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Large Expert Team Reaches Ukraine Crash Site

Friday Aug 1, 2014
A team of several dozen international investigators descended Friday on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site in eastern Ukraine to begin combing an area now designated as a crime scene.

Police Team Turns Back from Ukraine Crash Site

By Mstyslav Chernov and Peter Leonard | Monday Jul 28, 2014
Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once again preventing an international police team charged with securing the site from even getting there.

World-Renowned AIDS Researchers Among Passengers on Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight

Friday Jul 18, 2014
World-Renowned AIDS Researchers Among Passengers in Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight

AP Source: Missile Took Down Jet in Ukraine

Friday Jul 18, 2014
American intelligence authorities believe a surface-to-air missile took down a passenger jet in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, a U.S. official said. It is not yet known if any Americans were on board the plane or who launched the strike.

Official: Malaysian Plane Shot Down Over Ukraine

By Peter Leonard | Thursday Jul 17, 2014
A Ukrainian official said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday over a town in the east of the country, and Malaysia Airlines tweeted that it lost contact with one of its flights over Ukrainian airspace.

Gay Club in Kiev Attacked By Mob of Neo-Nazis: Video

By EDGE | Tuesday Jul 8, 2014
Violence against the LGBT community in Eastern Europe continued this week with an attack by a group of 15 to 20 neo-nazis against the gay club "Pomada" (Lipstick) in Kiev. The melee was captured on video by a surveillance camera.

To Russia With Love: Pat Buchanan Continues Bromance with Putin

By Bobby McGuire | Friday Apr 4, 2014
While world leaders are decrying Russian President Vladmir Putin for his country’s crackdown on gay rights and recent annexation of Crimea, conservative pundit and former GOP presidential hopeful Pat Buchanan seems to have nothing but praise.

Biden Pushes for ENDA, Blasts Human Rights Abuses

By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Mar 23, 2014
At a Human Rights Campaign Gala this weekend in Los Angeles, Vice President Joe Biden delivered a powerful speech to 1,000 guests, putting the world on blast for human rights abuses by focusing on the floundering Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

Anti-Gay Pastor Scott Lively: Putin is ’Defender of Human Rights’

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Mar 13, 2014
Anti-gay pastor Scott Lively stepped up to say that Russian President Vladimir Putin was a "defender of true human rights" for his recent decisions to target the LGBT community and to invade Ukraine.

Obama, Putin: Starkly Differing Views on Ukraine

Sunday Mar 2, 2014
President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart, President Vladimir Putin, strongly disagree over what’s at stake in the Ukraine crisis.