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    Ukraine says Russia has 40,000 troops amassed in Crimea with ‘very bad intentions’
    Aug11

    Ukraine says Russia has 40,000 troops amassed in Crimea with ‘very bad intentions’

    “These numbers may reflect some very bad intentions and this is the last thing we would like to happen,” he told reporters. …read more Source: Business...

    Is the conflict in Ukraine about to escalate?
    Aug11

    Is the conflict in Ukraine about to escalate?

    Moscow and Kiev are putting their armies on high alert after Russia says Ukrainian forces launched raids into Crimea. …read more Source: AL...

    Ukraine ‘enhances’ military amid Russia tensions
    Aug11

    Ukraine ‘enhances’ military amid Russia tensions

    President Petro Poroshenko cites Russian ‘provocation’ in Crimea and ‘escalated actions’ in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Who Framed Dmitry Medvedev?
    Aug11

    Who Framed Dmitry Medvedev?

    The Kremlin said it had discerned the roots of a defamatory campaign against Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. As RBC reports citing two high-profile officials inside the Kremlin, Medvedev’s opponents have launched a coordinated campaign, in the media and on social networks, trying to discredit the PM and get him to resign.As...

    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...