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    Bulgaria Calls for More NATO Troops in Southeastern Europe
    Jul23

    Bulgaria Calls for More NATO Troops in Southeastern Europe

    Bulgaria called for more NATO troops in southeastern Europe and the Black Sea, as well as more joint military exercises, to improve security in the region after Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea. An ex-communist state on the Black Sea, Bulgaria was a close Cold War ally of Moscow but joined NATO in 2004 and the European Union...

    Crash Investigators Face Difficult Task
    Jul23

    Crash Investigators Face Difficult Task

    Investigators preparing to pore over the debris of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine face a daunting task gathering and analyzing evidence that lies in a battle zone and could be tainted. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    U.S. Officials Lay Out Case Against Russians
    Jul23

    U.S. Officials Lay Out Case Against Russians

    U.S. intelligence officials presented their most detailed case yet Tuesday that Russian-backed Ukrainian separatists shot down a Malaysia Airlines jetliner last week. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    The Most Dangerous Man in Ukraine Is an Obsessive War Reenactor Playing Now with Real Weapons
    Jul23

    The Most Dangerous Man in Ukraine Is an Obsessive War Reenactor Playing Now with Real Weapons

    The face now of the pro-Russian separtists in Eastern Ukraine is 43-year-old Igor Strelkov. The Russian media fell in love with Strelkov this April, when his armed group took control of the town of Slavyansk, escalating the conflict from a war of nerves into an actual full-fledged war. And Strelkov …read more Source: The New...

    U.S.: Russia ‘Created Conditions’ For Airliner Tragedy
    Jul23

    U.S.: Russia ‘Created Conditions’ For Airliner Tragedy

    U.S. intelligence officials say they believe pro-Russian rebels probably shot down the Malaysia airliner over eastern Ukraine “by mistake.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US: No link to Russian gov’t in plane downing
    Jul23

    US: No link to Russian gov’t in plane downing

    A Malaysian air crash investigator takes pictures of wreckage at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. A team of M… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    EU fails to back up tough talk on Russia, for now
    Jul23

    EU fails to back up tough talk on Russia, for now

    The European Union threatened Russia with harsher sanctions over Ukraine, but failed to back tough talk with any immediate action. …read more Source:...

    U.S. Officials Say They Tracked “Specific” Missile That Downed Malaysian Plane
    Jul23

    U.S. Officials Say They Tracked “Specific” Missile That Downed Malaysian Plane

    U.S. intelligence resources tracked the “specific missile” that downed Malaysian Airlines Flight 17, a senior administration official said Tuesday, saying intelligence adds up to a picture that “implicates Russia” in helping to bring down the plane. “We did pick up a launch, and so we were able to have the ability to...

    Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike
    Jul23

    Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike

    JERUSALEM (AP) — A Hamas rocket exploded Tuesday near Israel’s main airport, prompting a ban on all flights from the U.S. and many from Europe and Canada as aviation authorities responded to the shock of seeing a civilian jetliner shot down over Ukraine. Israel declared that Ben-Gurion Airport was safe and said there was no reason to...

    MH17 Ukrainian Crash: Dusting for Fingerprints
    Jul23

    MH17 Ukrainian Crash: Dusting for Fingerprints

    Missiles don’t shoot down airliners. People do. But determining whose finger pushed the button that sent a guided rocket into MH17 is a lot tougher than determining that it was a missile that brought the Boeing 777 down, killing all 298 aboard. MoreMH17 Ukraine Crash: Russian Roulette RevisitedMalaysia Airlines Ukraine Crash: A Working...