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    Ukraine says Russia sends better equipped troops to Crimea border
    Aug11

    Ukraine says Russia sends better equipped troops to Crimea border

    KIEV (Reuters) – Russia has amassed more troops in recent days equipped with more modern equipment on Ukraine’s border with the Crimean region, which has been annexed by Moscow, Oleh Slobodyan, the spokesman for the Ukrainian border guards, said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    No evidence so far to corroborate Russia allegations over Crimea – U.S.
    Aug11

    No evidence so far to corroborate Russia allegations over Crimea – U.S.

    KIEV (Reuters) – The United States has seen nothing so far that corroborates Russian allegations of a Ukrainian incursion into Crimea, the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, Geoffrey Pyatt, said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Aim of alleged Ukrainian Crimea incursion was to destroy tourism – Russian newspaper
    Aug11

    Aim of alleged Ukrainian Crimea incursion was to destroy tourism – Russian newspaper

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Kommersant newspaper cited unnamed security sources on Thursday as saying a group of men Russia has arrested for planning attacks in Crimea had confessed and said their aim was to destroy the tourist industry there. …read more Source: The...

    Putin discusses Crimea security after alleged Ukrainian incursions
    Aug11

    Putin discusses Crimea security after alleged Ukrainian incursions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has held a meeting with his Security Council to discuss additional security measures for Crimea after the clashes on the contested peninsula, the Kremlin said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine has enough military power to defend itself – General Staff spokesman
    Aug11

    Ukraine has enough military power to defend itself – General Staff spokesman

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has the military resources to defend itself and is monitoring the situation around Crimea, the spokesman for the General Staff, Vladislav Seleznyov, told Reuters on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Russian accusations are cynical pretext for more military threats – Ukraine
    Aug10

    Russian accusations are cynical pretext for more military threats – Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday that Russian accusations of a Ukrainiaan incursion into Crimea were a cynical pretext to make more military threats against Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Putin accuses Ukraine of choosing terror over peace
    Aug10

    Putin accuses Ukraine of choosing terror over peace

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin accused Ukraine of choosing terror over peace on Wednesday and of playing a dangerous game after Russia’s FSB security service said it had thwarted a series of armed Ukrainian raids on annexed Crimea. …read more Source: The...

    Russia accuses Ukraine of armed Crimea incursion, says two killed
    Aug10

    Russia accuses Ukraine of armed Crimea incursion, says two killed

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Federal Security Service said on Wednesday it had thwarted an armed Ukrainian incursion into Crimea designed to target critical infrastructure and that a Russian soldier and FSB employee had been killed in the clashes. …read more Source: The...

    Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France may meet on G20 sidelines – Lavrov
    Aug08

    Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France may meet on G20 sidelines – Lavrov

    BAKU (Reuters) – Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany may hold a “summit” on the sidelines of the Group of 20 meeting in China to discuss the Ukraine peace process, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Senior separatist official in east Ukraine wounded in explosion
    Aug06

    Senior separatist official in east Ukraine wounded in explosion

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – The head of the separatist-controlled Luhansk region in east Ukraine was wounded on Saturday after an explosion near his car that regional officials said was an assassination attempt. …read more Source: The...

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