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    Russia Will Comply With MH17 Probe Led by Dutch
    Jul24

    Russia Will Comply With MH17 Probe Led by Dutch

    Russia’s ambassador to Malaysia told Reuters Wednesday that the country will cooperate with an investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 that will be led by the Dutch. Under the rules of the United Nations’ civil aviation body, the ICAO, the country where the crash occurred typically heads up the probe. But Russia...

    How Putin Is Shaping The Next U.S. Free Trade Deal
    Jul24

    How Putin Is Shaping The Next U.S. Free Trade Deal

    WASHINGTON — Three dozen environmental groups sent a letter to the Obama administration on Thursday asking it to reject part of a proposed trade deal with the European Union that would give a major boost to fracking in the U.S. Multiple sets of documents leaked recently show the EU requesting shipments of U.S. oil and natural gas in...

    In The Latest Issue
    Jul24

    In The Latest Issue

    In Russia, Crime Without Punishment Vladimir Putin backs the rebels suspected of shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Why each new crisis makes him stronger From Gaza to Ukraine, the Effects of World War I Persist We still live in the long shadow of a war that began a century ago In Gaza, a Just but Bloody War Hamas provoked this round, and...

    EU to Broaden Ukraine-Linked Sanctions
    Jul24

    EU to Broaden Ukraine-Linked Sanctions

    European Union member states are set to agree to add the so-called Republics of Donetsk and Luhansk to their sanctions lists as part of the expansion of pressure on those involved in destabilizing Ukraine, three EU diplomats said. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Western Threats Mean Little to Putin
    Jul24

    Western Threats Mean Little to Putin

    Russia appears to be threatened from all sides because of its behavior in the Ukraine conflict. The threats, however, are not real to President Vladimir Putin or to the rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Long odds for justice in Malaysia jet disaster
    Jul24

    Long odds for justice in Malaysia jet disaster

    Ukrainian honor guards lift up a coffin, holding the body of one of the Malaysian Airlines plane passengers, to load it onto a Dutch cargo plane in Kharkiv airport, Ukraine, Wednesday, July 23… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    More bodies of Flight 17 victims sent to Netherlands as efforts to secure wreckage stepped up
    Jul24

    More bodies of Flight 17 victims sent to Netherlands as efforts to secure wreckage stepped up

    KHARKIV, Ukraine — A Dutch military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster departed for the Netherlands Thursday and a second prepared to go, while Australia’s government dispatched 50 police officers to London to prepare to join a proposed UN team to secure the scattered wreckage. All 298 people aboard...

    Ukrainian Parties Quit Parliament Coalition, Trigger Election
    Jul24

    Ukrainian Parties Quit Parliament Coalition, Trigger Election

    Two Ukrainian parties have quit the majority coalition in parliament to allow President Petro Poroshenko to start the procedure for new parliamentary elections. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Two Ukraine parties quit parliament coalition to trigger election
    Jul24

    Two Ukraine parties quit parliament coalition to trigger election

    One party leader said current situation protects ‘Moscow agents’ …read more Source: The Globe and...

    MH17: Fifty Australian Police To Help UN Team Secure Crash Site; More Bodies To Reach Netherlands
    Jul24

    MH17: Fifty Australian Police To Help UN Team Secure Crash Site; More Bodies To Reach Netherlands

    The Australian government has sent 50 police officials to London, where they will join a U.N. team to travel to eastern Ukraine to help secure the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, keeping in mind the vulnerability of the area, even as an operation to airlift bodies to the Netherlands continued for a second day. …read more...