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    Russia says it could break diplomatic ties with Ukraine over alleged ‘saboteurs’ in Crimea
    Aug13

    Russia says it could break diplomatic ties with Ukraine over alleged ‘saboteurs’ in Crimea

    Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Friday that Russia could break diplomatic ties with Ukraine over reported security incidents in Crimea — something it didn’t do even after annexing Crimea or throwing its support behind separatist rebels in the east. State news agencies quoted Medvedev as saying that he wouldn’t like the ties to be...

    Pope makes surprise visit to former prostitutes
    Aug13

    Pope makes surprise visit to former prostitutes

    Pope Francis kisses a lady while meeting former sex workers who were forced to prostitution.–BBC photo Pope Francis has surprised 20 former prostitutes by popping in for a visit at their safe house in Rome. The women had been rescued from their pimps and are being given shelter and protection at an apartment run by a Catholic charity in...

    Ukraine’s linguistic gymnasium receives equipment from China
    Aug13

    Ukraine’s linguistic gymnasium receives equipment from China

    Kiev Gymnasium of Oriental Languages received modern educational equipment worth about 226,000 U.S. dollars from the Chinese government, the Ukrainian Education Ministry said on Friday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of plotting unrest amid Crimea tensions
    Aug13

    Ukraine accuses Russia of plotting unrest amid Crimea tensions

    KIEV: Ukraine on Friday accused Russia of plotting further unrest as the international community sought to ease tensions after the two sides ramped up security around the disputed Crimean peninsula. Russia’s FSB security service has said it thwarted “terrorist attacks” in Crimea over last weekend by Ukrainian military...

    Biden Urges Poroshenko To Avoid Escalating Tensions With Russia
    Aug13

    Biden Urges Poroshenko To Avoid Escalating Tensions With Russia

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden urged Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko “to do his part to avoid escalating tensions” with Russia over Crimea, the White House said on August 12. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Upsurge in tensions between Russia, Ukraine
    Aug13

    Upsurge in tensions between Russia, Ukraine

    Russia has warned that it could break diplomatic relations with Kiev following alleged security incidents in Crimea. …read more Source:...

    The US Army’s New Battlefield ‘Big Gun’ Has a Dangerous Defect
    Aug13

    The US Army’s New Battlefield ‘Big Gun’ Has a Dangerous Defect

    Robert Beckhusen Security, Lack of fire suppression is one problem with the M109A7 Paladin. The U.S. Army in the coming years will build hundreds of new mobile howitzers, and largely, the project has been a success. Except there will be a problem if the self-propelled howitzers catch on fire. The Paladin M109A7 PIM — the latest in America’s...

    What is Vladimir Putin up to in Crimea?
    Aug13

    What is Vladimir Putin up to in Crimea?

    By militarising Crimea and accusing Ukraine of terrorism, Russian President is building up tension in the region …read more Source: The...

    The Rise and Fall of Sergey Ivanov
    Aug13

    The Rise and Fall of Sergey Ivanov

    The most puzzling and unexpected high-profile resignation happened today in the Kremlin. Vladimir Putin dismissed the Chief of his Presidential Administration, his long-time friend and closest of allies, Sergey Ivanov. Formally, Ivanov filed for resignation himself, but in fact not only did he lose his position, he was moved to another post: he...

    Back off America this is OUR conflict – Putin’s man slaps down Obama over Ukraine
    Aug13

    Back off America this is OUR conflict – Putin’s man slaps down Obama over Ukraine

    BELLIGERENT Russian diplomats have told US officials to mind their own business amid an escalating crisis in Crimea, with experts warning that a full-blown conflict looks increasingly likely. …read more Source:...