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    Situation Report: Turkey, Russia Planning Joint Ops in Syria; Crimea on the Edge; Pentagon Tallies Up Body Counts; Air Force Losing Pilots; And Lots More
    Aug11

    Situation Report: Turkey, Russia Planning Joint Ops in Syria; Crimea on the Edge; Pentagon Tallies Up Body Counts; Air Force Losing Pilots; And Lots More

    By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley Russia and Turkey to fight ISIS: Days after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met in Moscow with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, Turkey says talks are underway for the two countries to start carrying out joint operations against Islamic State in Syria. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Thursday,...

    Ukrainian president orders troops onto highest alert in Donbass
    Aug11

    Ukrainian president orders troops onto highest alert in Donbass

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday he had instructed all military units near Crimea and in the easterly Donbass region to be at the highest level of combat readiness, following Russian allegations of a Ukrainian incursion into Crimea. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine says Russia sends better equipped troops to Crimea border
    Aug11

    Ukraine says Russia sends better equipped troops to Crimea border

    KIEV (Reuters) – Russia has amassed more troops in recent days equipped with more modern equipment on Ukraine’s border with the Crimean region, which has been annexed by Moscow, Oleh Slobodyan, the spokesman for the Ukrainian border guards, said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Pro-Ukrainian Activist In Russia Refused Early Release
    Aug11

    Pro-Ukrainian Activist In Russia Refused Early Release

    A court in Russia has refused to grant early release on parole to a Russian activist in the southern region of Krasnodar who was jailed on charges of propagating extremism and separatism via the Internet. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    SOCAR establishes new company in Ukraine
    Aug11

    SOCAR establishes new company in Ukraine

    The representative office of Azerbaijan’s state energy giant SOCAR in Ukraine has recently created a new company for the wholesale and retail sale of liquefied gas, Ukrainian media reported. …read more Source:...

    Putin reviews Crimea security after alleged Ukraine raids
    Aug11

    Putin reviews Crimea security after alleged Ukraine raids

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called for security to be ramped up on the annexed Crimea peninsula after accusing Ukraine of attempting armed incursions into the disputed region. Russia’s security agency on Wednesday said it had thwarted “terrorist attacks” in Crimea by Ukrainian military intelligence and...

    Russia’s Putin Meets Top Brass to Discuss Security in Crimea
    Aug11

    Russia’s Putin Meets Top Brass to Discuss Security in Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has held a meeting of the country’s top brass to discuss boosting security in Crimea following the reports of foiled attacks.The Russian intelligence said Wednesday that two people were killed while fending off what it described as a series… …read more Source:...

    The Morning Vertical, August 11, 2016
    Aug11

    The Morning Vertical, August 11, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Reviews Crimea Security after Ukraine Raids Accusations
    Aug11

    Putin Reviews Crimea Security after Ukraine Raids Accusations

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called for security to be ramped up on the annexed Crimea peninsula after accusing Ukraine of attempting armed incursions into the disputed region. …read more Source: Al-Manar...

    Putin Accuses Ukraine of Terrorist Tactics in Crimea
    Aug11

    Putin Accuses Ukraine of Terrorist Tactics in Crimea

    The Russian president said that Ukraine was “playing a dangerous game.” …read more Source:...