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    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...

    U.N. Security Council to discuss Ukraine-Russia tensions on Thursday
    Aug11

    U.N. Security Council to discuss Ukraine-Russia tensions on Thursday

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations Security Council will discuss growing tensions between Ukraine and Russia on Thursday in a closed door meeting, diplomats said. …read more Source: The...

    NATO Official: Alliance Is Concerned by Rising Tensions Between Russia, Ukraine and Is Watching Situation Closely
    Aug11

    NATO Official: Alliance Is Concerned by Rising Tensions Between Russia, Ukraine and Is Watching Situation Closely

    NATO official: Alliance is concerned by rising tensions between Russia, Ukraine and is watching situation closely …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukrainian President urges talks with Putin, Merkel, Hollande, Tusk, Biden
    Aug11

    Ukrainian President urges talks with Putin, Merkel, Hollande, Tusk, Biden

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has ordered the country’s Foreign Ministry to initiate phone conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande, US Vice President Joe Biden and European Council President Donald Tusk. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine puts army on combat alert along border with Crimea
    Aug11

    Ukraine puts army on combat alert along border with Crimea

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has put the army on combat alert along the border with Crimea and the line of contact with Russia in the east. This follows Russian accusations of Ukrainian incursions in Crimea. …read more Source:...

    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, Russia Trade Angry Accusations as War Fever Mounts
    Aug11

    Ukraine, Russia Trade Angry Accusations as War Fever Mounts

    Ukraine and Russia were locked in a war of words Thursday over the Kremlin’s claim that Kyiv infiltrated trained saboteurs into Crimea tasked with targeting “critical infrastructure” — an alleged mission Russian President Vladimir Putin is now citing as the reason for his decision to pull out of scheduled peace talks in Normandy. Ukrainian...

    Ukraine Orders Troops to High Alert
    Aug11

    Ukraine Orders Troops to High Alert

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered troops on the border with Crimea and the frontline in Eastern Ukraine to be on high alert on Thursday, following Russian accusations that Ukrainian intelligence agents plotted terror attacks in Crimea. The alert, announced in a statement posted to social media, comes amid a period of increased...

    Ukraine’s president orders military on high alert following Putin comments
    Aug11

    Ukraine’s president orders military on high alert following Putin comments

    Andrew V. PestanoKIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 11 (UPI) — Ukrainian President Poroshenko on Thursday ordered all military units near the border of Crimea to be placed on the highest alert of combat preparedness. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine puts troops along Crimean border on combat alert
    Aug11

    Ukraine puts troops along Crimean border on combat alert

    Ukraine’s president ordered the army to be on combat alert Thursday on the country’s de-facto border with Crimea and on the front line in eastern Ukraine following Moscow’s accusations that Ukraine sent in ‘saboteurs’ to carry out attacks in Crimea. …read more Source: CTV...