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An Ukrainian government army  soldier approaches to a damaged  bridge near the village of Debaltseve, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, July 31, 2014.

International Investigators Begin Work at Crash Site in Ukraine

Team including Dutch and Australians will focus on recovering several dozen bodies still missing and retrieving belongings of MH17 passengers More

Alexander Hug (C), deputy head for the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe's (OSCE) monitoring mission in Ukraine, looks on next to armed pro-Russian separatists on the way to the site in eastern Ukraine where the downed Malaysia Airlines

Photogallery Team Calls Visit to MH17 Crash Site in Ukraine a Success

One-hour survey of wreckage near Russian border comes as artillery shells explode in a nearby village More

John Tefft of Va., who is to be the new U.S. Ambassador to Russia, arrives to testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 29, 2014.

US Senate Confirms John Tefft as Envoy to Russia

Tefft has served as President Barack Obama's ambassador to Ukraine and former President George W. Bush's ambassador to Georgia, Lithuania More

FILE - Edward Snowden.

Snowden Asks to Stay in Russia

Temporary political asylum Snowden received last July was good only through midnight Thursday More

Video Information War Rages Alongside Real One in Ukraine

Downing of Malaysian airliner, allegations of cross-border shelling move information war in war-torn country to a new level More


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Video Information War Rages Alongside Real One in Ukraine

The downing of the Malaysian airliner two weeks ago, and allegations that Russians are shelling Ukrainian troops across the border, have moved the information war swirling around the Ukrainian conflict to a new level. VOA's Al Pessin reports from Kyiv.