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1 hr ago | The Times of Israel

Jews from eastern Ukraine weep for decimated homeland

Anatoly Lazaurenko's face betrays no emotion as he watches footage of an old woman he used to know lying in the rubble of what once was his home in the war-torn city of Slavyansk.

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6 hrs ago | Free Republic

UKRAINE: ATO move: the choice of the next main attack

And it does not have to be a "kingdom of Besa" . This, incidentally, understands itself Ukrainian command - to oust the enemy abroad Golmovskoe-Lozovoye - Debalcevo morning and kick Ukrainian troops on Svetlodarsk Lugano and that very eloquent confirmation.

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7 hrs ago | The Age

Rebels wary of foreign force securing MH17 crash site in Ukraine

Donetsk, Ukraine: There has been no formal response from eastern Ukraine rebel separatists to plans for a foreign force, possibly several-hundred strong, to investigate and secure the MH17 crash site.

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8 hrs ago | The Age

MH17: Ukraine parliament stalls mission for international police taskforce to secure crash site

A pro-Russian militant stands guard near a piece of debris at the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove , some 80km east of Donetsk.

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12 hrs ago | Squamish Chief

A missile launcher, a passenger jet: What happened the day Flight 17 went down?

It was lunchtime when a tracked launcher with four SA-11 surface-to-air missiles rolled into town and parked on Karapetyan Street.

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16 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Ukraine used phosphorous incendiaries, cluster bombs against cities - Russian military

Ukrainian troops have on many occasions used incendiary weapons and cluster bombs against militia-held cities, acts that are banned under the international law regulating warfare, the Russian military said.

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20 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Putin's Number One Gunman in UkraineBy Anna Nemtsova

Just over a week ago, Igor Strelkov, the key commander for separatist militia forces in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic , was keeping an eye on several battles, both military and political.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

US News & World Report

Ukraine, Russia, the Middle East and the Return of World War I

Today's global tensions echo the lead-up to World War I. Could this be the end for our world order? It was a century ago this summer - on June 28, 1914 - that Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip fired the "shot heard round the world," assassinating Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian empire, in Sarajevo.

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The Montreal Gazette

Canada imposes more sanctions against Ukrainian rebels

The Conservative government has announced further sanctions against Ukrainian rebels and an array of Russian arms, financial and energy companies thought to be assisting them.

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Bellingham Herald

Ukraine Prime Minister Yatsenyuk resigns as ruling coalition collapses

In a brief statement, Yatsenyuk told Parliament, "I announce my resignation in connection with the collapse of the coalition and the blocking of government initiatives."

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Bournemouth Echo

Ukraine youngsters enjoy day of making music with the BSO

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra joined forces with Wessex Chernobyl Children's Lifeline through the orchestra's Participate programme for the event, part of the BSO's Blast project, which delivers workshops across the region for five to 18-year-olds.

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Stars and Stripes

Ukraine accused of targeting civilians in east

Damage inflicted where a missile punched, two days before, a gaping hole in the wall of Alexander Litvinenko's ninth-floor apartment, in Donetsk, Ukraine.

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The Globe and Mail

Two Ukraine parties quit parliament coalition to trigger election

Parliament members surround Oleh Tyahnybok , head of the All-Ukrainian Union Svoboda Party, as he delivers a speech at the rostrum during a session in Kiev July 24, 2014.

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Canada.com

Rebels had missiles, commander reportedly admits, while NATO reports more weapons moving into Ukraine

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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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NEWS.com.au

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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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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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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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.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

M2.com

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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