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    Ukraine puts military near Crimea on alert amid Russia tensions
    Aug11

    Ukraine puts military near Crimea on alert amid Russia tensions

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday put the military on a heightened state of alert along the frontier with Crimea after Russia accused Kiev of making attempted incursions into the annexed region. …read more Source: France...

    Russia announces war games after accusing Ukraine of terrorist plot
    Aug11

    Russia announces war games after accusing Ukraine of terrorist plot

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Vladimir Putin summoned his security council and the Russian Navy announced war games in the Black Sea, a day after the Russian president accused Ukraine of trying to provoke a conflict over Crimea, which Moscow seized and annexed in 2014. …read more Source:...

    The cruellest month
    Aug11

    The cruellest month

    A familiar sight IN RUSSIA, history tends to take cruel turns in August. There was the failed coup of 1991 (August 19th); the Moscow apartment bombings of 1999 (August 31st); and the start of the war in Georgia in 2008 (August 1st). On August 10th, the alarm bells rang again, when Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) announced that it...

    Putin’s latest Crimean gambit
    Aug11

    Putin’s latest Crimean gambit

    Curiously, it took Russia four full days after an alleged attack by Ukrainian special forces in Crimea to make a public statement about the event. On August 10, Russian President Vladimir Putin took to the airwaves to denounce “tactics of terrorism.” He stated the alleged killings of a soldier and an FSB security agency operative “will not pass...

    Ukraine puts border troops on full alert
    Aug11

    Ukraine puts border troops on full alert

    Tension is high even though Kyiv has dismissed Moscow’s claims of armed incursions into the contested Crimean peninsula. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine puts troops on combat alert as tensions with Russia spiral
    Aug11

    Ukraine puts troops on combat alert as tensions with Russia spiral

    …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainians provide British military with Russian intelligence
    Aug11

    Ukrainians provide British military with Russian intelligence

    A Ukrainian delegation of reservists and military intelligence officers are providing their British counterparts with information about Russian tactics, according to the UK’s The Times daily. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Kiev rejects accusations that it has resorted to terrorism
    Aug11

    Kiev rejects accusations that it has resorted to terrorism

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Russian accusations of “a Ukrainian incursion into Crimea” were “a cynical pretext,” Reuters is reporting.The purpose of this pretext, according to Proroshenko, is “to make more military threats against Ukraine.” …read more Source:...

    Estonian Jaanika Merilo appointed deputy mayor of Ukraine’s 4th biggest city
    Aug11

    Estonian Jaanika Merilo appointed deputy mayor of Ukraine’s 4th biggest city

    Jaanika Merilo, who was born and graduated from high school in Tartu, Estonia, has been appointed deputy mayor of Dnipro, the fourth biggest city in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Putin meets top brass to discuss security in Crimea
    Aug11

    Russia’s Putin meets top brass to discuss security in Crimea

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