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    2 civilians killed in surge of shelling in east Ukraine
    Jun03

    2 civilians killed in surge of shelling in east Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Authorities in east Ukraine say two civilians in a government-controlled area have been killed amid a surge of shelling as combat flares between the armed forces and separatist rebels. …read more Source: U.S....

    Russian Missile Maker: MH17 Shot Down by Ukrainian Missile
    Jun03

    Russian Missile Maker: MH17 Shot Down by Ukrainian Missile

    (MOSCOW) — The Russian maker of the Buk air defense missile system said Tuesday that it has concluded that Malaysia Airlines flight 17 was downed by an older version of the missile, which isn’t in service with the Russian military but is in Ukrainian arsenals. Controversy continues over who shot down the plane last summer over eastern...

    Soviet Sevastopol In 2015
    Jun03

    Soviet Sevastopol In 2015

    Since being annexed by Russia, Crimea has been described as a “Soviet reservation.” Flags, banners, signs and architecture all recall Soviet times. Shortages of certain goods and isolation from the outside world reinforce the atmosphere of the communist era. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    2 Civilians Killed in Surge of Shelling in East Ukraine
    Jun03

    2 Civilians Killed in Surge of Shelling in East Ukraine

    2 civilians killed in surge of shelling in east Ukraine as latest peace talks founder …read more Source: ABC...

    2 civilians killed in surge of shelling in east Ukraine
    Jun03

    2 civilians killed in surge of shelling in east Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Authorities in east Ukraine say two civilians in a government-controlled area have been killed amid a surge of shelling as… …read more Source:...

    Canada suffers indirect economic blowback from sanctions against Russia: Oliver
    Jun03

    Canada suffers indirect economic blowback from sanctions against Russia: Oliver

    OTTAWA – Canada is experiencing indirect economic fallout from the sanctions it and other countries have imposed against Russia, federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver acknowledged Tuesday.Western European countries that do business with Canada are feeling the negative impact of economic sanctions, which have also been imposed by the U.S. and...

    9 Reasons No One Will Miss Sepp Blatter When He’s Gone
    Jun03

    9 Reasons No One Will Miss Sepp Blatter When He’s Gone

    Longtime FIFA president Sepp Blatter voluntarily resigned on Tuesday after nearly two decades at the helm of perhaps the world’s most important sports organization. But while everyone is focusing on the overwhelming evidence of corruption within the organization, we just couldn’t let Blatter drift into obscurity without first...

    See the World Through Migrants’ Eyes
    Jun03

    See the World Through Migrants’ Eyes

    For two weeks, four faces have been staring hard into our collective conscience. Christophe Archambault’s disturbing picture of four migrants adrift on the Indian Ocean has been unavoidable, gracing the cover of newspapers, magazines, websites and appearing on prime-time TV day after day. Three stare directly at us: they know we see them....

    Russian missile-maker says MH17 shot down by version in Ukrainian arsenal
    Jun03

    Russian missile-maker says MH17 shot down by version in Ukrainian arsenal

    The Russian maker of the Buk air defence missile system said Tuesday that it has concluded that Malaysian Airlines flight 17 was downed by an older version of the missile, which isn’t in service with the Russian military but is in Ukrainian arsenals. …read more Source: CTV...

    Signs of a Thaw in the “Cold War”?
    Jun03

    Signs of a Thaw in the “Cold War”?

    Co-authored by William Witenberg a contemporary artist focused on abstract painting Russian President Putin’s response to the arrest by American and Swiss law enforcement authorities in Switzerland of members of world soccer federation FIFA, was to accuse the United States of trying to derail Russian’s hosting of the 2018 World Cup....