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    Russia drums up tension with Ukraine over Crimea
    Aug11

    Russia drums up tension with Ukraine over Crimea

    Ukraine puts troops on high alert as Moscow threatens with “additional measures” after alleged armed attack on Crimea. …read more Source: AL...

    Poroshenko calls for talks with Putin
    Aug11

    Poroshenko calls for talks with Putin

    The increasingly tense situation in the Crimea and Donbass regions is to provide the central talking point in the leaders’ conversation. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine and Russia poised for WAR: President orders troops to be ready for combat
    Aug11

    Ukraine and Russia poised for WAR: President orders troops to be ready for combat

    UKRAINE’S president has ordered the country’s military to be on its highest war footing in preparation for a conflict with Russia. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Reports Russian Military Shootout in Crimea
    Aug11

    Ukraine Reports Russian Military Shootout in Crimea

    Ukraine’s security services on Thursday said there had been a shootout involving Russian federal security agents (FSB) and Russian armed forces on the Crimean regional border, according to a statement on the Ukrainian president’s website. Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014 and maintains de facto control over, became the...

    ‘Sweat and guts’, Uchimura’s recipe for success
    Aug11

    ‘Sweat and guts’, Uchimura’s recipe for success

    RIO DE JANEIRO: “Sweat and guts” are the secrets of Kohei Uchimura’s incredible success story, the Japanese gymnastics great said Wednesday after claiming a second all-around men’s title for a third Olympic gold, reports BSS. A soaring horizontal bar routine saw the 27-year-old snatch the coveted individual title ahead of...

    Olympic highlights from Day 5: Japan’s ‘Superman’ is a legend, even if he won’t admit it
    Aug11

    Olympic highlights from Day 5: Japan’s ‘Superman’ is a legend, even if he won’t admit it

    The U.S. team won gold by a large margin in women’s gymnastics on Tuesday, a rare feat in a sport often measured by tenths of a point. On Wednesday night, the competition in the men’s gymnastics all-around came even closer. Japan’s Kohei Uchimura, a six-time world all-around champion, was behind Ukraine’s Oleg Verniaiev by...

    This Is Why Vladimir Putin Is Accusing Ukraine of Terrorism
    Aug11

    This Is Why Vladimir Putin Is Accusing Ukraine of Terrorism

    It would have been a suicide mission, and a rather pointless one. But that is roughly the picture that Russian President Vladimir Putin painted on Wednesday when he accused Ukrainian saboteurs of trying to infiltrate Crimea and commit what he called an act of terror. On Russian state TV, newsreels even showed the supposed weapons cache the...

    The Latest: NATO Concerned by Russia, Ukraine Tensions
    Aug11

    The Latest: NATO Concerned by Russia, Ukraine Tensions

    The Latest on the Crimean border dispute between Ukraine and Russia (all times local):5:10 p.m.A NATO official says the U.S.-led alliance is deeply concerned by rising tensions between Russia and Ukraine and is monitoring the situation closely.The official, who wasn’t… …read more Source:...

    Killing of our servicemen in Crimea will have consequences – Russia
    Aug11

    Killing of our servicemen in Crimea will have consequences – Russia

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that the death of Russian servicemen in armed clashes on the border between Crimea and Ukraine over the weekend would have consequences. …read more Source: The...

    Russia announces navy exercises after accusing Ukraine of terror plot
    Aug11

    Russia announces navy exercises after accusing Ukraine of terror plot

    Ukraine says accusations are false and look like a pretext for Russia to escalate hostilities …read more Source: The Globe and...