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    Russia says 2 die in clashes with Ukrainian agents in Crimea
    Aug11

    Russia says 2 die in clashes with Ukrainian agents in Crimea

    MOSCOW (AP) – 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 Ukrainian “saboteurs” in Crimea, a claim Ukrainian officials denied. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin condemned...

    Putin Throws Down the Gauntlet
    Aug11

    Putin Throws Down the Gauntlet

    Things have been heating up in Ukraine. As we noted on Monday, tensions were already high in Ukraine through the weekend, with scattered reports of a large buildup of Russian troops in Crimea and Donbas coinciding with a mysterious attempt on the life of the leader of the so-called breakaway Luhansk People’s Republic. Ukraine had put its...

    Putin accuses Ukraine of ‘stupid’ acts in Crimea; Poroshenko says claims ‘preposterous’
    Aug11

    Putin accuses Ukraine of ‘stupid’ acts in Crimea; Poroshenko says claims ‘preposterous’

    Doug G. WareMOSCOW, Aug. 10 (UPI) — Two Russian government operatives were killed last weekend in what President Vladimir Putin said were “stupid” and “criminal” incursions by Ukraine in Crimea. …read more Source: United Press...

    Svitolina kills Serena’s 5-gold dream
    Aug11

    Svitolina kills Serena’s 5-gold dream

    RIO DE JANEIRO — Serena Williams’ hopes of a fifth Olympic gold medal were crushed by Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina Tuesday as the battle for the women’s title in Rio was blown wide open. Top seed and defending champion Serena was clearly struggling with a right shoulder injury as she was stunned 6-4, 6-3 by Svitolina, 13 years her...

    Fiddler on the Front
    Aug10

    Fiddler on the Front

    On the outskirts of Kiev, one rabbi is taking advantage of the war in eastern Ukraine to revive a long-lost way of life: the shtetl. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Today Moscow Accused Ukraine of Sending Terrorists Into Crimea. Russian Internet Users Have Been Saying It for Days.
    Aug10

    Today Moscow Accused Ukraine of Sending Terrorists Into Crimea. Russian Internet Users Have Been Saying It for Days.

    Vladimir Putin at a press conference in Moscow on August 10, 2016. Photo: Kremlin Press Service Military confusion has returned to Crimea, where Russian federal officials are making serious allegations against the Ukrainian government, claiming that Ukrainian intelligence agents infiltrated the border in an attempt to stage a series of terrorist...

    Putin accuses Ukraine of ‘terror’ over alleged Crimea raids
    Aug10

    Putin accuses Ukraine of ‘terror’ over alleged Crimea raids

    Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday accused Ukraine of waging “terror” over alleged attempted incursions into annexed Crimea that Kiev has fiercely denied. Russia’s security agency announced it had thwarted “terrorist attacks” in Crimea by Ukrainian military intelligence and beaten back an armed assault, claims that have...

    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 Ukrainian “saboteurs” in Crimea, a claim Ukrainian officials denied. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Russia says it has thwarted armed Ukrainian raids on Crimea
    Aug10

    Russia says it has thwarted armed Ukrainian raids on Crimea

    Ukraine has denied Russia’s claim of attempted armed incursion into peninsula, annexed by Moscow in 2014. …read more Source:...

    Foiled Crimea attack
    Aug10

    Foiled Crimea attack

    Russia says it’s foiled an armed Ukrainian incursion into Crimea which has left two Russian nationals dead. …read more Source:...