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    Investigators: Russian military missile downed Malaysia Airlines flight
    May24

    Investigators: Russian military missile downed Malaysia Airlines flight

    BUNNIK, Netherlands — Detailed analysis of video and photos has unequivocally established that the Buk missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine nearly four years ago came from a Russia-based military unit, an international team of investigators said Thursday. It is the clearest link yet published by the team of...

    Investigators: Russian military missile downed Flight MH17
    May24

    Investigators: Russian military missile downed Flight MH17

    BUNNIK, Netherlands (AP) — An international team of investigators said Thursday that detailed analysis of video images and photos has unequivocally established that the Buk missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine nearly four years ago came from a Russia-based military unit, the clearest link yet published by the...

    Macron and Putin to discuss Iran nuclear deal, Syria
    May24

    Macron and Putin to discuss Iran nuclear deal, Syria

    PARIS (AP) — Having failed to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to stay in the Iran nuclear accord, French President Emmanuel Macron is reaching out to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Macron heads to St. Petersburg on Thursday amid deep differences with Putin over Syria, Ukraine and alleged Russian meddling abroad. But both men want to...

    US tech firm: Possible cyberattack on Ukraine being prepared
    May23

    US tech firm: Possible cyberattack on Ukraine being prepared

    LONDON (AP) — U.S. tech company Cisco says that hundreds of thousands of routers have been compromised in preparation for what could be a major cyberattack against Ukraine. Ukraine’s Cyberpolice says in a statement that it was possible the hackers planned to strike during “large-scale events,” an apparent reference to the...

    Ukraine convicts Frenchman for plotting Euro 2016 attacks
    May21

    Ukraine convicts Frenchman for plotting Euro 2016 attacks

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian court has convicted a Frenchman on charges of preparing a terror attack during the 2016 European Championship and buying illegal weapons. Gregoire Moutaux was also sentenced Monday to six years in prison at the Liuboml District Court in the northwestern Volyn region, according to Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s...

    Merkel to meet Putin for talks on Syria, Ukraine
    May18

    Merkel to meet Putin for talks on Syria, Ukraine

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. Merkel’s trip Friday to the Black Sea resort of Sochi is her first visit to Russia in a year and comes amid tense relations between Berlin and Moscow. Germany has condemned Russia’s annexation of...

    German-Russian pipeline takes shape despite US protests
    May18

    German-Russian pipeline takes shape despite US protests

    MUKRAN, Germany (AP) — Sparks fly and machines whir as workers busily prepare thousands of steel pipes that will become part of a vast undersea pipeline bringing gas from Russia to Germany’s northeastern Baltic coast. The Nord Stream 2 project will double the amount of natural gas Russia can funnel directly to the heart of Europe from newly...

    Ukraine raids Russian media outlets, arrests journalist
    May15

    Ukraine raids Russian media outlets, arrests journalist

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s state security agency raided offices of two Russian state-owned media outlets in the Ukrainian capital Tuesday and leveled treason accusations against a journalist, a move that drew sharp criticism from the top trans-Atlantic security and rights group. Ukraine’s domestic security agency, the SBU, said the raids...

    Putin opens bridge linking southern Russia with Crimea
    May15

    Putin opens bridge linking southern Russia with Crimea

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin drove a large construction truck Tuesday to road test the much-anticipated bridge linking southern Russia and the Crimean peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014. The 19-kilometer (11.8-mile) bridge, which took two years to build and cost $3.6 billion is Putin’s project to show that...

    52 hospitalized in apparent school poisoning in Ukraine
    May08

    52 hospitalized in apparent school poisoning in Ukraine

    YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Authorities in Ukraine are investigating an outbreak of sickness believed to be a poisoning that sent 50 students and two teachers to the hospital in the city of Cherkasy. A spokeswoman for the emergencies ministry, Olga Kozak, told The Associated Press that 11 of the children were in moderately serious condition while the...

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