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3 hrs ago | International Business Times

Female Ukrainians Stage Sex Boycott against Russian Men

Pro-Russia protesters burn a Ukranian flag outside the district council building in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine May 4, 2014.

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7 hrs ago |

MH17 armed mission 'unrealistic' as Ukraine fighting kills 13: Dutch PM

Dutch authorities probing the downing of Malaysian flight MH17 said on Sunday it was "unrealistic" to send armed troops to secure the crash site, after 13 people including two children were killed in fierce fighting in insurgent-held east Ukraine.


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12 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

Fighting intensifies near MH17 crash site in Ukraine

DONETSK, Ukraine >> Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.

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14 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Fighting intensifies near MH17 crash site

A man accused of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex has been charged with murder.


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18 hrs ago | News Times

Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk

This July 19, 2014, file photo shows pro-Russian fighter guarding the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine.


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22 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Study: Embargo wouldn't hurt Russia

A pro-Russian fighters' APC stands abandoned near the city of Lisichansk, Luhansk region, eastern Ukraine Saturday, July 26, 2014.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014


Deadly fighting rages on in eastern Ukraine

The State Department has shuttered the U.S. embassy in Libya and evacuated American staffers there as the security situation in the capital Tripoli deteriorates amid worsening clashes between rival militias.


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Free Republic

Ukraine: Ato. Summary of the Day 07.26.14.-Burko

Accumulation of militants forces in the Snow, which we wrote about earlier, has escalated into a night attack on the town of terrorists Marinovka.


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Free Republic

Ukraine U. S. Special Ops willing to share data with Kiev: sight missile complexes

The Pentagon and American intelligence agencies are developing plans that would provide the Ukrainian authorities information on the specific location of missile complexes, which are available to the militias.


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Ukraine prepares offensive in hopes of retaking rebel stronghold of Donetsk

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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Donetsk residents flee Ukraine fighting

Long lines of cars jammed the roads leading south out of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine Saturday as residents attempted to flee the city center after a night of heavy shelling on the city's northern outskirts.


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The Baltimore Sun

Mayor of central Ukrainian city shot dead

The mayor of the central Ukrainian town of Kremenchuk was shot dead on Saturday and the house of another mayor in Lviv to the West was hit by fire from a grenade launcher, the Interior Ministry said.


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Ukraine on edge of political meltdown

Tomas Fiala, CEO of Dragon Capital, comments on the day's events in Ukraine, which include the resignation of the Ukrainian prime minister.


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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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