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    Russia Defiant In Face Of Unprecedented Western Sanctions
    Jul30

    Russia Defiant In Face Of Unprecedented Western Sanctions

    Russia says unprecedented Western sanctions imposed on its financial, arms, and energy sectors over the Ukraine crisis would hurt the United States and the European Union. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    What Brought Down Air Algerie Flight AH5017?
    Jul30

    What Brought Down Air Algerie Flight AH5017?

    DAKAR (Reuters) – The Air Algerie flight that crashed in Mali last week appears to have plummeted to the ground from an altitude of 10,000 meters in just a few minutes after flying into a storm, a senior official involved in the investigation was quoted as saying. French officials have said they believe bad weather was most likely to blame...

    Russia counts cost of new economic sanctions
    Jul30

    Russia counts cost of new economic sanctions

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia blasted the West’s new economic sanctions on Wednesday, accusing the U.S. of being “prosecutorial” in its drive to impose penalties on the country’s key energy and finance sectors. The U.S. and European Union on Tuesday announced a raft of new sanctions that would limit the trade of arms and...

    Ukraine Accuses Rebels of Laying Mines Near MH17 Crash Site
    Jul30

    Ukraine Accuses Rebels of Laying Mines Near MH17 Crash Site

    DONETSK, Ukraine—International observers turned back Wednesday after making another attempt to reach the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down in eastern Ukraine, and a government official said the area near the zone had been mined by pro-Russian separatists who control it. Observers from the Organization for Security and...

    Some Rebels In Ukraine Vent Frustration With Putin
    Jul30

    Some Rebels In Ukraine Vent Frustration With Putin

    By Aleksandar Vasovic DONETSK, Ukraine, July 30 (Reuters) – Western leaders may be Vladimir Putin’s biggest critics over the conflict in east Ukraine but the Russian leader is also facing criticism from some of the rebels they accuse him of arming. The European Union and the United States have imposed new sanctions on Russia because...

    Ukraine Official: Rebels Placed Land Mines on Roads to MH17 Crash Site
    Jul30

    Ukraine Official: Rebels Placed Land Mines on Roads to MH17 Crash Site

    An Ukrainian official accused pro-Russian separatist fighters of lining the roads to the crash site of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 with land mines Wednesday, making it impossible for international investigators to access the scene of the crash. The Associated Press reports that observers from the Organization for Security and...

    Ukraine Welcomes Sanctions Against Russia
    Jul30

    Ukraine Welcomes Sanctions Against Russia

    The authorities also said they would not scale back their military offensive, even if it impeded access by investigators to the crash site of a Malaysian airliner. …read more Source: The New York...

    Rebels laying mines near MH17 crash site, Ukrainian official says
    Jul30

    Rebels laying mines near MH17 crash site, Ukrainian official says

    International observers turned back Wednesday after making another attempt to reach the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down in eastern Ukraine, and a government official said the area near the zone had been mined by pro-Russian separatists who control it. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine official: Rebels lay mines near crash site
    Jul30

    Ukraine official: Rebels lay mines near crash site

    Ukraine official: Rebels lay mines near jet crash site, observers again fail to reach area …read more Source:...

    Russia counts cost of new US, EU sanctions
    Jul30

    Russia counts cost of new US, EU sanctions

    After raft of new Western sanctions, Russian central bank moves to support local lenders …read more Source:...