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    U.S.: Satellite Imagery Shows Russians Shelling Eastern Ukraine
    Jul27

    U.S.: Satellite Imagery Shows Russians Shelling Eastern Ukraine

    U.S. officials released satellite images Sunday they say offer proof that Russian forces have been shelling eastern Ukraine in a campaign to assist rebel groups fighting Ukraine’s government in Kiev. Obama administration officials said as early as last week that the Russians were launching attacks in eastern Ukraine. The U.S. Office of the...

    German vice chancellor: EU should target Russian oligarchs as it raises pressure over Ukraine
    Jul27

    German vice chancellor: EU should target Russian oligarchs as it raises pressure over Ukraine

    Germany’s vice chancellor says Europe should take aim at rich businesspeople who support Russia’s government as it increases pressure on Moscow over its actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    CNN Freelancer Detained In Ukraine Is Now Free
    Jul27

    CNN Freelancer Detained In Ukraine Is Now Free

    The CNN freelance journalist who was detained in eastern Ukraine is now free, the network confirmed on Saturday. Pro-Russian separatists took Anton Skiba from his hotel in Donetsk on Tuesday, after accusing him of “terrorism.” He had been working with CNN to cover the Malaysia Airlines plane crash. CNN reported that Skiba called the...

    Fighting intensifies near MH17 crash site
    Jul27

    Fighting intensifies near MH17 crash site

    A team of international police officers that had planned to start searching for evidence and the remaining bodies at the site of the Malaysian plane disaster in eastern Ukraine cancelled their trip Sunday after receiving reports of fighting in the area. …read more Source: CTV...

    Fighting intensifies near MH17 crash site
    Jul27

    Fighting intensifies near MH17 crash site

    DONETSK, Ukraine — Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.Reports of the intensifying unrest prompted a postponement of a trip to the site by a team of Dutch and Australian police...

    UK Deputy PM wants Russia stripped of World Cup
    Jul27

    UK Deputy PM wants Russia stripped of World Cup

    Britain’s Deputy Prime Minister wants Russia stripped of the right to host the 2018 World Cup to punish President Vladimir Putin for “belligerent behavior” in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Miami...

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

    Police visit to MH17 disaster site cancelled over reports of fighting

    Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down with a surface-to-air missile over a part of eastern Ukraine controlled by pro-Russian separatists on July 17. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Britain’s Deputy PM: Russia Should Lose World Cup 2018 Bid for ‘Belligerent Behavior’
    Jul27

    Britain’s Deputy PM: Russia Should Lose World Cup 2018 Bid for ‘Belligerent Behavior’

    LONDON—Britain’s Deputy Prime Minister wants Russia stripped of the right to host the 2018 World Cup to punish President Vladimir Putin for “belligerent behavior” in the Ukraine crisis. While calling for tougher sanctions against Russia, Nick Clegg told The Sunday Times newspaper that it is “unthinkable” for...

    Police search of MH17 crash site cancelled
    Jul27

    Police search of MH17 crash site cancelled

    A team of international police officers that had planned to start searching for evidence and the remaining bodies at the site of the Malaysian plane disaster in eastern Ukraine cancelled their trip Sunday after receiving reports of fighting in the area. …read more Source: CTV...

    Absent International Investigators, Western Journalists Build Case That Separatists Shot Down MH17
    Jul27

    Absent International Investigators, Western Journalists Build Case That Separatists Shot Down MH17

    With Moscow criticizing U.S. intelligence assessments and international investigators largely unable to reach the disaster site, Western journalists have so far provided the closest thing to an investigation of the Malaysia Airlines disaster. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...