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    Russia Calls Ukrainian Constitutional Changes Inadequate
    Jul18

    Russia Calls Ukrainian Constitutional Changes Inadequate

    Russia has rejected proposed changes in Ukraine’s constitution as not going far enough to fulfill Ukraine’s obligations under the Minsk peace accord. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Remembering Victims Of Flight MH17 With Ukrainian Sunflowers
    Jul18

    Remembering Victims Of Flight MH17 With Ukrainian Sunflowers

    A year after a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet was shot down over eastern Ukraine, killing all aboard, a Dutch town is remembering the victims with Ukrainian sunflowers. Flight MH17 was hit by a missile over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014, amid fighting between pro-Russian separatists and the Ukrainian government. The plane was destroyed by a...

    US Army chief of staff: Troop commitments ‘will be hard to maintain’ for much longer
    Jul18

    US Army chief of staff: Troop commitments ‘will be hard to maintain’ for much longer

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Army is far more heavily engaged around the world than projected when it began slashing force size several years ago, and its commitments will be hard to maintain in the long run as troop numbers shrink, General Ray Odierno said on Friday. Odierno, the Army chief of staff, said decisions about cutting the...

    France, Germany Call For Implementation of Minsk Agreement
    Jul18

    France, Germany Call For Implementation of Minsk Agreement

    The leaders of Germany, France, Ukraine, and Russia discussed the situation in eastern Ukraine in a phone conversation on July 17, the French presidency said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Somber anniversary for downing of Malaysian jet
    Jul18

    Somber anniversary for downing of Malaysian jet

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

    Ukraine marks Malaysian plane crash anniversary
    Jul18

    Ukraine marks Malaysian plane crash anniversary

    Dispute continues over who was responsible for downing Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 one year ago, killing all 298 aboard …read more Source: Toronto...

    How Russia Is Blocking Justice for the Victims of Flight 17
    Jul18

    How Russia Is Blocking Justice for the Victims of Flight 17

    There was never any lack of witnesses to the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which killed all 298 people on board. It happened in broad daylight exactly a year ago, on July 17, 2014, in a part of eastern Ukraine that separatist fighters had seized a few months earlier with abundant help from Russia. The names and whereabouts of their...

    3 nations mark year since downing of Malaysian jet
    Jul18

    3 nations mark year since downing of Malaysian jet

    Hundreds of family members and friends of the 298 passengers and crew killed when MH17 was blown out of the skies above rebel-held Eastern Ukraine rose to give Aljuned a standing ovation at a moving Dutch commemoration service for the victims. Ukrainian and Western authorities say the plane was downed, most likely by mistake, by a missile fired...

    Ukraine-Russia tension rises over separatist powers, expulsions
    Jul17

    Ukraine-Russia tension rises over separatist powers, expulsions

    While fighting in eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russian-backed separatists has ground down lately into a war of slow attrition, tension between Moscow and Kiev has been rising over diplomatic expulsions and unfulfilled conditions of a five-month-old peace plan. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Realism and the American Republic
    Jul17

    Realism and the American Republic

    In the crude violence of the contemporary international scene—with Russia running rampant in Ukraine and rattling its saber toward the Baltic states, with Muslims and Christians facing slaughter by ISIS in the Levant, and with thousands of African migrants boarding overloaded scows to cross the Mediterranean in a perilous search for work—it may...