Corey Flintoff http://waer.org en Fighting In Ukraine A Hurdle As Investigators Try To Access MH17 Site http://waer.org/post/fighting-ukraine-hurdle-investigators-try-access-mh17-site <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Fighting+In+Ukraine+A+Hurdle+As+Investigators+Try+To+Access+MH17+Site&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM0MDY4MDEyMTY4NDA3MzI3YjkzMw004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:09:00 +0000 Corey Flintoff 21627 at http://waer.org Near Crash Site, Stories Of The Jet Cleave Closely To Russian Version http://waer.org/post/near-crash-site-stories-jet-cleave-closely-russian-version Transcript <p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>U.S. intelligence officials outlined today what they know so far about the downing of the Malaysian Airlines flight in Ukraine. A U.S. spy satellite detected the launch of a surface to air missile from eastern Ukraine at the time the plane went down.<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: <p>They were also able to verify the identities of separatist leaders on an intercepted phone call. But U.S. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:50:00 +0000 Corey Flintoff 21483 at http://waer.org International Observers Work To Keep Tabs On Site Of Malaysia Jet Crash http://waer.org/post/international-observers-work-keep-tabs-site-malaysia-jet-crash Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>Secretary of State John Kerry spent a lot of time on TV yesterday, laying out what he says is extraordinary circumstantial evidence that rebels in Eastern Ukraine shot down the Malaysia Airlines jetliner. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:27:00 +0000 Corey Flintoff 21383 at http://waer.org The Challenges Of Investigating The Malaysia Airlines Disaster http://waer.org/post/challenges-investigating-malaysia-airlines-disaster The crash site of the Malaysia Airlines flight in eastern Ukraine holds many important clues about what happened to the plane. But that site is under the control of pro-Russian separatists who are suspected of involvement in shooting the plane down.<p>The rebel fighters say they are giving access to investigators, including those from the Ukrainian government, though one Ukrainian official who visited the scene Friday said he was not given full access.<p>Here are some of the key questions on the investigation into Flight MH17:<p><strong>The U.N. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:03:00 +0000 Corey Flintoff 21313 at http://waer.org The Challenges Of Investigating The Malaysia Airlines Disaster Darkened By A Bloody History, Baltics Hope To Be Bolstered By NATO http://waer.org/post/darkened-bloody-history-baltics-hope-be-bolstered-nato Russia's recent involvement in Ukrainian political turmoil touched a raw nerve in the Baltic countries of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. All three are now members of the EU and NATO, but they have painful memories of the Soviet occupation. Leaders of the Baltic states are asking for a bigger NATO presence in their countries, a move Russia angrily opposes. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:18:00 +0000 Corey Flintoff 21150 at http://waer.org