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    Russians Still Support Ukraine’s Rebels Despite the Malaysia Airlines Disaster
    Jul21

    Russians Still Support Ukraine’s Rebels Despite the Malaysia Airlines Disaster

    If, after the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, you tried following Russia’s state-owned television and Russian-language internet updates simultaneously, you’d have encountered two contradictory and completely opposite streams of information. Russia’s state-owned TV channels (which have ba …read more Source: The New...

    Pressure Grows on Putin as Dutch Reach Crash Victims
    Jul21

    Pressure Grows on Putin as Dutch Reach Crash Victims

    Dutch forensics experts finally gained access to the remains of the victims from the downed Malaysia Airlines jet in Ukraine after days of standoffs over access to the site and growing pressure on Russia to clear the way for a full international investigation. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Obama: Putin Must Compel Rebels To Cooperate With Crash Probe
    Jul21

    Obama: Putin Must Compel Rebels To Cooperate With Crash Probe

    U.S. President Barack Obama said Russian President Vladimir Putin has a “direct responsibility” to compel pro-Moscow separatists to stop hampering the probe at the site of a downed passenger jet in eastern Ukraine. Speaking on July 21 from the South Lawn of the White House, Obama called on Russia to insist that the separatists grant...

    BBC Witnesses ‘Panic’ in Donetsk
    Jul21

    BBC Witnesses ‘Panic’ in Donetsk

    Fergal Keane reports from Donetsk in eastern Ukraine where heavy fighting has been heard and “people are panicking”. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Canada to level more sanctions against Russia in wake of MH17 crash
    Jul21

    Canada to level more sanctions against Russia in wake of MH17 crash

    Canada is ready to level more sanctions against Russia in the wake of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in Eastern Ukraine, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says. …read more Source:...

    Flight MH17 Fact Sheet: Evidence Increasingly Points To Moscow
    Jul21

    Flight MH17 Fact Sheet: Evidence Increasingly Points To Moscow

    Evidence increasingly appears to show that a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was brought down by pro-Russian separatists — and that Moscow is hindering the investigation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    CNN Shows Us How NOT To Cover MH17 Crash
    Jul21

    CNN Shows Us How NOT To Cover MH17 Crash

    There are right times to use a pun on the news and well, there are wrong times. Monday morning was the latter for CNN’s Chris Cuomo, who was reporting live from the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed last week. Cuomo asked Congressman Mike Rogers (R-MI) to “shoot down” the possibility that missiles launched by...

    Obama Urges Full, Unimpeded Ukraine Probe
    Jul21

    Obama Urges Full, Unimpeded Ukraine Probe

    U.S. President Barack Obama says Russia must do its part to pressure pro-Russian separatists to allow international access to the downed Malaysian airliner in Ukraine. In remarks at the White House Monday, Obama said the truth must come out and international teams must be allowed access to the crash site, which has been blocked by separatists....

    Dutch Forensics Team Views Bodies
    Jul21

    Dutch Forensics Team Views Bodies

    Peter van Vliet, the leader of a Dutch forensics team, spoke after inspecting rail cars in Torez, Ukraine, where the bodies of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash victims were being held. …read more Source: The New York...

    Dutch Experts Call for Full Forensic Investigation of Malasyia Airlines MH17 Crash Site
    Jul21

    Dutch Experts Call for Full Forensic Investigation of Malasyia Airlines MH17 Crash Site

    HRABOVE, Ukraine—Dutch experts called Monday for a full forensic sweep of the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down and told armed separatists guarding rail cars full of victims’ bodies the train must be allowed to leave as soon as possible. Four days after the Boeing 777 was shot out of the sky, international investigators...