Negotiations are reportedly beginning in Minsk today as both sides exchange claims of shelling with mortars over the last 24 hours. Fighting has been reported near Donetsk, Gorlovka, Mariupol and Krymskoye, in the Lugansk region.
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For the latest summary of evidence surrounding the shooting down of flight MH17 see our separate article: How We Know Russia Shot Down MH17.
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