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    UK Deputy PM wants Russia stripped of 2018 World Cup over Ukraine crisis
    Jul27

    UK Deputy PM wants Russia stripped of 2018 World Cup over Ukraine crisis

    While calling for tougher sanctions against Russia, Nick Clegg told The Sunday Times newspaper that it is “unthinkable” for President Vladmir Putin to have the opportunity to exploit football’s biggest sporting event to enhance his own status. …read more Source: The Globe and...

    U.S. weighs sharing Ukraine data
    Jul27

    U.S. weighs sharing Ukraine data

    The Pentagon and U.S. intelligence agencies are developing plans that would enable the Obama administration to provide specific locations of surface-to-air missiles controlled by Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine so the Ukrainian government could target them for destruction, U.S. officials said. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    AP Analysis: Putin stays on offense in Ukraine
    Jul27

    AP Analysis: Putin stays on offense in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin might be expected to hunker down into defense mode as he is besieged by accusations of Russian involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Instead he has stayed on offense and appears to positioning for the long game. …read more Source: Miami...

    Armed Australia force sent to secure Flight 17 crash site in Ukraine
    Jul27

    Armed Australia force sent to secure Flight 17 crash site in Ukraine

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s dispatch of 190 armed police to guard the Malaysia Airlines crash site in separatist-held eastern Ukraine has stirred controversy and concern for the safety of the mission. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Malaysia Airlines Calls On Companies, IATA, For Better Flight Warnings Above Conflict Areas
    Jul27

    Malaysia Airlines Calls On Companies, IATA, For Better Flight Warnings Above Conflict Areas

    Malaysia Airlines has called on the international community to create a method to help carriers know which areas are unsafe to fly over. The call comes a little more than a week after MH17 was shot down, likely by Russian separatists, over Ukraine, killing all the passengers and crew members on board. …read more Source: International...

    AP Analysis: Putin stays on offense in Ukraine
    Jul27

    AP Analysis: Putin stays on offense in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin might be expected to hunker down into defense mode as he is besieged by accusations of Russian involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Just hours after the crash, Putin laid the groundwork for this approach, saying at a meeting of economic officials that “the tragedy...

    Dutch government: 1st victim from Flight 17 disaster has been identified
    Jul27

    Dutch government: 1st victim from Flight 17 disaster has been identified

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Dutch government says the first victim has been identified from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster. The name and sex of the victim, a Dutch national, weren’t released. The government said Saturday the next of kin and mayor of the victim’s hometown have been informed. People watch as the convoy...

    Ukraine army increases pressure on separatist stronghold
    Jul27

    Ukraine army increases pressure on separatist stronghold

    The Ukrainian military is increasing pressure on the separatist stronghold of Donetsk, officials said Saturday, even as concern grows about deeper Russian involvement in the conflict. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    In the Fields Where Flight 17 Fell
    Jul27

    In the Fields Where Flight 17 Fell

    Sabrina Tavernise recounts the night of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster in the grass and wheat fields near Grabovo, Ukraine. The beautiful field where it came to rest is quiet now. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk
    Jul27

    Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk

    Ukraine forces appear to have gained momentum recently by retaking control of territory from rebels. …read more Source: USA...