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    Putin pledges ‘everything’ in Russia’s power to aid MH17 probe
    Jul22

    Putin pledges ‘everything’ in Russia’s power to aid MH17 probe

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia will do ‘everything in its power’ to facilitate an investigation into the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crash, but accused Kyiv and the West of escalating the conflict in the region. …read more Source: CTV...

    Putin calls for ceasefire in Ukraine
    Jul22

    Putin calls for ceasefire in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin called Tuesday for Ukraine to observe a ceasefire while investigators probe the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight 17 in rebel-held territory. As European Union foreign ministers in Brussels debate sterner sanctions against Russia, Mr. Putin asserted that Ukrainian troops attacked separatist units near Donetsk...

    Crash victims’ remains reach Ukraine-held city
    Jul22

    Crash victims’ remains reach Ukraine-held city

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) – The remains of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in territory held by the Ukrainian government on Tuesday on their way to the Netherlands, after delays and haphazard treatment of the bodies that put pressure on European foreign ministers meeting in Brussels to … …read more Source: The...

    Putin to push Ukrainian separatists to allow MH17 crash investigation
    Jul22

    Putin to push Ukrainian separatists to allow MH17 crash investigation

    President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday Russia would use its influence with separatists in eastern Ukraine to allow a full investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 but said the West must put pressure on Kyiv to end hostilities. …read more Source:...

    The Rebel Leader Whose Troops Likely Shot Down MH17 Is Boasting On Social Media Again
    Jul22

    The Rebel Leader Whose Troops Likely Shot Down MH17 Is Boasting On Social Media Again

    A railway station at the forefront of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, Ukraine, was the scene of fighting between Ukrainian and pro-Russian separatists Monday, Reuters reports. The rebels claim the clash was an attempt by the Ukrainian government to take back the city, although Kiev denied sending in its regular army. Instead, they claimed a...

    European diplomats weigh harsher sanctions on Russia
    Jul22

    European diplomats weigh harsher sanctions on Russia

    Europe’s top diplomats huddled behind closed doors Tuesday to try to agree on tougher action against Russia after the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 by a suspected Russian missile. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Putin: Russia will facilitate plane investigation
    Jul22

    Putin: Russia will facilitate plane investigation

    MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin says Russia will do “everything in its power” to facilitate an investigation into the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crash, but accused Kiev and the West of escalating the conflict in the region.During a meeting with Russia’s Security Council on Tuesday, Putin said Russia was willing to...

    MH17 Crash Victims’ Remains Reach Ukrainian Govt-Held Kharkiv
    Jul22

    MH17 Crash Victims’ Remains Reach Ukrainian Govt-Held Kharkiv

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — The remains of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in territory held by the Ukrainian government on Tuesday on their way to the Netherlands, after delays and haphazard treatment of the bodies that put pressure on European foreign ministers meeting in Brussels to impose tougher economic sanctions on...

    Britain Does U-turn on ex-KGB Agent Litvinenko Murder Inquiry
    Jul22

    Britain Does U-turn on ex-KGB Agent Litvinenko Murder Inquiry

    Britain on Tuesday overturned its decision not to hold a public inquiry into the death of former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko, who accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of ordering his murder from his London deathbed in 2006. A year ago, the British government rejected a request for an inquiry into the killing of Litvinenko, who died after...

    MH17 Crash Victims’ Remains Enter Ukraine-Held City
    Jul22

    MH17 Crash Victims’ Remains Enter Ukraine-Held City

    KHARKIV, Ukraine—The remains of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in territory held by the Ukrainian government on Tuesday on their way to the Netherlands, after delays and haphazard treatment of the bodies that put pressure on European foreign ministers meeting in Brussels to impose tougher economic sanctions on Russia....