Europe MH17 only adds to grim toll on civilians in eastern Ukraine

The downing of MH17 refocused the world's attention on the conflict in Ukraine, where rebel commanders are centralizing control according to a new UN report. 

By , Staff writer

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A new United Nations report describes a “breakdown of law and order” and "egregious human rights abuses" in eastern Ukraine that date even before the conflict captured world attention over the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.