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    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...

    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...

    Russia Says Ukraine Tried to Kill Officers in Cross-Border Mortar Bombing
    Jul25

    Russia Says Ukraine Tried to Kill Officers in Cross-Border Mortar Bombing

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian authorities accused Ukraine of trying to kill investigators who were checking reports of cross-border shooting by firing a volley of mortar rounds over the frontier into Russia on Friday. A Russian security official said up to 40 mortar bombs fired by Ukrainian forces fell in the Russian province of Rostov near...

    HAYDEN: Intelligence, evidence and the case against Russia
    Jul25

    HAYDEN: Intelligence, evidence and the case against Russia

    ANALYSIS/OPINION: Speaking Monday on the South Lawn about the actions of Russian-backed Ukrainian separatists around the crash site of Malaysian Air 17, President Obama leveled the question: “What exactly are they trying to hide?” Surely we want responsible parties to get there to identify remains, catalogue them and treat them...

    Putin’s Daughter Reported to Have Fled Home in Netherlands
    Jul25

    Putin’s Daughter Reported to Have Fled Home in Netherlands

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s daughter has fled her multimillion-dollar Dutch penthouse as anger over Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 is being increasingly directed at her father, according to British newspaper the Mirror. A resident of Voorschoten, Netherlands where Maria Putin was living, told the paper that Ms. Putin and Jorrit...

    MH17: Australia, Netherlands offer security for plane crash site
    Jul25

    MH17: Australia, Netherlands offer security for plane crash site

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said his country was ready to send 40 unarmed military police to rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Podcast: Russia After MH17
    Jul25

    Podcast: Russia After MH17

    Mixed signals from the Kremlin, jittery oligarchs, and a crisis with no end in sight. What happens in Russia in the aftermath of Flight 17? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Said to Shell Ukraine and Mass Arms Along Border
    Jul25

    Russia Said to Shell Ukraine and Mass Arms Along Border

    Russia has unleashed artillery attacks on Ukrainian positions from Russian territory and amassed heavy weapons at the border, Ukrainian and American officials say. …read more Source: The New York...

    Sanctions and IMF Put Russian Econ in the Dock
    Jul25

    Sanctions and IMF Put Russian Econ in the Dock

    It’s been just over a week since the Malaysian Airlines MH17 was shot out of the sky over eastern Ukraine. Nearly three hundred lives lost. Governments around the world were quick to blame and demand an end to the crisis in Ukraine. How best to do this led to cracks within the EU and accusations of self-interest and hypocrisy. But is...

    Russia’s actions in Ukraine ‘gasoline on the fire,’ U.S. diplomat says
    Jul25

    Russia’s actions in Ukraine ‘gasoline on the fire,’ U.S. diplomat says

    The U.S. ambassador to Ukraine had stern words for Russia on Friday, continuing a week in which Washington has toughened its rhetoric against Russian President Vladimir Putin over his nation’s alleged involvement in clashes in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Los Angeles...