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    NATO Official: Alliance Is Concerned by Rising Tensions Between Russia, Ukraine and Is Watching Situation Closely
    Aug11

    NATO Official: Alliance Is Concerned by Rising Tensions Between Russia, Ukraine and Is Watching Situation Closely

    NATO official: Alliance is concerned by rising tensions between Russia, Ukraine and is watching situation closely …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine, Russia Trade Angry Accusations as War Fever Mounts
    Aug11

    Ukraine, Russia Trade Angry Accusations as War Fever Mounts

    Ukraine and Russia were locked in a war of words Thursday over the Kremlin’s claim that Kyiv infiltrated trained saboteurs into Crimea tasked with targeting “critical infrastructure” — an alleged mission Russian President Vladimir Putin is now citing as the reason for his decision to pull out of scheduled peace talks in Normandy. Ukrainian...

    Ukraine puts troops along Crimean border on combat alert
    Aug11

    Ukraine puts troops along Crimean border on combat alert

    Ukraine’s president ordered the army to be on combat alert Thursday on the country’s de-facto border with Crimea and on the front line in eastern Ukraine following Moscow’s accusations that Ukraine sent in ‘saboteurs’ to carry out attacks in Crimea. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine’s president orders military on high alert following Putin comments
    Aug11

    Ukraine’s president orders military on high alert following Putin comments

    Andrew V. PestanoKIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 11 (UPI) — Ukrainian President Poroshenko on Thursday ordered all military units near the border of Crimea to be placed on the highest alert of combat preparedness. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine Orders Troops to High Alert
    Aug11

    Ukraine Orders Troops to High Alert

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered troops on the border with Crimea and the frontline in Eastern Ukraine to be on high alert on Thursday, following Russian accusations that Ukrainian intelligence agents plotted terror attacks in Crimea. The alert, announced in a statement posted to social media, comes amid a period of increased...

    Ukraine puts troops along Crimean border on combat alert
    Aug11

    Ukraine puts troops along Crimean border on combat alert

    Ukraine’s president ordered the army to be on combat alert Thursday on the country’s de-facto border with Crimea and on the front line in eastern Ukraine following Moscow’s accusations that Ukraine sent in “saboteurs” to carry out attacks in Crimea. …read more Source:...

    Crimean Tatar Activist To Be Forced To Psychiatric Clinic For Test
    Aug11

    Crimean Tatar Activist To Be Forced To Psychiatric Clinic For Test

    A court in Russia-annexed Crimea has ruled that a noted Crimean Tatar activist, Ilmi Umerov, must be placed in a psychiatric clinic for examination. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Merely PR or Real Policy Breakthroughs?
    Aug11

    Merely PR or Real Policy Breakthroughs?

    As we wrote yesterday, the opportunity for Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erodgan to come up with some kind of way to say they are cooperating in Syria that pointedly sidelines the United States might be a temptation too tasty to pass up. It looks like we were right. AFP: Turkey on Thursday called on Russia to...

    Ukraine puts troops on combat alert, tension with Russia mounts
    Aug11

    Ukraine puts troops on combat alert, tension with Russia mounts

    Following accusation from Putin that Ukraine’s government plotted attack on Russian troops in Crimea, both sides bear down …read more Source:...

    Putin Fans the Flames in Ukraine Once Again
    Aug11

    Putin Fans the Flames in Ukraine Once Again

    Russian claims that Ukraine planned terror attacks in Crimea are a warning to Kiev’s Western allies. …read more Source:...