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    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,”...

    At least 6 die in bus crash in Crimea
    Aug11

    At least 6 die in bus crash in Crimea

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s top investigative agency says that at least six people have died when a bus fell off a mountain road in Crimea. The Investigative Committee’s branch in Crimea said that the bus traveling from Sudak to Kerch veered off the road and fell 50 meters (164 feet) into a ravine Thursday. It said four passengers,...

    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...

    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: ABC...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...