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Protesters call on Russia to cooperate with probe into downing of flight MH17
Jul16

Protesters call on Russia to cooperate with probe into downing of flight MH17

Protesters have called on Moscow to stop obstructing an investigation into the 2014 crash of a Malaysia Airlines plane as it flew over conflict-ridden eastern Ukraine. All 298 people on board died in the disaster. …read more Source:...

Australia says MH17 perpetrators may be tried in absentia
Jul16

Australia says MH17 perpetrators may be tried in absentia

SYDNEY – The perpetrators who brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014, killing all 298 aboard, may be tried in absentia, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Sunday. , Most of those on board the Boeing 777 were Dutch, but others came from 17 countries, including 38 Australians. It was shot down by a Russian-made...

Chief Editor of Ukraine’s Vesti Links Searches to Media Holding’s Publications
Jul16

Chief Editor of Ukraine’s Vesti Links Searches to Media Holding’s Publications

KIEV (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, Vesti said that special services were conducting searches in its office in the Gulliver trade center in Kiev, and the work of the editorial office was blocked. Later, Chief Military Prosecutor of Ukraine Anatolii Matios said that law enforcers were conducting more than 180 searches in the premises located in...

Angela Merkel: Germany confirms 2 nationals killed in Egypt attack
Jul15

Angela Merkel: Germany confirms 2 nationals killed in Egypt attack

Berlin on Saturday said two women who were killed after being stabbed in an Egyptian beach resort were German nationals, confirming earlier reports. Berlin on Saturday said two women who were killed after being stabbed in an Egyptian beach resort were German nationals, confirming earlier reports.”We can now sadly confirm that two German...

Western Countries Blocking UNESCO Contacts With Crimea Heritage Sites
Jul15

Western Countries Blocking UNESCO Contacts With Crimea Heritage Sites

PARIS (Sputnik) – “I was recently asked if UNESCO has allegedly taken a decision not to maintain the contacts [with Crimea.] This is not true. The UNESCO Secretariat has not taken any particular decisions on the issue,” Kuznetsov said after the 41st session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee held in the Polish city of Krakow. Kuznetsov noted...

World: Two tourists killed in Egypt resort knife attack were German
Jul15

World: Two tourists killed in Egypt resort knife attack were German

Two tourists killed in a knife attack on an Egyptian Red Sea resort on Friday were Germans, not Ukrainians as originally identified, Major Gen. …read more Source: Standard...

CPJ Calls on Ukraine Authorities to Stop Harassing Radio Vesti Reporters
Jul15

CPJ Calls on Ukraine Authorities to Stop Harassing Radio Vesti Reporters

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — “We call on Ukrainian authorities to cease harassing Radio Vesti journalists and to cease violating the integrity of their communications with sources,” CPJ Executive Director Joel Simon said in the release. Earlier on Friday, Radio Vesti said the Ukrainian special services were conducting searches in its offices in Kiev...

New Life for Chernobyl? Ukraine, France Might Build Giant Solar Park at the Site
Jul15

New Life for Chernobyl? Ukraine, France Might Build Giant Solar Park at the Site

According to a recent Bloomberg report, Ukraine is in talks with one of France’s largest energy companies, Engie SA, about building a giant, billion-euro ($1.25 billion) solar park in the uninhabited radioactive zone surrounding the abandoned Chernobyl nuclear reactor. Ukraine’s Minister of Ecology, Ostap Semerak, said that Engie SA...

Reports: Head of Siemens Partner Questioned in Russia
Jul14

Reports: Head of Siemens Partner Questioned in Russia

MOSCOW – Russian news agencies say the head of a company that operates a joint venture to produce gas turbines with Germany’s Siemens was questioned by the Federal Security Service on suspicion of disclosing state secrets. The reports come days after Siemens filed suit against another Russian company for allegedly sending two of the...

What are Russia’s Zapad war games?
Jul14

What are Russia’s Zapad war games?

Russia’s military is preparing to hold its biggest war games in several years, dubbed Zapad-2017. NATO’s eastern members are alarmed by these plans, and claim similar drills preceded clashes in Georgia and Crimea. …read more Source:...

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