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    Vladimir Putin accuses Ukraine of ‘terrorist attacks’
    Aug10

    Vladimir Putin accuses Ukraine of ‘terrorist attacks’

    Tensions between Ukraine and Russia escalated sharply Wednesday after Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Ukrainian forces of attacking Russian troops occupying Crimea. Putin charged Ukraine with “practicing terror” and warned that he “obviously will not let such things slide by,” according to Russia’s RIA News. “This is a very...

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

    Russian accusations are cynical pretext for more military threats – Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday that Russian accusations of a Ukrainiaan incursion into Crimea were a cynical pretext to make more military threats against Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Putin accuses Ukraine of trying to provoke a new conflict over Crimea
    Aug10

    Putin accuses Ukraine of trying to provoke a new conflict over Crimea

    Vladimir Putin accused Ukraine on Wednesday of using terrorist tactics to try to provoke a new conflict and destabilize annexed Crimea after Russia said it had thwarted two armed Ukrainian attempts to get saboteurs into the contested peninsula. …read more Source: GMA News...

    Fears Mount of Full-scale Ukraine-Russia Clash
    Aug10

    Fears Mount of Full-scale Ukraine-Russia Clash

    The sound of battle has long gone. But the ghosts remain in Ukraine’s Independence Square, where more than two years ago police and protesters clashed for weeks amid acrid black fumes billowing from burning tires. In Ukraine’s Maidan where sniper rounds once cracked, there are now foreign tourists. Where 53 people were slain either...

    Putin Accuses Ukraine of Plotting Terrorist Attacks in Crimea
    Aug10

    Putin Accuses Ukraine of Plotting Terrorist Attacks in Crimea

    The claims by the Russian president, denied by Ukrainian officials, raised the possibility of retaliation. …read more Source: The New York...

    The Time Is Ripe for Détente 2.0, Cont’d
    Aug10

    The Time Is Ripe for Détente 2.0, Cont’d

    In a letter to [email protected], Oana Lungescu, a spokesperson for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, responds to my essay advocating a “Detente 2.0” between the NATO alliance and Russia. Spokesperson Lungescu begins by countering a figure I cited: The United States does not “cover 72.2 percent of NATO’s budget.” This is a very...

    Serena crashes out of Rio Olympics after third round upset
    Aug10

    Serena crashes out of Rio Olympics after third round upset

    Defending champion and world number one Serena Williams was sent crashing out of the Olympic Games Tuesday, losing 6-4, 6-3 to Elina Svitolina of Ukraine. Defeat for the 34-year-old American robbed her of the chance to secure a fifth gold medal and her 2016 Games are now over after she and sister Venus were deposed as doubles champions in the...

    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 main domestic security agency said Wednesday that one of its agents and an army soldier were killed while fending off what it described as a series of attempted terror attacks by the Ukrainian military intelligence in Crimea, the claim Ukrainian officials denied. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    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 main domestic security agency said Wednesday that one of its agents and an army soldier were killed while fending off what it described as a series of attempted terror attacks by the Ukrainian military intelligence in Crimea, the claim Ukrainian officials… …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

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s main domestic security agency said Wednesday that one of its agents and an army soldier were killed while fending off what it described as a series of attempted terror attacks by the Ukrainian military intelligence in Crimea, the claim Ukrainian officials denied. […] he said, it makes no sense to discuss the...