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    The 10 most important things in the world right now
    Mar16

    The 10 most important things in the world right now

    Hello! Here’s what you need to know for Monday. 1. An Austrian newspaper reported Sunday that a Viennese doctor travelled to Moscow to treat Russian President Vladamir Putin for back problems. 2. A 20-year-old protester was arrested Sunday night for the shooting of two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri. 3. ISIS has established a...

    Putin: Russia had nukes at the ready on Crimea
    Mar16

    Putin: Russia had nukes at the ready on Crimea

    Russia was ready to bring its nuclear weapons into a state of alert during tensions in Ukraine in 2014, Vladimir Putin says in a documentary …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Vladimir Putin Admits to Weighing Nuclear Option During Crimea Conflict
    Mar16

    Vladimir Putin Admits to Weighing Nuclear Option During Crimea Conflict

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said he considered putting the country’s vast nuclear arsenal on alert to prevent outside agents from stopping the Kremlin’s forced annexation of the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine last year. Putin’s admission was aired during a prerecorded documentary called Homeward Bound, which was broadcast on...

    Putin says he was ready to put Russian nuclear forces on alert over Crimea crisis
    Mar16

    Putin says he was ready to put Russian nuclear forces on alert over Crimea crisis

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has stated that he was ready to put his country’s nuclear forces on alert to secure the annexation of the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine last year. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia was ready to increase nuclear readiness over Crimea, Putin says
    Mar16

    Russia was ready to increase nuclear readiness over Crimea, Putin says

    Russia was ready to bring its nuclear weapons into a state of alert during last year’s tensions over the Crimean Peninsula and the overthrow of Ukraine’s president, Putin said. …read more Source:...

    Putin says Russia was ready to activate nuclear arsenal over Crimea
    Mar16

    Putin says Russia was ready to activate nuclear arsenal over Crimea

    MOSCOW — Russia would have activated its nuclear arsenal if necessary a year ago when its troops secured the Crimean peninsula and carried out a referendum on the strategic peninsula’s secession from Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a documentary that aired Sunday. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Kremlin’s Troll Army is Quiet: Sign of a Coup
    Mar16

    Kremlin’s Troll Army is Quiet: Sign of a Coup

    On Friday, those of us who share factual information about the situation on the ground in Ukraine noticed an eerie silence had befallen Twitter: Why weren’t we being harassed by the Kremlin’s troll army? The insults from anonymous paid bots was as constant as Putin’s public appearances. So when both disappeared at around the...

    Op-Ed Contributor: Putin and the ‘Mariupol Test’
    Mar16

    Op-Ed Contributor: Putin and the ‘Mariupol Test’

    We must prevent the Ukrainian port from becoming another bloody bump on Mr. Putin’s westward drive. …read more Source: The New York...

    Putin Says He Weighed Nuclear Alert Over Crimea
    Mar16

    Putin Says He Weighed Nuclear Alert Over Crimea

    President Vladimir V. Putin sent military forces to secure Crimea and even weighed putting Russia’s nuclear arsenal on alert because of his concerns about both anarchy and Western intervention, the Russian leader said in a documentary broadcast Sunday. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia was ready for nuclear alert over Crimea, says Putin in documentary
    Mar16

    Russia was ready for nuclear alert over Crimea, says Putin in documentary

    Russian President also says his country saved the life of Ukraine’s former pro-Moscow president, Viktor Yanukovich …read more Source: The Globe and...