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    Putin Calls For Peace in Ukraine After Plane Crash
    Jul18

    Putin Calls For Peace in Ukraine After Plane Crash

    MOSCOW— Russian President Vladimir Putin says all parties in the conflict in eastern Ukraine should lay down the arms and engage in talks as soon as possible after a commercial airliner was shot down. Putin said on Friday in comments carried by Russian news agencies that “peace in Ukraine must prevail as soon as possible” and...

    Kyiv Releases Audio Evidence That Donetsk Militants Got Antiaircraft Weapons From Russia
    Jul18

    Kyiv Releases Audio Evidence That Donetsk Militants Got Antiaircraft Weapons From Russia

    Ukraine’s Security Service has released more audio of purported conversations among militants in eastern Ukraine that Kyiv believes proves they received powerful Buk-M antiaircraft weapons and the crews to man them from Russia on July 14. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Calls for Cease-fire in East Ukraine
    Jul18

    Putin Calls for Cease-fire in East Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Friday for a cease-fire by pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian government forces fighting in eastern Ukraine to allow for negotiations. Putin said he was in contact with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko after a Boeing 777 passenger airliner came down in an area under rebel control, killing all 298...

    Top AIDS Researchers Believed Killed in Malaysia Air Crash
    Jul18

    Top AIDS Researchers Believed Killed in Malaysia Air Crash

    The international medical community is mourning the sudden deaths of as many as 100 AIDS researchers and experts who were headed to a high-level AIDS conference in Australia. They were among 298 passengers aboard a Malaysia Airlines flight that crashed in volatile eastern Ukraine. Australia’s prime minister has blamed pro-Russian forces for...

    All walks of life among Malaysia plane passengers
    Jul18

    All walks of life among Malaysia plane passengers

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands — International passengers from all walks of life, from a prominent AIDS researcher and soccer fans to a nun and a florist, were aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.The Boeing 777 was carrying 298 people when it was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday in eastern Ukraine, sending shockwaves around the world from...

    Here Are The Nationalities Of The Victims Of Downed Malaysia Plane MH17
    Jul18

    Here Are The Nationalities Of The Victims Of Downed Malaysia Plane MH17

    Malaysia Airlines plane MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, killing all of the 298 passengers and crew on board. The plane, which was traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was carrying primarily Dutch citizens, as well those from nine other countries. While it was originally reported that 23 Americans were on board, that...

    Putin urges Ukraine cease-fire after plane attack
    Jul18

    Putin urges Ukraine cease-fire after plane attack

    ROZSYPNE, Ukraine — Emergency workers, police officers and even off-duty coal miners spread out Friday across the sunflower fields and villages of eastern Ukraine, searching the wreckage of a jetliner shot down as it flew miles above the country’s battlefield.The attack Thursday afternoon killed 298 people from nearly a dozen nations...

    Australian loses family in both Malaysian flight disasters
    Jul18

    Australian loses family in both Malaysian flight disasters

    SYDNEY – In an almost incomprehensible twist of fate, an Australian woman who lost her brother in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 learned on Friday that her stepdaughter was on the plane shot down over Ukraine. …read more Source: Calgary...

    Malaysia MH17 blame game: Haunting audio shows separatists shocked they shot down civilians
    Jul18

    Malaysia MH17 blame game: Haunting audio shows separatists shocked they shot down civilians

    Audio intercepted by Ukrainian authorities in the hours after the downed Malaysian airplane indicates that Russian separatists at first cheered what they believed was the take-down of a transport plane — and then expressed shock and anger, when they realized the craft contained civilians. The New York Times first reported …...

    Malaysia Airlines Ukraine Crash: 2 Dogs Aboard Airplane
    Jul18

    Malaysia Airlines Ukraine Crash: 2 Dogs Aboard Airplane

    In addition to the 298 people aboard the Malaysian Airlines jet that crashed Thursday in eastern Ukraine, two dogs were also aboard the flight, according to the cargo manifest for the flight made public Friday. MH017 – Cargo Manifest 1 The Kuala Lumpur-bound Flight MH17 crashed Thursday evening in a part of Ukraine controlled by pro-Russian...