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    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...

    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

    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: Los Angeles...

    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:...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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:...

    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:...