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MH17 Report Confirms Missile Damage Despite Missing Key Pieces of Debris, Launch Site Still Unknown

WTF NEWS The Dutch Safety Board has released the results of its investigation into the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, which was likely shot down over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014. The report concludes that the plane broke up in mid-air after a BUK M1 surface-to-air missile exploded…
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Rebels in Ukraine’s Donetsk to hold referendum on joining Russia: media

Xinhua Leaders of the self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" are planning to hold a referendum on seceding from Ukraine and joining Russia, the Donetsk-based Ostrov news agency reported Wednesday. The referendum is scheduled to be held in two to four weeks after the Oct. 18 local elections, said the news agency.…
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Ukraine: 100 More US Military Humvees Arrive in Odessa – US Ambassador

WTF NEWS The delivery of 100 HMMWV (High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle) military vehicles, also known as Humvees, was made Saturday in the Ukrainian port city of Odessa. The information was largely sourced from the US ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt. "Another 100 humvees for #Ukraine delivered to #Odesa this…
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Crucified: Ukraine’s US-backed Azov Nazis nail pro-Russia fighter to cross, burned alive (VIDEO)

| WTF News | The United States has lost the moral high ground in the Ukraine proxy war with its funding and support of neo-Nazi soldiers. Shocking video has been uploaded to Youtube showing members of the Ukrainian army's neo-Nazi Azov battalion executing a pro-Russia separatist fighter in brutal fashion.…
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Bcoz, Democracy: US troops begin training Ukraine’s “Nazi” Azov battalion on Hitler’s birthday

| WTF News | The proxy war in Ukraine is about to get a lot more hypocritical from the position of the United States government. While the frequency of Ukraine news has been supplanted by other volatile situations, there has been no shortage of new developments. In a stunning coincidence,…
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Russia goalie hit by flare, match ended, but Ukraine media focuses on Novorossiya flags in crowd

| WTF News | A Euro 2016 qualifying match between Montenegro and Russia was stopped after multiple disruptions to the game as projectiles were thrown from the stands at Russian players. Tensions flared in Montenegro as Russia national team goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev was hit on the back of the head…
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Citizens riot after ANOTHER drunk Ukraine soldier has accident in a tank, kills young girl

| WTF News | An accident involving a Ukrainian armored personnel vehicle that killed an 8-year-old girl led to riots in Kostantynivka, Donetsk on Monday. The driver lost control of the tank on city streets as the family walked along the road. The aunt received heavy injuries and has reportedly…
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US To Send Drones, Humvees To Ukraine, Boost Sanctions As Russia May “Deploy Nuclear Weapons In Crimea”

Zero Hedge So much for the second Minsk ceasefire. A few hours ago, the US returned to its strategy of escalating Russian "costs" when it placed sanctions on eight Ukrainian separatists and a Russian bank, warning that recent attacks by rebels armed by Russia violated a European-brokered ceasefire in the…
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Send American weapons to these guys in Ukraine? Drunk soldiers crash tank after joyride – VIDEO

| WTF News | The proxy war in Ukraine has put the absurdity of modern warfare on display in what may be called the Youtube war. Many members of the US Congress have called on the American government to send weapons to aid the Ukrainian military forces who remain loyal…
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Britain to help train Ukrainian army to counter Russian threat

Reuters Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday Britain would send military personnel to Ukraine soon to help train its army, warning Moscow would move to destabilize other countries unless it was challenged. "Over the course of the next month we're going to be deploying British service personnel to provide…
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Kiev says troops withdrawn from Debaltsevo, rebels claim military ‘surrender en masse’

Kiev troops surrounded in the city of Debalstevo have started to surrender en masse, Ukrainian rebels have said. President Poroshenko announced a complete withdrawal from the contested city. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko confirmed in a video statement that he has given an order to withdraw troops from Debaltsevo on Wednesdsay.…
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US Sends “Tankbuster” Jets To Europe Over Russia Fears After Germany Says “A Large Scale War Could Develop”

Zero Hedge Karl-Georg Wellmann, a lawmaker in Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union has warned that, despite its efforts to avoid arms being provided to Ukraine, Germany "will no longer be able to stop weapons deliveries from from the and Canada." Almost too coincidental to these comments, CNN reports, the Air…
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US Senator used old photos of Russian troops to push Ukraine war propaganda

| WTF News | Baran Hines In the never ending quest for war, the old tricks of propaganda inevitably conflict with the raw power of the internet. Friday, Washington Free Beacon reported that the office of US Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) provided what were supposed to be exclusive photos of…
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Ukraine peace deal: Ceasefire starting February 15, removal of heavy weapons

An agreement has been brokered in Minsk to stop hostilities in Ukraine from Sunday. The deal was reached after marathon talks between the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine, and signed by the Ukrainian rebels. READ MORE: The Minsk ceasefire deal in 5 tweets “I believe we agreed on…
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Ukraine Minsk Meeting: Peace Talks Breed Skepticism After Continued Fighting, Failed First Accord

IB Times Ukraine peace talks in Minsk, Belarus, are in progress Wednesday, as the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany have all arrived there to negotiate a lasting peace in eastern Ukraine. Continued fighting there and the impotency of a comprehensive resolution signed in Minsk in September raise questions…
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Ukraine: Huge explosion in Donetsk, media silent, can’t spin as anti-Russia propaganda – VIDEO

| WTF News | A massive explosion lit up the night sky over Donetsk after a chemical plant was hit by military ordinance, according to various reports out of eastern Ukraine. The powerful blast shattered windows late Sunday night local time. Both the US-backed regime in Kiev and separatists accused…
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Obama admits US “brokered” power transition in Ukraine, will send ‘defensive’ weapons – VIDEO

| WTF News | Just when it seemed the Ukraine civil proxy war couldn't get any more hypocritical after last week's shock video of English-speaking soldiers in the country, the media propaganda matrix produced another classic. There is still the mass delusion, amplified by major media outlets, that one day,…
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Lugansk Air force? Separatists in Ukraine dust off old fighter planes from museum – VIDEO

| WTF News | When you thought you had seen it all out of Separatists in Lugansk have been attempting to breathe life back into old military airplanes from a Rossiya 24 In Lugansk People's Republic will now own air force. Several military vehicles belonging to the local flight school,…
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Medvedev Warns Of “Unlimited Reaction” If Russia Cut From SWIFT

Zero Hedge While nations around the world continue to de-dollarize, Russia signed into law its anti-crisis plan today (though details will not be released until tomorrow). Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, however, was quite vociferous in some of his threats, warning The West that the "Russian response - economically and otherwise…
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English speaking soldiers in Ukraine and 20 other things you should know – Video

| WTF News | Various media distractions have covered up the recent surge in violence in the Ukraine proxy war. 1. English speaking soldier recorded on video in Mariupol Saturday, a video (from a longer news clip) surfaced that shows an English speaking soldier (or mercenary) refusing to be recorded…
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Rebels capture Ukraine commander in Donetsk airport fight, force prisoners to face angry crowds

| WTF News | Multiple videos show captured Ukraine troops paraded in front of angry civilians who vent their frustration at them for the attacks. Ukraine archive Euronews Captured Ukrainian servicemen have been taken to the scene of Thursday’s deadly bus stop attack in Donetsk and paraded before an angry…
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Attack on Mariupol Begins; 7,000-8,000 Ukrainian Forces Nearly Encircled in Northern Cauldron; US Sends Army Trainers

Yesterday, DNR (Donetsk People's Republic) president Alexander Zakharchenko issued this statement on a ceasefire:"There will no longer be any attempts to speak about a ceasefire from our side. We will now see how Kiev reacts. Kiev doesn’t currently understand that we can advance in three directions simultaneously". Jacob Dreizin, a…
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US Army Command delegation to arrive in Kiev this week

RT Representatives of the US Army Command will arrive in Ukraine in the coming days, Ukrainian military announced. The visit comes as the Kiev forces have launched a large-scale offensive on the militia positions in the south-east of the country. READ MORE: Poroshenko rejected Putin’s artillery withdrawal plan, began assault…
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New wave of intense fighting kills 11 in east Ukraine

Yahoo News Kiev (AFP) - Fierce fighting in east Ukraine has killed at least 11 people over the past 24 hours, officials said Friday, as a new round of violence threatened all-out conflict between government forces and pro-Russian rebels. A military spokesman reported six soldiers killed and 18 others wounded…
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Canada sends three ships to Odessa with aid for the Ukrainian army

Ukraina Odessa is awaiting the arrival of the second batch of Canadian military aid to the Ukrainian army. "We are expecting three ships with 56 containers to arrive on January 6, 7 and 13," Advisor to the Ukrainian President Yuriy Biryukov said in an interview with the Ukrainian media  "We…
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Ukraine President Poroshenko Met With George Soros

President Poroshenko has expressed gratitude to George Soros for his support of Ukraine, particularly for urging the international society to increase the level of support to Ukraine. Petro Poroshenko and George Soros have discussed international instruments and opportunities of increasing the economic assistance for Ukraine. In this context, George Soros…
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Ukraine President Signs Mobilization Decree: 50,000 To Be Drafted

UA Today Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has issued a decree mobilising 50,000 servicemen to the frontline in eastern Ukraine.   Those eligible will receive notice papers calling them to service as soon as the Ukrainian parliament approves the measure.   The Ministry of Defense plans to draft healthy men and…
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Russia Cuts Off Ukraine Gas Supply To 6 European Countries

Zero Hedge Vladimir Putin ordered the Russian state energy giant Gazprom to cut supplies to and through Ukraine amid accusations, according to The Daily Mail, that its neighbor has been siphoning off and stealing Russian gas. Due to these "transit risks for European consumers in the territory of Ukraine," Gazprom…
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Ukraine Default Risk Soars As Reserves Collapse 63% YoY

Zero Hedge Amid contingent offers of more bailout loans from Europe, and a looming $3bn debt repayment to Russia, Ukraine's default risk has surged once again to post-crisis record highs. With missing gold and despite foreigners encouraging investment, Ukraine's reserves are in total freefall as this morning's data shows a…
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Ukraine: Leak reported at Europe’s largest nuclear plant, almost 17 times legal radiation levels

| WTF News | The largest nuclear power plant in Europe is reported to have a major radioactive leak almost 17 times the legal limit, according to LifeNews who published a leaked State Emergency Service of Ukraine report. This is the same plant reported to have had a unit turned…
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US Army Sends 100 Tanks To Eastern Europe To “Deter Russian Aggression”

Zero Hedge The ink on Barack Obama's Chuck Hagel termination letter hasn't dried yet but already the US president's new, and seemingly far more hawkish advisors, are having their warmongering presence felt. Case in point: the Eastern European theater of (Cold) war, where reports that the new Army commander in…
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Mixed reaction as Kiev’s Yatsenyuk reveals ‘minor’ incident at eastern Ukraine nuclear plant

| WTF News | The situation in Ukraine continues to unfold in surprising ways. Western puppet PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk revealed that a 'minor' accident occurred at the Zaporizhye nuclear power plant in southeast Ukraine nearly a week ago, possibly on Friday, November 28th. The announcement was made during the first…
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With Its Gold “Vaporized”, A Furious Ukraine Turns On Its Central Bankers

Zero Hedge As reported two weeks ago, following a stunning announcement by the head of Ukraine's central bank, Valeriya Gontareva, on primetime TV we learned that (virtually) all of Ukraine's gold was gone, or - in the parlance of Jon Corzine - had "vaporized." And as we also predicted two…
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Poroshenko aims to change laws to allow foreigners into Ukrainian govt

RT Ukraine’s president has announced plans to change the nation's legislation to make it possible to appoint foreigners to top government positions. This has been dubbed “unprecedented,” and may indicate that the country is being governed “from outside.” “My idea is to change the laws in order to give the…
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Ukraine Admits Its Gold Is Gone: “There Is Almost No Gold Left In The Central Bank Vault”

Zero Hedge Back in March, at a time when the IMF reported that Ukraine's official gold holdings as of the end of February, so just as the State Department-facilitated coup against former president Victor Yanukovich was concluding, amounted to tonnes or 8% of ... and notably under the previous "hated"…
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New Image Claims to Show Ukrainian Fighter Jet Shooting Down MH17

EDITOR'S NOTE: This image is highly contested and may be photoshopped according to multiple analysts InfoWars by PAUL JOSEPH WATSON A television news channel in Russia has released an image of what it claims shows a Ukrainian fighter jet shooting a missile towards Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. The satellite image,…
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Wanted British ‘White Widow’ terrorist Samantha Lewthwaite ‘shot dead by Russian sniper in Ukraine’

Mirror Online A British female terrorist nicknamed the 'White Widow' has reportedly been shot and killed in ; Samantha Lewthwaite, 30, was gunned down by a Russian sniper two weeks ago, according to Moscow news agency Regnum. One of Britain's most wanted people, she was reported last month as fighting…
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NATO Commander Says Russian Troops Crossed Border Into Ukraine

The New American by Warren Mass General Philip Breedlove, an American who is NATO’s supreme allied commander, Europe, as well as commander of European Command, has said that Russian troops and trucks carrying military equipment have crossed the border into the eastern part of Ukraine. Breedlove said that NATO “is…
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Massive Explosion Reported Off Ukraine Coast Near Contested Mariupol

Zero Hedge Moments ago, according to local press, the simmering east Ukraine conflict just escalated substantially following what are reports of a massive explosion off the Ukraine coast near heavily contested Mariupol - the key city which stands in Russia's way to make a land bridge from Russian territory to…
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The Complete Membership List of the US-Ukraine Business Council

The complete list of companies that make up the US-Ukraine Business Council, because they are uniquely interested in the success of Ukraine. AEROSPACE & DEFENSE INDUSTRY AnaCom, Inc. – Satellite Solutions Boeing Company, The CRDF Global – Peace & Prosperity Through Science Cooperation Defense Technology Inc. (DTI) – Military aviation…
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Stocks Bounce On Report Ukraine, Rebels Sign “Demarcation Line” Deal

Zero Hedge Two months ago, US and European equity markets exploded higher after RIA tweeted that Russia sought a de-escalation in Ukraine. Today, after an ugly week of higher volatility and even higher anxiety, RIA is at it again, tweeting the following - Kiev agrees to withdraw troops from several…
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Swiss Red Cross worker killed as ICRC’s Donetsk HQ, city center shelled

RT A Swiss Red Cross worker was killed in Donetsk as the office of the humanitarian organization was shelled, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The ICRC has confirmed on its Twitter account that its office in Donetsk has been shelled and a humanitarian worker died…
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