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    Banned Munitions Still in Use, Report Says
    Jul31

    Banned Munitions Still in Use, Report Says

    There is evidence of the deployment of cluster bombs in Syria and eastern Ukraine, a leading disarmament advocacy groups said. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine’s alert to airlines failed to give full picture of danger
    Jul31

    Ukraine’s alert to airlines failed to give full picture of danger

    Ukraine’s alert to airlines three days before a Malaysian Air passenger jet was shot down described a “restricted” area without noting fighting on the ground or evidence that rebels had surface-to-air missiles. …read more Source: Toronto...

    West’s Sanctions Playbook Faces Challenge in Russia
    Jul31

    West’s Sanctions Playbook Faces Challenge in Russia

    Recent history of U.S. and EU sanctions—including against Iran, North Korea and Syria—suggests that significantly stronger penalties could be needed to change the Kremlin’s calculations on Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    G-7 leaders warns Russia of more sanctions
    Jul31

    G-7 leaders warns Russia of more sanctions

    The US and European leaders say they’re prepared to intensify sanctions against Russia unless it moves to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Fighting around Donetsk impairs MH17 crash investigation
    Jul31

    Fighting around Donetsk impairs MH17 crash investigation

    Fighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists on Wednesday prevented international investigators reaching the MH17 crash site for the fourth day in a row, the Dutch team leader said. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    U.S., European sanctions may damage Russian economy
    Jul31

    U.S., European sanctions may damage Russian economy

    The sanctions from the U.S. and European Unions could do long lasting harm to Russia’s energy and finance sectors unless the country withdraws support for Ukrainian insurgents …read more Source:...

    3 Putin Allies Among 8 Hit With New EU Sanctions
    Jul31

    3 Putin Allies Among 8 Hit With New EU Sanctions

    BRUSSELS—The European Union targeted Russian President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle for the first time Wednesday for the Kremlin’s actions in Ukraine, subjecting three of his long-time associates to EU-wide asset freezes and travel bans. A total of eight people were added to the EU’s sanctions list for allegedly...

    Russia Lashes Out at Latest Western Sanctions
    Jul31

    Russia Lashes Out at Latest Western Sanctions

    Russia is lashing out at new U.S. and European economic sanctions imposed to protest what the West sees as Moscow’s intervention in Ukraine. The Russian Foreign Ministry Wednesday called new restrictions targeting the Russian energy, defense, technology and finance sectors “destructive and short-sighted.” It said Washington is...

    Interview: What Can Be Expected From Ukrainian Right in the Midst of Political and Military Crisis?
    Jul31

    Interview: What Can Be Expected From Ukrainian Right in the Midst of Political and Military Crisis?

    In addition to the military crisis in Eastern Ukraine and the rise of pro-Russian separatist rebels, Kiev now confronts a growing political crisis as the country gears up for new elections. What can we expect from the Ukrainian right, and how will nationalist forces seek to profit from escalating tensions with Russia? For answers, I caught up...

    Quora Question: What Are the Top Survival Tips in a Warzone for a Fresh Recruit?
    Jul31

    Quora Question: What Are the Top Survival Tips in a Warzone for a Fresh Recruit?

    Quora Questions are part of a partnership between Newsweek and Quora, through which we’ll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora contributors throughout the week. Read more about the partnership here. Hi, I am Mark and I am from Ukraine. Today, we had around 40 000 troops mobilized due to possible military invasion threat...