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Section: Associated Press (USA)

      AP Analysis: Putin stays on offense in Ukraine
      Jul27

      AP Analysis: Putin stays on offense in Ukraine

      MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin might be expected to hunker down into defense mode as he is besieged by accusations of Russian involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Instead he has stayed on offense and appears to positioning for the long game…. …read more Source: Associated...

      EU hits Russian intelligence chiefs with sanctions
      Jul26

      EU hits Russian intelligence chiefs with sanctions

      BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the pro-Russia revolt in eastern Ukraine, official documents showed…. …read more Source: Associated...

      What happened? The day Flight 17 was downed
      Jul26

      What happened? The day Flight 17 was downed

      SNIZHNE, Ukraine (AP) — It was lunchtime when a tracked launcher with four SA-11 surface-to-air missiles rolled into town and parked on Karapetyan Street. Fifteen hundred miles (2,400 kilometers) to the west, passengers were checking in for Malaysia Airlines Flight 17…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash
      Jul25

      Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash

      MOSCOW (AP) — Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the crash of the Malaysian jetliner will bring about an international isolation that will cause serious and lasting economic damage…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Australia readies 90 police for Ukraine crash site
      Jul25

      Australia readies 90 police for Ukraine crash site

      SYDNEY (AP) — Australia is close to finalizing a deal with Ukraine to send police and a small number of troops to secure the Malaysian plane crash site as part of a multinational team, the Australian prime minister said Friday…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Ukraine accused of targeting civilians in east
      Jul24

      Ukraine accused of targeting civilians in east

      DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — War literally came to Alexander Litvinenko’s living room, when a missile punched a gaping hole into the wall of his ninth-floor apartment. The 53-year-old college philosophy teacher had just stepped into his study to check the news online, barely escaping death…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Malaysia jet victims’ bodies arrive in Netherlands
      Jul24

      Malaysia jet victims’ bodies arrive in Netherlands

      EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins, solemnly and gently carried to 40 identical hearses, flags at half-staff flapping in the wind…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Ukraine orphans become pawns in civil conflict
      Jul15

      Ukraine orphans become pawns in civil conflict

      DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Tamara Popova and her fellow orphans lead lives filled with uncertainty. But they know one thing: They don’t want to be taken to Russia…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Soccer diplomacy? Putin, Poroshenko at WCup final
      Jul13

      Soccer diplomacy? Putin, Poroshenko at WCup final

      RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It just might be a case of soccer diplomacy…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Ukraine death toll climbs, but information scant
      Jul11

      Ukraine death toll climbs, but information scant

      KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The only thing clear about the death toll in eastern Ukraine, where government troops are battling separatist rebels, is that it’s mounting…. …read more Source: Associated...