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    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...

    Ukraine judge embroiled in bribe scandal
    Aug10

    Ukraine judge embroiled in bribe scandal

    A judge who served under Ukraine’s ousted Russian-backed president has been caught accepting large bribes, with the cash kept in a glass jar, the chief anti-corruption prosecutor said Wednesday. …read more Source: The Daily...

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

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

    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 Monday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in fresh clashes
    Aug07

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in fresh clashes

    Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and four others injured in fresh clashes between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in Ukraine’s war-scarred east, the military said Sunday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine rebel leader injured in car blast
    Aug06

    Ukraine rebel leader injured in car blast

    The leader of a self-proclaimed separatist republic in eastern Ukraine was injured in a suspected car bombing Saturday, local media reported. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Romania: 16,000 packs of cigarettes found hidden in timber
    Aug03

    Romania: 16,000 packs of cigarettes found hidden in timber

    Romanian border police have found some 16,000 packets of contraband cigarettes hidden in planks of timber in a truck that entered Romania from Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine detains top ally of ousted pro-Russia president
    Jul30

    Ukraine detains top ally of ousted pro-Russia president

    Ukraine said it had detained a top ally of ousted pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych Saturday, accusing him of causing harm to the “territorial integrity” of the crisis-hit country. …read more Source: The Daily...

    OSCE urges against ‘large-scale’ strife in Ukraine
    Jul28

    OSCE urges against ‘large-scale’ strife in Ukraine

    European monitors observing Ukraine’s separatist conflict Thursday urged pro-Russian rebels and government forces to avoid a return to “large-scale military operations,” as cease-fire violations escalate and casualties rise. …read more Source: The Daily...

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