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    Investigators say Russian missile downed MH17 over Ukraine in 2014. Moscow calls conclusions ‘fakes’
    May24

    Investigators say Russian missile downed MH17 over Ukraine in 2014. Moscow calls conclusions ‘fakes’

    An international group of investigators said Thursday that its four-year probe found “legal and convincing evidence” that the missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine belonged to the Russian army. The Joint Investigative Team, at a news conference in the Netherlands, revealed… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine arrests journalist for Russian news agency, ramping up tension with Kremlin
    May18

    Ukraine arrests journalist for Russian news agency, ramping up tension with Kremlin

    Authorities in Ukraine have arrested a journalist with a Kremlin-funded news agency who they said “justified” Crimea’s annexation, “supported” pro-Russian separatists and now faces up to 15 years in jail for treason. The arrest of Kirill Vyshynsky, a Ukrainian national and head of the Ukrainian… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Russian stocks, ruble and oligarchs’ wealth all take a hit in wake of U.S. sanctions
    Apr09

    Russian stocks, ruble and oligarchs’ wealth all take a hit in wake of U.S. sanctions

    Russia began to feel the pinch from the latest round of U.S. sanctions Monday as the ruble dropped nearly 2% against the dollar and stocks took their biggest drop since the world reacted to Moscow’s annexation of Crimea. Russia’s top stock indexes, Mossbirge and the RTS, dropped by 9% and almost… …read more Source: Los...

    U.S. decision to provide anti-tank missiles to Ukraine angers Russian leaders
    Dec27

    U.S. decision to provide anti-tank missiles to Ukraine angers Russian leaders

    President Trump’s long-delayed decision to provide Ukraine with defensive lethal weapons signaled a new willingness to oppose Russian intervention in its neighbor, but has made European allies nervous that a recent hike in fighting could escalate. The State Department said Friday that the administration… …read more Source: Los...

    Trump urged to sell $50 million in lethal weapons to Ukraine
    Nov21

    Trump urged to sell $50 million in lethal weapons to Ukraine

    National security officials are urging President Trump to approve the sale of nearly $50 million worth of U.S. weapons to Ukraine, which has confronted what it sees as military aggression from Russia and pro-Russian separatists for years. It was unclear whether Trump, who has been reluctant to… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Bombing that wounded Ukrainian lawmaker and killed 2 stirs fears of assassination attempts
    Oct27

    Bombing that wounded Ukrainian lawmaker and killed 2 stirs fears of assassination attempts

    When a bomb exploded outside a television station in Kiev, the Ukraine capital, lawmaker Ihor Mosiychuk of the nationalist opposition Radical Party was exiting after an interview. Mosiychuk was wounded, and his bodyguard and a pedestrian were killed, police said Thursday. Four others were wounded…. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Mattis vows support for Ukraine but stops short of promising weapons
    Aug25

    Mattis vows support for Ukraine but stops short of promising weapons

    Defense Secretary James N. Mattis condemned Russia’s attempts to “redraw international borders by force” and pledged support for Ukraine on Thursday but stopped short of promising U.S. weapons for Ukraine’s fight against pro-Russia separatists. Mattis is the first Pentagon chief in a decade to… …read more Source: Los...

    Ukraine strips Saakashvili of his citizenship, leaving the hero of the Rose Revolution without a country
    Jul29

    Ukraine strips Saakashvili of his citizenship, leaving the hero of the Rose Revolution without a country

    There was a time when Mikheil Saakashvili was seen as the West’s great hope for reform in the former Soviet Union. But since Thursday, he has had a more pressing problem: He is a man without a country. He was in New York when he learned that Ukraine, his adoptive home, had stripped him of his citizenship…. …read more Source: Los...

    Ukraine’s separatists propose a new country: Little Russia. Kremlin denies any involvement
    Jul20

    Ukraine’s separatists propose a new country: Little Russia. Kremlin denies any involvement

    The Russian government said it was taken by surprise Tuesday when the rebel leader of a breakaway region of eastern Ukraine proposed the creation of a new nation state called Malorossiya, or Little Russia. The head of the self-declared Donetsk People’s Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko, told reporters… …read more Source: Los...

    Attacker stabs six tourists — two fatally — at beach resort in Cairo
    Jul14

    Attacker stabs six tourists — two fatally — at beach resort in Cairo

    Two Ukrainian tourists were killed and four wounded by a knife-wielding attacker at an Egyptian Red Sea resort, Egypt’s Interior Ministry said Friday. A man has been arrested and was being questioned in connection with the attack, the ministry said in a statement. The tourists were rushed to a… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

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