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    Ukraine troops put on ‘high alert’
    Aug11

    Ukraine troops put on ‘high alert’

    KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko put his troops on the border with Russian-held Crimea and in the country’s eastern regions on “high alert” after he warned that Vladimir Putin is seeking to reignite conflict in the disputed territories. The command came a day after the Russian president said Ukrainian agents had engaged in...

    Ukraine refugees start businesses with intl. aid
    Aug11

    Ukraine refugees start businesses with intl. aid

    The conflict in eastern Ukraine has forced hundreds of thousands to leave their homes and businesses. …read more Source:...

    U.S. calls for reducing tensions between Ukraine and Russia
    Aug11

    U.S. calls for reducing tensions between Ukraine and Russia

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is extremely concerned about tension on the boundary between Russia and Ukraine and calls on both sides to reduce tension and rhetoric, State Department spokeswoman Elizabeth Trudeau said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    At least 6 die in bus crash in Crimea
    Aug11

    At least 6 die in bus crash in Crimea

    Russia’s top investigative agency says that at least six people have died when a bus fell off a mountain road in Crimea. …read more Source: FOX...

    Olympics: Phelps peeved after ‘screwing up’ timetable
    Aug11

    Olympics: Phelps peeved after ‘screwing up’ timetable

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 11, 2016 (AFP) – Michael Phelps launched his assault on a fourth successive Olympic 100m butterfly title Thursday but added an awkward complication to his schedule after a rare miscalculation.The world record holder has remarkably won the event at the past three Games but was peeved after failing to qualify for the...

    At least 6 die in bus crash in Crimea
    Aug11

    At least 6 die in bus crash in Crimea

    Russia’s top investigative agency says that at least six people have died when a bus fell off a mountain road in Crimea …read more Source: U.S....

    Russia Announces War Games After Accusing Ukraine Of Terrorist Plot
    Aug11

    Russia Announces War Games After Accusing Ukraine Of Terrorist Plot

    Vladimir Putin summoned his security council and the Russian Navy announced war games in the Black Sea, a day after the Russian president accused Ukraine of trying to provoke a conflict over Crimea, which Moscow seized and annexed in 2014.The belligerent posture heightened worries in Ukraine that Russia may plan to ramp up fighting in a war...

    Azerbaijani judoka advances to finals at Rio Olympics
    Aug11

    Azerbaijani judoka advances to finals at Rio Olympics

    Elmar Gasimov defeated Ukraine’s Artem Bloshenko in the semifinals. …read more Source:...

    Russian Envoy: There Is No Going Back on Crimea
    Aug11

    Russian Envoy: There Is No Going Back on Crimea

    Russia’s U.N. envoy said Thursday the issue of Crimea’s annexation “will never be revisited.” “The reunification of Crimea with Russia was done two years ago after a referendum which was conducted in Crimea — 93 percent of the population expressed their wish to rejoin Russia; this is what has happened,”...

    Ukraine-Russia Tensions
    Aug11

    Ukraine-Russia Tensions

    Ukraine orders all its military units near Crimea and Donbass regions to be at the highest level of combat readiness. …read more Source:...