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    Russia Sends 2,000 Paratroopers on Drill near European Border
    Jul17

    Russia Sends 2,000 Paratroopers on Drill near European Border

    Around 2,000 Russian servicemen from its Airborne troops (VDV) have been taking part in landing combat drills near the country’s border with Estonia and Latvia, at a time of tension between Russia and the West over Moscow’s support for separatist rebels in Ukraine. The VDV troopers, usually stationed in the Tulskaya region, began the...

    The War Between Russia and Ukraine Is on Facebook Too
    Jul17

    The War Between Russia and Ukraine Is on Facebook Too

    Last December, a prominent Russian blogger Rustem Adagamov visited a World War II museum in Svolvaer, Norway. Among other things, Christmas balls decorated with swastikas and portraits of Nazi leaders caught his attention. He took some photographs and shared them on Facebook. Several months later, these photographs were reported to Facebook...

    New evidence from shot-down Malaysia Airlines flight surfaces
    Jul17

    New evidence from shot-down Malaysia Airlines flight surfaces

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine one year ago …read more Source:...

    Ukraine separatists, likely culprits in downing of MH17, hold memorial ceremony at crash site
    Jul17

    Ukraine separatists, likely culprits in downing of MH17, hold memorial ceremony at crash site

    HRABOVE, Ukraine — The images left you with a queasy feeling in your gut Here, in this field of wildflowers, 298 people aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed to Earth after being shot out of the sky one year ago. But today’s memorial ceremony, coordinated by separatist leaders of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic...

    Dutch, Australians, Ukrainians mark deadly MH17 anniversary
    Jul17

    Dutch, Australians, Ukrainians mark deadly MH17 anniversary

    Residents of the Ukrainian village where a Malaysian airliner was shot down with 298 people aboard a year ago marched Friday to the crash site. …read more Source: CTV...

    Footage May Show Flight 17 Crash Debris
    Jul17

    Footage May Show Flight 17 Crash Debris

    Video obtained by News Corp. Australia purportedly shows the direct aftermath of the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down over eastern Ukraine one year ago, killing 298 people. …read more Source: The New York...

    Moscow To Take’ Measures’ After Kyiv Expels Odesa Envoy
    Jul17

    Moscow To Take’ Measures’ After Kyiv Expels Odesa Envoy

    Russia has vowed to take “necessary measures” in response to the expulsion of its top envoy in Ukraine’s Odesa region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    MH17 anniversary: Ukrainian village mourns Malaysian Airlines crash victims
                            
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    Jul17

    MH17 anniversary: Ukrainian village mourns Malaysian Airlines crash victims [Photos]

    In a solemn procession, residents of the Ukrainian village where a Malaysian airliner was shot down with 298 people aboard a year ago marched Friday to the crash site. Half a world away, Australia’s prime minister remembered the “savagery” of the attack as he unveiled a plaque in Canberra set in soil from the field where the wre...

    Watch:  New Video of Pro-Russian Rebels at MH-17 Crash Site
    Jul17

    Watch: New Video of Pro-Russian Rebels at MH-17 Crash Site

    On the first anniversary of the Malaysian Airlines disaster over Eastern Ukraine, new footage released today appears to show Russian-backed rebels encountering the flaming wreckage of the plane shortly after it was downed. …read more Source: ABC...

    Vladimir Putin: Tribunal on Malaysia Flight 17 crash ‘counterproductive’
    Jul17

    Vladimir Putin: Tribunal on Malaysia Flight 17 crash ‘counterproductive’

    Jared M. FeldschreiberHRABOVE, Ukraine, July 17 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin opposes creating a U.N. tribunal to investigate the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which crashed in Ukraine a year ago. …read more Source: United Press...