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    Malaysian airliner downed in Ukraine war zone, 298 dead
    Jul18

    Malaysian airliner downed in Ukraine war zone, 298 dead

    HRABOVE, Ukraine, (Reuters) – The United States believes a surface-to-air missile brought down a Malaysian airliner that crashed in eastern Ukraine yesterday, killing all 298 people on board, an incident that sharply raises the stakes in a conflict between Kiev and pro-Moscow rebels. One U.S. official said Washington strongly suspected the...

    Russia-exposed European shares hit by new sanctions
    Jul17

    Russia-exposed European shares hit by new sanctions

    European stock markets fell as new Western sanctions on Russia and mixed corporate earnings dented investors’ appetite for equities. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Top Russian firms struck by US sanctions; Kiev accuses Moscow of shooting down jet
    Jul17

    Top Russian firms struck by US sanctions; Kiev accuses Moscow of shooting down jet

    President Barack Obama imposed sanctions on some of Russia’s biggest firms for the first time, striking at the heart of Vladimir Putin’s powerbase by targeting companies closest to him over Moscow’s failure to curb violence in Ukraine. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    US imposes toughest sanctions on Russia over Ukraine crisis
    Jul17

    US imposes toughest sanctions on Russia over Ukraine crisis

    The United States today imposed its most wide-ranging sanctions yet on Russia’s economy, including Gazprombank and the Rosneft Oil Co, and other major banks and energy and defense companies. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    US encourages Ukraine President Poroshenko
    Jul13

    US encourages Ukraine President Poroshenko

    Vice President Joe Biden encouraged Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko today, to pursue talks that could lead to a ceasefire with rebels and said Washington continued to pursue efforts to raise pressure on Russia, the White House said. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    More Ukrainian soldiers killed in rebel clashes
    Jul10

    More Ukrainian soldiers killed in rebel clashes

    Ukrainian forces regained more ground but sustained further casualties today in clashes with separatists, while two Western allies urged Russia’s Vladimir Putin to exert more pressure on the rebels to find a negotiated end to the conflict. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Ukraine seizes rebel stronghold of Slaviansk
    Jul06

    Ukraine seizes rebel stronghold of Slaviansk

    Ukrainian security officials said they were in full control of the former rebel stronghold of Slaviansk after re-taking it in a victory which President Petro Poroshenko said could mark a turning point in the fight against rebels. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Ukraine government forces recapture separatist stronghold
    Jul06

    Ukraine government forces recapture separatist stronghold

    Ukrainian forces routed pro-Russian rebels in a flashpoint area of eastern Ukraine today and raised the country’s blue and yellow flag again over what had for months been the separatist redoubt of Slaviansk. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Ukraine’s president seeks new crisis talks on Saturday
    Jul04

    Ukraine’s president seeks new crisis talks on Saturday

    Ukraine’s president has proposed a time and place for holding talks on the crisis in eastern Ukraine tomorrow but is waiting for a response from the other side, his web site said today. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Families caught in crossfire in eastern Ukraine
    Jul04

    Families caught in crossfire in eastern Ukraine

    When the daily shelling starts in this besieged city in eastern Ukraine, those who have not yet fled the fighting grab their children and head underground. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

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