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Russia: 17,000 troops to leave near Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered 17,600 troops near the Ukrainian border to return to their bases, state-run media reported.

The reason? The Russian troops' training exercises in the southern Rostov region have ended, according to the RIA...

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U.N. warning over fragile Ukraine ceasefire

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged Ukrainian government forces and rebel fighters to respect a fragile ceasefire following the death of a Swiss Red Cross worker in shelling in eastern Ukraine.

The humanitarian worker, identified as Laurent D...

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Red Cross worker killed in Ukraine

An International Committee of the Red Cross worker was killed during shelling close to its office in Donetsk, Ukraine, the group said Thursday on Twitter.

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Ukraine: Shells hit school, bus, killing 9

A shell landed near a school as children began their school year in the war-weary eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Wednesday morning, killing at least three adults and shattering what would have been a step toward normalcy for dozens of students.

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Flight 17 downed by 'high-energy objects,' report says

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 broke apart in the air after it was hit by a burst of "high-energy objects" from outside, a preliminary report by Dutch aviation investigators said Tuesday. Take a look at images from the tragedy.

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MH-17 crash site residents traumatized

The debris of MH-17 is scattered over a wide area, so is the trauma inflicted on local residents.

Flight 17 passenger Quinn Schansman

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Flight 17 passengers remembered

The victims aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came from around the world and held a wide range of hopes and dreams. Here are a few of those passengers' pictures and stories.

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Putin: Experts need security at site

Russian President Vladmir Putin said in a statement that it was necessary that international experts at scene of plane crash have “full and absolute security.”

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Victims' belongings scattered among the ashes

There's still no dignity for the victims of MH17, whose personal belongings are scattered among the ashes of the flight that crashed in Ukraine.

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Where Flight 17 passengers were from

Malaysia Airlines has given a breakdown of the nationalities of the 298 people on Flight 17, the civilian plane that was shot down over Ukraine. Take a look at where the people on board were from.

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Civilian planes that have been shot down

The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 has shocked the world. While it hasn't happened many times before, this isn't the first time a civilian passenger plane has been shot out of the sky. Take a look other civilian jets that have been shot down.

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What to know: Crimea votes to break from Ukraine

Russia's President Vladimir Putin and the speakers of the country's upper and lower houses of parliament signed a deal Friday that formally concludes the annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region to Russia. Catch up on what's been happening in Crimea this tumultuous week.

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Flight 17 downed by 'high-energy objects,' report says

MH17 crash3

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 broke apart in the air after it was hit by a burst of "high-energy objects" from outside, a…

Flight 17 passengers remembered

Flight 17 passenger Quinn Schansman

The victims aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came from around the world and held a wide range of hopes and dreams. Here…

Where Flight 17 passengers were from

MH 17 personal items

Malaysia Airlines has given a breakdown of the nationalities of the 298 people on Flight 17, the civilian plane that was…

Civilian planes that have been shot down

MH17 crash3

The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 has shocked the world. While it hasn't happened many times before, this isn't the…

What to know: Crimea votes to break from Ukraine

Russia's President Vladimir Putin and the speakers of the country's upper and lower houses of parliament signed a deal…

Crisis in Ukraine: What you need to know

Protesters in Donetsk

There have been several recent developments with the situation in Ukraine. Take a look at the fast-moving conflict and…

A look inside Ukraine's presidential palace

Yanukovych Home

Anti-government protesters and local residents found a bizarre display of opulence and luxury when they stormed the home of…

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