The "terrible" crash of flight has show unrest in Ukraine is "getting out of control", a former British diplomat to eastern Europe and Moscow told Good Morning Britain.
Charles Crawford, a former ambassador to Sarajevo, said it would be "difficult" to offer Russia a deal which was "not completely morally unacceptable as well as politically unacceptable."
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A widespread frost across the UK as temperatures fall below freezing under clear skies.
After a vote tainted by reports of ballot-box stuffing and forced voting, Putin said Russia was ready to 'cooperate' with Britain.
Largely dry elsewhere tonight with a widespread frost and icy stretches