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3 hrs ago |

Obama chides Putin on Ukraine rebels as experts work at MH17 site

US President Barack Obama told Russia's leader Friday of his "deep concerns" about Moscow's increased support for separatists in Ukraine as international experts finally gathered more remains at the downed MH17 flight's crash site.


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7 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Ukraine, Russia spar over soccer in Crimea

One of two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls charged as an adult with stabbing a classmate to please a fictional online horror character has been found mentally unable to stand trial.


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11 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Russia takes in Crimean clubs, Ukraine upset

The Obama administration is attempting to cut down on thousands of foodborne illnesses linked to chicken and turkey each year with an overhaul of poultry plant inspection rules that are more than 50 years old.


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12 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Large expert team reaches Ukraine crash site

A team of several dozen international investigators descended Friday on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site in eastern Ukraine to begin combing an area now designated as a crime scene.


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16 hrs ago | The Age

Ukraine war zone tempers Federal Police attempts to access MH17 crash site

Head of Australian Federal Police mission Commander Brian McDonald , OSCE's Alexander Hug , and a Dutch police officer arrive back from the MH17 site on Thursday.


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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Foreign Affairs

Ukraine's Own Worst Enemy

TOM KEATINGE is a former investment banker at J.P. Morgan and an associate fellow at the Royal United Services Institute.


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Deutsche Welle

Russians hold key posts with Ukraine separatists

Russians appear to be calling the shots among the separatists in Eastern Ukraine.


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The Age

Are the Ukrainian separatists flying the Confederate flag?

Miroslav Runenko a member of the Donetsk People's Republic parliament stands in front of the flag in Donetsk, Ukraine.


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WCNC-TV Charlotte

Investigators reach airline crash site in UkraineInvestigators reach...

For the first time, an international team of investigators on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines flight 17 that was downed over eastern Ukraine two weeks ago.


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Domestic Fuel

Martifer Solar Completes Ukraine PV Project

In this Ethanol Report, RFA Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper gives some of the major findings of a new report that shows ethanol is the world's lowest cost motor fuel and octane source.


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The Globe and Mail

Moscow fights back after sanctions; battle rages near MH17 crash site in Ukraine

A woman takes a photograph of wreckage at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove , Donetsk region July 26, 2014.


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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Russia Taday

a Ukraine's economy contracts 4 times faster in Q2 losing 4.7%

Ukraine's GDP in the second quarter of 2014 has declined 4.7 percent compared to the same period in 2013, the Ukrainian State Statistics Service said on Wednesday.


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Foreign Policy

'For Mother': Ukraine's Military Goes Hollywood to Fill Budget Gap

With the protracted conflict in Ukraine's east between government forces and pro-Russian separatists straining the former Soviet state's finances, the Ukrainian government is turning to the public to boost military recruitment and shore up its budget.


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Russia Taday

EU adds 8 individuals, 3 Russian companies to sanctions list over Ukraine crisis

In a new wave of restrictions targeting Russia, the EU has added eight top officials and businessmen, including a Kremlin administration official, and three major companies to its sanctions list.


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The Winnipeg Free Press

Almost 2 weeks after Ukraine crash, clashes again prevent experts from reaching wreckage zone

Almost two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down, clashes on Wednesday between Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels again prevented international experts from reaching the crash site to recover remains still baking in midsummer heat in farm fields - deepening frustration for victims' relatives and the governments whose citizens died.


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Lexington Herald-Leader

Russia ready to incorporate Crimean football clubs

Tolstykh told local media they will make a decision on Thursday about moving clubs from the cities of Simferopol, Sevastopol and Yalta into the Russian third tier.


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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Officials: 19 dead in E. Ukraine region

A pro-Russian fighter gestures near a body of a community service worker who was killed during the shelling outside a residential apartment house in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Global Voices Online

Camera Phones vs. Kalashnikovs in Ukraine's Separtist-held Luhansk

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.


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Mike Harris to lead election delegation in Ukraine

Former Ontario premier Mike Harris and Saskatchewan Tory Sen. Raynell Andreychuk will lead a Canadian delegation of election observers to Ukraine for the May 25 vote.


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The Raw Story

EU hits Russia with economic sanctions as fighting intensifies in Ukraine

After months of hesitation, the EU finally agreed Tuesday to impose economic sanctions against Russia, hoping to make it change course in Ukraine as fighting intensified around cities held by pro-Moscow rebels.

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