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    Putin says he opposes the creation of a tribunal to prosecute those who shot down MH17
    Jul29

    Putin says he opposes the creation of a tribunal to prosecute those who shot down MH17

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he opposed the creation of an international tribunal to prosecute those who shot down a Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine, hours before a U.N. vote on such a proposal. Putin’s comment was the latest to indicate Russia may block moves at the United Nations,...

    UN Security Council to Vote on MH17 Draft Resolution
    Jul29

    UN Security Council to Vote on MH17 Draft Resolution

    The United Nations Security Council is scheduled to vote Wednesday on a draft resolution establishing an international tribunal to try those suspected of shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over eastern Ukraine a year ago. Malaysia, the Netherlands, Australia, Ukraine and Belgium have expressed their support for such a tribunal, and Malaysia...

    One Year On – The Sparks Which Could Reignite ‘Hot War’ In Ukraine
    Jul29

    One Year On – The Sparks Which Could Reignite ‘Hot War’ In Ukraine

    Ukraine conflict remains an undeclared war, but the language in universal use use of “invasion,” “occupation” and “the aggressor” leaves no doubt that this is a country under attack. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    East Ukraine War Death Toll: 2,300 Ukrainian Soldiers Dead, Hundreds Missing
    Jul29

    East Ukraine War Death Toll: 2,300 Ukrainian Soldiers Dead, Hundreds Missing

    More than 2,300 Ukrainian soldiers have died since the Eastern Ukraine war began in April 2014, the head of the civilian-military cooperation department of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Oleksiy Nozdrachov, said Tuesday. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine Military Seeks To Modernize Past Soviet Era
    Jul29

    Ukraine Military Seeks To Modernize Past Soviet Era

    As Ukraine wars with Russia and its agents in the east, it also faces an internal battle with military reformers seeking to modernize past the Soviet-era versus the country’s bureaucracy, pervasive corruption and largely outmoded defense-industrial base. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine blacklists Gerard Depardieu
    Jul29

    Ukraine blacklists Gerard Depardieu

    French actor Gerard Depardieu won’t be allowed to enter Ukraine for the next five years in light of comments he made that seemed to suggest he supported Russia’s annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: The Washington...

    How the US can respond to Russia's propaganda
    Jul29

    How the US can respond to Russia's propaganda

    In the parallel universe of Russian propaganda, Ukraine is overrun by fascists, the Central Intelligence Agency shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Donbass and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) dictates who serves as Ukraine’s minister of… …read more Source: The...

    Unique Ukrainian folk art on view at NYC museum
    Jul29

    Unique Ukrainian folk art on view at NYC museum

    NEW YORK (AP) — An exhibition of Ukrainian folk art inspired by an ancient ornamental painting tradition of home exteriors and interiors in central Ukraine is on view in New York City. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine’s maverick battalions are becoming a problem
    Jul29

    Ukraine’s maverick battalions are becoming a problem

    (Reuters) – From a basement billiard club in central Kiev, Dmytro Korchynsky commands a volunteer battalion helping Ukraine’s government fight rebels in the east. A burly man with a long, Cossack-style moustache, Korchynsky has several hundred armed men at his disposal. The exact number, he said, is “classified.” In the...

    Putin insists Russia will oppose international tribunal for downing of Malaysian plane
    Jul29

    Putin insists Russia will oppose international tribunal for downing of Malaysian plane

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has indicated that Moscow will veto a U.N. Security Council resolution to set up an international criminal court to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine a year ago. …read more Source: The Toronto...