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    Last Plane Carrying MH17 Victims Departs for Netherlands
    Jul26

    Last Plane Carrying MH17 Victims Departs for Netherlands

    An Australian air force transport plane was the last aircraft to depart eastern Ukraine on Saturday (July 26) carrying the remains of victims from the downed Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. All 298 people on board the flight perished when it was brought down over rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine, where Kiev is struggling to quell a...

    Dutch, Australian cargo planes fly more remains from site of Malaysia Airlines disaster
    Jul26

    Dutch, Australian cargo planes fly more remains from site of Malaysia Airlines disaster

    Two cargo planes have flown 38 more coffins carrying victims of the Malaysia Airlines disaster out of eastern Ukraine to a forensic center in the Netherlands for identification and investigation. …read more Source: FOX...

    Planes fly more victims from Ukraine crash site
    Jul26

    Planes fly more victims from Ukraine crash site

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two cargo planes have flown 38 more coffins carrying victims of the Malaysia Airlines disaster out of eastern Ukraine to a forensic center in the Netherlands for identification and investigation. The planes took off Saturday from Kharkiv, a government-controlled city where the bodies have been brought from the crash...

    Malaysia, Dutch PMs to Discuss Access to Plane Crash Site
    Jul26

    Malaysia, Dutch PMs to Discuss Access to Plane Crash Site

    Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Saturday he would meet his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte next week to discuss how to secure full access for investigators to the site in Ukraine where a Malaysian airliner was downed. Pro-Russian separatists remain in control of the area in eastern Ukraine where the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was...

    Russia Chides EU, Says Sanctions Endanger Security Cooperation
    Jul26

    Russia Chides EU, Says Sanctions Endanger Security Cooperation

    The Russian Foreign Ministry says additional sanctions imposed by the European Union over Moscow’s role in the Ukraine crisis put at risk cooperation over security issues, chiding that “the decisions will be greeted enthusiastically by international terrorists.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU hits top Russian intelligence chiefs with sanctions
    Jul26

    EU hits top Russian intelligence chiefs with sanctions

    The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the pro-Russia revolt in eastern Ukraine, official documents showed. …read more Source: CTV...

    EU Sanctions Hit Russian Intelligence Officials, Russia Says Anti-Terrorism Weakened
    Jul26

    EU Sanctions Hit Russian Intelligence Officials, Russia Says Anti-Terrorism Weakened

    BRUSSELS— The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the pro-Russia revolt in eastern Ukraine, official documents showed. Among the 15 new people subjected to an EU-wide asset freeze and travel ban were Alexander Bortnikov, head of the Russian Federal...

    Russia says EU sanctions undermine fight with terrorism, organized crime
    Jul26

    Russia says EU sanctions undermine fight with terrorism, organized crime

    Organization adds 15 Russians and Ukrainians and 18 organizations to its sanctions list over the crisis in Ukraine …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Russia says new EU sanctions will weaken fight against international terrorism
    Jul26

    Russia says new EU sanctions will weaken fight against international terrorism

    Russia is lashing out at the latest round of Ukraine-related sanctions imposed by the European Union, saying they endanger the fight against international terrorism. …read more Source: FOX...

    Villages Left Traumatized by MH17 Crash
    Jul26

    Villages Left Traumatized by MH17 Crash

    The crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 has sent a shock wave through the world, but on a local scale it has paralyzed three Ukrainian villages near the crash site, where almost no one came to the rescue. …read more Source: The Wall Street...