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    Ukraine calls attacks in Crimea a Russian ploy, accuses Putin of intentionally escalating conflict
    Aug11

    Ukraine calls attacks in Crimea a Russian ploy, accuses Putin of intentionally escalating conflict

    Accusations that Ukrainian agents have engaged in “terror” tactics on the disputed Crimean peninsula may be a ploy by Russia to justify an escalation of the military conflict in its former Soviet ally, officials in Kiev said. President Vladimir Putin vowed in Moscow to respond with “very serious” measures after his Federal Security Service, of...

    Ukraine calls attacks in Crimea a Russian ploy, accuses Putin of intentionally escalating conflict
    Aug11

    Ukraine calls attacks in Crimea a Russian ploy, accuses Putin of intentionally escalating conflict

    Accusations that Ukrainian agents have engaged in ‘terror’ tactics on the disputed Crimean peninsula may be a ploy by Russia to justify an escalation of the military conflict in its former Soviet ally, officials in Kiev said. …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ukraine at UN asks Russia to show proof of Crimea plot (AFP)
    Aug11

    Ukraine at UN asks Russia to show proof of Crimea plot (AFP)

    United Nations (United States) (AFP) – Ukraine on Thursday asked Russia to provide the UN Security Council with evidence to back up its accusations of a terror plot by Kiev in Crimea. …read more Source: The West...

    Tough talk between Russia, Ukraine heats up Crimea stalemate
    Aug11

    Tough talk between Russia, Ukraine heats up Crimea stalemate

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine put its troops on combat alert Thursday along the country’s de-facto borders with Crimea and separatist rebels in the east amid an escalating war of words with Russia over Crimea. Russia’s domestic security agency known by its Russian acronym FSB said in Wednesday’s statement that one of its officers was...

    A Wild-Polio Outbreak in Nigeria
    Aug11

    A Wild-Polio Outbreak in Nigeria

    August 11, 2016, was supposed to be a historic day for the global effort to eradicate the polio virus. This Thursday would have marked two years since someone on the African continent last contracted the wild-polio virus.If the continent made it without a case for a third year, the World Health Organization could have certified it as polio-free,...

    Syria: Good News and Bad
    Aug11

    Syria: Good News and Bad

    News that Syrian rebels have, at least temporarily, broken the siege of Aleppo is good. Despite the best efforts of Russia, Iran, and the Assad regime to terrorize the city into submission, some 300,000 Syrians will be spared, for the time-being, from the onset of disease and starvation at the hands of a government still permitted to represent...

    Ukraine catches ‘ISIS recruiter’ operating in its borders
    Aug11

    Ukraine catches ‘ISIS recruiter’ operating in its borders

    Ukraine’s security service announced it has blocked jihadists traveling to fight with ISIS, and detained an ‘IS recruiter.’ …read more Source: Arutz...

    The Latest: Russia, Ukraine diplomats trade barbs at UN
    Aug11

    The Latest: Russia, Ukraine diplomats trade barbs at UN

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Crimean border dispute between Ukraine and Russia (all times local):9:55 p.m.Ambassadors from Russia and Ukraine… …read more Source:...

    Russia Launches Naval Exercises in Black Sea Amid Escalating Standoff with Ukraine
    Aug11

    Russia Launches Naval Exercises in Black Sea Amid Escalating Standoff with Ukraine

    One day after Russia accused Ukraine of attempted incursions into Crimea, Kiev put its military on high-alert and the Kremlin announced the start of war games in the Black Sea. …read more Source: Foreign...

    The Latest: Russia, Ukraine diplomats trade barbs at UN
    Aug11

    The Latest: Russia, Ukraine diplomats trade barbs at UN

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