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    Dutch anger swells at treatment of Ukraine bodies
    Jul21

    Dutch anger swells at treatment of Ukraine bodies

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — It is no longer only grief and mourning sweeping across the Netherlands in the aftermath of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Fredriksz-Hoogzand was among scores of victims’ relatives expected at a behind-closed-doors meeting Monday near the central city of Utrecht, where they were to be...

    Ukraine sends tanks to take back rebel-held city of Donestsk
    Jul21

    Ukraine sends tanks to take back rebel-held city of Donestsk

    Ukainian authorities reportedly sent in military tanks to try and take back the rebel-held stronghold of Donestsk from Russian separatists on Monday. This would be the first major attack since the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. One separatist leader, Sergei Kavtaradze, said the fighting early Monday erupted near the … …read...

    New report questions Canadian Ukraine election monitoring missions
    Jul21

    New report questions Canadian Ukraine election monitoring missions

    By Mike Blanchfield OTTAWA — A new internal government report has once again raised questions about the Harper government’s penchant for sending large teams of Canadian election monitors to Ukraine. The March report, prepared by an outside consultant for the […] …read more Source: Calgary...

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ, RAI, NFLX, CMG, TXN)
    Jul21

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ, RAI, NFLX, CMG, TXN)

    Good morning! Here’s what you need to know: Outrage In Ukraine. Pro-Russian separatists are interfering with efforts to recover bodies from and investigate the site where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 went down. “We have reports of drunken separatists piling the remains in an unceremonious fashion and actually removing them from the...

    Malaysia plane recovery operation stumbles forward
    Jul21

    Malaysia plane recovery operation stumbles forward

    HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — The chaotic Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 recovery effort stumbled again Monday, with more bodies found at the sprawling crash site but a worrisome power outage in the re… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Malaysians Want the Bodies of Their MH17 Dead Back Before the Ramadan Fast Ends
    Jul21

    Malaysians Want the Bodies of Their MH17 Dead Back Before the Ramadan Fast Ends

    Dusk settles and Malaysia comes together to break the daily fasting of Ramadan. Hundreds of people in elegant attire mill about the lavish iftar buffet at Marriott Hotel in Putrajaya, 25 km south of Kuala Lumpur. Two floors down, however, the mood is less festive. There, MH17 relatives gather around tables in one of the conference rooms and yearn...

    China’s Response to the MH17 Tragedy? Condemn the West
    Jul21

    China’s Response to the MH17 Tragedy? Condemn the West

    On July 18, shortly after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed over eastern Ukraine, extinguishing 298 lives, China’s Xinhua state news agency cautioned against making snap judgments. The U.S. and other Western nations had begun to finger pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine for shooting down the Boeing 777 passenger plane, but Xinhua dismissed...

    Malaysia plane recovery operation stumbles forward
    Jul21

    Malaysia plane recovery operation stumbles forward

    HRABOVE, Ukraine — The chaotic Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 recovery effort stumbled again Monday, with more bodies found at the sprawling crash site but a worrisome power outage in the refrigerated train holding over 200 of the dead. …read more Source: Boston...

    Dutch anger at treatment of bodies in Ukraine swells as king, queen prepare to meet families
    Jul21

    Dutch anger at treatment of bodies in Ukraine swells as king, queen prepare to meet families

    Relatives of Dutch victims killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 are meeting with their king, queen and prime minister amid growing anger at the treatment of their loved ones’ bodies by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin Cautions Against Using Ukraine Plane Crash For Political Gain
    Jul21

    Putin Cautions Against Using Ukraine Plane Crash For Political Gain

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said politicians should not use the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine to pursue “narrow, selfish political” goals. Putin said July 21 in Moscow that Russia is doing everything it can to allow international experts to investigate the scene of the crash that killed nearly 300...