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    ‘We Want The Truth’: Parents Of MH17 Victim Seek Justice, ‘Chain Of Command’
    May25

    ‘We Want The Truth’: Parents Of MH17 Victim Seek Justice, ‘Chain Of Command’

    The Australian parents of a man killed when Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down in 2014 say they want the truth to come out but stress that they blame the Russian leadership and not the people for the tragedy. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Rejects Report Blaming Russia for Downing of Civilian Airliner
    May25

    Russia Rejects Report Blaming Russia for Downing of Civilian Airliner

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed an international investigation into the downing of Malaysian Airliner MH17 over east Ukraine in 2014 as deeply flawed, after investigators concluded Russia’s military provided the missile used in the attack that killed all 298 people aboard. Asked about the Joint Investigative Team (JIT) report...

    In Ukraine, the Game and the War Go On
    May25

    In Ukraine, the Game and the War Go On

    KYIV, Ukraine—The war in Ukraine escalated this week to its most violent levels of the year with Russian artillery and rocket attacks targeting both Ukrainian military forces and civilian settlements along the front lines in eastern Ukraine’s embattled Donbas region. “The Kremlin controls the violence in eastern Ukraine and could bring this...

    Putin says US exit from Iran deal could trigger instability
    May25

    Putin says US exit from Iran deal could trigger instability

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Friday that the U.S. exit from the Iranian nuclear deal could trigger dangerous instability and raise new threats for Israel if Tehran resumes a full-fledged nuclear program. “We can’t sort things out with North Korea. Do we want another problem on the same scale?”...

    Michael Cohen had yet another Trump Tower meeting with a Russian oligarch during the transition
    May25

    Michael Cohen had yet another Trump Tower meeting with a Russian oligarch during the transition

    Donald Trump may still be hiding the White House visitor logs, but it would still be more interesting to get a peek at the schedule for Trump Tower. There was the well-known meeting between Trump’s senior campaign staff and Russian operatives during the campaign, the more recently discovered meeting with representatives for Saudi Arabia and...

    Netherlands, Australia hold Russia accountable for downing Malaysian flight
    May25

    Netherlands, Australia hold Russia accountable for downing Malaysian flight

    THE HAGUE – The Netherlands and Australia said on Friday they held the Russian state responsible in part for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in July 2014 that killed all 298 aboard, and will seek compensation. MH17 was shot down over territory held by pro-Russian separatist forces in eastern Ukraine in 2014 as… …read more...

    Markets Disrupted as Italy’s Populists Negotiate Cabinet
    May25

    Markets Disrupted as Italy’s Populists Negotiate Cabinet

    Italy’s prime minister-designate, Giuseppe Conte, a political novice and obscure law professor accused of padding his resume, put the finishing touches to his cabinet lineup Friday. And initial reaction from financial markets was far from approving. Italian government bond prices slumped and the country’s ailing banks saw their stock...

    Siren Call: The ‘Distinctly High Voice’ That Led MH17 Sleuths To A Russian Missile Suspect
    May25

    Siren Call: The ‘Distinctly High Voice’ That Led MH17 Sleuths To A Russian Missile Suspect

    When the trail of documentation ended, the suspect’s “high-pitched” voice led the way. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainians Protest In Odesa To Support Sentsov
    May25

    Ukrainians Protest In Odesa To Support Sentsov

    Protests took place in Odesa, Ukraine in support of Oleh Sentsov, a Ukrainian film director who is serving a 20-year prison sentence in Russia on terrorism charges widely seen as politically motivated. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    News you might have missed: Morning links for Friday, May 25
    May25

    News you might have missed: Morning links for Friday, May 25

    Trump is deregulating space exploration (Bloomberg) Outer space is no escape from the long arm of bureaucracy. Decades-old restrictions are keeping many space start-ups grounded, while even larger companies like SpaceX are struggling to obtain permits that seem hopelessly outdated. To clean up this process. President Donald Trump signed his...