In Russia, passengers in the Arctic came out of an airliner to the bitter cold to help it move to the runway.
With its influence in the Middle East weakened, Moscow is trying to restart Syria talks that collapsed earlier.
German minister called for drawing a division line between the government troops and pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine.
Sunday’s operation is being carried out under the supervision of Dutch investigators and officials from the OSCE.
Russian television has released a satellite photograph that it claims shows a Ukrainian fighter jet shot down MH17.
Four Russian warships have entered international waters off the northeast Australian coast to coincide with Putin’s visit to Australia
The appearance of the fleet coincides with Vladimir Putin’s arrival at the G20 summit in Brisbane this weekend.
US told UNSC there needs to be greater international pressure on Russia to abide by a ceasefire in Ukraine.
Putin had a close-up brush with Western anger over the Ukraine crisis and the downing of Flight MH17.
NATO had no immediate confirmation on the latest Ukrainian report.
The diplomatic spat with Russia over Ukraine has not prevented Poles from honouring Soviet troops.
NATO aircraft tracked Russian strategic bombers over the Atlantic and Black Sea on Wednesday.
“NATO is here to say. Russia is here to say. So we’re going to have some kind of relationship,” Stoltenberg said.
NATO fighter jets intercepted a Russian spy plane over the Baltic Sea after it breached Estonian airspace.
As the Red Army crossed into the land of the Afghans, for the US Pakistan turned almost overnight from a pariah country into a ‘frontline state’ in the war on ‘godless Russians’.