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Section: Los Angeles Times (USA)

      Russia uses U.N. veto power to scuttle tribunal for MH-17 downing
      Jul30

      Russia uses U.N. veto power to scuttle tribunal for MH-17 downing

      Russia on Wednesday used its veto power in the U.N. Security Council to scuttle an international tribunal to identify and punish those responsible for the downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over Ukraine a year ago in which all 298 on board were killed. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

      Ukraine-Russia tension rises over separatist powers, expulsions
      Jul17

      Ukraine-Russia tension rises over separatist powers, expulsions

      While fighting in eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russian-backed separatists has ground down lately into a war of slow attrition, tension between Moscow and Kiev has been rising over diplomatic expulsions and unfulfilled conditions of a five-month-old peace plan. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

      Ukraine war still stymies investigation of Malaysia jetliner disaster
      Jul17

      Ukraine war still stymies investigation of Malaysia jetliner disaster

      A year after 298 people aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 perished in an explosion over eastern Ukraine, the conflict behind the tragedy continues to thwart international investigators trying to determine who was responsible. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

      Pope Francis urges Putin to make ‘sincere effort’ to end Ukraine’s war
      Jun10

      Pope Francis urges Putin to make ‘sincere effort’ to end Ukraine’s war

      Pope Francis urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to make a “sincere effort to achieve peace ” in Ukraine when the two leaders met privately Wednesday at the Vatican. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

      Bush to confront Russian aggression at talk trade in Berlin
      Jun09

      Bush to confront Russian aggression at talk trade in Berlin

      Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush plans to challenge Russian aggression in Ukraine and highlight the importance of the trans-Atlantic relationship on Tuesday in his first public appearance of a three-nation foreign trip. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

      Ukraine fighting flares after combatants retake surrendered weapons
      Jun03

      Ukraine fighting flares after combatants retake surrendered weapons

      Pro-Russia separatists and Ukrainian government forces fought their most intense battles in months on Wednesday after both sides were reported last week to have looted the internationally monitored depots where their heavy artillery had been stored. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

      Putin declares Russian military deaths in peacetime state secrets
      May29

      Putin declares Russian military deaths in peacetime state secrets

      Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Thursday outlawing disclosure of military deaths in peacetime, a move apparently aimed at hiding evidence of Russian military involvement in the war in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

      NATO discusses membership path with Ukraine as fighting continues
      May27

      NATO discusses membership path with Ukraine as fighting continues

      At least nine people died over the last day in fighting that has flared in eastern Ukraine as both sides appear to be ignoring a cease-fire proclaimed more than three months ago, news reports from the embattled region said Wednesday. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

      Ukraine to prosecute captured Russian soldiers for ‘terrorist crimes’
      May18

      Ukraine to prosecute captured Russian soldiers for ‘terrorist crimes’

      Two Russian special forces soldiers captured in eastern Ukraine will be prosecuted for “terrorist crimes” committed during a mission of sabotage that killed a government soldier, Ukraine’s State Security Service chief said Monday. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

      Ukraine’s plans to discard Soviet symbols are seen as divisive, ill-timed
      May13

      Ukraine’s plans to discard Soviet symbols are seen as divisive, ill-timed

      Perched high on a hill and standing 334 feet tall, the stainless steel Mother Motherland monument greets visitors to this capital with her stoic gaze across the Dnieper River, where 70 years ago the Soviet army battled Nazi forces in what is known here as the Great Patriotic War. …read more Source: Los Angeles...