• Pro-Moscow rebels fighting in Ukraine said on Friday they would comply with a request from the Kremlin and open up a 'humanitarian corridor' to allow the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops they have encircled.

    Residents of Donetsk gather on Lenin Square, where pro-Russian rebels organized a anti-Kiev parade featuring destroyed Ukrainian military vehicles on August 24, 2014 in Donetsk, Ukraine.
    LAST UPDATE : Aug 29, 2014, 7:31 AM EDT
  • A coffin containing the body of a victim of the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is loaded onto a plane for transport to the Netherlands during a departure ceremony on July 23, 2014 in Kharkiv, Ukraine.

    The first planes carrying victims' bodies from crashed flight MH17 have left Ukraine for the Netherlands, where experts will begin to identify them. Dutch P.M. Mark Rutte will meet the planes amid day of mourning.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 23, 2014, 7:36 AM EDT
  • Personnel from the Ukrainian Emergencies Ministry load the bodies of victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 into a truck at the crash site on July 21, 2014 in Grabovo, Ukraine. Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was travelling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur when it crashed killing all 298 on board including 80 children.

    The transfer of bodies from flight MH17 follows international pressure on pro-Russia rebels. Meanwhile, international monitors say parts of the wreckage have been changed since they first saw it.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 22, 2014, 7:40 AM EDT
  • People walk amongst the debris, at the crash site of a passenger plane near the village of Grabovo, Ukraine, Thursday, July 17, 2014.

    Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine are to give international investigators access to the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines jet. The plane, carrying 298 people, crashed in rebel-held territory on Thursday.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 18, 2014, 5:54 AM EDT
  • A screenshot from a Youtube video allegedly depicting the scene of the crash site of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17.

    A Malaysian passenger plane en route to Kuala Lumpur crashed in Ukraine near the Russian border after reportedly being hit by a missile, killing all 295 people on board.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 17, 2014, 4:17 PM EDT