Friday Jul 25
Experts: MH17 Victims Could Have Remained Conscious During Fall
A firefighter and an armed man look at the remains and the corpses of passengers aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that was shot down over eastern Ukraine, July 17, 2014.
The accidental writer who travelled far
In the Footsteps of Afanasii Nikitin: Travels through Eurasia and India in the Twenty First Century By Hari Vasudevan, Manohar, Rs 1,195 This book is a record of a mainly overland, 47-day expedition in 2006-7 from north Russia to present-day Karnataka of three vehicles and a motley complement of passengers including the author.
How the Polish Right Is Making Political Hay Out of MH17
"This Is How Putin Kills." That was the headline emblazoned Monday across the cover of the right-wing Polish magazine wSieci .
Malaysian Airlines Massacre: Vladimir Putin and Katyn Forest Version 2.0
The horrific destruction of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 is one of those rare events that shocks the conscience of the entire world.
Malaysia Airlines Crash: 'Dangerous' British student with...
Beness Aijo, 29, was under house arrest in Latvia on Saturday night where security sources say he is "a dangerous and influential individual".
The Free Dictionary
Sweden Defeated at the Battle of Poltava
It is widely believed to have been the beginning of Sweden's decline as a Great Power; as Russia took their place as the leading nation of north-eastern Europe.
The Graffiti That Made Germany Better
One Thursday in March, Angela Merkel, the chancellor of Germany, strode the light-bathed halls of the Reichstag building in Berlin on her way to its plenary hall, to address Germany's parliament on Russian aggression in Ukraine.