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    Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Russia’s Anti-West Isolationism
    Jul21

    Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Russia’s Anti-West Isolationism

    The rhetoric emanating from the Kremlin has been one of the main drivers of support for the Ukrainian conflict. …read more Source: The New York...

    Fisher: Russia’s Vladimir Putin cranks up Soviet-era propaganda machine
    Jul21

    Fisher: Russia’s Vladimir Putin cranks up Soviet-era propaganda machine

    When a bear is cornered it becomes angrier and more unpredictable. That is where Vladimir Putin’s Russia has found itself since a Malaysian airliner was shot down out of the sky near the Russian border on Thursday. The president’s dream of making Russia a respected global player again has run into trouble at its first stop in Ukraine....

    Researchers killed in Malaysia Airlines crash honoured by AIDS Conference
    Jul21

    Researchers killed in Malaysia Airlines crash honoured by AIDS Conference

    Officials held a moment of silence at the opening of the 20th International AIDS Conference for colleagues killed in the MH17 crash over Ukraine. …read more Source: Toronto...

    US building case tying separatists to plane crash
    Jul21

    US building case tying separatists to plane crash

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States began building a case Friday linking pro-Russian separatists to the shocking downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine. A somber President Barack Obama declared the deaths of those on board, including at least one American, an “outrage of unspeakable proportions.” Obama said the U.S. believes the...

    Bodies from downed jet piled in boxcars in Ukraine
    Jul21

    Bodies from downed jet piled in boxcars in Ukraine

    TOREZ, Ukraine — Pro-Moscow rebels piled nearly 200 bodies from the downed Malaysian jetliner into four refrigerated boxcars Sunday in eastern Ukraine, and cranes at the crash scene moved big chunks of the Boeing 777, drawing condemnation from Western leaders that the rebels were tampering with the site. …read more Source: Boston...

    MH17 Ukraine Crash: Russian Roulette II
    Jul21

    MH17 Ukraine Crash: Russian Roulette II

    MoreMalaysia Airlines Ukraine Crash: A Working Theory of the ShootdownAustralia Grieves After 28 Nationals Die in MH17 CrashDeadliest Day: Israel Ramps Up Offensive After Killings NBC NewsNo Escape: Should Commercial Jets Be Built to Avoid Missiles? NBC NewsSelf-Defense? Front-Porch Murder Trial to Begin NBC NewsGeneral Secretary Yuri...

    Moscow: Continue U.S. cooperation in space
    Jul21

    Moscow: Continue U.S. cooperation in space

    Moscow wants to work with Washington to further space exploration despite a recent NASA memo noting the crisis in Ukraine has nearly severed prospects for partnership, Russian officials say. In an April 2 memo, NASA suspended “contact with Russian entities” as a result of “the ongoing violation of Ukraine sovereignty.”...

    Video indicates that separatists have flight recorder
    Jul21

    Video indicates that separatists have flight recorder

    KIEV, Ukraine — The mystery over the whereabouts of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17′s flight data and voice recorders seemed to clear up a little on Sunday when video surfaced of separatist emergency workers coming upon the device in a field in eastern Ukraine.Reuters posted the video, taken Friday, of one worker calling out “flight...

    Q and A: Sen. Raynell Andreychuk on judges, ethics and Ukraine
    Jul21

    Q and A: Sen. Raynell Andreychuk on judges, ethics and Ukraine

    Conservative Sen. Raynell Andreychuk is a former judge and ambassador who chairs the committee overseeing the Senate’s new ethics and conflict of interest code. This interview has been edited for length and clarity. Q. Justice Minister Peter MacKay recently made controversial remarks on female judges. What was it like for you to be a woman...

    Crews Clear Debris, Bodies from MH17 Crash Site
    Jul21

    Crews Clear Debris, Bodies from MH17 Crash Site

    Rescue workers clear debris and bodies from the site of the Malaysian airliner crash in eastern Ukraine’s town of Hrabove. A total of 298 people died as a result of the crash on Thursday (July 17). Emergency workers, who have to navigate reporting both to the authorities in Kiev and the rebels who control the crash site and other areas in...