBOTT, INVESTMENT

Putin walks past Obama at the G20 in St. Petersburg
Ukraine Crisis: Putin Dangles Nuclear War Threat, US Senators Advise Sending Defensive Weapons

By IBTimes AU

US senators have advised sending defensive weapons to Ukraine so the latter can fight off pro-Russian rebels as President Vladimir Putin dangled the threat of nuclear war. (Sep 01)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED NATIONS, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

Foreign citizens working and living in Ukraine wave the flags of their countries during a rally demanding justice for the victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, at Independence Square in Kiev July 27, 2014. Nearly 300 people, 193 of them Dut
Ukraine Ceasefire Looks Remote As Putin Talks Tough At Meeting With Poroshenko

By IBTimes AU

Ukraine's reluctance for a referendum on joining NATO will make Russia justify its interference in Ukraine (Aug 28)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, UKRAINE

Gas tanks are pictured at Austria's largest natural gas import and distribution station in Baumgarten May 2, 2014.
EU Nations Importing Russian Gas Now Searching for Alternative Sources

By IBTimes AU

Russia's might on energy makes it adorable even among rivals (Aug 27)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

Britain-politics
Cameron May Seek EU Reform or Exit for Britain

By IBTimes AU

The sentiment of an over arching Brussels is bothering the UK (Aug 27)

MORE TOPICS: UNEMPLOYMENT, UNITED KINGDOM, LONDON, CONGRESS

Russian President Putin At a Meeting in Moscow's Kremlin
Serbia Wants EU Membership and Russia’s Friendship: Rebuffs EU Demand For Sanctions on Russia

By IBTimes AU

Economic gains stemming from foreign trade cannot be sacrificed for political gains. (Aug 25)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, UKRAINE

A employee walks by a meat cooler in the grocery section of a Sam's Club during a media tour in Bentonville, Arkansas June 5, 2014.
EU Food Makers Smuggling Products into Russia Via Switzerland

By IBTimes AU

Food makers from member-states of the European Union included in Russia's list of banned agriculture imports are devising ways to smuggle their products into President Vladimir Putin's country via Switzerland, according to reports. (Aug 19)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA

Armed pro-Russian separatists stand guard as monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and members of a Malaysian air crash investigation team inspect the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of
Merkel to Putin: Explain Reports Alleging Russian Tanks, Troops Had Advanced into Eastern Ukraine; Ukraine Pleads Military Aid from EU, NATO

By IBTimes AU

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on President Vladimir Putin to explain reports alleging Russian troops and tanks had advanced into eastern Ukraine to support the separatist rebels in the area. (Aug 18)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, RUSSIA, UKRAINE