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    MH17 prosecutors now face tricky task of catching culprits
    Oct15

    MH17 prosecutors now face tricky task of catching culprits

    The wrecked cockpit of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is presented to the press during a presentation of the final report on the cause of the its crash, at the Gilze Rijen airbase October 13, 2015 – AFP Photo THE HAGUE: A Dutch-led criminal probe to find those responsible for shooting down flight MH17 has now become the top priority after the...

    Russia sentences elderly Ukrainian to 6 years for ‘spying’
    Oct14

    Russia sentences elderly Ukrainian to 6 years for ‘spying’

    Russia has accused 73-year-old Yury Soloshenko of trying to smuggle sensitive missile defence technology out of Russia. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine wants an Ikea, ‘symbol’ of anti-corruption fight
    Oct14

    Ukraine wants an Ikea, ‘symbol’ of anti-corruption fight

    Ukraine’s economy minister pleaded today for Ikea to set up shop in his country, saying it would show Kiev was serious about fighting the corruption that reportedly caused the furniture giant to ditch a previous Ukrainian foray. “We hope that Ikea will open a store. It would be an important symbol, because of its good reputation and...

    A Gyumri singer Leonora will represent Armenia at the Wiktoria 2015 international competition
    Oct14

    A Gyumri singer Leonora will represent Armenia at the Wiktoria 2015 international competition

    October 18, Warsaw will host the Wiktoria 2015 International Competition named after a Polish singer and pop star Anna German. A Gyumri opera singer Leonora will represent Armenia. She had received the invitation to this Competition by the “World Performing Art” Association. Aravot.am learned about this from the singer. She will perform...

    Russia appeals to UN aviation body to open new MH17 probe
    Oct14

    Russia appeals to UN aviation body to open new MH17 probe

    Graphic on the missile impact that brought down Malaysia Airlines MH17 in July 2014. Russia has appealed to the International Civil Aviation Organization to open a new probe into last year’s downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine, the chief of the Russian aviation agency said Wednesday.The Boeing 777 crashed on July 17,...

    Dutch to hold non-binding referendum on EU-Ukraine links
    Oct14

    Dutch to hold non-binding referendum on EU-Ukraine links

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch electoral commission says that an activist group has gathered enough signatures to force a non-binding referendum in the …read more Source: Taiwan...

    Russia appeals to UN aviation body to open new MH17 probe
    Oct14

    Russia appeals to UN aviation body to open new MH17 probe

    Journalists take images of part of the reconstructed forward section of the fuselage after the presentation of the Dutch Safety Board’s final report into what caused Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 to break up high over Eastern Ukraine last year, killing all 298 people on board, during a press conference in Gilze-Rijen, central Netherlands,...

    Soldier killed in east Ukraine, minister blames rogue group
    Oct14

    Soldier killed in east Ukraine, minister blames rogue group

    KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian serviceman was killed and two wounded in separatist eastern regions despite a ceasefire deal, Ukraine’s defence minister said on Wednesday, suggesting a rogue group not controlled by rebel authorities could be behind the attack. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian Yanair Airline to launch flight to Armenia
    Oct14

    Ukrainian Yanair Airline to launch flight to Armenia

    Yanair, a regional airline from Ukraine, will launch Kiev-Yerevan flights from November 24. The flights will be operated with Boeing 737 aircrafts twice a week – on Tuesdays and Fridays, Delo.ua reports. The plane will take off from “Kiev” Airport at 07:50 and land in Yerevan at 12:30. The flights from Yerevan are scheduled for 13:45 local time....

    Malaysia Airlines 17: What we know
    Oct14

    Malaysia Airlines 17: What we know

    NEW YORK – Fifteen months after 298 people were killed when Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down by a missile over Ukraine, conflicting reports by Dutch and Russian investigators were released yesterday (Oct 13) outlining just what happened and who is… …read more Source:...

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