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  • After MH17, questions of trust from Ron Paul and others

    In the days since the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 tragedy, the big questions have been whether Russian President Vladimir Putin armed the separatists with the missile that left 298 innocent people dead, and whether the disaster will encourage Putin to...
  • Obama demands Russia force separatists to aid Malaysia Airlines probe

    Obama demands Russia force separatists to aid Malaysia Airlines probe
    President Obama accused pro-Russia separatists of tampering with evidence at the site of last week’s crash of a Malaysia Airlines jet and called on Russia to use its influence to ensure a credible investigation into the downing of the plane over...
  • Did Moscow re-edit Wikipedia entry on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17?

    Did Moscow re-edit Wikipedia entry on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17?
    We’ve all heard the stories about Soviet-era officials who fell out of favor with the ruling elite and not only disappeared from the streets of Moscow but also from history. Take Leon Trotsky, who was exiled, then assassinated in Mexico, and whose...
  • Once joined in Soviet Union, Ukraine, Russia never further apart

    KIEV (Reuters) - Over a table piled high with food and wine, a newly married husband and wife watched warily as the toasts began. Despite asking everyone to steer clear of politics, bringing together relatives from Russia and Ukraine a day after Kiev...
  • Ukraine prime minister: 'Russia is on the dark side'

    Ukraine prime minister: 'Russia is on the dark side'
    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk had harsh words for Russia and President Vladimir‎ Putin on Monday, saying the country is "on the dark side," blaming it again for the downing ¬†of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and demanding that it close its...
  • EU threatens Russia with more sanctions, but words ring hollow

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union foreign ministers threatened Russia on Tuesday with harsher sanctions over Ukraine, but tougher talk may not be matched by much action after France's president signaled the disputed delivery of a warship to Moscow would...
  • Putin can't avoid responsibility for passenger jet atrocity

    The following editorial appeared in the Sacramento Bee on Saturday, July 19: The shootdown of a passenger jet over Ukraine with the loss of nearly 300 lives is a human tragedy and a moral abomination. Part of the outrage is that Russian leader...
  • Bodies, black boxes handed over from Ukraine crash site

    Bodies, black boxes handed over from Ukraine crash site
    (Reuters) - A train carrying the remains of many of the nearly 300 victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over Ukraine arrived in Ukrainian government territory on Tuesday as a separatist leader handed over the plane's black boxes to Malaysian...
  • Malaysia quietly worked back channels to secure bodies, black boxes

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - As Western leaders increasingly pointed the finger of blame at pro-Russian separatists, and Moscow itself, over the shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine, the government in Kuala Lumpur said little. The...
  • Kremlin security aide says Ukrainian authorities are West's 'henchmen'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - A top security aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the Ukrainian authorities on Tuesday of being henchman who were taking orders from the West. "The West's henchman came to power (in February) and have now, in my opinion,...
  • The danger 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. I hope the hawks who wanted President Obama to ship anti-aircraft missiles to the Syrian rebels are paying...