Julie Bishop stares down Russia over MH17 tragedy

By David Wroe
Updated August 19 2014 - 12:08am, first published 2:29pm
"Any intervention by Russia into Ukraine under the guise of a humanitarian crisis will be seen as the transparent artifice that it is": Julie Bishop. Photo: Getty-Images
"Any intervention by Russia into Ukraine under the guise of a humanitarian crisis will be seen as the transparent artifice that it is": Julie Bishop. Photo: Brendan Esposito

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has dramatically stepped up Australia's condemnation of Moscow over the flight MH17 tragedy, accusing it of trying to use humanitarian help as a pretext for an occupation.

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