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    Russia and Ukraine step up security amid tension over Crimea
    Aug11

    Russia and Ukraine step up security amid tension over Crimea

    Putin boosts ‘anti-terror’ measures at Ukraine frontier with annexed Crimea as Poroshenko puts troops on combat alertRussia and Ukraine both stepped up security on the de facto border between Crimea and mainland Ukraine on Thursday, a day after Moscow accused Kiev of planning terror attacks on the annexed peninsula. The alleged incidents,...

    Putin accuses Ukrainian authorities of resorting to ‘practice of terror’ – video
    Aug10

    Putin accuses Ukrainian authorities of resorting to ‘practice of terror’ – video

    Russian president Vladimir Putin speaks at a press conference in Moscow on Wednesday and accuses the Ukrainian government, based in Kiev, of resorting to terrorism rather than participating in a peace process. Putin’s comments came after Russian security services said they had foiled a Ukrainian raid on the Crimea, which was annexed by...

    Vladimir Putin may believe time is ripe for another invasion
    Aug10

    Vladimir Putin may believe time is ripe for another invasion

    Crimea crisis has come from nowhere but Putin has form for military adventures in Olympic years, and west appears weakenedThe situation in Crimea looks ominous. On Wednesday Russia’s FSB spy agency said it had foiled a series of attacks by armed Ukrainians on the Crimean peninsula. Minutes later, Vladimir Putin accused Kiev’s...

    Beware Putin: he doesn’t do ‘cooperation’ | Luke Harding
    Aug10

    Beware Putin: he doesn’t do ‘cooperation’ | Luke Harding

    The Russian leader is vindictive and ruthless – Theresa May will have to be tough to deal with himTheresa May, as prime minister, had her first conversation with Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. Meanwhile, UK defence chiefs have been muttering that Russian troops could outgun the British army; and over in the Olympic pool US swimmers were taunting...

    Russia accuses Ukraine of armed Crimea incursion
    Aug10

    Russia accuses Ukraine of armed Crimea incursion

    Russia’s security service says incursion, denied by Ukraine, was aimed at critical infrastructureRussia’s federal security service says it has thwarted an armed Ukrainian incursion into Crimea designed to target critical infrastructure, and that a Russian soldier and FSB employee had been killed in clashes. The FSB said the attempted...

    Underwater babies in Ukraine – in pictures
    Aug07

    Underwater babies in Ukraine – in pictures

    In the city of Odessa, underwater photographer Andrey Nekrasov captured the expressions of babies as they learn to swim. He went along to a baby swimming class to capture the children’s excited faces as they discovered the waterAll photographs by Andrey Nekrasov /Barcroft Images … …read more Source: The...

    Eyewitness: Odessa, Ukraine
    Aug07

    Eyewitness: Odessa, Ukraine

    Photographs from the Eyewitness series … …read more Source: The...

    Cyberwar is not coming to the US – it’s already here
    Aug04

    Cyberwar is not coming to the US – it’s already here

    As recent high-profile hacks show, cyberwar is a very real danger and is likely to get much worse, says a US security expertAs the recent hacks of the Democratic National Committee and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s campaign have shown, cyberwarfare has reached US shores – and it’s likely to get much worse, says Kenneth...

    Donald Trump and Russia: a web that grows more tangled all the time
    Jul30

    Donald Trump and Russia: a web that grows more tangled all the time

    Frank Mermoud, a key figure at the recent Republican national convention, has strong business ties with Ukraine – the latest in a series of Trump staffers with worrying links to Russia and its interests, including the candidate himselfA key figure at the Republican national convention where Donald Trump was nominated for president has strong...

    Chernobyl could be reinvented as a solar farm, says Ukraine
    Jul29

    Chernobyl could be reinvented as a solar farm, says Ukraine

    Ministers create presentation to show how idle land around nuclear disaster site can be used to produce renewable energyThe contaminated nuclear wasteland around Chernobyl could be turned into one of the world’s largest solar farms, producing nearly a third of the electricity that the stricken plant generated at its height 30 years ago,...

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