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    Russia says it has thwarted armed Ukrainian raids on Crimea
    Aug10

    Russia says it has thwarted armed Ukrainian raids on Crimea

    Ukraine has denied Russia’s claim of attempted armed incursion into peninsula, annexed by Moscow in 2014. …read more Source:...

    Foiled Crimea attack
    Aug10

    Foiled Crimea attack

    Russia says it’s foiled an armed Ukrainian incursion into Crimea which has left two Russian nationals dead. …read more Source:...

    The Olympics Are Back and Tensions Between Russia and Ukraine Are Heating Up
    Aug10

    The Olympics Are Back and Tensions Between Russia and Ukraine Are Heating Up

    Putin called Ukraine terrorists, while Poroshenko called the Russians “cynical and insane.” …read more Source: Foreign...

    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:...