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    Deadly ‘hail’ falls over eastern Ukraine
    Jul25

    Deadly ‘hail’ falls over eastern Ukraine

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine continues after a passenger airplane was allegedly shot down. One weapon in particular keeps coming into play: the Grad rocket launcher. Kyiv accuses Moscow of supplying it to the separatists. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Dutch sending unarmed police to MH17 crash site
    Jul25

    Dutch sending unarmed police to MH17 crash site

    The Netherlands is sending 40 unarmed police to the crash site of flight MH17 in rebel-held Ukraine and is seeking means to “further stabilise the area”. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    Russian military likely reluctant participants in Ukraine: U.S. general
    Jul25

    Russian military likely reluctant participants in Ukraine: U.S. general

    ASPEN Colorado (Reuters) – Russia’s military is likely a reluctant participant in Ukraine’s conflict, the top U.S. military officer said on Thursday, adding that although he had not spoken to his Moscow counterpart in about two months he was keeping an open line of communication. …read more Source:...

    VIDEO: MH17 crash scene still unsecured
    Jul25

    VIDEO: MH17 crash scene still unsecured

    A week after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 came down in Ukraine, the crash site has yet to be secured raising concerns that vital evidence will be lost. …read more Source:...

    MH17 site: Obama and Abbott agree on push for access as more wreckage found
    Jul25

    MH17 site: Obama and Abbott agree on push for access as more wreckage found

    US president promises to work closely with Australia set up ‘full, unimpeded and transparent’ international investigationThe US president, Barack Obama, and the Australian prime minister, Tony Abbott, have held further talks on securing access for investigators to the MH17 air crash site in eastern Ukraine.In the phone call on Friday...

    Russia Is About to Lose “Fake News,” But the Internet Freedoms Going with It Are Real
    Jul25

    Russia Is About to Lose “Fake News,” But the Internet Freedoms Going with It Are Real

    TV Rain owner Aleksandr Vinokurov posted on Twitter that Vladimir Putin was on his way to Ukraine to negotiate with President Poroshenko. That wasn’t the real story. Images mixed by author. The owner of a prominent TV news channel caused an uproar this week when he tweeted a fake news story about Vladimir Putin rushing to Kyiv for emergency...

    US accuses Russia of firing across border at Ukraine military
    Jul25

    US accuses Russia of firing across border at Ukraine military

    The United States claims Russia is firing artillery from its side of the border targeting Ukrainian military forces. Moscow also plans to give pro-Russian separatists heavier and more powerful weapons, says the US. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Dominic Raab: If Western politicians’ vested interests protect Putin, take punishment out of their hands
    Jul25

    Dominic Raab: If Western politicians’ vested interests protect Putin, take punishment out of their hands

    How do you solve a problem like Vladimir Putin? This week, the piercing grief of families of the victims of downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 added pressure on Western leaders, as they scrambled to figure out how to respond to evidence the Kremlin supported the Ukrainian separatists suspected of the atrocity. …read more Source: The...

    Abbott has handled the MH17 crisis with dignity. Now he must insist the attackers are brought to justice | Bruce Haigh
    Jul25

    Abbott has handled the MH17 crisis with dignity. Now he must insist the attackers are brought to justice | Bruce Haigh

    There is nothing manufactured for electoral advantage in how Tony Abbott is handling the MH17 crisis. He should apply his instinctive compassion to domestic politics, tooTony Abbott has handled the MH17 crisis with pluck and maturity and that seems to be the general consensus. On this issue he has shown greater leadership than Barack Obama and...

    Ukrainian prime minister quits, parties force new election
    Jul25

    Ukrainian prime minister quits, parties force new election

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s prime minister tendered his resignation on Thursday, berating parliament for failing to pass legislation to take control over an increasingly precarious energy situation and to increase army financing. …read more Source:...

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