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    Ukraine rebels limit access to site of downed jet
    Jul19

    Ukraine rebels limit access to site of downed jet

    KIEV, Ukraine — The quest for clues in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet faced major obstacles Friday, as the rebel militias that Ukraine blames for the disaster limited access to the mammoth crash site strewn with airplane parts and bodies. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    MH17: Ukrainian rebels find a gathering place on VKontakte
    Jul19

    MH17: Ukrainian rebels find a gathering place on VKontakte

    Social media have emerged as a key meeting place for Ukrainian rebels to share updates, recruit militiamen and win support …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Obama stops short of blaming Russia for downed jet in Ukraine
    Jul19

    Obama stops short of blaming Russia for downed jet in Ukraine

    President Obama on Friday condemned the missile attack that downed a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine as an “outrage of unspeakable proportions” but stopped short of blaming Russia directly for the tragedy. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    What final moments of Malaysia Airlines flight might have looked like
    Jul19

    What final moments of Malaysia Airlines flight might have looked like

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was almost a quarter of way into its 10-hour trip from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur when it was shot down over Ukraine, killing 298. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Malaysia Airlines Ukraine Crash: The Accident Theory
    Jul19

    Malaysia Airlines Ukraine Crash: The Accident Theory

    While it appears likely that the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down by pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine using sophisticated missile systems, much of the crucial information is yet to be determined. “It is entirely plausible, given the circumstances, that this was an accident,” says Austin Long, assistant professor of...

    MH17: Evidence points to launcher in rebel-held territory
    Jul19

    MH17: Evidence points to launcher in rebel-held territory

    Criminal probe is under way that could uncover terrorism, or perhaps war crimes, if Russia, Ukraine or both are implicated …read more Source: The Globe and...

    U.S. Blames Attack on Rebels
    Jul19

    U.S. Blames Attack on Rebels

    The U.S. and its allies accused Russian-aided separatists of firing the missile that downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, killing 298 people, including a dual Dutch-American citizen, and demanded that Moscow end months of unrest in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Malaysia Airlines Ukraine Crash: A Working Theory of the Shootdown
    Jul19

    Malaysia Airlines Ukraine Crash: A Working Theory of the Shootdown

    The U.S. military’s top commander in Europe spoke of Russians training pro-Russian separatists from Ukraine at the Pentagon last month. “What we see in training on the east side of the border is big equipment, tanks, APCs [armored personnel carriers], anti-aircraft capability,” Air Force General Philip Breedlove said, referring...

    Obama says downing of plane a “wake-up call” for Europe over Ukraine conflict
                            
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    Jul19

    Obama says downing of plane a “wake-up call” for Europe over Ukraine conflict [Photos] [Video]

    Crimea’s parliament voted to join Russia on Thursday and its Moscow-backed government set a referendum within 10 days on the decision in a dramatic escalation of the crisis over the Ukrainian Black Sea peninsula. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Syracuse’s Ukrainian community reacts to tragedy
    Jul19

    Syracuse’s Ukrainian community reacts to tragedy

    After a Malaysian Airlines plane was shot down Thursday, the Ukrainian community in Central New York is reacting to this tragedy. …read more Source: CNY...