UKRAINE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/UKRAINE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) World stocks rise as Ukraine plane tensions ease http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210485-79/percent-markets-added-china.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210485-79/percent-markets-added-china.html.csp">World stocks rise as Ukraine plane tensions ease</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T11:15:02.392-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 11:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Global stocks rallied Tuesday amid more solid U.S. earnings reports and as the bodies of those killed in the Malaysia Airlines crash reached Ukrainian government-controlled territory. The crash of the jetliner, which cost the lives of all 298 on board, has been a major driver in financial markets over the past few days as traders fretted over a downward spiral in relations between the West and Russia. “Talk of a new Cold War was always rather excessive, but fears of a renewed freezing over in ea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582104852014-07-22T11:15:02.392-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T11:15:02.392-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210485@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:15:02 MDT Sports briefs: 6 soccer players refuse to return to Ukraine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207962-77/players-return-sterling-soccer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207962-77/players-return-sterling-soccer.html.csp">Sports briefs: 6 soccer players refuse to return to Ukraine</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:25.578-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Soccer • Shakhtar Donetsk’s owner says six players have refused to return to Ukraine for the new season as conflict rages around the club’s home city. Five Brazilians and one Argentine player remained in France following a friendly on Saturday. In a statement on the club’s website, owner Rinat Akhmetov warned the players that “they will suffer” if they do not return, because their actions could activate compensation clauses forcing them to pay “tens of millions of euros” to Shakhtar. Witness...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58207962@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:25 MDT World stocks weak as pressure on Russia grows http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206302-79/percent-markets-russia-ukraine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206302-79/percent-markets-russia-ukraine.html.csp">World stocks weak as pressure on Russia grows</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOE McDONALD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T09:15:01.692-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 09:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • World stock markets remained on the back foot Monday as tensions grew between Russia and the West over the downing of an airliner in eastern Ukraine. In Europe, Germany’s DAX was off 0.7 percent at 9,654.54 and France’s CAC-40 shed 0.4 percent to 4,315.92. Britain’s FTSE 100 dropped 0.3 percent to 6,732.16. Futures pointed to losses on Wall Street. Dow futures were down 0.1 percent at 17,009 and S&P 500 futures shed 0.1 percent to 1,969. The shooting down last week of the Malaysia Airl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582063022014-07-21T09:15:01.692-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T09:15:01.692-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206302@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:15:01 MDT Dionne: Obama must offer the other side of his doctrine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58204791-82/obama-ukraine-putin-states.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58204791-82/obama-ukraine-putin-states.html.csp">Dionne: Obama must offer the other side of his doctrine</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By E.J. Dionne</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T16:12:15.528-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 04:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Tragedies concentrate the mind. American politics was trundling along on its usual unserious and trivial trajectory when news of the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine shook the world. Suddenly, the stakes in public life and foreign policy were very high. Vladimir Putin’s recklessness in Ukraine was no longer just about his quest for regional hegemony. Miscalculation and thoughtless error have often sown chaos in the relationships among nations. The deaths of 298 innoce...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58204791@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:12:15 MDT U.S. outlines case against Russia on downed plane http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58203582-68/russia-kerry-plane-separatists.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58203582-68/russia-kerry-plane-separatists.html.csp">U.S. outlines case against Russia on downed plane</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW LEE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-20T13:34:43.326-06:00">Updated Jul 20, 2014 01:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Video of a rocket launcher, one surface-to-air missile missing, leaving the likely launch site. Imagery showing the firing. Calls claiming credit for the strike. Recordings said to reveal a cover-up at the crash site. “A buildup of extraordinary circumstantial evidence ... it’s powerful here,” said Secretary of State John Kerry, a former prosecutor, and it holds Russian-supported rebels in eastern Ukraine responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, with the Kremlin co...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582035822014-07-20T13:34:43.326-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-20T13:34:43.326-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58203582@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 13:34:43 MDT U.S. turns up heat on Russia over downed plane http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58203406-68/russia-separatists-kerry-plane.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58203406-68/russia-separatists-kerry-plane.html.csp">U.S. turns up heat on Russia over downed plane</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW LEE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-20T10:32:09.732-06:00">Updated Jul 20, 2014 10:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Obama administration on Sunday turned up the heat on Russia for its support of Ukrainian separatists accused by the United States and others of shooting down a Malaysian passenger plane. In some of the administration’s harshest criticism of Russia since the crisis in Ukraine began earlier this year, Secretary of State John Kerry outlined the U.S. case that the separatists are to blame for the downing of the aircraft and that Russia was almost certainly complicit. He demanded tha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582034062014-07-20T10:32:09.732-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-20T10:32:09.732-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58203406@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 10:32:09 MDT U.S. builds case against rebels, Russia in downing of jetliner http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58203374-68/ukrainian-rebels-separatists-ukraine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58203374-68/ukrainian-rebels-separatists-ukraine.html.csp">U.S. builds case against rebels, Russia in downing of jetliner</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Craig Whitlock </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Michael Birnbaum</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-20T21:55:50.075-06:00">Updated Jul 20, 2014 09:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Obama administration expanded its case Sunday accusing Ukrainian separatists and Russian forces of working hand in hand to acquire and operate a missile battery believed to have shot down a Malaysia Airlines jetliner last week, killing nearly 300 people. Citing an “enormous amount of evidence,” Secretary of State John Kerry accused Russia of providing SA-11 antiaircraft missiles to the pro-Russian rebels and training them on how to fire the advanced weapons. He also said U.S. i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58203374@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 21:55:50 MDT Monitors try to secure Ukraine plane-crash site http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58202391-68/saturday-site-crash-missile.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58202391-68/saturday-site-crash-missile.html.csp">Monitors try to secure Ukraine plane-crash site</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER LEONARD </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and EVGENIY MALOLETKA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T21:52:27.835-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 09:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hrabove, Ukraine • International monitors moved gingerly Saturday through fields reeking of the decomposing corpses that fell from a Malaysian airliner shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine, trying to secure the sprawling site in hopes that a credible investigation can be conducted. But before inspectors ever reached the scene, doubts arose about whether evidence was being compromised. The Ukrainian government and separatist rebels accuse each other of firing a surface-to-air missile at the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582023912014-07-19T21:52:27.835-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-19T21:52:27.835-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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A somber President Barack Obama declared the deaths of those on board, including at least one American, an “outrage of unspeakable proportions.” Obama said the U.S. believes the Malaysia Airlines plane was felled by a surface-to-air missile launched from an area near the Ukraine-Russia border that is controlled by Kremlin-backed separatists. Even as h...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582012352014-07-19T11:28:02.214-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-19T11:28:02.214-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58201235@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 11:28:02 MDT Why airlines didn’t avoid risky Ukraine airspace http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58199363-79/airlines-ukraine-aviation-flights.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58199363-79/airlines-ukraine-aviation-flights.html.csp">Why airlines didn’t avoid risky Ukraine airspace</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID KOENIG and SCOTT MAYEROWITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T18:11:01.959-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 06:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines plane with nearly 300 people on board over war-torn eastern Ukraine is likely to have profound consequences for the world’s airlines. Airlines are already being more vigilant about avoiding trouble spots. That will make flights longer and more costly because of the need for extra fuel — an expense that will be passed on to passengers. They may be quicker to abandon routes near conflict areas. In the aftermath of Thursday’s disaster, carriers around the g...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581993632014-07-18T18:11:01.959-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T18:11:01.959-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58199363@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:11:01 MDT Gold and silver prices settle lower after jumping http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58198753-79/cents-gold-prices-fell.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58198753-79/cents-gold-prices-fell.html.csp">Gold and silver prices settle lower after jumping</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T14:23:02.38-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 02:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gold prices settled lower to end the week, a day after concerns about a conflict between Russia and Ukraine shot prices up. Gold for August delivery fell $7.50, or 0.6 percent, to $1,309.40 an ounce. Silver for September sank 25 cents, or 1.2 percent, to $20.89. Markets were rattled on Thursday following news that a passenger plane was shot down over eastern Ukraine, a battleground where government troops have been fighting Russian-backed separatists. Speculation that tensions between Russia and...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581987532014-07-18T14:23:02.38-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T14:23:02.38-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58198753@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:23:02 MDT World calls for Ukraine cease-fire after crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58197843-68/ukraine-russian-friday-plane.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58197843-68/ukraine-russian-friday-plane.html.csp">World calls for Ukraine cease-fire after crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER LEONARD</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and DMITRY LOVETSKY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T16:07:42.425-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 04:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rozsypne, Ukraine •World leaders called for an immediate cease-fire in eastern Ukraine on Friday and demanded speedy access for international investigators to the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines jetliner shot down over the country’s battlefields. The strong words came amid the contrasting images of emergency workers and off-duty coal miners fanning out across picturesque sunflower fields searching for charred pieces of wreckage from the Boeing 777. The attack Thursday afternoon killed 298 p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581978432014-07-18T16:07:42.425-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T16:07:42.425-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58197843@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:07:42 MDT Oil slips after steep climb on Ukraine crisis http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58197736-79/oil-crude-prices-ukraine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58197736-79/oil-crude-prices-ukraine.html.csp">Oil slips after steep climb on Ukraine crisis</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PABLO GORONDI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T17:13:45.11-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 05:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The price of oil retreated slightly Friday but remained elevated because of political turmoil around the world. Concern that conflicts and rising tensions in the Ukraine and the Middle East could disrupt supplies sent oil prices higher this week, though the world appears to have an ample supply of crude and supplies have not been affected. The industry calls this higher price, based only on fear, a “risk premium.” “Developments during the past couple of days have added to a long list of geopolit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581977362014-07-18T17:13:45.11-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T17:13:45.11-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58197736@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:13:45 MDT Both sides in Ukraine deny shooting down plane carrying 295 people (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58194326-68/plane-ukraine-ukrainian-russian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58194326-68/plane-ukraine-ukrainian-russian.html.csp">Both sides in Ukraine deny shooting down plane carrying 295 people (video)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER LEONARD </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T18:09:41.973-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 06:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hrabove, Ukraine • A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine on Thursday, Ukrainian officials said, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility for downing the aircraft. As plumes of black smoke rose up near a rebel-held village of Hrabove, an Associated Press journalist counted at least 22 bodies at the wreckage site 40 kilometers (25 miles) from the Russian border. The village...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581943262014-07-17T18:09:41.973-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T18:09:41.973-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58194326@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:09:41 MDT Washington Post: Criminal and intolerable http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58197472-82/russian-ukrainian-plane-russia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58197472-82/russian-ukrainian-plane-russia.html.csp">Washington Post: Criminal and intolerable</a></h4>