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    Malaysia Airlines Plane Crash: Ukraine Workers Find More Bodies Amid Debris
    Jul21

    Malaysia Airlines Plane Crash: Ukraine Workers Find More Bodies Amid Debris

    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 refrigerated train holding over 200 of the dead. The shambolic attempts to investigate by the pro-Russia separatists who control the verdant farmland...

    Putin accuses critics of MH17 handling of having ‘mercenary objectives’
    Jul21

    Putin accuses critics of MH17 handling of having ‘mercenary objectives’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin lashed out Monday against those who he said were exploiting the downing of a passenger jet in eastern Ukraine for “mercenary objectives.” …read more Source:...

    Ukraine workers say 21 bodies found at crash site
    Jul21

    Ukraine workers say 21 bodies found at crash site

    HRABOVE, Ukraine — Another 21 bodies have been found in the sprawling fields of east Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed last week, killing all 298 people aboard.Local rescue workers had piled 21 black body bags by the side of the road in Hrabove early Monday. It was unclear how quickly they would be transported to...

    Malaysia, the World’s Unluckiest Airline, Will Now Struggle to Survive
    Jul21

    Malaysia, the World’s Unluckiest Airline, Will Now Struggle to Survive

    Only four months after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished somewhere in the Indian Ocean with 239 passengers on board, Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine, causing the loss of another 298 souls — an unprecedented blow to a major international airline. Even a robust operator would have trouble overcoming twin disasters like that. But the...

    Putin Lashes Out, Blames Ukraine For Jet Crash
    Jul21

    Putin Lashes Out, Blames Ukraine For Jet Crash

    “Such events should not divide people, but unite them,” Russian leader says in wake of attack which downed Boeing 777. …read more Source:...

    US working on case against Russia on downed plane
    Jul21

    US working on case against Russia on downed plane

    “A buildup of extraordinary circumstantial evidence … it’s powerful here,” said Secretary of State John Kerry, a former prosecutor, and it holds Russian-supported rebels in eastern Ukraine responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, with the Kremlin complicit in the deaths of nearly 300 passengers and crew...

    Putin Calls for Talks in Ukraine and a ‘Robust’ Crash Investigation
    Jul21

    Putin Calls for Talks in Ukraine and a ‘Robust’ Crash Investigation

    The Russian president also accused unspecified countries of seeking to exploit the downing of the Malaysia Airlines jet over eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Dutch team arrives in Ukraine to investigate MH17 crash site
    Jul21

    Dutch team arrives in Ukraine to investigate MH17 crash site

    A rebel official said there were at least four tanks and armored vehicles trying to break through into the city …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Putin Demands Access For International Experts At Malaysia Airlines Crash Site
    Jul21

    Putin Demands Access For International Experts At Malaysia Airlines Crash Site

    MOSCOW, July 21 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday the downing of a Malaysian airliner in east Ukraine must not be used for political ends and urged separatists to allow international experts access to the crash site. “Everything must be done to guarantee the security of international experts at the site of...

    Fury Mounts Over ‘Grotesque’ Mishandling Of Bodies From Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight
    Jul21

    Fury Mounts Over ‘Grotesque’ Mishandling Of Bodies From Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight

    HRABOVE Ukraine/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry laid out what he called overwhelming evidence of Russian complicity in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 as international horror deepened over the fate of the victims’ remains. Kerry demanded that Moscow take responsibility for actions of...