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    Images from Ukraine, Aug. 3, 2014
    Aug03

    Images from Ukraine, Aug. 3, 2014

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    Deadly Clashes in Ukraine Continue
    Aug03

    Deadly Clashes in Ukraine Continue

    Deadly clashes between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists continued Sunday as investigators searched the site of a plane crash for a third day. Reuters news agency reports nine people were killed around the cities of Lukansk and Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. On Saturday, international investigators recovered the remains of more victims at...

    Obama, Putin Discuss Ukraine in Phone Call
    Aug02

    Obama, Putin Discuss Ukraine in Phone Call

    U.S. President Barack Obama has spoken by telephone with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, with Obama saying the United States remains deeply concerned about Moscow’s increased support for separatists in Ukraine. Speaking to reporters at the White House Friday, President Obama said he discussed his preference for a diplomatic solution...

    In Ukraine, Shelling Disrupts MH17 Probe
    Aug02

    In Ukraine, Shelling Disrupts MH17 Probe

    Fresh fighting Saturday around the site of a Malaysian airliner that crashed more than two weeks ago in eastern Ukraine hampered an international team of experts searching for human remains there. About 70 Dutch and Australian investigators had resumed work for a second straight day when shelling disrupted the cease-fire between Ukrainian...

    Investigators Finally Reach MH17 Crash Site
    Aug02

    Investigators Finally Reach MH17 Crash Site

    A team around 100 international investigators and police was able to visit Friday the crash site of Malaysian Airlines flight 17 in eastern Ukraine. The inspectors had been forced to turn back several times this week due to heavy fighting between Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebel forces. Henry Ridgwell has just returned from Ukraine and...

    Obama Defends Handling of Gaza, Ukraine Conflicts
    Aug02

    Obama Defends Handling of Gaza, Ukraine Conflicts

    President Barack Obama is defending his handling of conflicts in Gaza and Ukraine as fighting in both places shows no signs of letting up, despite intense U.S. diplomatic efforts this week. At a White House briefing Friday, the president hoped to focus on positive job growth numbers. Instead, he dealt with questions on the failure of U.S....

    International Investigators Begin Work at Crash Site in Ukraine
    Aug01

    International Investigators Begin Work at Crash Site in Ukraine

    Several dozen international investigators have begun working at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 in eastern Ukraine. Investigators from the Netherlands and Australia, along with accompanying officials from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe on Friday began combing an area now designated as a crime scene. They...

    US Senate Confirms John Tefft as Envoy to Russia
    Aug01

    US Senate Confirms John Tefft as Envoy to Russia

    The U.S. Senate has approved President Barack Obama’s nomination for ambassador to Russia. John Tefft, a career diplomat specializing in Eastern Europe, was unanimously approved Thursday, filling a post that had been vacant since February. Tefft has served as Obama’s ambassador to Ukraine and former President George W. Bush’s...

    Snowden Asks to Stay in Russia
    Aug01

    Snowden Asks to Stay in Russia

    Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has applied to renew his political asylum status in Russia. The temporary political asylum Snowden received last July was good only through midnight Thursday. A lawyer in Russia representing Snowden said he can stay in the country at least until there is a decision on his application, and...

    EU Slaps Sanctions on Five Russian Banks
    Aug01

    EU Slaps Sanctions on Five Russian Banks

    The European Union has sanctioned five Russian banks to protest Moscow’s intervention in restive eastern Ukraine. The EU said it is limiting the banks’ access to European capital markets, which could further impede the already weak Russian economy that some analysts say is sliding toward a recession. The 28-nation EU bloc called for...

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