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    Russia-Ukraine tensions rise as Putin hints at war
    Aug16

    Russia-Ukraine tensions rise as Putin hints at war

    Ukraine says it thinks Vladimir Putin is planning a new invasion, and it’s not hard to see why: the Russian leader has built up troops on its border and resumed the hostile rhetoric that preceded his annexation of Crimea two years ago. …read more Source: Global...

    Hollande warns against ‘escalation’ of Ukraine conflict (AFP)
    Aug16

    Hollande warns against ‘escalation’ of Ukraine conflict (AFP)

    Paris (AFP) – French President Francois Hollande warned Tuesday against any “escalation” of the Ukraine conflict after telephone talks with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. …read more Source: The West...

    The Latest: Ukrainian gymnast takes men’s parallel bars gold
    Aug16

    The Latest: Ukrainian gymnast takes men’s parallel bars gold

    Oleg Verniaiev of the Ukraine picked up his second medal in men’s gymnastics, taking gold in the parallel bars final on Tuesday …read more Source: U.S....

    The Latest: Ukrainian gymnast takes men’s parallel bars gold
    Aug16

    The Latest: Ukrainian gymnast takes men’s parallel bars gold

    Oleg Verniaiev of the Ukraine picked up his second medal in men’s gymnastics, taking gold in the parallel bars final on Tuesday. A bronze medalist in the all-around four years ago, Leyva was originally an alternate on the 2016 team before stepping in after John Orozco was injured during training in the weeks leading up to the games. Tom...

    Analysis – Putin hints at war in Ukraine but may be seeking diplomatic edge
    Aug16

    Analysis – Putin hints at war in Ukraine but may be seeking diplomatic edge

    Ukraine says it thinks Vladimir Putin is planning a new invasion, and it’s not hard to see why: the Russian leader has built up troops on its border and resumed the hostile rhetoric that preceded his annexation of Crimea two years ago. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine’s honoring of war criminals leaves its Jews uneasy — and divided
    Aug16

    Ukraine’s honoring of war criminals leaves its Jews uneasy — and divided

    A statue of Stepan Bandera in Lviv, Ukraine, September 2014 (Courtesy of Andrey Syasko) (JTA) — When Vladimir Putin grabbed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014, the Russian president claimed it was to protect minorities from anti-Semitic fascists whom Putin maintained were behind the revolution that year that ousted his ally in Kiev, former President...

    Vladimir Putin hints at war in Ukraine but may be seeking diplomatic edge
    Aug16

    Vladimir Putin hints at war in Ukraine but may be seeking diplomatic edge

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    The Latest: Ukrainian gymnast takes men’s parallel bars gold
    Aug16

    The Latest: Ukrainian gymnast takes men’s parallel bars gold

    The Latest on the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Analysis – Putin hints at war in Ukraine but may be seeking diplomatic edge
    Aug16

    Analysis – Putin hints at war in Ukraine but may be seeking diplomatic edge

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Ukraine says it thinks Vladimir Putin is planning a new invasion, and it’s not hard to see why: the Russian leader has built up troops on its border and resumed the hostile rhetoric that preceded his annexation of Crimea two years ago. …read more Source: The...

    Putin hints at war in Ukraine but may be seeking diplomatic edge
    Aug16

    Putin hints at war in Ukraine but may be seeking diplomatic edge

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Ukraine says it thinks Vladimir Putin is planning a new invasion, and it’s not hard to see why: the Russian leader has built up troops on its border and resumed the hostile rhetoric that preceded his annexation of Crimea two years ago. …read more Source:...