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Report: Flight 17 likely downed by outside impact
The Dutch team investigating the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Eastern Ukraine says the crash was likely caused by the plane being hit by multiple "high-energy objects from outside the aircraft."
EU formally adopts new sanctions against Russia
The European Council has formally adopted a package of further EU sanctions against Russia over its actions in eastern Ukraine, but is delaying the enforcement to assess the implementation of the cease-fire agreement first.
France suspends delivery of warship to Russia
President Francois Hollande's office says France is suspending the delivery of a hulking warship to Russia amid security concerns about Moscow's actions in neighboring Ukraine.
US, allies 'liberate town' in military exercise
Some 5,500 troops from the United States and European allies carried out a mock liberation of a fictional city in a large-scale military exercise Monday.
Putin: Ukraine must withdraw, rebels must halt
A day ahead of a NATO summit, Russian President Vladimir Putin has issued his own peace plan for eastern Ukraine. He's calling on Russian-backed insurgents there to stop "advancing," and he's urging Ukraine to pull its troops out of the region.
Obama to talk Ukraine, militants with Euro leaders
President Barack Obama will convene a meeting of European allies to discuss the West's response to Russia's provocations in Ukraine and Islamic militants in Syria and Iraq.
Obama: Too early to gauge Ukraine cease-fire
President Barack Obama says "it's too early to tell" how serious reports are of a cease-fire between Russia and eastern Ukraine.
Putin talks with Ukraine's leader, fighting widens
There have been no one-on-one meetings today between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko, although they did sit down with other leaders in Belarus for their first face-to-face meeting since June.
Ukraine claims capture of 10 Russian soldiers
Ukraine is claiming that its forces have captured 10 Russian soldiers in an eastern region where the Ukrainian troops are fighting pro-Russia separatists.
Ukraine says Russian forces are in major rebel cities
A Ukrainian official says Russian military forces have been spotted in both of the major cities held by rebels in eastern Ukraine.
IMF: Ukraine may need another bailout due to war
The International Monetary Fund says Ukraine will need billions of dollars in additional support if the fighting between the military and Russian-backed separatists in the country's east persists.
Weapons convoys seen rolling in eastern Ukraine
AP reporters say convoys of military weaponry and supplies have been coming from the direction of Russia into rebel-held Ukraine.
Russia plans to send second aid convoy to Ukraine
Russia has announced plans to send a second aid convoy to rebel-held eastern Ukraine, where months of fighting have left many residential buildings in ruins.
Secret US-Russia talks on Ukraine held in Finland
The Finnish Foreign Ministry says that the United States and Russia held secret talks over Ukraine in Finland in June.
Who Is to Blame? Crash Investigators Face Struggle
To figure out why a Malaysian jetliner fell from the sky, investigators will use the wreckage of any missile found to determine where it came from and who fired it, experts said Friday. That may be easier said than done in the middle of a war zone.
Ukraine: 295 On Malaysia Plane Shot Down Over East
A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, Ukrainian officials said, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility for downing the aircraft.
UK and Ukraine Crisis
The crisis in the Ukraine hits home for some people living in the Bluegrass. Video Video
Merkel's Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition
Chancellor Angela Merkel's emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine's crisis — showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend — underlines Germany's increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight.
Ukraine claims rebels fired on refugees, killing 'many'
Ukraine's national security council is accusing rebels in the east of the country of firing rockets and mortars at civilians trying to flee from the region's intense fighting.
Jessamine County Church Prays For Ukraine
A Ukrainian church in Jessamine County holds a special prayer meeting for the Malaysian flight tragedy and ongoing turmoil in Ukraine. Video Video
"No Place on Earth" Holocaust Film Screened at UK Hospital
For nearly a year-and-a-half, almost 40 men, women and children hid themselves in an underground Ukrainian cave in an attempt to escape the Holocaust. Video Video
Russia claims US drone intercepted over Ukraine region
Russian authorities on Saturday claimed to have intercepted a U.S. surveillance drone over Ukraine's Crimea region, fueling a little more tension to an already terse situation on the eve of a critical referendum vote.
Crimea referendum vote a landslide victory for Russia
It appeared Sunday that the autonomous Crimea region of Ukraine has overwhelmingly voiced their opinion -- they want to break away from their country and rejoin Russia.
Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43 in 24 hours
Ukrainian troops are fighting to gain control of the rebel-held city of Donetsk and a major railroad and a highway that leads to Russia.
EU pledges $168m to offset Russia sanctions cost
The European Commission is pledging $168 million to assist fruit and vegetable producers hit by Russia's ban on food imports from the 28-nation bloc.
UK Professor, Ukrainian Pastor on Plane Crash
As we learn more details about the tragic plane crash in the Ukraine, a University of Kentucky professor who is a former American Ambassador, said this is a much bigger problem. Video Video
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