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    Civilians in Ukraine Flee Fighting
    Aug01

    Civilians in Ukraine Flee Fighting

    Civilians from towns around the area of Eastern Ukraine where flight MH17 was shot down are continuing to flee heavy fighting. …read more Source: The Boston...

    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...

    At least 10 Ukrainian troops killed in ambush near MH17 crash site
    Aug01

    At least 10 Ukrainian troops killed in ambush near MH17 crash site

    A team of several dozen international investigators descended Friday on the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine to begin combing an area now designated as a crime scene. …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...

    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:...

    Senate Follies Almost Derail Confirmation Of New U.S. Ambassador To Russia
    Aug01

    Senate Follies Almost Derail Confirmation Of New U.S. Ambassador To Russia

    In the midst of major political turmoil, fiery rhetoric, sanctions, violence in eastern Ukraine and the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, America’s new diplomatic envoy to Russia almost didn’t get confirmed by the Senate. On Thursday night, a Republican senator refused to confirm John F. Tefft as the new ambassador to Russia as...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...