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    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...

    Ukrainian president puts troops on alert  near Crimea, in Donbass amid Kiev-Moscow tensions
    Aug11

    Ukrainian president puts troops on alert near Crimea, in Donbass amid Kiev-Moscow tensions

    The Ukrainian president puts troops near Crimea on the highest level of alert amid growing tensions with Russia. …read more Source:...

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

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

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on 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...

    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:...

    Russia and Ukraine square off over Crimea ‘raids’
    Aug11

    Russia and Ukraine square off over Crimea ‘raids’

    Russia’s security agency on Wednesday said it had thwarted “terrorist attacks” in Crimea by Ukrainian military intelligence and beaten back armed assaults, but Kiev furiously denied the incidents. …read more Source: Channel...

    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...