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    Jewish deputy PM Groysman to serve as Ukraine’s acting prime minister
    Jul25

    Jewish deputy PM Groysman to serve as Ukraine’s acting prime minister

    (JTA) — Volodymyr Groysman, a deputy prime minister who is Jewish, was appointed acting prime minister of Ukraine following the resignation of Arseniy Yatsenyuk. Groysman was tapped at a special Cabinet meeting on Thursday, according to the RIA Novosti news site. He joined the government in February as deputy prime minister for regional...

    Malaysia jet victims’ bodies arrive in Netherlands
    Jul25

    Malaysia jet victims’ bodies arrive in Netherlands

    Remains of Malaysia Airlines bodies reach Ukraine-held city; Europe mulls more sanctions …read more Source:...

    Putin’s Elite Counter-Terror Troops Have An Insane Training Regimen
    Jul25

    Putin’s Elite Counter-Terror Troops Have An Insane Training Regimen

    A recent video from retired Special Operations veteran Larry Vickers highlights three of the most strenuous counter-terrorism drills that Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) operators have to go through in the course of their training. They provide a look at how some of Vladimir Putin’s most elite soldiers are made — a potentially...

    What happened? The day Flight 17 was downed
    Jul25

    What happened? The day Flight 17 was downed

    SNIZHNE, Ukraine (AP) — It was lunchtime when a tracked launcher with four SA-11 surface-to-air missiles rolled into town and parked on Karapetyan Street. Fifteen hundred miles (2,400 kilomete… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukrainian woman reportedly posts mascara ‘looted’ from Malaysia Airlines crash
    Jul25

    Ukrainian woman reportedly posts mascara ‘looted’ from Malaysia Airlines crash

    A pretty young woman posted a photo of herself on Instagram holding a tube of mascara allegedly stolen from the Ukraine crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 and created an uproar on the Internet. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Ukraine Crisis: Russia Reportedly Amassing 15K Troops On Border, Supplying Rebels With Tanks, Armored Vehicles
    Jul25

    Ukraine Crisis: Russia Reportedly Amassing 15K Troops On Border, Supplying Rebels With Tanks, Armored Vehicles

    More than 15,000 Russian troops have amassed along the border with Ukraine as the Pentagon said Friday it appears Moscow is about to transfer “heavy caliber multiple rocket systems” to pro-Russia separatists. Reuters cited the U.S. ambassador to NATO in a tweet reporting that 15,000 Russian troops are on the Ukrainian border. The news...

    Malaysia Airlines Conspiracy Theories: What Actually Happened When Fight 17 Crashed?
    Jul25

    Malaysia Airlines Conspiracy Theories: What Actually Happened When Fight 17 Crashed?

    SNIZHNE, Ukraine (AP) — It was lunchtime when a tracked launcher with four SA-11 surface-to-air missiles rolled into town and parked on Karapetyan Street. Fifteen hundred miles (2,400 kilometers) to the west, passengers were checking in for Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. It had been a noisy day in this eastern Ukrainian town, residents...

    What happened? The day Flight 17 was downed
    Jul25

    What happened? The day Flight 17 was downed

    SNIZHNE, Ukraine (AP) — It was lunchtime when a tracked launcher with four SA-11 surface-to-air missiles rolled into town and parked on Karapetyan Street. A man wearing unfamiliar fatigues, speaking with a distinctive Russian accent, checked to make sure they weren’t filming. Sergei Kavtaradze, a spokesman for rebel leader Alexander...

    Chalk River nuclear shipments opposed in Washington
    Jul25

    Chalk River nuclear shipments opposed in Washington

    A New York congressman says the proposed trucking of intensely radioactive liquid waste from Chalk River to the United States could cause a “mobile Chernobyl” in the event of a spill while crossing the border at Buffalo. Representative Brian Higgins brought the issue to the floor of the House Thursday, calling on the Department of...

    Sloviansk: Going Back to a Ruined House
    Jul25

    Sloviansk: Going Back to a Ruined House

    Many residents of Sloviansk are now returning home, after pro-Russian insurgents were pushed out of the eastern Ukrainian city at the beginning of July. …read more Source: The Boston...