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    Russia-Ukraine spar threatens to revive Crimea conflict
    Aug12

    Russia-Ukraine spar threatens to revive Crimea conflict

    Ukraine’s President put his Army on combat alert on Thursday along the country’s de facto borders with Crimea as a war of words between Russia and Ukraine threatened to heat up the largely frozen co… …read more Source: The...

    World › U.S. calls for Ukraine-Russia restraint over Crimea
    Aug12

    World › U.S. calls for Ukraine-Russia restraint over Crimea

    The United States on Thursday called on Ukraine and Russia to show restraint after Moscow accused Kiev of plotting attacks in disputed Crimea, and urged a resumption of talks. Ukraine has put its forces on high alert after Russia’s FSB security service said it had thwarted “terrorist attacks” in the… …read more Source:...

    ‘I Thought You’d Forgotten’: Visiting My Friend, a Wounded Ukrainian Soldier
    Aug12

    ‘I Thought You’d Forgotten’: Visiting My Friend, a Wounded Ukrainian Soldier

    KYIV, Ukraine—There were three beds in the hospital room. Two were empty and in the middle bed was my friend Nemo. He was naked except for a white sheet haphazardly draped over his crotch. A mess of tubes extruded from his chest and torso. A long bandage went down his abdomen where the surgeons had opened him up. His legs were like a Jackson...

    US calls for Ukraine-Russia restraint over Crimea
    Aug12

    US calls for Ukraine-Russia restraint over Crimea

    WASHINGTON – The United States on Thursday called on Ukraine and Russia to show restraint after Moscow accused Kiev of plotting attacks in disputed Crimea, and urged a resumption of talks. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russian Officials in Crimea Shut Off the Internet at the Ukrainian Border
    Aug12

    Russian Officials in Crimea Shut Off the Internet at the Ukrainian Border

    Image edited by Kevin Rothrock. Russian officials shut off Internet access in northern Crimea, near the border town of Armyansk, where Moscow claims to have prevented an armed incursion by Ukrainian spies, according to Olga Kovitidi, Crimea’s representative in the upper house of the Russian parliament and a member of the Federation...

    Ukrainian zoo prides itself on new white lion cubs
    Aug12

    Ukrainian zoo prides itself on new white lion cubs

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” A private zoo in Ukraine has a new attraction: five white lion cubs.Volodymyr Shevchuk, director of the “XII Months” zoo near the Ukrainian capital, said the cubs have been separated from their parents, Ivanna… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia accuses Ukraine of terrorism in Crimea, where Russia is building
    Aug12

    Russia accuses Ukraine of terrorism in Crimea, where Russia is building

    Complications have arisen in Putin’s plans to shore up Crimea’s links to Russia with new infrastructure projects. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Ukrainian zoo prides itself on new white lion cubs
    Aug12

    Ukrainian zoo prides itself on new white lion cubs

    A private zoo in Ukraine has a new attraction: five white lion cubs. …read more Source: FOX...

    Tough talk between Russia, Ukraine heats up Crimea stalemate
    Aug12

    Tough talk between Russia, Ukraine heats up Crimea stalemate

    Ukraine put its troops on high alert Thursday after Russia’s security agency claimed that Ukrainian “saboteurs” killed a Russian officer in Crimea. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ibtihaj Muhammad — Breaking through the stereotypes
    Aug12

    Ibtihaj Muhammad — Breaking through the stereotypes

    Ibtihaj MuhammadBy Amal Al-Sibai Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad is making history this summer in Rio, as the first woman to play for an American team at the Olympics wearing the hijab. Shattering a number of stereotypes, Ibtihaj Muhammad has risen to become an icon, a sports hero. She has been a member of the United States National Fencing Team since...