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    Russia accuses Ukraine of ‘terrorist’ incursions into disputed Crimea region
    Aug10

    Russia accuses Ukraine of ‘terrorist’ incursions into disputed Crimea region

    Vladimir Putin claimed Ukraine was plotting ‘terrorist’ attacks in the region. …read more Source:...

    Phelps still hungry for more after 21 Gold medals
    Aug10

    Phelps still hungry for more after 21 Gold medals

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 10, 2016 (AFP) – After taking his haul of Olympic gold to an all-time record 21 medals, US legend Michael Phelps returns to the pool on Wednesday in search of further booty.Majestically seizing two more golds, Phelps was the buzz of the Games on Tuesday — even more than the speculation over why the water in the...

    Putin accuses Ukrainian authorities of resorting to ‘practice of terror’ – video
    Aug10

    Putin accuses Ukrainian authorities of resorting to ‘practice of terror’ – video

    Russian president Vladimir Putin speaks at a press conference in Moscow on Wednesday and accuses the Ukrainian government, based in Kiev, of resorting to terrorism rather than participating in a peace process. Putin’s comments came after Russian security services said they had foiled a Ukrainian raid on the Crimea, which was annexed by...

    Politically Motivated Crimes in Germany: The Story Behind the Numbers
    Aug10

    Politically Motivated Crimes in Germany: The Story Behind the Numbers

    Yesterday I tweeted this graph of “politically motivated crimes” in Germany in the period 2006-2015. The graph comes from Rote Linie and is based on data provided by the Federal Bureau for the Protection of the Constitution (Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz, BfV) and the Federal Criminal Police Office (Bundeskriminalamt, BKA), the two...

    Vladimir Putin may believe time is ripe for another invasion
    Aug10

    Vladimir Putin may believe time is ripe for another invasion

    Crimea crisis has come from nowhere but Putin has form for military adventures in Olympic years, and west appears weakenedThe situation in Crimea looks ominous. On Wednesday Russia’s FSB spy agency said it had foiled a series of attacks by armed Ukrainians on the Crimean peninsula. Minutes later, Vladimir Putin accused Kiev’s...

    Beware Putin: he doesn’t do ‘cooperation’ | Luke Harding
    Aug10

    Beware Putin: he doesn’t do ‘cooperation’ | Luke Harding

    The Russian leader is vindictive and ruthless – Theresa May will have to be tough to deal with himTheresa May, as prime minister, had her first conversation with Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. Meanwhile, UK defence chiefs have been muttering that Russian troops could outgun the British army; and over in the Olympic pool US swimmers were taunting...

    Ukraine says Russian accusations are cynical pretext for more military threats
    Aug10

    Ukraine says Russian accusations are cynical pretext for more military threats

    President Petro Poroshenko said that Russian accusations were a cynical pretext to make more military threats against Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    News24.com | Ukrainian official says judge kept bribes in a glass jar
    Aug10

    News24.com | Ukrainian official says judge kept bribes in a glass jar

    A top Ukrainian prosecutor says the country’s anti-corruption task force has caught a judge receiving a $150 000 bribe and that he kept his money in a glass jar. …read more Source:...

    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 domestic security agency says one of its agents and an army soldier die in clashes with Ukrainian intelligence agents in Crimea …read more Source: U.S....

    Russia: Ukraine ‘terrorist attacks’ in Crimea foiled
    Aug10

    Russia: Ukraine ‘terrorist attacks’ in Crimea foiled

    Moscow says it has also beaten back an armed assault by Kiev, which called the claims “hysterical and false”. …read more Source: AL...