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    U.S. Says Russia Firing Into Ukraine
    Jul25

    U.S. Says Russia Firing Into Ukraine

    The U.S. believes Russia is firing artillery across its border at Ukrainian military positions, the State Department said, an assertion that Moscow is playing a more direct role in the conflict. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Huddling With Ukrainian Rebels in a Bunker on the Front Lines
    Jul24

    Huddling With Ukrainian Rebels in a Bunker on the Front Lines

    SAUR-MOGILA—From the base of a big stone obelisk, the soldiers scour the valley below their hill. They look out from army green binoculars with chipped paint and a hammer-and-sickle insignia. They see fascists and Nazis, and they say they will fight to the death.They set up a rusty rifle, stamped …read more Source: The New...

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Conspiracy Theories Emerge; Long Odds for Justice
    Jul24

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Conspiracy Theories Emerge; Long Odds for Justice

    GENEVA (AP) — Anyone hoping to bring to justice whoever downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 must face sobering facts. The wreckage scene is compromised, key evidence may have disappeared altogether and political complexities could block an international court from hearing the case. If Russian nationals were involved in the disaster that...

    Russian military fires artillery into eastern Ukraine
    Jul24

    Russian military fires artillery into eastern Ukraine

    Russian artillery fired into eastern Ukraine, Pentagon says …read more Source: USA...

    Russia Fired On Ukraine, U.S. Says
    Jul24

    Russia Fired On Ukraine, U.S. Says

    WASHINGTON, July 24 (Reuters) – The United States said on Thursday that Russia was firing artillery across the border into Ukraine to target Ukrainian military positions in the conflict against pro-Russian separatists. “We have new evidence that the Russians intend to deliver heavier and more powerful multiple rocket launchers to the...

    Russian Sanctions Spark AK-47 Buying Frenzy In U.S.
    Jul24

    Russian Sanctions Spark AK-47 Buying Frenzy In U.S.

    In an effort to keep arms away from Russian-backed rebels in Ukraine, the United States may have kicked off something of an arms race back home. The Obama administration last week announced a new round of sanctions against Russia that it says are intended to discourage Russia from continuing to support rebel groups in eastern Ukraine. Companies...

    Investigation Underway, as Victims’ Bodies Leave Ukraine
    Jul24

    Investigation Underway, as Victims’ Bodies Leave Ukraine

    Victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash in eastern Ukraine are being brought back home. Seventy four coffins were flown to the Netherlands, Thursday. The Dutch Foreign Minister thanked Ukraine for this, while the Ukrainian Foreign Minister reiterated their priorities: …read more Source: The Boston...

    Investigators Find No Evidence of MH17 Black Box Tampering
    Jul24

    Investigators Find No Evidence of MH17 Black Box Tampering

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Air accident investigators successfully extracted data from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17′s two black boxes on Thursday, as work to recover the bodies of the 298 victims and secure the crash site in eastern Ukraine continued. The Dutch Safety Board, which is coordinating the inquiry into the causes of the...

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says he is resigning amid government turmoil
    Jul24

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says he is resigning amid government turmoil

    Yatsenyuk made the announcement from the dais of the 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 coalition,” Yatsenyuk said. …read more Source: Calgary...

    Ukraine’s prime minister resigns
    Jul24

    Ukraine’s prime minister resigns

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk tendered his resignation on Thursday to parliament after upbraiding politicians for failing to pass laws on energy and on the budget to increase financing for the army. …read more Source: The Toronto...