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    One year on, MH17 evidence against Russian-backed separatists appears overwhelming
    Jul16

    One year on, MH17 evidence against Russian-backed separatists appears overwhelming

    The biggest pieces of wreckage have vanished, hauled away to the Netherlands for analysis, and green stalks of grass are poking through the burnt ground where the centre section exploded. But a year after Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was destroyed above eastern Ukraine, the shadow of death still hangs over Petropavlivka, Grabovo and Rosipnoye,...

    Dutch Town Battles MH17 Trauma
    Jul16

    Dutch Town Battles MH17 Trauma

    The Dutch town of Hilversum saw three entire families killed when Malaysian airlines flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine. A year later, the town is contemplating its loss with stoicism, dignity — and a plan to commemorate the victims with sunflowers grown from seeds collected at the crash site. …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Art exhibits: New, ongoing and closing this week
    Jul16

    Art exhibits: New, ongoing and closing this week

    New shows and events in and around Ottawa this week: A Dialogue with Taxonomy: Jordan Clayton, opening July 16 from 6 to 9 p.m., artist talk on July 30, exhibit to Aug. 2, Studio Sixty Six, 66 Muriel St. Génération Numérique: Voix Jeunes Talents, vernissage on July 16 from 5 to 9 p.m., Voix Visuelle, 67, Beechwood Ave. Figurative Paintings and...

    Rozsypne Journal: Mourning and Seeking Answers Where Malaysia Airlines Jet Fell to Earth
    Jul16

    Rozsypne Journal: Mourning and Seeking Answers Where Malaysia Airlines Jet Fell to Earth

    A year later, some residents of three villages in eastern Ukraine are taking matters into their own hands to commemorate the dead, and to help the investigation. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine Unveils Monuments To Recognize Jews Killed In Holocaust
    Jul16

    Ukraine Unveils Monuments To Recognize Jews Killed In Holocaust

    LVIV, Ukraine (RNS) Ludvika Sarah Leah Schein, who survived the Holocaust, hadn’t been to her hometown in 70 years. But she still vividly remembers the day Germans came to Rava-Ruska.“We ran immediately into the forest,” Schein said, explaining how she and her two sisters narrowly escaped the Germans before a gentile family took them in....

    ‘There Was A Body In The Kitchen’:  Villagers Recall MH17 Tragedy, One Year On
    Jul16

    ‘There Was A Body In The Kitchen’: Villagers Recall MH17 Tragedy, One Year On

    A year after 298 people were killed when Malaysian airlines flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine, there is still no definitive account of what happened. But in the village where the plane came down, the horror of that day is ever present. The villagers are building a new monument to those who died – and struggling to come to terms with...

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: Russian missile like caused crash, investigators find
    Jul16

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: Russian missile like caused crash, investigators find

    A Dutch-led investigation into last year’s downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 concluded that the plane was brought down over eastern Ukraine by a Russian surface-to-air missile fired by rebels loyal to Moscow, according to people familiar with the probe. Nearly one year after the Boeing 777 crashed near the … …read more...

    A year after MH17 downed, families want justice
    Jul16

    A year after MH17 downed, families want justice

    By Anthony Deutsch and Maria Tsvetkova AMSTERDAM/HRABOVE, Ukraine (Reuters) – One by one, the names of the 298 passengers and crew who died… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine moves toward constitutional reform
    Jul16

    Ukraine moves toward constitutional reform

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday made the first step toward devolving more powers to separatist-controlled areas in eastern… …read more Source:...

    A year later, Ukrainian villagers recall horrors of MH17
    Jul16

    A year later, Ukrainian villagers recall horrors of MH17

    A year after Flight MH17 crashed, the families of the victims are still waiting for the results of the investigation, while residents of Hrabove keep finding personal belongings and parts of plane in the area. …read more Source: CTV...