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    Russia says ‘nyet’ at UN to MH-17 downing tribunal
    Aug01

    Russia says ‘nyet’ at UN to MH-17 downing tribunal

    John J. Metzler <br>UNITED NATIONS — In a callous but not unexpected move to block an international inquiry on the fate of Malaysian flight #17 which was shot down over Ukraine just a year … …read more Source: Big News...

    Russian Trial of Ukraines Pilot Reflects Tangled Conflict
    Aug01

    Russian Trial of Ukraines Pilot Reflects Tangled Conflict

    MOSCOW – A court in southwestern Russia has adjourned a preliminary hearing against captured Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko to decide on her lawyers’ request to move the trial to … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine court permits self-rule for pro-Russia rebels (AFP)
    Aug01

    Ukraine court permits self-rule for pro-Russia rebels (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s highest court on Friday allowed parliament to vote on Western-backed constitutional amendments aimed at stemming daily bloodshed by giving pro-Russian insurgents partial autonomy in the separatist east. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine court permits pro-Russia rebels` self-rule
    Jul31

    Ukraine court permits pro-Russia rebels` self-rule

    Kiev: Ukraine`s highest court on Friday allowed parliament to vote on Western-backed constitutional amendments aimed at stemming daily bloodshed by giving pro-Russian insurgents partial autonomy in … …read more Source: Big News...

    France to decide on suspended Mistral deal with Russia by summer end PM
    Jul31

    France to decide on suspended Mistral deal with Russia by summer end PM

    Russia due to Ukrainian crisis, would announce "important decisions" in the coming month after reports revealed a compensation deal between Paris and Moscow, French Prime Minister Manuel … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine sees end of next week as ‘absolute’ deadline for debt deal (Reuters)
    Jul31

    Ukraine sees end of next week as ‘absolute’ deadline for debt deal (Reuters)

    By Sujata Rao LONDON (Reuters) – Ukraine sees the end of next week as the “absolute last deadline” for a debt restructuring deal with its bondholders, to avoid imposing a moratorium on … …read more Source: The West...

    U.S. Sanctions Official Russia Will Probe With A Bayonet
    Jul31

    U.S. Sanctions Official Russia Will Probe With A Bayonet

    WASHINGTON — A top U.S. diplomat overseeing sanctions policy says punitive economic measures are curtailing Russian “aggression” and testing Western resolve amid Ukraine’s war with Russian-backed … …read more Source: Big News...

    Austria turns back US troops over arms in luggage
    Jul31

    Austria turns back US troops over arms in luggage

    VIENNA (AP) ” Austrian officials say legal authorities recently turned back nine U.S. soldiers en route to Ukraine from Washington after finding weapons in their luggage without the proper permits to transport them through Austria.Col…. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Video: Basket of white lions bask in the sun
    Jul31

    Video: Basket of white lions bask in the sun

    A foursome of rare white lion cubs have been put on show in the Crimean city of Sevastopol for the first time since being born two weeks ago. …read more Source:...

    U.S. Fine-Tunes Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine
    Jul31

    U.S. Fine-Tunes Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine

    <br>By MATTHEW LEE, AP Diplomatic WriterWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration moved Thursday to update and fine-tune sanctions on Russia, pro-Russian companies and people over the … …read more Source: Big News...

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