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    Two Ukraine military jets shot down, officials say
    Jul23

    Two Ukraine military jets shot down, officials say

    Ukrainian officials said Wednesday that two military planes have been shot down in the eastern part of the country, where the government is waging a battle against pro-Russia separatists. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Plane with First Coffins of Malaysian Airliner Victims Leaves Ukraine
    Jul23

    Plane with First Coffins of Malaysian Airliner Victims Leaves Ukraine

    It was a long journey but finally five refrigerated wagons reached Ukraine’s Kharkiv airport. They carry the remains of some of the 289 victims, who died on board the Malaysia Airlines jet. Flight MH17 was shot down over rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine, where the government is trying to quell a pro-Russian backed separatist...

    2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down
    Jul23

    2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country’s Defense Ministry. The Sukhoi-25 fighters were shot down 1:30 p.m. local time Wednesday over an area called Savur Mogila. Defense Ministry spokesman Oleksiy Dmitrashkovsky says the planes may have been carrying up to two...

    Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave for Netherlands
    Jul23

    Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave for Netherlands

    The first bodies of victims from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash began their journey from Ukraine to the Netherlands, as 16 coffins were loaded into a Dutch military plane during a solemn ceremony in the northeast Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Wednesday morning. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Lithuania to Adopt Euro Currency in January
    Jul23

    Lithuania to Adopt Euro Currency in January

    BRUSSELS— The European Union is giving Lithuania the green light to adopt the euro currency starting next year. Ministers from the 28-nation bloc on Wednesday cleared the final legal hurdle for Lithuania to become the 19th member of the currency zone encompassing some 330 million people. The country had been given preliminary approval in...

    UK Selling Arms to Russia While Condemning Arming of Ukraine Rebels
    Jul23

    UK Selling Arms to Russia While Condemning Arming of Ukraine Rebels

    LONDON—Britain is still authorizing the export of arms and military equipment to Russia despite the government’s call for tough sanctions over Moscow’s arming of separatist rebels in Ukraine, a group of lawmakers said Wednesday. A group of legislative committees that oversee arms export controls said there are 251 export...

    Ukraine Says 2 Military Jets Shot Down Over East
    Jul23

    Ukraine Says 2 Military Jets Shot Down Over East

    Ukraine said that two of its fighter jets were shot down Wednesday over eastern Ukraine, the Associated Press reports, less than a week after a passenger jet was downed in the same region. The news came as the two black boxes from the downed MH17 jet arrived in Britain and 40 of the recovered 200 bodies were being flown to the Netherlands. The...

    Ukraine: Two military jets shot down
    Jul23

    Ukraine: Two military jets shot down

    Two Ukrainian military jets were shot down Wednesday in the eastern part of the country, where Russian-backed rebels have fought against government forces, a Ukrainian military office said. …read more Source:...

    2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down
    Jul23

    2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down

    Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country’s Defence Ministry. …read more Source: CTV...

    2 Ukrainian Military Fighter Jets Shot Down
    Jul23

    2 Ukrainian Military Fighter Jets Shot Down

    (KIEV, Ukraine) — Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country’s Defense Ministry. The Sukhoi-25 fighters were shot down 1:30 p.m. local time Wednesday over an area called Savur Mogila. Defense Ministry spokesman Oleksiy Dmitrashkovsky says the planes may have been carrying up to two...