NEWSWORTHY

Sep 17, 2018

Russia claims missile that shot down flight MH17 was Ukrainian

The Russian military says the missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 came from the arsenals of the Ukrainian army, not from Russia. The passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet-made missile over rebel-held eastern Ukraine in July 2014, killing all 298 people ...

One by one, rebel chiefs in east Ukraine are slain

Sep 1, 2018

One by one, rebel chiefs in east Ukraine are slain

Eastern Ukrainian separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko has become the latest rebel official to die in a series of apparent murders, slain Friday in an explosion in a cafe in the city of Donetsk. Since the start of the conflict between the Moscow-backed separatists in the ...

Russia used lessons from Georgia war in Ukraine conflict

Aug 5, 2018

Russia used lessons from Georgia war in Ukraine conflict

In the summer of 2008, the Russia' army intervened militarily in an independent state for the first time since the Soviet Union's disastrous campaign in Afghanistan. Ten years later, Moscow has still not softened its position toward its neighbors and its rift with the West ...