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50 min ago | The Times of Israel

Ukrainian Jewish leaders slam visit by top rabbis to Crimea

Russian Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar putting teffilin on 102-year old David Barulya, a World War II veteran and Crimean Holocaust survivor, at a Holocaust commemoration ceremony in Sevastopol, July 10, 2014.


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5 hrs ago |

British reporter 'captured' in Ukraine

UKRAINE reports two of its fighter jets have been shot down as the first group of MH17 victims touch down in the Netherlands.


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9 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Eugene Robinson: The downside of giving weapons

The bodies and debris that rained from the Ukrainian sky offer a cautionary lesson about the danger of giving heavy weapons to non-state actors.

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13 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Two Ukraine Fighter Jets Downed by Rebels Near MH17 Site

Rebels downed two SU-25 fighters in the Donetsk region a Ukraine Defense Ministry spokesman says.


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17 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Kevin Lamarque/ReutersUkraine Asked U.S. for Anti-Missile TechLast...

Last month, Ukraine quietly asked the United States and NATO for sensitive equipment to jam the radars that Russian anti-aircraft systems use to lock their missiles on planes.


Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Asia, Georgia

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Today's Actions on Ukraine by the European Union's Foreign Affairs Council

The United States welcomes the outcome of the European Union's Foreign Affairs Council on Ukraine in the wake of the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 near Donetsk, Ukraine.

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Foreign Policy

The Forgotten Victims of the War in Ukraine

In the last three months of covering the war in eastern Ukraine I've often seen people's tears.

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In-depth Africa

Flight MH17 and Ukraine's dilemma

Binoy Kampmark Correspondent IT'S the sort of thing that would see any airline liquidate and vanish.


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The Independent

MH17: Ukraine MPs fight in parliament following decision to call up extra border troops

Scuffles have broken out in the Ukrainian parliament after a presidential decree was approved to call up more reserves to defend the country against the growing numbers of Russian troops on the country's eastern border.


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USA Today

Dutch send plane to retrieve MH17 bodies in Ukraine

The Netherlands sent a Hercules transport plane to the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv Tuesday to pick up the bodies of Malaysia Airlines crash victims.

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DNA India

Russia questions Ukraine and US over Malaysian Airlines #MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine

Russia on Monday released military monitoring reports which showed a military jet, SU-25 which belonged to Kiev following Malaysian Airline's MH17 some time before it was shot down in Ukraine.


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Mon Jul 21, 2014


Malaysia Airlines Black Boxes Handed Over By Ukraine Rebels To Experts

A senior separatist leader, Aleksander Borodai, handed over two black boxes from an airliner downed over eastern Ukraine to Malaysian experts in the city of Donetsk in the early hours of Tuesday.


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The Age

Flight diverts from Ukraine - to Syria

Malaysia Airlines re-routed a Kuala Lumpur-to-London flight over Syrian airspace on Sunday after its usual route over Ukraine was closed, flight tracking data showed on Monday.

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Daily Herald

Ukraine troops attack rebel strongholds 'across all fronts'

Ukraine targeted pro-Russian separatists who've fallen back to two of the nation's biggest eastern cities, stepping up a four-month military offensive in the wake of last week's Malaysia Air plane disaster.


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Regina Leader Post

Fisher: Russia's Vladimir Putin cranks up Soviet-era propaganda machine

Russian President Vladmir Putin attends a celebration of the 700th anniversary of St. Sergius of Radonezh in the Trinity St. Sergius monastery in Sergeiv Posad outside Moscow on July 18, 2014.


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Russia Taday

a Dutch experts arrive in E. Ukraine to assess Malaysian plane crash site

Monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and members of a forensic team inspect a refrigerator wagon, containing the remains of victims from the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, at a railway station in the eastern Ukrainian town of Torez July 21, 2014.


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KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

MH17: 8 unanswered questions

Amid the chaos and the grief, the politics and the finger pointing, the charges and the countercharges, we are no closer to answering some key questions about the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. The crash, which killed all 298 aboard, has turned a volatile Ukrainian region into a global problem.


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09:14 Peaceful rally held outside U.S. Embassy in Bishkek calling not support war in Ukraine

The peaceful meeting took place outside the U.S. Embassy in Bishkek on July 19 urging the United States not to support the war in Ukraine.


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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Mercury

Putin breaks his silence on MH17

On guard ... A member of a local militia guards remnants of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 during a visit by monitors from the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe .


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Kerry: 'Moment of truth' for Putin

The United States upped pressure on Moscow over the Malaysia Airlines disaster as Secretary of State John Kerry drew a clearer line to Russia over its ties to rebels in Ukraine and the rocket system used to down the jet.


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