Eastern Ukraine

Obama: Downing Of Malaysian Airliner An “Outrage”
President Obama is calling the downing of a Malaysian airliner an "outrage of unspeakable proportions." Nearly 300 people were killed when the jetliner crashed yesterday in eastern Ukraine. In a statement at the White House, Obama cited evidence that the plane was brought down by a…
Boeing Releases Statement On Airliner Crash
Boeing is releasing a statement on the Malaysia Airlines crash in eastern Ukraine that appears to have killed all 295 people on board.
The Chicago-based plane manufacturer said "our thoughts and prayers are with those on board MH17, as well as their families and loved ones...
Russian Troops Control Crimea
Russian troops took over Crimea as the parliament in Moscow gave President Vladimir Putin a green light Saturday to use the military to protect Russian interests in Ukraine. The newly installed government in Kiev was powerless to react to the action by Russian troops based in the strategic region an…