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    Chest Thumping and Chess Playing in Syria
    Oct13

    Chest Thumping and Chess Playing in Syria

    Political pundits in the U.S. are working overtime trying to get in to the mind of Vladimir Putin and explain to the world why Mr. Putin has decided to jump into the fray in Syria. Is it Great Power politics, an attempt to distract Russians from the country’s many economic problems, or a simple case of chest thumping? And what, if anything,...

    Dutch Safety Board: Buk Missile Downed MH17 in Ukraine
    Oct13

    Dutch Safety Board: Buk Missile Downed MH17 in Ukraine

    GILZE-RIJEN AIR BASE, Netherlands—A missile launched from rebel-held Ukraine ripped the cockpit from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Dutch investigators reported Tuesday, adding that some passengers may have remained conscious for another minute or so as the airflow tore off their clothes and objects spinning through the cabin killed people in...

    A glance at the report into the downing of flight MH17
    Oct13

    A glance at the report into the downing of flight MH17

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — After a painstaking 15-month investigation, the Dutch Safety Board has published its final report into what caused Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 to break up high over Eastern Ukraine last year, killing all 298 people on board. …read more Source: CNS...

    Who Shot Down MH17? Russia’s Air-To-Air Ukraine Missile Claim Debunked In New Report
    Oct13

    Who Shot Down MH17? Russia’s Air-To-Air Ukraine Missile Claim Debunked In New Report

    The relatives of the 298 people killed on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 July 17, 2014, heard the long-awaited results of the Dutch Safety Board’s report Tuesday confirming what many experts had previously speculated: A missile fired from a Buk system brought down the passenger airliner. But the report stopped short of answering the...

    The Latest: Ukraine defends decision not to close airspace
    Oct13

    The Latest: Ukraine defends decision not to close airspace

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The latest news on the report into the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine last year. All times… …read more Source:...

    French president is looking to sell new ships to Russia
    Oct13

    French president is looking to sell new ships to Russia

    SAINT-NAZAIRE (AP) — France is looking to sell new ships to Russia in the future despite the cancellation of a controversial deal for two Mistral-class warships this year, French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday.”Things went well with Russia, which has agreed to cancel the contract. And I even think we’ll get partnerships for...

    The Latest: Ukraine defends decision not to close airspace
    Oct13

    The Latest: Ukraine defends decision not to close airspace

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The latest news on the report into the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine last year. All times local.7:15 p.m.Ukraine’s foreign minister has defended the country’s decision not to close its airspace on the day that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was brought down, saying no one in Kiev knew...

    French president is looking to sell new ships to Russia
    Oct13

    French president is looking to sell new ships to Russia

    SAINT-NAZAIRE (AP) — France is looking to sell new ships to Russia in the future despite the cancellation of a controversial deal for two Mistral-class warships this year, French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday. “Things went well with Russia, which has agreed to cancel the contract. And I even think we’ll get partnerships for new...

    Chilling Photos of MH17’s Reconstruction
    Oct13

    Chilling Photos of MH17’s Reconstruction

    On Tuesday, 452 days after Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down and scattered across towns held by Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, the Dutch Safety Board released a long-awaited report on the causes, consequences and subsequent recovery process of the downed jet.Flight MH17 went down on July 17, 2014, on its way from...

    Investigators conclude Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shot down by Russian missile
    Oct13

    Investigators conclude Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shot down by Russian missile

    The Dutch Safety Board’s investigation into the causes of the crash of Flight MH17 last year concluded that the plane was felled by a Russian-made Buk missile. Video by Onderzoeksraad voor Veiligheid Dutch investigators have concluded that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down by a Russian-made Buk missile from a rebel-held area in...