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    Pentagon confirms 2 Ukrainian fighter jets shot down near Russia border
    Jul24

    Pentagon confirms 2 Ukrainian fighter jets shot down near Russia border

    The Pentagon has confirmed two Ukrainian Sukhoi-25 fighter jets were shot down near the Russian border Wednesday. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian prime minister announces resignation
    Jul24

    Ukrainian prime minister announces resignation

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation Thursday following turmoil in government. Yatsenyuk made the announcement from the dais of Parliament after two parties said they would pull out of the governing coalition. “I am announcing my resignation in connect with the collapse of the...

    Air Algerie Crash? French Foreign Ministry Says Missing Plane Has ‘Probably Crashed’
    Jul24

    Air Algerie Crash? French Foreign Ministry Says Missing Plane Has ‘Probably Crashed’

    France’s foreign ministry said on Thursday that an Air Algerie plane that went missing over northern Mali has probably crashed. French military jets are searching the area for the wreckage. “Despite intensive search efforts no trace of the aircraft has yet been found,” French Foreign Minster Laurent Fabius told journalists in...

    Anton Skiba, CNN Fixer Abducted By Pro-Russian Separatists After Reporting On MH17
    Jul24

    Anton Skiba, CNN Fixer Abducted By Pro-Russian Separatists After Reporting On MH17

    A freelance journalist working for CNN was reportedly abducted by pro-Russian separatists in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Tuesday and has been out of contact since. Anton Skiba, a native Ukrainian journalist was working with a CNN team as a “fixer,” or a local with knowledge of the region who works as a journalist,...

    Ukrainian prime minister announces resignation
    Jul24

    Ukrainian prime minister announces resignation

    Arseniy Yatsenyuk made announcement after 2 parties said they’re exiting the governing coalition. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine Prime Minister Yatsenyuk resigns as ruling coalition collapses
    Jul24

    Ukraine Prime Minister Yatsenyuk resigns as ruling coalition collapses

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk abruptly resigned Thursday afternoon as Kiev’s ruling parliamentary coalition fell apart. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine’s PM to resign
    Jul24

    Ukraine’s PM to resign

    Arseniy Yatsenyuk made the announcement from the dais of the parliament after two parties said they would pull out of the governing coalition. …read more Source: Toronto...

    As Attention Focuses On Dead, Ukraine Crash Site Remains Gray Zone
    Jul24

    As Attention Focuses On Dead, Ukraine Crash Site Remains Gray Zone

    As the world’s attention focuses on the sad task of burying the dead, the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine remains unsecured and barely open to investigators. That could make it increasingly difficult to ever prove decisively what brought the plane down. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Experts Break Down The Two Plane Crashes In Bad Weather That Happened In The Last 24 Hours
    Jul24

    Experts Break Down The Two Plane Crashes In Bad Weather That Happened In The Last 24 Hours

    It’s been a bad week for air travel — on Wednesday a plane crashed in Taiwan, and now another plane is thought to have gone down over Mali. While the official cause of these crashes has not yet been established, both planes went down in areas where there was bad weather. A TransAsia Airways flight carrying 58 people crashed while...

    Column: Russians Grapple with Conflicting MH17 Accounts
    Jul24

    Column: Russians Grapple with Conflicting MH17 Accounts

    There’s a fascinating debate among two Russians playing out on my Facebook newsfeed. It all started when I posted a news item from our sister broadcaster RFE/RL: “Ukraine Separatist Social Media Site Claims Plane Downing.” It was a fairly straight-forward account of a post on Ukrainian separatist leader Igor Girkin’s VK...