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    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...

    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...

    15 days later, Flight 17 investigation gets rolling
    Aug01

    15 days later, Flight 17 investigation gets rolling

    With fight between pro-Russian rebels accused of downing jet and Ukrainian forces raging nearby, work finally begins in earnest …read more Source:...

    Investigators set up base at Ukraine jet crash site
    Aug01

    Investigators set up base at Ukraine jet 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 victims’ remains and jet debris. …read more Source:...

    International Investigators Begin Work at Crash Site in Ukraine
    Aug01

    International Investigators Begin Work at Crash Site in Ukraine

    Several dozen international investigators have begun working at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 in eastern Ukraine. Investigators from the Netherlands and Australia, along with accompanying officials from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe on Friday began combing an area now designated as a crime scene. They...

    Large expert team reaches Ukraine crash site
    Aug01

    Large expert team reaches Ukraine crash site

    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: 60 experts arrive at crash site
    Aug01

    MH17: 60 experts arrive at crash site

    International monitors and experts arrived at the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine for the second day running Friday — this time in much greater numbers. …read more Source:...

    US Senate Confirms John Tefft as Envoy to Russia
    Aug01

    US Senate Confirms John Tefft as Envoy to Russia

    The U.S. Senate has approved President Barack Obama’s nomination for ambassador to Russia. John Tefft, a career diplomat specializing in Eastern Europe, was unanimously approved Thursday, filling a post that had been vacant since February. Tefft has served as Obama’s ambassador to Ukraine and former President George W. Bush’s...

    Ukrainian Troops Suffer Heavy Losses In Ambush By Pro-Russian Rebels
    Aug01

    Ukrainian Troops Suffer Heavy Losses In Ambush By Pro-Russian Rebels

    HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — 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...

    Large expert team reaches Ukraine crash site
    Aug01

    Large expert team reaches Ukraine crash site

    HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — 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. Investigators from the Netherlands and Australia, along with accompanying officials from the Organization for Security and...