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Part of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 at the crash site in the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), about 80km east of Donetsk in Ukraine, in September 2014. Photograph: Alexander Khudoteply/AFP/Getty Images

An international investigation into the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has released a series of phone intercepts, including one between(...)

Decommissioned Russian nuclear submarines in their Arctic base of Severomorsk, Russia, in 1998. Photograph:  AP

Fourteen Russian sailors were killed when a fire broke out while their deep-water research submarine was carrying out a survey of the sea floor near t(...)

Silene Fredriksz, mother of one of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 victims, speaks to reporters, in Nieuwegein, Netherlands. Photograph: Eva Plevier/Reuters

Five years after the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, Dutch prosecutors have issued international arrest warrants (...)

‘I have a cherished family photo of my Irish ancestors who emigrated to Australia in the 19th century. It is so important to me because when I arrived in Ireland I immediately felt at home.’

Emigrating often means shedding the past so we can embrace the future. But sometimes it’s as much about what we hold onto as what we let go. The few (...)

US president Donald Trump and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin in 2017. Photograph: Jorge Silva/File Photo/Reuters

I had dinner with Vladimir Putin once. He made me lose my appetite. The then-fledgling president of Russia was polite and smiling at first with me an(...)

Members of the Joint Investigation Team with part of the Buk  rocket that was fired on flight MH17 in 2014.  Photograph: Robin van Lonkhuijsen/AFP/Getty Images

In a significant step towards laying the blame for the shooting-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 at the door of the Russian state, international (...)

The site of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 air crash near the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region. File photograph: Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters

One year ago, 298 people boarded an aircraft at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam for a midday flight to Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. Once the (...)

Jonathan Bardon: many authors, while (rightly) concerned to be scholarly, do not seem to put themselves out to be lucid, lively and just plain readable

Historian Jonathan Bardon’s works include A History of Ulster (Blackstaff Press, 1992); Belfast: A Century (Blackstaff Press, 1999); Beyond the Stu(...)

An armed pro-Russian separatist stands on part of the wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 plane after it crashed near the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region in this image from July. Photograph: Reuters

Authorities in the Netherlands are due to publish a preliminary report on the July downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine. The(...)

Fire has broken out on a Russian nuclear submarine undergoing repairs, but no injuries or radiation leaks have been reported. The fire on the Tomsk su(...)