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    Nailing Shut ‘Window To Europe’ Will Empower Russian Nationalists
    Jul25

    Nailing Shut ‘Window To Europe’ Will Empower Russian Nationalists

    MOSCOW — The West reacted sharply against Russia over the downing of the Malaysian Boeing. That is justified: Even if investigators conclude that separatists in Donetsk are not to blame, Russia helped create a situation in which such a thing is even possible in southern and eastern Ukraine. However, threatening and isolating Russia is...

    Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash
    Jul25

    Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash

    Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the downing of the Malaysian jetliner will bring about an international isolation that will cause serious and lasting economic damage. …read more Source: Miami...

    Russia to move heavy artillery across Ukraine border, says Pentagon
    Jul25

    Russia to move heavy artillery across Ukraine border, says Pentagon

    The movement of Russian heavy-calibre artillery systems across the border into Ukraine is “imminent,” the Pentagon said Friday, saying Russia is escalating the military action there. …read more Source: CTV...

    15,000 Russian Troops Amassed Along Ukraine Border: U.S. Ambassador To NATO
    Jul25

    15,000 Russian Troops Amassed Along Ukraine Border: U.S. Ambassador To NATO

    The U.S. Ambassador to NATO said on Friday that more than 15,000 Russian troops amassed along the country’s border with Ukraine, Reuters reports.This is breaking news. Check back later for updates. …read more Source: The Huffington...

    Russia massing 15,000 troops on Ukraine border, U.S. NATO envoy says
    Jul25

    Russia massing 15,000 troops on Ukraine border, U.S. NATO envoy says

    U.S. ambassador to NATO offered a higher figure than one previously cited by the Pentagon …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash
    Jul25

    Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash

    MOSCOW (AP) – Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the crash of the Malaysian jetliner will bring about an international isolation that will cause serious and lasting economic damage. Throughout the Ukrainian crisis, U.S. and European sanctions … …read...

    Netherlands, Australia Ready to Secure Malaysia Flight 17 Crash Site
    Jul25

    Netherlands, Australia Ready to Secure Malaysia Flight 17 Crash Site

    KHARKIV, Ukraine—A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators walked the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went down as their governments prepared police detachments they hope can help protect the crash area and help bring the last of the victims home. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said his country was...

    Experts: MH17 Victims Could Have Remained Conscious During Fall
    Jul25

    Experts: MH17 Victims Could Have Remained Conscious During Fall

    More‘Unreal’ Scenes From MH17 Crash SiteIn the aftermath of the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet, it has been widely assumed that death—or at least unconsciousness—came quickly for the 298 people aboard when the Boeing 777 came apart in the oxygen-thin, cold air at 33,000 feet. But some medical and aviation experts who...

    Igor Strelkov: Separatist Suspected In MH17 Crash May Have Ties To Massacre of 3,000 Bosnian Muslims
    Jul25

    Igor Strelkov: Separatist Suspected In MH17 Crash May Have Ties To Massacre of 3,000 Bosnian Muslims

    A retired Russian military officer turned separatist leader in eastern Ukraine who is suspected in the downing of Malaysian Airlines MH17 was allegedly involved in the 1992 Serbian ethnic cleansing of Muslims in the eastern Bosnian town of Visegrad. A photo showing young Igor Girkin, known by his pseudonym Igor Strelkov, in Visegrad with another...

    After MH17 Crash, Victims’ Credit Cards Were Used in Ukraine
    Jul25

    After MH17 Crash, Victims’ Credit Cards Were Used in Ukraine

    Credit cards have been stolen from victims’ bodies at the site of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 disaster and may have been used in Ukraine since the crash, it has been reported. The news has led to fears of financial and identify fraud for victims’ relatives. Cameron Dalziel, a 43-year-old helicopter rescue pilot who is understood...