The suitcase was found on Thursday not far from plane wreckage which fuelled speculation it may be from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, which vanished last year with 239 people on board.
The video was shot by the rebels shows how they disturbingly worked around the victims to rummage through their belongings
The memorial, which features a plaque inscribed with the names of Australians who were killed, is set in soil that a police officer brought back from Ukraine.
Judge Norsharidah Awang sentenced 34-year-old mechanic Basheer Ahmad following his conviction last Wednesday.
The Malaysia Airlines plane disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, 2014.
Grief-stricken family members plan to hold an event in Beijing to mark one year since the Boeing 777 went missing.
“I do reassure the families of our hope and expectation that the ongoing search will succeed,” Abbott told parliament.
The family of a passenger of the Malaysian Airlines aircraft that disappeared in March this year is still seeking answers.
Malaysia, a majority Muslim country, had initially sought to have the remains returned by July 28 for Hari Raya.
Malaysia also called for a comprehensive investigation by international independent bodies into the crash.
Russian President Vladimir Putin urged the two warring sides to hold peace talks as soon as possible.
An Australian family mourning their son and his wife learnt that their step-granddaughter and her husband were on MH17.
‘The Buk is a sophisticated, difficult to operate system used by both the Russian and Ukrainian government military.’
Ukraine PM orders investigation into Malaysian ‘airplane catastrophe’, says plane was en route from Amsterdam.
Relatives of the missing people cannot move on from the mysterious March 8 disappearance of MH 370.