A convoy of hearses arrives at the Korporaal van Oudheusdenkazerne in Hilversum, Netherlands, yesterday. It is the fouth day that Dutch and Australian transport airplanes brought the remains from Charkov to the Netherlands, where the identification process will take place. Photograph: EPA

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 Hearses carry coffins containing unidentified bodies from the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 leave the airport  in Eindhoven, Netherlands.  Photograph:  Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images 2:13

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A KML stewardess pays her respects at Schiphol Airport during a national day of mourning for the victims killed in Thursday’s Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 plane disaster, in Schiphol. Photograph:  Cris Toala Olivares/Reuters

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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 . Photograph: Maxim Zmeyev /Reuters 1:16

International inspectors have accused people working at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine of damaging the wreckage and failin(...)

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Armed pro-Russian separatists stand guard near the train transporting the remains of victims from the MH17 crash  plane before its departure. Photograph: Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters

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Conor Pope with his ‘old but perfectly functioning cash box, which would have been common before cash registers’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

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Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte calls for a swift and united hardening of the European Union’s stance against Russia. Evert-Jan Daniels/EPA

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 Refrigerated train cars holding the bodies of passengers from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17  at the train station  in Torez, Ukraine. Photograph: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images.

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A pro-Russian separatist stands at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region today. Photograph: Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters.

Ukraine has accused Russia and pro-Moscow rebels of destroying evidence to cover up their guilt in the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner that has(...)