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    France Criticized for Warships Contract with Moscow
    Jul23

    France Criticized for Warships Contract with Moscow

    France’s contract to sell a pair of Mistral aircraft carriers to Moscow has come under fire in recent months, as relations between the West and Russia have deteriorated over Ukraine. Last month, President Barack Obama said it would be preferable if France pushed the “pause button” on the deal. “I have expressed some...

    Planes Carrying Remains Of MH17 Passengers Arrive In The Netherlands
    Jul23

    Planes Carrying Remains Of MH17 Passengers Arrive In The Netherlands

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two military transport planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 have landed in the southern city of Eindhoven. Six days after the Boeing 777 was shot down over the battlefields of eastern Ukraine, the first bodies finally arrived Wednesday in the Netherlands, the...

    Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands
    Jul23

    Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

    KHARKIV, Ukraine — Two military transport planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 have landed in the southern city of Eindhoven.Six days after the Boeing 777 was shot down over the battlefields of eastern Ukraine, the first bodies finally arrived Wednesday in the Netherlands, the country that...

    Shakhtar Donetsk Soccer Club Moves Home Games To Lviv
    Jul23

    Shakhtar Donetsk Soccer Club Moves Home Games To Lviv

    Ukraine’s Shakhtar Donetsk football team has announced it is moving its home games to Lviv due to the military conflict in its native Donetsk region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Heartbreaking Last Hours Of MH17′s Victims
    Jul23

    The Heartbreaking Last Hours Of MH17′s Victims

    In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother. “Mama, may I hug you?” Samira Calehr wrapped her arms around her 11-year-old son, who’d been oddly agitated for days, peppering her with questions about death, about his soul, about God. The next morning, she would drop Miguel and his big...

    Two Ukraine fighter jets shot down
    Jul23

    Two Ukraine fighter jets shot down

    KIEV, Ukraine — Fighting intensified in the rebel-controlled region of Ukraine today, with military officials reporting that two Ukrainian Su-25 fighter jets had been shot down near the village of Dmytrivka. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Here’s How Dependent Russia’s Economy Is On Oil And Gas
    Jul23

    Here’s How Dependent Russia’s Economy Is On Oil And Gas

    Oil is the lifeblood of the Russian economy. The EIA has a chart out this morning showing how dependent Russia’s economy is on oil and gas. The data come in the context of new sanctions imposed by the U.S., and threatened by Europe, for Russian muscle-flexing in Ukraine. Russian oil firms have brushed them off for now but their longer term...

    International Team Awaits MH17 Site Access
    Jul23

    International Team Awaits MH17 Site Access

    As a Dutch-led team of international experts wait for safe access to the eastern Ukraine crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, officials in charge of the investigation started to sketch out the parameters of their probe. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Kiev: Rebels Down Two Ukrainian Warplanes
    Jul23

    Kiev: Rebels Down Two Ukrainian Warplanes

    Separatists shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets over a town close to where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed, a Ukrainian defense ministry spokesman said. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    2 Ukrainian jet fighters shot down in rebel-held area
    Jul23

    2 Ukrainian jet fighters shot down in rebel-held area

    It is the first plane reported downed since the crash of a Malaysia Airlines jet last week. …read more Source: USA...