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    Russia dissatisfied with MH17 report by Dutch Safety Board
    Jul02

    Russia dissatisfied with MH17 report by Dutch Safety Board

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian aviation official says a draft Dutch report into last year’s crash of Malaysian Airlines flight 17 in eastern Ukraine “raises more questions than it gives answers.” …read more Source: CNS...

    Russia Says Reporter’s Expulsion From Ukraine ‘Unacceptable’
    Jul02

    Russia Says Reporter’s Expulsion From Ukraine ‘Unacceptable’

    The Kremlin has denounced as “completely unacceptable” the actions of Ukrainian authorities toward a reporter with Russia’s Channel One television. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian aviation official says Dutch draft MH17 crash report doesn’t give full picture
    Jul02

    Russian aviation official says Dutch draft MH17 crash report doesn’t give full picture

    A Russian aviation official says a draft Dutch report into last year’s crash of Malaysian Airlines flight 17 in eastern Ukraine “raises more questions than it gives answers.” The Dutch Safety Board has made the draft available to representatives of Malaysia, Ukraine, the U.S., Russia, Britain, Australia and the Netherlands....

    Russia, Ukraine trade barbs over politics, gas as hostility deepens
    Jul02

    Russia, Ukraine trade barbs over politics, gas as hostility deepens

    By Maria Tsvetkova and Pavel Polityuk MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Russia expressed “deep concern” on Thursday over Ukraine’s plans to… …read more Source:...

    Putin Urged To Allow Jews To Return To Crimea
    Jul02

    Putin Urged To Allow Jews To Return To Crimea

    Russian president Vladimir Putin has been urged to allow as many as 40,000 Jewish people who left Crimea during the reign of the Soviet Union to return to the now Russian-held peninsula, according to a Moscow Times report. Leonid Grach, head of the Crimean branch of the Communist party, has formally written to Putin to ask him to ease the complex...

    The Best Way to Day-Drink Is With Low-Alcohol Brews
    Jul02

    The Best Way to Day-Drink Is With Low-Alcohol Brews

    Nguyen Huy Kham / Reuters “Beer,” writes the Egyptologist Wolfgang Helck, “could easily have been discovered by chance.” The Babylonians and ancient Egyptians didn’t have microbrewing supplies, but they had grains—grains that would, from time to time, get wet, interact with airborne yeasts, and voila, a brewski was born. That’s...

    Russia Will Deploy First Bastion Surface-To-Surface Missile System In Crimea By 2020
    Jul02

    Russia Will Deploy First Bastion Surface-To-Surface Missile System In Crimea By 2020

    Russia will deploy the first Bastion silo-based surface-to-ship missile system in the Crimean Peninsula by 2020, Moscow-based Interfax news agency reported Thursday. The new missile system will be positioned in the region as part of the Kremlin’s plans to increase security in the Black Sea area. …read more Source: International...

    Russia: New US Military Strategy Is Confrontational
    Jul02

    Russia: New US Military Strategy Is Confrontational

    Russia said Thursday a new U.S. military strategy was confrontational and would not help improve relations with Moscow, strained by the crisis in Ukraine. The strategy, released by the Pentagon on Wednesday, said Russia had repeatedly demonstrated it does not respect the sovereignty of its neighbors and that it was willing to use force to achieve...

    Azov Regiment Stands Off With Rebels In Seaside Ghost Town
    Jul02

    Azov Regiment Stands Off With Rebels In Seaside Ghost Town

    A former holiday resort on the Sea of Azov, the town of Shyrokyne now stands largely abandoned, patrolled by fighters on both sides of Ukraine’s conflict. Members of the Azov Regiment, a former volunteer militia now included in the National Guard, are holed up in burned-out buildings near the coast as they trade fire with pro-Russian...

    Ukraine Says Russian Generals Lead Separatists
    Jul02

    Ukraine Says Russian Generals Lead Separatists

    An report sent to U.S. officials names names. …read more Source:...