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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015 file photo, the reconstructed wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 is put on display during a press conference in Gilze-Rijen, central Netherlands. Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 broke up high over Eastern Ukraine killing all 298 people on board. Any suspects in the …

Dutch, Australians: Russia Responsible for Flight MH17 Shootdown

The Netherlands and Australia are holding the government of Russia legally responsible for providing pro-Moscow separatists the missile system used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine in 2014, killing all 298 people onboard, including an American citizen.

middle east

Netanyahu, Putin Discuss Syria Crisis in 30 Minute Call

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke on the phone Tuesday for half an hour. The Prime Minister’s Office said that the phone conversation dealt with Syria and Iran’s attempts to establish itself in Syrian territory, with the PMO stating that “Prime Minister Netanyahu insisted on Israel’s security principles.”

Robert Mueller

Mueller Grand Jury Investigating Top DC Lobbyists

WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s grand jury is investigating a prominent Democratic lobbyist and a former GOP congressman for their involvement in an influence campaign on behalf of Ukrainian interests tied to Paul Manafort, according to a person with direct knowledge of the investigation.

Hungary

Hungary Threatens to Boycott EU Actions on Ukraine

BRUSSELS (AP) — Hungary says it will “block and boycott” all attempts to draw Ukraine more deeply into the European Union unless Kiev changes a new education law that rolls back options for schools to teach lessons in languages other than Ukrainian.