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    The Latest: Race is onto be fastest man in the Olympic pool
    Aug11

    The Latest: Race is onto be fastest man in the Olympic pool

    Andrii Hovorov of Ukraine is the top qualifier for the 50-meter freestyle at the Rio Olympics …read more Source: U.S....

    The Latest: Race is onto be fastest man in the Olympic pool
    Aug11

    The Latest: Race is onto be fastest man in the Olympic pool

    The swimmer, who comes from the Crimean city of Sevastopol, ruled out changing nationality to Russia after the 2014 annexation and told The Associated Press in June he had not been able to return home since then. The games has been hit with complaints ranging from empty seats and too little food for fans at the venues, to snarled transportation...

    Beyond The Turkish Coup
    Aug11

    Beyond The Turkish Coup

    Enough time has passed since the attempted coup to begin to take stock of the situation. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has clearly emerged from the coup in a stronger position than before. The coup, rather than fragmenting the country, has brought it a greater degree of unity, outside the Kurdish area, than has been seen before. Erdoğan is...

    The Kremlin’s Game of Thrones
    Aug11

    The Kremlin’s Game of Thrones

    As Vladimir Putin changes his governing model, more purges of Russia’s ruling class are likely. And longtime cronies of the Kremlin leader are not immune. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Puts Army on Alert as Russia Dispute Flares Up
    Aug11

    Ukraine Puts Army on Alert as Russia Dispute Flares Up

    Ukraine’s president put his army on combat alert Thursday as a war of words between Russia and Ukraine heated up the conflict over annexed Crimea. …read more Source:...

    Vladimir Putin Is Using KGB Tactics In Crimea, Warns Lithuania
    Aug11

    Vladimir Putin Is Using KGB Tactics In Crimea, Warns Lithuania

    Russia is using Soviet-style tactics to confuse and attack Ukraine, Lithuania’s foreign minister has claimed, after Moscow accused Ukraine of planning a “terror” attack on Crimea. Crimea was annexed by Russia from Ukraine in 2014; on Wednesday, Russia’s federal security services said they had foiled attempts by Ukraine to send a group...

    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...

    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:...

    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...