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    Russia: Two die in clashes with Ukrainian agents in Crimea
    Aug11

    Russia: Two die in clashes with Ukrainian agents in Crimea

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin condemned the action. Russia’s main domestic security agency said Wednesday that one of its agents and an army soldier were killed whil …read more Source: The Indian...

    Moscow blames Kiev for Crimea ‘terror plot’
    Aug11

    Moscow blames Kiev for Crimea ‘terror plot’

    Russia’s security service on Wednesday said it had thwarted “terrorist attacks” in Crimea by Ukrainian military intelligence and beaten back an armed assault by Kiev’s forces. The FSB said in a state… …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine ready to turn to UN over Russian accusations of Crimea plot (AFP)
    Aug11

    Ukraine ready to turn to UN over Russian accusations of Crimea plot (AFP)

    United Nations (United States) (AFP) – Ukraine will ask the UN Security Council to hold an urgent meeting if tensions continue to rise over Russia’s accusations that Kiev orchestrated a plot to attack infrastructure in Crimea, the ambassador said Wednesday. …read more Source: The West...

    Putin accuses Ukraine ‘terrorists’ of trying to provoke new Crimea conflict
    Aug11

    Putin accuses Ukraine ‘terrorists’ of trying to provoke new Crimea conflict

    Tensions between Russia and Ukraine have heightened after claims by Moscow that Ukrainian forces attempted to infiltrate the annexed territory of Crimea. …read more Source: ABC...

    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...

    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...

    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...