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    Downed Plane Could Alter course of Ukraine Fight
    Jul19

    Downed Plane Could Alter course of Ukraine Fight

    PARIS—The downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine is likely to be a turning point in the country’s conflict. But which way it turns depends mainly on who carried out the attack and how convincingly it can be proved to the world. With suspicion falling heavily on pro-Russian insurgents, the event could provide an opportunity for Russian...

    Police: 9 dead, 43 injured in bus crash in Germany
    Jul19

    Police: 9 dead, 43 injured in bus crash in Germany

    BERLIN — Several buses crashed on a German highway near the eastern city of Dresden, leaving nine people dead and 43 injured, police said Saturday.The crash, which happened about 2 a.m. Saturday, involved a Polish bus, a Ukrainian bus and a Polish minibus, said Dresden police.According to a preliminary investigation, the Polish bus hit the...

    Interview: What Will MH17 Investigators Be Looking For At Crash Site?
    Jul19

    Interview: What Will MH17 Investigators Be Looking For At Crash Site?

    A team of international investigators has traveled to rebel-held eastern Ukraine to collect evidence from the crash site of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17. Joseph Burnside, the editor of “Aviation Safety” magazine, spoke to RFE/RL about what investigators may expect to find once they reach the site. …read more Source: Radio Free...

    What We Know and Don’t Know About Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 — Day 1
    Jul19

    What We Know and Don’t Know About Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 — Day 1

    BRUSSELS—One day after the crash of a Malaysian jetliner carrying 298 people in eastern Ukraine, here’s what is known, and what has been claimed: ___ THE CAUSE U.S. officials and an adviser to Ukraine’s interior minister have said a surface-to-air missile brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 as it flew Thursday from...

    Disaster Clouds Putin’s Strategy for Ukraine
    Jul19

    Disaster Clouds Putin’s Strategy for Ukraine

    The downing of the Malaysia Airlines flight is a major setback to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s carefully balanced Ukraine strategy of making efforts to appear publicly hands-off amid allegations that Russia was providing armor and weapons to help rebels hold off Ukrainian forces. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Strict European Sanctions Would Hurt Russia. But Don’t Hold Your Breath.
    Jul19

    Strict European Sanctions Would Hurt Russia. But Don’t Hold Your Breath.

    It did not take Senator John McCain long to call for a strong response to the tragic crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Along with sending military aid to the Ukrainian army and moving missile defense systems into the Czech Republic and Poland, he …read more Source: The New...

    Fisher: How long until the West takes meaningful action against Russia?
    Jul19

    Fisher: How long until the West takes meaningful action against Russia?

    What to do about Russia? The question that has been largely unanswered since Moscow seized Crimea in March and subsequently began encouraging a violent revolt by ethnic Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. The question looms much larger since 298 people were killed Thursday when the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet they were travelling on was...

    Aviation experts try to reach crash site in Ukraine
    Jul19

    Aviation experts try to reach crash site in Ukraine

    International experts tried to make their way to the crash site of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine on Friday as evidence mounted against pro-Russian separatists as those responsible for blowing up the plane. …read more Source: Toronto...

    This Is What The Victims Of Flight 17 Did For AIDS Research
    Jul19

    This Is What The Victims Of Flight 17 Did For AIDS Research

    AIDS researchers, activists and advocates en route to the 20th International AIDS conference in Melbourne, Australia are among those believed to have perished on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down over Ukraine on Thursday. The exact number of people who were headed to the conference is still unknown, but various AIDS organizations...

    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...