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    The war in Ukraine: Closing in
    Jul31

    The war in Ukraine: Closing in

    THE battle for eastern Ukraine may be entering a decisive phase. Since early July Ukraine’s re-energised armed forces have been on the offensive against 15,000 or so Russian-backed separatists. The Ukrainians are close to achieving two important objectives: surrounding Donetsk, the region’s biggest city, and establishing some control...

    Crash investigators access MH17 site
    Jul31

    Crash investigators access MH17 site

    Ukraine says military operations against Russian-backed separatists have been halted for one day in a 20-kilometre vicinity around the crash site …read more Source: Financial...

    EU adopts toughest Russian sanctions yet
    Jul31

    EU adopts toughest Russian sanctions yet

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union formally adopted sanctions on Thursday curbing arms sales to Russia and cutting off financing for targeted banks over Moscow’s support for rebels in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Russian soldier betrays missile secrets via Instagram
    Jul31

    Russian soldier betrays missile secrets via Instagram

    A Russian soldier may have inadvertently given away information about the presence of troops capable of operating missile launchers inside Ukraine… …read more Source: The...

    Serbian trucks blocked in Ukraine because “Serbs are Russian allies”
    Jul31

    Serbian trucks blocked in Ukraine because “Serbs are Russian allies”

    RATNE, Ukraine – In the town of Ratne, ten kilometers from the border of Ukraine and Belarus, eight Serbian refrigerated trucks that …read more Source:...

    Sanctions on Russia: This is going to hurt
    Jul31

    Sanctions on Russia: This is going to hurt

    IT MAY not be, as leaders in Washington and Brussels insist, the start of a new cold war. But the punitive sanctions against Russia announced by the European Union and America on July 29th bring to an end a 25-year-long quest to make Moscow a partner of the West. How long the rupture will last and whether it intensifies will depend upon the...

    MH17: Lull in fighting enables experts to reach crash site
    Jul31

    MH17: Lull in fighting enables experts to reach crash site

    International monitors accompanied by Dutch and Australian experts have reached the crash site of the downed MH17 aircraft. Kyiv called a one-day… …read more Source:...

    International Experts Reach MH17 Crash Site
    Jul31

    International Experts Reach MH17 Crash Site

    International observers have reached the crash site of the downed Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Sky...

    MH17 crash: International investigators finally reach wreckage site two weeks after Malaysian jet was brought down
    Jul31

    MH17 crash: International investigators finally reach wreckage site two weeks after Malaysian jet was brought down

    An international team of investigators has finally reached the crash site of the Malasia Airlines jet MH17, two weeks after the plane came down over rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says suspends attacks to let experts reach crash site, rebels deny
    Jul31

    Ukraine says suspends attacks to let experts reach crash site, rebels deny

    KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Thursday it had suspended offensive operations in its military campaign in east Ukraine to help international experts reach the downed Malaysian airliner’s crash site but separatists were continuing to attack its positions. …read more Source:...

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