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    Ukraine will try again for tribunal for Malaysia Airlines downing despite Russian veto
    Jul30

    Ukraine will try again for tribunal for Malaysia Airlines downing despite Russian veto

    Ukraine’s foreign minister says the five countries investigating the downing of a Malaysia airlines plane over Ukraine a year ago will try again in a few months to get Security Council approval for an international tribunal to prosecute the alleged perpetrators. …read more Source: FOX...

    U.S. Names New Targets of Sanctions Over Ukraine
    Jul30

    U.S. Names New Targets of Sanctions Over Ukraine

    Eight of 26 new targets are linked to Gennady Timchenko, a billionaire Russian businessman who is known to have ties to President Vladimir V. Putin. …read more Source: The New York...

    US tightens sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Jul30

    US tightens sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    The Obama administration is imposing additional sanctions on more than two-dozen people or entities to strengthen existing restrictions in connection to Russian actions in Ukraine.Under four separate executive orders, the Treasury Department on… …read more Source: The...

    U.S. Imposes Further Russia And Ukraine-Related Sanctions
    Jul30

    U.S. Imposes Further Russia And Ukraine-Related Sanctions

    The United States imposed further Russia and Ukraine-related sanctions on July 30, including on Crimean port operators, former Ukrainian officials, and a former Russian gas trader. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine-Russia Conflict: German Military Spending $21 Billion On Troops For NATO Exercises In Ukraine
    Jul30

    Ukraine-Russia Conflict: German Military Spending $21 Billion On Troops For NATO Exercises In Ukraine

    The German military made plans to spend an additional 20 billion euros, or $21 billion, on its military budget this year in preparation for the upcoming NATO military exercises in September, the German Defense Ministry announced Thursday. Among other European nations, the NATO exercises are set to take place in Ukraine, amid criticism that they...

    US fine-tunes sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Jul30

    US fine-tunes sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is moving to update and fine-tune sanctions on Russia, pro-Russian companies and people over the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    US fine-tunes sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Jul30

    US fine-tunes sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is moving to update and fine-tune sanctions on Russia, pro-Russian companies and people over the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Preliminary hearing underway for Ukrainian pilot in Russia
    Jul30

    Preliminary hearing underway for Ukrainian pilot in Russia

    Ukrainian pilot charged in deaths of 2 Russian journalists goes to court in Russia’s south …read more Source:...

    Greece’s Trump Card – NATO ?
    Jul30

    Greece’s Trump Card – NATO ?

    Co-authored by William Witenberg a contemporary artist focused on abstract painting The headlines on the talks between Brussels and Athens on the 86 billion euro bailout of Greece seem to indicate nothing but problems. It appears that even before talks can begin, Greece is being asked to enact further laws. The blog of the Greece’s former...

    Ukraine: Mysterious ‘Roaming Tank’ Reportedly Takes Aim at Smugglers
    Jul30

    Ukraine: Mysterious ‘Roaming Tank’ Reportedly Takes Aim at Smugglers

    Ukraine’s TV, print media and vibrant Facebook community are abuzz with reports a “roaming tank” is on the loose, destroying the vehicles of those involved in smuggling goods from the country’s mainland into the eastern regions controlled by pro-Russian separatists. There is even a hashtag devoted to the mystery tank –#блуждающийтанк;...