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Ukraine

 

Ukraine is the second largest country in Eastern Europe. Ukraine is a unitary state composed of 24 oblasts (provinces), one autonomous republic (Crimea), and two cities with special status: Kiev, its capital, and Sevastopol, which houses the Russian Black Sea Fleet under a leasing agreement.

It is bordered by the Russian Federation to the east; Belarus to the north; Poland, Slovakia, and Hungary to the west; Romania and Moldova to the southwest; and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south.  Read More

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A Malaysian air crash investigator (R) inspects the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of Rozsypne, Donetsk region, July 22, 2014. A train carrying the remains of many of the 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived
MH370 Search Efforts Not Affected by MH17 Recovery; Australia Still Committed to Solving Mystery

By IBTimes AU

As Malaysia Airlines suffers another blow with the aftermath of the MH17 crash over the Ukraine border, Australia said the latest disaster will not affect the ongoing search operations for the lost MH370. (4:22 pm)

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REFILE - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION  Family members of the victims killed in Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 plane disaster react next to Mayor Pieter Broertjes (front 3rd L) as a row of hearses carrying the victims' bodies arrives at the Korporaal van Oud
What May Have Happened to Malaysia Airlines MH17: 5 Strangest Conspiracy Theories; Crash Victim Had Frightening ‘Premonition’

By IBTimes AU

Only four months after disappearance of MH370, another Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 met with a horrifying tragedy. Boeing 777 was carrying 298 people in the plane from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur when the plane was reportedly shot down, killing all the people onboard. No one knows why it happened. (2:51 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, AIDS

MH17: Pro-Russian Rebel Confesses Firing on Plane by Mistake

By IBTimes AU

A pro-Russian rebel confesses with horror that they took down flight MH17 (1:35 pm)

MH17: “We will bring all of them home” – PM Tony Abbott

By IBTimes AU

Prime Minister Tony Abbott vows to bring home all Australians aboard MH17 (12:20 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, TONY ABBOTT

People light candles at the Malaysian embassy to commemorate the victims of Malaysia Airlines MH17, which crashed in eastern Ukraine, in Kiev
3 Almost Believable Internet Theories on the Malaysia Airlines MH17 Crash

By IBTimes AU

Why did MH17 crash? Here are three popular theories circulating the Internet. (12:19 pm)

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People celebrate and wave Russian flags as the preliminary results of today's referendum are announced in the Crimean city of Sevastopol on 16 March, 2014.
Malaysian Airlines Flight 17: Russians Feel Glut Over Steady Diet of Conspiracy Theories on Downed Jet

By IBTimes AU

Global anger grows at Russia, believed to be behind the Moscow-initiated missile hit on Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 that took 298 lives, but many Russians are unaware of that. The reason is because they are being bombarded by a constant diet of cons... (8:12 am)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, AIDS

Vigil for Victims of MH 17
Malaysian Airlines Flight 17: Air Carrier Losing $1.6 Million/Day; Crisis Management Experts Suggest Hiring Risk Expert as CEO

By IBTimes AU

The consensus in the global aviation industry is that embattled Malaysian Airlines is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy. With two major air mishaps that could create a minimum $80 million hole in the Kuala Lumpur-based company's shaky finance... (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: ADVERTISING, RUSSIA, MANAGEMENT

Some MH17 Facebook Tribute Accounts are Fake! Goes to Gambling Ads and Porn Sites Instead
Some MH17 Facebook Tribute Accounts are Fake! Goes to Gambling Ads and Porn Sites Instead

By IBTimes AU

Some people have chosen to take advantage of the situation by setting up several Facebook tribute accounts for the passengers of flight MH17. However, it was discovered that some MH17 Facebook tribute accounts are fake! Instead of honoring the memory... (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, DISASTERS

A United Airlines electronic departure board is pictured inside the terminal at Newark International Airport in New Jersey
Major European & U.S. Airlines Cancel Flights to Israel after Rocket Attack on Tel Aviv Airport

By IBTimes AU

Major U.S. airlines suspended their flights to Israel on Tuesday, July 22 after a rocket attack on the Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv. (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, WHITE HOUSE, NEW YORK, UNITED AIRLINES, FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron with EU leaders in Brussels
British PM Cameron Urges Tough Sanctions Against Russia

By IBTimes AU

British Prime Minister David Cameron has called for a hard line approach against Russia if it is not mending its ways in patronising the Ukraine rebels. According to a report in the Guardian, Cameron wanted the EU to blacklist the coterie and oligarchs around the Russian President Vladimir Putin. (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, RUSSIA