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    Police visit to MH17 disaster site canceled
    Jul27

    Police visit to MH17 disaster site canceled

    DONETSK, Ukraine — A team of international police officers that had been due to visit the site of the Malaysian plane disaster in eastern Ukraine canceled the trip Sunday after receiving reports of fighting in the area.Alexander Hug, the deputy head of a monitoring team from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, said it...

    Flight 17 crash site remains unsecured due to fighting
    Jul27

    Flight 17 crash site remains unsecured due to fighting

    10 days after Malaysia plane shot down over Ukraine, international police team kept back from securing human remains and debris; evidence of missile blast grows …read more Source:...

    Ukraine fighting prevents crash site visit despite international deal
    Jul27

    Ukraine fighting prevents crash site visit despite international deal

    Monitors call off crash site visit due to fighting …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Security pact reached for MH17 site
    Jul27

    Security pact reached for MH17 site

    Malaysia says it has secured a deal with rebels in Ukraine to allow international police to enter the MH17 crash area to provide protection for crash investigators. …read more Source:...

    International Police Postpone MH17 Crash Site Visit
    Jul27

    International Police Postpone MH17 Crash Site Visit

    Police monitors from Australia and the Netherlands postponed plans Sunday to visit the Malaysian airliner crash site in eastern Ukraine, citing security concerns as fighting continues in the area. All 298 people on the Boeing 777 were killed when the plane was shot down ten days ago en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. It fell in a rebel-held...

    Europe is Highly Dependent on Russian Gas (Infographic)
    Jul27

    Europe is Highly Dependent on Russian Gas (Infographic)

    The United States is increasing pressure on European leaders to impose further sanctions on Russia in the wake of the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Russia accounts for 30 percent of all EU gas and it could retaliate by restricting supplies. Europe is highly dependent on Russian gas but interestingly, it will be braced for any possible...

    Dutch, Australian Inspectors Abandon Plans To Visit Crash Site Amid Fighting
    Jul27

    Dutch, Australian Inspectors Abandon Plans To Visit Crash Site Amid Fighting

    Fighting between Ukrainian troops and separatists has caused a team of international inspectors to give up plans to visit the crash site of MH17 for the day, just hours after Malaysia announced an agreement with Ukrainian rebels to allow access. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Police visit to MH17 disaster site canceled
    Jul27

    Police visit to MH17 disaster site canceled

    DONETSK, Ukraine — A team of international police officers that had been due to visit the site of the Malaysian plane disaster in eastern Ukraine canceled the trip Sunday after receiving reports of fighting in the area.Alexander Hug, the deputy head of a monitoring team from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, said it...

    Evolving Ukraine Crisis Tests Obama Foreign Policy
    Jul27

    Evolving Ukraine Crisis Tests Obama Foreign Policy

    Just hours after reports that Malaysian Airlines flight 17 had been shot down over eastern Ukraine, the stark reality that 298 civilians from nearly a dozen nations had just become the latest victims in a Russian-backed separatist movement came as somewhat of a jolt. All were dead. Locals reported bodies falling from the sky into a field dotted...

    Police visit to MH17 disaster site cancelled over reports of fighting
    Jul27

    Police visit to MH17 disaster site cancelled over reports of fighting

    A team of international police officers that had been due to visit the site of the Malaysian plane disaster in eastern Ukraine cancelled the trip Sunday after receiving reports of fighting in the area. …read more Source:...