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    In Ukraine jet crash aftermath, a veteran Mountie helped with a grim task
    Jul18

    In Ukraine jet crash aftermath, a veteran Mountie helped with a grim task

    OTTAWA – A year after a Malaysian Airlines flight crashed in Ukraine, killing 298 people, sorrow runs deep and many questions linger.RCMP Insp. Tony McCulloch, a forensic expert, helped shattered families begin healing in the days after the disaster by assisting with the grim task of matching names on the passenger manifest with human...

    In Ukraine jet crash aftermath, a veteran Mountie helped with a grim task
    Jul18

    In Ukraine jet crash aftermath, a veteran Mountie helped with a grim task

    RCMP Insp. Tony McCulloch, a forensic expert, helped shattered families begin healing in the days after the disaster by assisting with the grim task of matching names on the passenger manifest with human remains. …read more Source: Global...

    Russia’s Putin Orders Formation Of New Military Reserve Force
    Jul18

    Russia’s Putin Orders Formation Of New Military Reserve Force

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the creation of a new reserve armed force as part of steps to improve training and military readiness at a time of international tensions with the West over Ukraine. The new reserve force has been discussed for several years and was first ordered by Putin in 2012 shortly after his re-election as...

    Probe Of Plane Shot Down Over Ukraine ‘Frozen’ By Lack Of Access
    Jul18

    Probe Of Plane Shot Down Over Ukraine ‘Frozen’ By Lack Of Access

    A year ago, a Malaysian jetliner was shot down over Eastern Ukraine, killing everyone on board. NPR’s Scott Simon and Michael Bociurkiw of the OSCE discuss the investigation.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Four People Reported Killed In East Ukraine Fighting
    Jul18

    Four People Reported Killed In East Ukraine Fighting

    Three civilians and one Ukrainian soldier have been reported killed over the past day in fighting in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Dutch, Ukrainians, Australians mark year since MH17 downing
    Jul18

    Dutch, Ukrainians, Australians mark year since MH17 downing

    NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands — Her voice cracking with emotion, Asmaa Aljuned delivered a parting message Friday that her late husband never got to tell passengers on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 a year ago.”On behalf of Malaysia Airlines and the rest of the crew, once again we would like to thank you for flying with us,” said Aljuned, the...

    Rebel shelling in east Ukraine kills three civilians, soldier: Ukraine military
    Jul18

    Rebel shelling in east Ukraine kills three civilians, soldier: Ukraine military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three civilians have been killed by shelling by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine’s separatist eastern regions, the Ukrainian… …read more Source:...

    Avoiding Lustration in Ukraine: Senior Prosecutor Evades Sweep Of Yanukovych-Era Officials
    Jul18

    Avoiding Lustration in Ukraine: Senior Prosecutor Evades Sweep Of Yanukovych-Era Officials

    Ukrainian prosecutor Oleh Valendyuk should have been out of a job last fall, the victim of a lustration law meant to clear away members of former President Viktor Yanukovych’s team after his ouster at the hands of pro-European protesters. Instead, Valendyuk holds a higher position than ever: he is the top prosecutor in the capital, Kyiv....

    Russia Disbands Crews Of French-Made Mistral Helicopter Carriers: Report
    Jul18

    Russia Disbands Crews Of French-Made Mistral Helicopter Carriers: Report

    Russia has disbanded the crews of two French-made Mistral-class helicopter carriers, whose delivery was canceled by France in November 2014 in response to Moscow’s alleged involvement in the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine, a report said Friday. Both countries are currently said to be working on a tentative agreement on compensation...

    Ukrainians, Australian kin mark year since MH17 downing
    Jul18

    Ukrainians, Australian kin mark year since MH17 downing

    HRABOVE, Ukraine — 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...