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    Brazilian soccer star who took Ukrainian citizenship gets drafted into its army
    Jul25

    Brazilian soccer star who took Ukrainian citizenship gets drafted into its army

    Edmar Halowski de Lacerda is getting ready to swap his training kit for khakis after being dragged into the brutal war that’s engulfing his new homeland. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Officials Investigate Cause of Air Algerie Crash
    Jul25

    Officials Investigate Cause of Air Algerie Crash

    Authorities appear to have ruled out a missile attack in the crash of an Air Algerie flight that went down in Mali on Thursday, but many questions remain. The plane was carrying 118 passengers French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius told reporters Friday – 112 passengers and 6 crew members. Fifty-four French nationals are among the victims....

    MH17: Europe crafts preliminary deal on Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Jul25

    MH17: Europe crafts preliminary deal on Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    Ambassadors asked the EU’s Executive Commission to draw up a legal text setting out economic sanctions that the EU would impose for possible agreement next week …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Russia bans dairy imports from Ukraine
    Jul25

    Russia bans dairy imports from Ukraine

    Russia has announced a ban on all dairy imports from Ukraine starting next week, a move Kiev has dismissed as politically motivated. …read more Source: Miami...

    Dempsey: Putin may light fire and lose control
    Jul25

    Dempsey: Putin may light fire and lose control

    Speaking at the Aspen Security Forum, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey touched on the ongoing situation in Ukraine, including talks with NATO allies about increasing readiness. (July 25) …read more Source: USA...

    Rebels attack troops from Russia, says Ukrainian army
    Jul25

    Rebels attack troops from Russia, says Ukrainian army

    Ukrainian forces are trying to close in on the rebels, cutting them off from the border with Russia which Kyiv believes is the source of arms. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Black box found at site of Air Algerie crash
    Jul25

    Black box found at site of Air Algerie crash

    PARIS (AP) — French soldiers on Friday secured one of the black boxes from the Air Algerie plane that went down in restive northern Mali with the loss of at least 116 people, French President Francois Hollande said Friday. Terrorism has not been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the most likely cause is bad weather. The black box...

    Now You See It, Now You Don’t: Rewriting The Ukraine Crisis
    Jul25

    Now You See It, Now You Don’t: Rewriting The Ukraine Crisis

    Getting the story straight on Ukraine is already hard. But the task is made even more difficult by information posted on the Internet that is subsequently “disappeared.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Says Troops Under Fire From Over Russia Border
    Jul25

    Ukraine Says Troops Under Fire From Over Russia Border

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian army on Friday claimed that soldiers came under artillery fire from the Russian side of the border overnight and were attacked by rebels in several other places in the restive east. Ukrainian forces are trying to close in on the rebels, cutting them off from the border with Russia which Kiev believes is the...

    EU Lines Up Economic Sanctions on Russia
    Jul25

    EU Lines Up Economic Sanctions on Russia

    European officials Friday put off discussion about imposing sanctions on members of President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle but pressed ahead with plans to deliver sector-wide economic sanctions on Russia next week. …read more Source: The Wall Street...