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    MH17 Crash: 74 More Bodies Of Ukraine Plane Crash Victims Return, Netherland Mourns
    Jul26

    MH17 Crash: 74 More Bodies Of Ukraine Plane Crash Victims Return, Netherland Mourns

    A third solemn ceremony was held Friday as the remains of more victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 were returned to the Netherlands. The arrival of an additional 74 coffins marked the third day in a row that bodies from the crash site in Ukraine arrived back in the country from which the doomed flight departed last Thursday. …read more...

    European Union Imposes Sanctions On Top Russian Officials
    Jul26

    European Union Imposes Sanctions On Top Russian Officials

    BRUSSELS, July 25 (Reuters) – The European Union said on Saturday it had imposed asset freezes on a number of top Russian officials, including the chiefs of Russia’s FSB security service and foreign intelligence service. Alexander Bortnikov, head of the FSB, and Mikhail Fradkov, head of the foreign intelligence service, were among 15...

    Maria Putin Flees Holland Along with Boyfriend Jorrit Faasen After Fury Over Flight MH17
    Jul26

    Maria Putin Flees Holland Along with Boyfriend Jorrit Faasen After Fury Over Flight MH17

    Maria Putin, the daughter of Russian president Vladmir Putin, has fled the Netherlands along with her partner Jorrit Faassen after the public’s fury over the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 situation. The flight was reportedly shot down by Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. Dozens of Holland citizens were on board. Putin’s...

    Three Reasons We Need a Parliamentary Election in Ukraine
    Jul26

    Three Reasons We Need a Parliamentary Election in Ukraine

    First. It reflects the desires of our citizens. There is no inherent value in any mechanism of authority, unless there is popular support for it. About 70 percent of Ukrainians are in favor of early parliamentary elections, and it must be scheduled this fall. If for no other reason, we — Ukrainian politicians — have to do this to...

    A Proud Russkiy Citizen or an Upatriotic Traitor of Mother Russia?
    Jul26

    A Proud Russkiy Citizen or an Upatriotic Traitor of Mother Russia?

    I refuse to be defined by my passport — both literally and metaphorically. Surely there’s more to an individual than his personal identification number and/or the color of his passport? There was a time, not so long ago, when I traveled with my parents as a post-Soviet kid, and each time we pulled out our exotic-looking,...

    The Russian Dream Is All About Empire
    Jul26

    The Russian Dream Is All About Empire

    The Russian Dream is for the country to be a great empire and to inspire fear. Interviews I recently conducted in Moscow all ended with the same words: “First, the Olympic Games in Sochi, then we annexed Crimea. And now, we’ve won the hockey championships!” Here, a popular joke says that “while everyone thought Russia was...

    U.S. accuses Russia of firing on Ukraine
    Jul26

    U.S. accuses Russia of firing on Ukraine

    Pentagon says Moscow is also moving powerful rocket systems closer to border, ready for pro-Russian militias …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Russia firing artillery at Ukraine troops, U.S. says
    Jul26

    Russia firing artillery at Ukraine troops, U.S. says

    Russia is launching artillery attacks from its soil on Ukrainian troops and preparing to move heavier weaponry across the border, according to the U.S and Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    EU Adds More Names, Entities To Ukraine Sanctions List
    Jul26

    EU Adds More Names, Entities To Ukraine Sanctions List

    The European Union has added to its sanctions list 15 individuals and 18 entities over their role in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Final days could be approaching for separatists in eastern Ukraine
    Jul26

    Final days could be approaching for separatists in eastern Ukraine

    The Donetsk People’s Republic army was already losing ground before the MH17 disaster. Now the separatist forces are in full retreat and a drawn-out guerrilla war could be next …read more Source: The Globe and...