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    Russia’s Medvedev: Moscow could cut diplomatic ties with Ukraine
    Aug12

    Russia’s Medvedev: Moscow could cut diplomatic ties with Ukraine

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Friday Moscow might be forced to cut diplomatic ties with Ukraine if a crisis related to a purported incident involving Ukrainian saboteurs in Crimea worsened …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine sees no significant uptick in Donbass fighting as of now
    Aug12

    Ukraine sees no significant uptick in Donbass fighting as of now

    Ukraine has not seen any significant increase in fighting in the eastern Donbass region in the last few days, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Friday, despite escalating tensions between Kiev and Moscow …read more Source: The Daily...

    US calls for Ukraine-Russia restraint over Crimea
    Aug11

    US calls for Ukraine-Russia restraint over Crimea

    The United States said Thursday it was “extremely concerned” about tensions between Ukraine and Russia over Moscow’s allegations that Kiev is plotting attacks in disputed Crimea, calling for restraint from all sides. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine’s president seeks talks with Putin, Western leaders amid tensions
    Aug11

    Ukraine’s president seeks talks with Putin, Western leaders amid tensions

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday he wanted to speak directly with Russian President Vladimir Putin and several Western leaders amid a spike in tensions between Kiev and Moscow. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukrainian president orders troops onto highest alert in Donbass
    Aug11

    Ukrainian president orders troops onto highest alert in Donbass

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday he had instructed all military units near Crimea and in the easterly Donbass region to be at the highest level of combat readiness, following Russian allegations of a Ukrainian incursion into Crimea. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine puts troops along Crimean border on combat alert
    Aug11

    Ukraine puts troops along Crimean border on combat alert

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he has ordered the army to be put on combat alert on the de-facto border with Crimea and the line of contact in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Putin reviews Crimea security after alleged Ukraine raids
    Aug11

    Putin reviews Crimea security after alleged Ukraine raids

    Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday called for security to be ramped up on the annexed Crimea peninsula after accusing Ukraine of attempting armed incursions into the disputed region …read more Source: The Daily...

    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

    Russia’s Kommersant newspaper cited unnamed security sources 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 Daily...

    Russia says 2 die in clashes with Ukrainian agents in Crimea
    Aug10

    Russia says 2 die in clashes with Ukrainian agents in Crimea

    Russia’s main domestic security agency said Wednesday that one of its agents and an army soldier were killed while fending off what it described as a series of attempted terror attacks by the Ukrainian military intelligence in Crimea, the claim Ukrainian officials denied. …read more Source: The Daily...

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

    Russia accuses Ukraine of armed Crimea incursion, says two killed

    Russia’s Federal Security Service said 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 Daily...

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