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    More Human Remains Recovered From MH17 Site
    Oct31

    More Human Remains Recovered From MH17 Site

    A Dutch team took advantage of a pause in fighting in eastern Ukraine on Friday to recover human remains from the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash site. …read more Source:...

    Coal miners stuck in the middle of Ukraine’s war
    Oct31

    Coal miners stuck in the middle of Ukraine’s war

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Glistening black sweat rolls down the spine of a beefy miner as he jackhammers bedrock along the shaft at the Chelyuskintsev coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine’s eastern industrial heartland. Vitaly Khristich is one of hundreds of miners who each day brave the artillery fire that flares … …read more Source:...

    Russian Actor Is Fires at Ukrainian Forces, Wearing Press Helmet
    Oct31

    Russian Actor Is Fires at Ukrainian Forces, Wearing Press Helmet

    A Russian film star’s “surprise” visit to Ukrainian, pro-Russian separatists in the country’s east has caused a backlash from local media and authorities, after video footage posted online on Friday appeared to show him firing a mounted machine gun at the Kiev-held Donetsk airport and mocking the “ceasefire” agreed by pro-Kiev and...

    Remains recovered from Ukraine plane disaster site
    Oct31

    Remains recovered from Ukraine plane disaster site

    The Dutch prime minister says investigators have recovered an unspecified number of human remains from the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Coal miners stuck in the middle of Ukraine’s war
    Oct31

    Coal miners stuck in the middle of Ukraine’s war

    In this photo taken Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, miner Vitaly Khristich uses a jackhammer at the Chelyuskintsev coal mine in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine. Khristich is one of hundreds of m… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Charles Krauthammer: U.S. midterms represent a referendum on White House competence
    Oct31

    Charles Krauthammer: U.S. midterms represent a referendum on White House competence

    WASHINGTON — Are the U.S. mid-term elections really about nothing? Democrats might like to think so, but they’re not. First, like all U.S. elections, this one is about the economy. The effect of the weakest recovery in two generations is reflected in President Obama’s 13-point underwater ratings for his handling of the economy....

    China And Russia Block International Plan To Create Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary
    Oct31

    China And Russia Block International Plan To Create Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary

    PERTH, Australia, Oct 31 – China and Russia have thwarted an international attempt to create the world’s largest ocean sanctuary in Antarctica as both nations eye the region’s rich reserves of fish and krill. The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) wound up a 10-day meeting in Hobart,...

    Merkel Tells Putin Europe Won’t Recognize E. Ukraine Vote
    Oct31

    Merkel Tells Putin Europe Won’t Recognize E. Ukraine Vote

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Russian President Vladimir Putin on the phone that Sunday’s planned elections in eastern Ukraine were illegitimate and would not be recognized by European leaders, a Berlin government spokesman said on Friday. Merkel and Putin held a joint telephone conversation with French President Francois Hollande...

    Lawyer Says Captive Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Enjoys Support At Home
    Oct31

    Lawyer Says Captive Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Enjoys Support At Home

    The attorney for captive Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko has told RFE/RL his client enjoys the support of voters back in Ukraine, where she was recently elected to a seat in parliament. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Deep in the mine, months without pay: Coal miners struggle amid the war in eastern Ukraine
    Oct31

    Deep in the mine, months without pay: Coal miners struggle amid the war in eastern Ukraine

    Glistening black sweat rolls down the spine of a beefy miner as he jackhammers bedrock along the shaft at the Chelyuskintsev coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine’s eastern industrial heartland. …read more Source: FOX...