A new law takes away freedoms on the Internet, one of the last places where Russians can speak openly.
Two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down, the probe is still stymied by war zone dangers.
An international team does not expect to reach the site until Wednesday or Thursday, two weeks after the crash.
First the wreckage of Flight 17 fell on Lidiya Goryushko’s home. Now Ukraine’s military and rebels are fighting close by.
Locals don’t blame rebels for shooting down Flight 17, and Russia appears to be stepping up support.
A Malaysian plane carrying 298 people tumbled from the sky, onto land claimed by two nations.
The government turmoil comes about as intense battles continue in the eastern part of the country.
The planes were struck in the same vicinity as a Malaysia Airlines airliner that was shot down last week.
The number was lower than the 282 bodies that Ukrainian officials said were recovered from the crash site.
“We never expected people falling from the sky,” she said.
A train with remains of Flight 17 victims finally leaves, and the devices were given to Malaysian officials.
Torez, Ukraine, was already a war zone; now it’s makeshift morgue, too.
Kerry lays out what he calls an “enormous amount of evidence” tying separatists to jet crash in Ukraine.
Rebels are accused of moving bodies from site of downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and denying access to area.
The Ukrainian rebels say safe passage will eventually be granted amid disputes over a cease-fire.
A missile downs the jet, killing all 298 aboard, and Ukraine’s government blames pro-Russian rebels.
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev calls them “evil” and says Russian defense spending could rise in response.
The Ukraine crisis prompted new measures targeting major banks and the energy and defense industries.
Separatists claim a role, but Ukraine’s defense chief says their rockets could not have brought down the aircraft.
A cross-border shelling from eastern Ukraine struck Russian territory Sunday, reportedly killing one.