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    Ukraine-Russia Tensions Flare as Russians Rebuild Military in Crimea
    Aug12

    Ukraine-Russia Tensions Flare as Russians Rebuild Military in Crimea

    Ukrainian troops are on high alert as tensions rise with Russia. Kyiv has accused Moscow of increasing its troop presence on the Crimean peninsula annexed by Russia two years ago. Moscow is accusing Kyiv of an incursion into Crimea. Some experts say the timing is ripe for a conflict because the world’s attention is elsewhere. VOA’s...

    What’s Putin up to in Crimea?
    Aug12

    What’s Putin up to in Crimea?

    Tensions are rising between Russia and the Ukraine over Crimea and Western analysts are looking for clues as to Putin’s next move. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    What’s Putin up to in Crimea?
    Aug12

    What’s Putin up to in Crimea?

    Tensions are rising between Russia and the Ukraine over Crimea and Western analysts are looking for clues as to Putin’s next move. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Ukraine puts troops on alert after Russia terror claim
    Aug12

    Ukraine puts troops on alert after Russia terror claim

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko put his troops on the border with Crimea and in the country’s eastern regions on “high alert” after warning that Russia is seeking to reignite conflict in the disputed territories. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Russia announces war games after accusing Ukraine of terrorist plot
    Aug12

    Russia announces war games after accusing Ukraine of terrorist plot

    Vladimir Putin accused Ukraine of sending saboteurs into Crimea to carry out terrorist acts. Ukraine, Russia on alert as tensions escalateUkraine, after war, becomes a trove for black market arms tradeBaltics to Black Sea: NATO unity may be tested by next challengeNATO agrees to reinforce eastern Poland, Baltic states against Russia …read...

    Why Donald Trump is dangerous for Eastern Europe
    Aug12

    Why Donald Trump is dangerous for Eastern Europe

    The escalating situation in Crimea and the U.S. presidential campaign have more than a few things in common, but two of them are Russian President Vladimir Putin and a dearth of facts. It remains unclear exactly what happened on the occupied peninsula to trigger such a strident response from Russia, which accuses Ukraine of supporting terrorist...

    Ukraine on high alert over Crimea tensions with Russia
    Aug12

    Ukraine on high alert over Crimea tensions with Russia

    KIEV: Ukraine put its forces around Crimea on high alert Thursday, as tensions soared after Moscow accused Kiev of attempting to mount armed incursions into the disputed peninsula. Russia’s FSB security service said on Wednesday it had thwarted “terrorist attacks” in Crimea this week by Ukrainian military intelligence and beaten...

    Australian official rejects criticisms of China investor ban
    Aug12

    Australian official rejects criticisms of China investor ban

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s treasurer on Friday rejected accusations that the true reason his government plans to ban Chinese bidders from leasing a Sydney electricity grid is to appease influential lawmakers with xenophobic views. Treasurer Scott Morrison announced Thursday that he intends to block Chinese state-owned State Grid...

    US urges Ukraine-Russia restraint over Crimea
    Aug12

    US urges Ukraine-Russia restraint over Crimea

    The United States has urged Ukraine and Russia to show restraint after Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko deployed all forces near Crimea. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine on high alert over Crimea tensions with Russia
    Aug12

    Ukraine on high alert over Crimea tensions with Russia

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine put its forces around Crimea on high alert Thursday, August 11, as tensions soared after Moscow accused Kiev of attempting to mount armed incursions into the disputed peninsula. Russia’s FSB security service said on Wednesday, August 10, it had thwarted “terrorist attacks” in Crimea this week by Ukrainian...