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    Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal
    Jul30

    Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal

    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. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Australian FM Slams Russia over MH17 Tribunal Vote: Your Veto ‘Compounds the Atrocity’
    Jul30

    Australian FM Slams Russia over MH17 Tribunal Vote: Your Veto ‘Compounds the Atrocity’

    Barely concealing her disgust, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Wednesday Russia’s veto of a U.N. Security Council resolution to establish a criminal tribunal into the shooting down of a civilian aircraft over Ukraine “only compounds the atrocity.” …read more Source: CNS...

    Russia is doing everything it can to prevent a tribunal over downed flight MH17
    Jul30

    Russia is doing everything it can to prevent a tribunal over downed flight MH17

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council draft resolution on Wednesday that would have set up an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine. Eleven countries on the 15-member council voted in favor of the proposal by...

    Russia vetoes United Nations proposal on MH17 tribunal
    Jul30

    Russia vetoes United Nations proposal on MH17 tribunal

    Russia vetoed a proposal from the UN that would set up an international criminal court to prosecute the people responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last year. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    When Ukraine Is No Longer Ukraine
    Jul30

    When Ukraine Is No Longer Ukraine

    DONETSK — The queue stretched for one and a half kilometers. It is hard to wait in a traffic jam when you are running away from war. When people in Semenivka heard the fighting was coming to their hometown, most of them decided to flee. One year later, Semenivka looks like the fairyland of mice, with riddled buildings like swiss cheese...

    Ukraine Charges Captured Russian Army Major With Terrorism
    Jul30

    Ukraine Charges Captured Russian Army Major With Terrorism

    Ukraine’s state security service identified a Russian army major who was detained with a cargo of military explosives in eastern Ukraine July 26 and said he has been charged with terrorism. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Vladi­mir Putin is suffocating his own nation
    Jul30

    Vladi­mir Putin is suffocating his own nation

    In the tumult and uncertainty that marked Russia after the Soviet Union imploded, when the state was weak and many institutions tottering, a vital lifeline was extended from the West. The U.S. government, as well as foundations and philanthropies, responded generously. The financier George Soros, through his Open Society Foundations, provided...

    NATO Commander: Russia’s use of force in Europe is a major threat
    Jul30

    NATO Commander: Russia’s use of force in Europe is a major threat

    GWEN IFILL: General Breedlove, thank you so much for joining us. GEN. PHILIP BREEDLOVE, NATO Supreme Allied Commander: Oh, thanks for having me. GWEN IFILL: I want to start by talking about Turkey. How significant is it that Turkey has allowed us to start using Incirlik for a basing to attack ISIS? GEN. PHILIP BREEDLOVE: Those things that we are...

    Report: Canada PM to call for new election
    Jul30

    Report: Canada PM to call for new election

    Canadian elections are usually 5 weeks but PM Harper to begin longest campaign since 1872. …read more Source: USA...

    Vladimir Putin’s Good-Cop, Bad-Cop Act
    Jul30

    Vladimir Putin’s Good-Cop, Bad-Cop Act

    Russia’s leader wins President Obama’s praise for his role in the Iran nuclear deal. But ongoing disputes from Syria to Ukraine raise doubts about the prospects for truly friendly relations. …read more Source: Foreign...