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    Vox Pop: Muscovites On New Western Sanctions
    Aug01

    Vox Pop: Muscovites On New Western Sanctions

    RFE/RL’s Tom Balmforth asked residents of Moscow if they were concerned about the new round of sanctions imposed by the United States and the European Union over Russia’s actions in eastern Ukraine. Most of the respondents said they thought the sanctions would have little effect on the Russian economy. They also expressed regret at...

    Reporter Nearly Killed By Gunfire At MH17 Crash Site
    Aug01

    Reporter Nearly Killed By Gunfire At MH17 Crash Site

    An SBS News reporter and Al Jazeera English contributor was caught in the middle of direct gunfire Thursday near the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crash site. The Australian news service said that journalist Nick Lazaredes is “lucky to be alive” Friday. Lazaredes told SBS Radio he was leaving the MH17 crash site when shooting broke...

    Is Putin Looking for a Way Out of Ukraine?
    Aug01

    Is Putin Looking for a Way Out of Ukraine?

    Sometimes it’s a good idea to pay attention to what Andrei Kolesnikov writes. The Kommersant columnist is one of the Kremlin’s anointed court scribes and is often described as President Vladimir Putin’s favorite journalist. Ben Judah, author of Fragile Empire: How Russia Fell Out Of Love With Vladimir Putin, recently wrote that...

    Ukraine antigovernment protesters remain squarely planted in Kiev
    Aug01

    Ukraine antigovernment protesters remain squarely planted in Kiev

    Borys Vitaliy was happily married with a successful recycling business when protesters began gathering in the Ukrainian capital’s Independence Square, also known as the Maidan, in November. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Pro-Russian rebels kill 10 Ukrainian soldiers near Malaysia Air crash site
    Aug01

    Pro-Russian rebels kill 10 Ukrainian soldiers near Malaysia Air crash site

    With the sound of artillery fire in the distance, dozens of international investigators arrived Friday at the zone where a Malaysia Airlines plane crashed in eastern Ukraine and began preparations to comb the rural area for remains of as many as 80 victims and jet debris. …read more Source: FOX...

    More Investigators Reach MH17 Crash Site as Rebels Ambush Ukraine Troops Nearby
    Aug01

    More Investigators Reach MH17 Crash Site as Rebels Ambush Ukraine Troops Nearby

    HRABOVE, Ukraine—A team of several dozen international investigators descended Friday on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site in eastern Ukraine to begin combing an area now designated as a crime scene. A few hours earlier, at least 10 Ukrainian soldiers were killed when their convoy was ambushed by pro-Russian separatist rebels in a...

    MH17 Crash Site: 10 Ukraine Government Troops Killed By Rebels
    Aug01

    MH17 Crash Site: 10 Ukraine Government Troops Killed By Rebels

    Moscow-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine on Thursday killed at least 10 soldiers in an overnight ambush on a Ukrainian paratroopers unit, near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, a BBC report said. …read more Source: International Business...

    Ukraine Army Confirms At Least 14 Deaths From Pro-Russian ‘Ambush’
    Aug01

    Ukraine Army Confirms At Least 14 Deaths From Pro-Russian ‘Ambush’

    An ambush by pro-Russian fighters near the town of Shakhtarsk, in the area where the Malaysian airliner fell two weeks ago, killed more than a dozen people, many of them soldiers, and injured many more. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Dozens of investigators reach Ukraine plane crash site
    Aug01

    Dozens of investigators reach Ukraine plane crash site

    A team of several dozen international investigators descended Friday on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site in eastern Ukraine to begin combing an area now designated as a crime scene. …read more Source: CTV...

    Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine discovering pros and cons of social media in war
    Aug01

    Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine discovering pros and cons of social media in war

    Separatists in eastern Ukraine have been using social media for propaganda purposes since the conflict broke out in early 2014. But with the recent downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet in the area, the rebels are discovering that social media can have its downside, too. …read more Source:...