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    Munich to Continue Ban of Stumbling Stone Holocaust Memorials
    Jul30

    Munich to Continue Ban of Stumbling Stone Holocaust Memorials

    Munich’s city council voted Wednesday to uphold a ban on the placement of plaque-topped cobblestones that for years have served as memorials to Holocaust victims in towns throughout Germany. First instituted in 2004, the ban on the Stolpersteine, or stumbling stones, does not allow the small memorials to be embedded in Munich streets as...

    Russia uses U.N. veto power to scuttle tribunal for MH-17 downing
    Jul30

    Russia uses U.N. veto power to scuttle tribunal for MH-17 downing

    Russia on Wednesday used its veto power in the U.N. Security Council to scuttle an international tribunal to identify and punish those responsible for the downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over Ukraine a year ago in which all 298 on board were killed. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine Tells Depardieu to Get Lost
    Jul30

    Ukraine Tells Depardieu to Get Lost

    Earlier today, the Ukrainian authorities banned French film star Gérard Depardieu from entering the country for five years. A government spokeswoman confirmed that he’s been placed on an official blacklist of public figures deemed hostile to Ukrainian sovereignty. The decision didn’t come as a complete surprise. Depardieu has been...

    Russia Blocks Criminal Prosecution in Malaysia Airlines Crash
    Jul29

    Russia Blocks Criminal Prosecution in Malaysia Airlines Crash

    (UNITED NATIONS) — Russia on Wednesday vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would set up an international criminal court to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine a year ago. The foreign ministers of the Netherlands, Australia and Ukraine attended a meeting over the downing that killed all...

    Russia Vetoes U.N. Resolution on Tribunal for Malaysia Airlines Crash in Ukraine
    Jul29

    Russia Vetoes U.N. Resolution on Tribunal for Malaysia Airlines Crash in Ukraine

    President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia had called the effort to investigate the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 “untimely and counterproductive.” …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal
    Jul29

    Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal

    Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal, despite late lobbying of Putin …read more Source:...

    Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal
    Jul29

    Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia on Wednesday vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would 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: U.S....

    Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal
    Jul29

    Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia on Wednesday vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would 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: Associated...

    Russia Vetoes UN Resolution On MH17 Tribunal
    Jul29

    Russia Vetoes UN Resolution On MH17 Tribunal

    Russia has vetoed a UN Security Council resolution that would have created a tribunal to try those suspected of shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in July 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Vote-Buying Cheapens Ukraine’s New Democracy
    Jul29

    Vote-Buying Cheapens Ukraine’s New Democracy

    Ukraine’s politicians know their voters are poor — and they’re not above exploiting that fact. …read more Source: Foreign...