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    MH17 plane crash in Ukraine: Latest updates
    Jul17

    MH17 plane crash in Ukraine: Latest updates

    Follow the latest updates LIVE on the MH17 plane crash in Ukraine, near the Russian border. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine rebels: We did not shoot down plane
    Jul17

    Ukraine rebels: We did not shoot down plane

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Separatist rebels in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk have denied that they are responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane. Andrei Purgin, deputy prime minister for the rebels, told The Associated Press the plane must have been shot down by Ukrainian government troops. He gave no proof for...

    Ukraine says Malaysian airliner shot down, 295 dead
    Jul17

    Ukraine says Malaysian airliner shot down, 295 dead

    A Malaysian airliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine by militants on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard, a Ukrainian interior ministry official was quoted as saying by Interfax-Ukraine news agency. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Ukraine Says Russia Shot Down Jet
    Jul17

    Ukraine Says Russia Shot Down Jet

    Ukraine accused Russia’s armed forces of shooting down one of its fighter jets over Ukrainian territory, marking Kiev’s most direct accusation yet of Moscow’s involvement in the separatist conflict in the country’s east. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Putin warns latest sanctions will hurt U.S., too
    Jul17

    Putin warns latest sanctions will hurt U.S., too

    Kiev claims Russian jet shot down one of its fighters over Ukrainian territory as Putin slams new U.S. sanctions …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Claims Air Force Jet Downed by Russian Missile
    Jul17

    Ukraine Claims Air Force Jet Downed by Russian Missile

    In the latest escalation of the conflict on the Ukrainian-Russian border, Kyiv said a Russian jet shot down one of its warplanes, its strongest accusation yet of direct Russian military involvement in the war. A Ukrainian military spokesman said the pilot of the SU-25 fighter ejected to safety. On the ground in eastern Ukraine, fierce fighting...

    Russia’s Medvedev Calls U.S. Sanctions ‘Evil
    Jul17

    Russia’s Medvedev Calls U.S. Sanctions ‘Evil

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev dismissed the new round of U.S. sanctions against Moscow as “evil” and ineffective. Speaking at a government meeting July 17 in Moscow, Medvedev said sanctions “have never brought anyone to their knees.” (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin: U.S. Sanctions Will Take Russia Relations To ‘Dead End’
    Jul17

    Putin: U.S. Sanctions Will Take Russia Relations To ‘Dead End’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin described the latest round of U.S. sanctions targeting major Russian banks and energy companies as a “dead end” that would have a “boomerang effect.” The Russian leader said at a news conference in Brasilia on July 16 he believed the new sanctions could harm the long-term national interests...

    Russia defiant in face of U.S. sanctions
    Jul17

    Russia defiant in face of U.S. sanctions

    Russian leaders reacted angrily Thursday to President Barack Obama’s decision to slap further sanctions on Russia. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: Russian military shot down Ukraine fighter jet
    Jul17

    Ukraine: Russian military shot down Ukraine fighter jet

    President Vladimir Putin says new round of sanctions will ‘backfire’ on USA. …read more Source: USA...