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    Malaysian passenger plane crashes in Ukraine near Russian border: Ifax
    Jul17

    Malaysian passenger plane crashes in Ukraine near Russian border: Ifax

    A Malaysian passenger airliner with 295 people on board crashed in Ukraine near the Russian border on Thursday, the Interfax news agency cited an aviation industry source as saying. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Ukraine accuses Russian jet of downing fighter plane in east
    Jul17

    Ukraine accuses Russian jet of downing fighter plane in east

    A Russian jet shot down a Ukrainian SU-25 fighter plane that was on military operations over the east of Ukraine, where government forces are fighting to quell a pro-Russian separatist rebellion, the Ukrainian militarysaid. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Malaysia Airlines plane lost contact over Ukraine
    Jul17

    Malaysia Airlines plane lost contact over Ukraine

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia Airlines said late Thursday it lost contact with a plane over Ukrainian airspace. MH17 was heading from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur on Thursday. A Ukrainian government adviser Anton Gerashenko said on Facebook that a plane carrying 295 people was shot down over a town in the east of the country. The airline...

    Malaysia Airlines passenger jet carrying 295 people ‘shot down’ over eastern Ukraine
    Jul17

    Malaysia Airlines passenger jet carrying 295 people ‘shot down’ over eastern Ukraine

    A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane crashed after reportedly being shot down by a ground-to-air missile in eastern Ukraine with 295 people on board on Thursday, in a region of military action where Ukrainian government forces are battling pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Malaysian plane shot down over Ukraine
    Jul17

    Malaysian plane shot down over Ukraine

    In this Nov. 15, 2012 photo, a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 takes off from Los Angeles International Airport in Los …read more Source: The Korea...

    West escalates Russia sanctions
    Jul17

    West escalates Russia sanctions

    WASHINGTON (AP) ― Both the U.S. and European Union imposed new economic sanctions on Russia Wednesday, with President Ba …read more Source: The Korea...

    Kiev accuses Russian jet of shooting down its plane
    Jul17

    Kiev accuses Russian jet of shooting down its plane

    Kiev on Thursday accused a Russian air force jet of shooting down a Ukrainian warplane over its territory Wednesday, ratcheting up tensions along the volatile border between the two ex-Soviet states. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Russia condemns ‘primitive’ US sanctions over Ukraine
    Jul17

    Russia condemns ‘primitive’ US sanctions over Ukraine

    Russia condemned new US sanctions on Thursday as a primitive attempt to take revenge on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis and accused Washington of blackmailing the European Union into agreeing more sanctions. …read more Source: The Times of...

    US, EU stiffen sanctions against Russia over its support for Ukraine separatists
    Jul17

    US, EU stiffen sanctions against Russia over its support for Ukraine separatists

    The US and EU strengthened sanctions on Russia over Ukraine on Wednesday, with President Obama taking his first direct swipes in the finance, military and energy sectors of the Russian economy. The move drew an angry threat of serious retaliation from Moscow. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    US, EU escalate economic sanctions on Russia
    Jul17

    US, EU escalate economic sanctions on Russia

    WASHINGTON — Both the U.S. and European Union imposed new economic sanctions on Russia July 16, with President Barack Obama declaring that Russian leaders must see that their actions supporting Ukraine’s rebels “have consequences.” Though the American and European sanctions were coordinated, they nonetheless exposed...

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