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    Malaysia Still Yearns for Closure as the First MH 17 Bodies Return
    Aug22

    Malaysia Still Yearns for Closure as the First MH 17 Bodies Return

    MoreMalaysians Want the Bodies of Their MH17 Dead Back Before the Ramadan Fast EndsMH17 Recovery Team Forced to Halt Work in Ukraine’s Killing FieldsUkrainian Rebels Hand MH17 Black Boxes to Malaysian InvestigatorsMalaysia came to a standstill Friday morning as the first remains of its nationals killed on the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight...

    Russian Truck Convoy Begins Crossing Into Ukraine
    Aug22

    Russian Truck Convoy Begins Crossing Into Ukraine

    The first trucks from a convoy which Russia says is carrying humanitarian aid have entered eastern Ukraine after a week waiting for permission to cross the border. Moscow has accused the Ukrainian government of creating “artificial demands” to delay aid deliveries. The convoy is bound for the Luhansk region, where many residents have...

    Russian Convoy Begins Rolling Into Ukraine; Kyiv Decries ‘Invasion’
    Aug22

    Russian Convoy Begins Rolling Into Ukraine; Kyiv Decries ‘Invasion’

    A senior Ukrainian security official has accused Russia of invading Ukraine after a humanitarian aid convoy entered the country without a Red Cross escort, but says Kyiv will not attack the trucks. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Aid Convoy Moves Into Ukrainian Territory, Citing ‘Intolerable’ Delays
    Aug22

    Russian Aid Convoy Moves Into Ukrainian Territory, Citing ‘Intolerable’ Delays

    A Russian aid convoy destined for rebel-held eastern Ukraine has crossed the border and entered the country, seemingly without the permission of authorities in Kiev. The Associated Press quoted a statement from the Russian foreign ministry as saying, “The Russian side has decided to act. Our column with humanitarian aid is starting to move...

    Interview: Economist Says Food Ban ‘Certainly Against Russian Economic Interests’
    Aug22

    Interview: Economist Says Food Ban ‘Certainly Against Russian Economic Interests’

    Sergei Guriyev, former dean of the prestigious New Economics School in Moscow who left Russia in 2013 amid a crackdown on critics of the Kremlin, discusses Russia’s ban on Western food imports and the dangers protectionist policies pose for the country’s economic growth. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian aid trucks move into Ukraine
    Aug22

    Russian aid trucks move into Ukraine

    Moscow says it got tired of waiting for the nod from Kiev, so it ordered humanitarian convoy into rebel-held territory, against Kiev’s will …read more Source:...

    Russia sends 34 trucks from aid convoy into Ukraine
    Aug22

    Russia sends 34 trucks from aid convoy into Ukraine

    A Russian aid convoy that had been stalled at the border for days was finally moving into disputed eastern Ukraine, headed for the city of Luhansk, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said Friday. …read more Source:...

    Stock markets slip as Russian convoy enters Ukraine
    Aug22

    Stock markets slip as Russian convoy enters Ukraine

    Global equity markets reacted to news that tensions between Russia and Ukraine had flared up once again. …read more Source:...

    First trucks in Russian aid convoy driven across border into eastern Ukraine
    Aug22

    First trucks in Russian aid convoy driven across border into eastern Ukraine

    IZVARYNE, Ukraine — Russia unilaterally sent an aid mission into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday, saying its patience had worn out after a week of delays it blamed on the Ukrainian government. The International Committee of the Red Cross, which had planned to escort the convoy to assuage fears that it was being used as a cover for an...

    Four Russians Under House Arrest For Ukrainian Flag Stunt
    Aug22

    Four Russians Under House Arrest For Ukrainian Flag Stunt

    A Russian court has ordered house arrest for four Muscovites accused of hanging a Ukrainian flag from a Soviet-era star atop a building near the Kremlin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...