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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Russian Newspaper Runs Front Page Apology For MH17
    Jul25

    Russian Newspaper Runs Front Page Apology For MH17

    A leading Russian newspaper has issued an apology on its front page, asking for forgiveness from the people of the Netherlands who lost their loved ones in the Malaysian Airlines plane crash. The front page of Novaya Gazeta on Friday featured the words “Vergeef ons, Nederlands” (Forgive Us, Netherlands) in bold above a heartbreaking...

    Russian newspaper seemingly blames Kremlin for downed Malaysia Airlines jet
    Jul25

    Russian newspaper seemingly blames Kremlin for downed Malaysia Airlines jet

    A Russian newspaper that has long been a critic of the Kremlin appeared to blame Moscow for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Dutch repatriation ceremony to honour more MH17 victims
    Jul25

    Dutch repatriation ceremony to honour more MH17 victims

    The remains of 74 more people who died when Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down last week are set to return to the Netherlands on Friday as the Australian and Dutch governments pushed to secure the site where the jet was downed in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    EU Decides on New Round of Russia Sanctions
    Jul25

    EU Decides on New Round of Russia Sanctions

    BRUSSELS—European Union ambassadors reached a preliminary deal Friday on stepped-up sanctions against Russia, targeting its access to European capital markets and trade in the defense sector, dual-use goods and sensitive technologies. EU spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic said the proposals were transmitted to EU officials to codify into...