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    Kerry told Russia in phone call to pull forces from Ukraine-official
    Apr23

    Kerry told Russia in phone call to pull forces from Ukraine-official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told his Russian counterpart in a phone call on Wednesday that Russia must withdraw its forces from eastern Ukraine, a senior State Department official said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Pentagon denies 'ridiculous' claim U.S. troops in eastern Ukraine
    Apr23

    Pentagon denies 'ridiculous' claim U.S. troops in eastern Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon on Thursday denied Russian allegations that U.S. troops are in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine, calling Moscow’s claims a “ridiculous attempt to shift the focus” from its own activities in the region. …read more Source: The...

    Putin ally says Russia-EU crisis may be easing
    Apr23

    Putin ally says Russia-EU crisis may be easing

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A senior Russian politician suggested on Thursday the worst was over in a crisis in relations between the European Union and Moscow over the conflict in Ukraine and called for better cooperation with Brussels. …read more Source: The...

    Dutch Expert Suspended After Showing MH17 Victim Photos
    Apr23

    Dutch Expert Suspended After Showing MH17 Victim Photos

    A Dutch expert helping to identify victims from last year’s MH17 airliner crash in Ukraine has been suspended after showing photographs of the dead at a public lecture, police said today. …read more Source:...

    Dutch expert suspended after showing MH17 victim photos
    Apr23

    Dutch expert suspended after showing MH17 victim photos

    THE HAGUE – A Dutch expert helping to identify victims from last year’s MH17 airliner crash in Ukraine has been suspended after showing photographs of the dead at a public lecture, police said Thursday.”He has been suspended from his work and we’ll see if other measures need to be taken,” Thomas Aling, spokesman for...

    Anthropologist criticized for showing images of MH17 victims
    Apr23

    Anthropologist criticized for showing images of MH17 victims

    An anthropologist and pathologist who is part of the international team working to identify people killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was brought down over Ukraine was publicly rebuked Thursday for discussing the case and showing photos of victims in a lecture to students.Arie de Bruijn, head of the Dutch police forensics unit that is...

    ‘Russian defence ministry says US troops in east Ukraine’
    Apr23

    ‘Russian defence ministry says US troops in east Ukraine’

    US troops are in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine and are training Ukrainian forces, Interfax news agency quoted a spokesman for Russia’s Defence Ministry as saying on Thursday. A day earlier, Washington accused Russia of building up air defence systems inside eastern Ukraine and of involvement in training exercises of pro-Russian...

    Sweden mulls 2026 Winter Games bid after aborted ’22 effort
    Apr23

    Sweden mulls 2026 Winter Games bid after aborted ’22 effort

    Stockholm is mulling a run for the 2026 Winter Olympics based on the concept of its aborted bid for the 2022 Games.Swedish Olympic Committee spokesman Bjorn Folin said Thursday there were “no concrete plans” yet but the issue had been discussed at the committee’s annual meeting earlier this week.Folin said the committee plans to...

    Russian defence ministry says U.S. troops in east Ukraine – Interfax
    Apr23

    Russian defence ministry says U.S. troops in east Ukraine – Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. troops are in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine and are training Ukrainian forces, Interfax news agency quoted a spokesman for Russia’s Defence Ministry as saying on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Dutch expert suspended after showing MH17 victim photos
    Apr23

    Dutch expert suspended after showing MH17 victim photos

    THE HAGUE: A Dutch expert helping to identify victims from last year’s MH17 airliner crash in Ukraine has been suspended after showing photographs of the dead at a public lecture, police said Thursday. “He has been suspended from his work and we’ll see if other measures need to be taken,” Thomas Aling, spokesman for the Dutch national...

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