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    Ukraine Reports Russian Military Shootout in Crimea
    Aug11

    Ukraine Reports Russian Military Shootout in Crimea

    Ukraine’s security services on Thursday said there had been a shootout involving Russian federal security agents (FSB) and Russian armed forces on the Crimean regional border, according to a statement on the Ukrainian president’s website. Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014 and maintains de facto control over, became the...

    This Is Why Vladimir Putin Is Accusing Ukraine of Terrorism
    Aug11

    This Is Why Vladimir Putin Is Accusing Ukraine of Terrorism

    It would have been a suicide mission, and a rather pointless one. But that is roughly the picture that Russian President Vladimir Putin painted on Wednesday when he accused Ukrainian saboteurs of trying to infiltrate Crimea and commit what he called an act of terror. On Russian state TV, newsreels even showed the supposed weapons cache the...

    Olympic highlights from Day 5: Japan’s ‘Superman’ is a legend, even if he won’t admit it
    Aug11

    Olympic highlights from Day 5: Japan’s ‘Superman’ is a legend, even if he won’t admit it

    The U.S. team won gold by a large margin in women’s gymnastics on Tuesday, a rare feat in a sport often measured by tenths of a point. On Wednesday night, the competition in the men’s gymnastics all-around came even closer. Japan’s Kohei Uchimura, a six-time world all-around champion, was behind Ukraine’s Oleg Verniaiev by...

    The Latest: NATO Concerned by Russia, Ukraine Tensions
    Aug11

    The Latest: NATO Concerned by Russia, Ukraine Tensions

    The Latest on the Crimean border dispute between Ukraine and Russia (all times local):5:10 p.m.A NATO official says the U.S.-led alliance is deeply concerned by rising tensions between Russia and Ukraine and is monitoring the situation closely.The official, who wasn’t… …read more Source:...

    Russia announces navy exercises after accusing Ukraine of terror plot
    Aug11

    Russia announces navy exercises after accusing Ukraine of terror plot

    Ukraine says accusations are false and look like a pretext for Russia to escalate hostilities …read more Source: The Globe and...

    NATO Concerned By Tensions Between Russia and Ukraine, Official Says
    Aug11

    NATO Concerned By Tensions Between Russia and Ukraine, Official Says

    (MOSCOW) — A NATO official says the U.S.-led alliance is deeply concerned by rising tensions between Russia and Ukraine and is monitoring the situation closely. The official, who wasn’t authorized to make statements on the record and spoke on condition of anonymity, said Russia had provided no proof of its accusation that Ukraine sent...

    UN to Discuss Crimea Tensions
    Aug11

    UN to Discuss Crimea Tensions

    The United Nations Security Council will meet Thursday to discuss rising tensions in Crimea Thursday at the request of Ukraine. Russia has accused Kyiv of plotting to wage attacks in the disputed peninsula. Ukraine, a non-permanent council member, requested an urgent, closed-door meeting to address tensions between the two countries, particularly...

    The Latest: NATO concerned by Russia, Ukraine tensions
    Aug11

    The Latest: NATO concerned by Russia, Ukraine tensions

    The Latest on the Crimean border dispute between Ukraine and Russia (all times local): 5:10 p.m. …read more Source: FOX...

    The Latest: NATO concerned by Russia, Ukraine tensions
    Aug11

    The Latest: NATO concerned by Russia, Ukraine tensions

    The Latest on the Crimean border dispute between Ukraine and Russia (all times local): … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    The Latest: NATO concerned by Russia, Ukraine tensions
    Aug11

    The Latest: NATO concerned by Russia, Ukraine tensions

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Crimean border dispute between Ukraine and Russia (all times local): 5:10 p.m. A NATO official says the U.S.-led alliance is deeply concerned by rising tensions between Russia and Ukraine and is monitoring the situation closely. The official, who wasn’t authorized to make statements on the record and spoke on...