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    Malaysia receives bodies from Flight 17 crash
    Aug22

    Malaysia receives bodies from Flight 17 crash

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The bodies and ashes of 20 Malaysians killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July have arrived in Kuala Lumpur, the first repatriat… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Malaysia prepares to receive bodies from M17 crash
    Aug22

    Malaysia prepares to receive bodies from M17 crash

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia is preparing to receive the bodies and ashes of 20 of its citizens killed when Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Malaysia prepares to receive bodies from M17 crash
    Aug22

    Malaysia prepares to receive bodies from M17 crash

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia is preparing to receive the bodies and ashes of 20 of its citizens killed when Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    A Fast-Food Symbol of America Falls in Moscow
    Aug22

    A Fast-Food Symbol of America Falls in Moscow

    Many Muscovites believe the Russian government’s decision to close four McDonald’s locations, ostensibly for sanitary reasons, was a political move related to the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Rebels Falter, but Russian Border Buzzes With Military Activity
    Aug22

    Rebels Falter, but Russian Border Buzzes With Military Activity

    Ukraine and the West have voiced concern about the military buildup on Russia’s border, and have accused Moscow of sending arms and fighters to the rebels. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukrainian govt troops take over much of Luhansk
    Aug22

    Ukrainian govt troops take over much of Luhansk

    DONETSK, Ukraine — After days of street battles and weeks of shelling, Ukrainian troops made a significant push Wednesday into rebel-held territory, claiming control over a large part of the separatist stronghold of Luhansk and nearly encircling Donetsk, the largest rebel-held city. …read more Source: Boston...

    The Siege Deepens In Eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk
    Aug22

    The Siege Deepens In Eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk

    There are reports of heavy shelling on the outskirts of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, as government forces try to take the city from pro-Russian separatists. Meanwhile, thousands of the city’s residents are trying to flee the fighting.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Inspection of Russian Trucks at Ukraine Border Begins
    Aug21

    Inspection of Russian Trucks at Ukraine Border Begins

    Teams from Russia, Ukraine and the International Red Cross began checking the convoy that is said to be carrying humanitarian aid. …read more Source: The New York...

    Why Sanctions Against Russia Might Backfire
    Aug21

    Why Sanctions Against Russia Might Backfire

    Will Western sanctions against Russia work? It’s not clear what that question means, since it isn’t obvious what Russia has to do to end them. It doesn’t seem very likely that Russia is going to withdraw from Crimea or end its support for rebels in eastern Ukraine. But even more important is the question of how the sanctions are...

    West Point graduate who joined Ukrainian army unit died in ‘street battle’
    Aug21

    West Point graduate who joined Ukrainian army unit died in ‘street battle’

    A West Point graduate died Wednesday while fighting in an Ukrainian army unit near Donetsk. Mark Paslawsky, 55, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1981, but recently joined the Donbas volunteer battalion and has fought in the region since April. Mr. Paslawsky, who went by “Franko” in a recent … …read more Source:...