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    Putin accuses Ukraine of terror as Crimea tensions escalate and two Russian troops are allegedly killed
    Aug11

    Putin accuses Ukraine of terror as Crimea tensions escalate and two Russian troops are allegedly killed

    President Vladimir Putin promised to respond to what he called Kiev’s “terror” tactics in Crimea, raising the stakes as fighting between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed rebels intensifies in the country once again. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Amateur army
    Aug11

    Amateur army

    Some 100,000 Poles have joined paramilitary groups since the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: BBC

    Russia can outgun UK troops, leaked report suggests
    Aug11

    Russia can outgun UK troops, leaked report suggests

    ‘UK, Nato allies were ‘scrambling to catch up’ with Russia’s ability to use electronic means to hijack enemy drones and disrupt other military transmissions, which were described as a real game changer’ By Barney Henderson The Russian army can outgun British troops on the battlefield, a leaked report suggests, following military...

    Russia: Two die in clashes with Ukrainian agents in Crimea
    Aug11

    Russia: Two die in clashes with Ukrainian agents in Crimea

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin condemned the action. Russia’s main domestic security agency said Wednesday that one of its agents and an army soldier were killed whil …read more Source: The Indian...

    The Atlantic Daily: Baltimore Police, Trump and Guns, the Meaning of War
    Aug11

    The Atlantic Daily: Baltimore Police, Trump and Guns, the Meaning of War

    What We’re FollowingBaltimore’s Abuses: The U.S. Department of Justice released a troubling report on the city’s police department, detailing widespread constitutional violations, routine use of excessive force, and arrests made for no reason at all—all of which show a pattern of discrimination against black citizens. Here are...

    Moscow blames Kiev for Crimea ‘terror plot’
    Aug11

    Moscow blames Kiev for Crimea ‘terror plot’

    Russia’s security service on Wednesday said it had thwarted “terrorist attacks” in Crimea by Ukrainian military intelligence and beaten back an armed assault by Kiev’s forces. The FSB said in a state… …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine ready to turn to UN over Russian accusations of Crimea plot (AFP)
    Aug11

    Ukraine ready to turn to UN over Russian accusations of Crimea plot (AFP)

    United Nations (United States) (AFP) – Ukraine will ask the UN Security Council to hold an urgent meeting if tensions continue to rise over Russia’s accusations that Kiev orchestrated a plot to attack infrastructure in Crimea, the ambassador said Wednesday. …read more Source: The West...

    Putin accuses Ukraine ‘terrorists’ of trying to provoke new Crimea conflict
    Aug11

    Putin accuses Ukraine ‘terrorists’ of trying to provoke new Crimea conflict

    Tensions between Russia and Ukraine have heightened after claims by Moscow that Ukrainian forces attempted to infiltrate the annexed territory of Crimea. …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia says 2 die in clashes with Ukrainian agents in Crimea
    Aug11

    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 Ukrainian “saboteurs” in Crimea, a claim Ukrainian officials denied. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin condemned...

    Putin Throws Down the Gauntlet
    Aug11

    Putin Throws Down the Gauntlet

    Things have been heating up in Ukraine. As we noted on Monday, tensions were already high in Ukraine through the weekend, with scattered reports of a large buildup of Russian troops in Crimea and Donbas coinciding with a mysterious attempt on the life of the leader of the so-called breakaway Luhansk People’s Republic. Ukraine had put its...