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    ‘High Probability’ Russia Will Invade Ukraine, NATO Warns
    Aug11

    ‘High Probability’ Russia Will Invade Ukraine, NATO Warns

    (Reuters) – NATO said on Monday there was a “high probability” that Russia could launch an invasion of Ukraine, where the government said its troops have been closing in on Donetsk, the main city held by pro-Russian rebels. Kiev said it was in the “final stages” of recapturing Donetsk, by far the biggest city under...

    Steven Seagal Rocked Out With Pro-Russia Separatists In Crimea
    Aug11

    Steven Seagal Rocked Out With Pro-Russia Separatists In Crimea

    Action movie star Steven Seagal brought his blues band to a bikers’ festival held on Saturday in the city of Sevastopol on the Crimean peninsula, which was annexed from Ukraine by Russia earlier this year. Seagal reportedly rocked out in front of a flag used by the pro-Russian separatists who are still battling Ukrainian forces in the...

    Ukraine rocket attack leads to mass jail breakout
    Aug11

    Ukraine rocket attack leads to mass jail breakout

    DONETSK, Ukraine — Rockets slammed into a high-security prison Monday in the rebel-held city of Donetsk, igniting a riot that allowed more than 100 prisoners to flee, authorities in eastern Ukraine said.Donetsk city council spokesman Maxim Rovinsky said a direct rocket hit killed at least one inmate and left three others severely wounded....

    Ukraine Rocket Attack Leads to Mass Jail Breakout
    Aug11

    Ukraine Rocket Attack Leads to Mass Jail Breakout

    (DONETSK, Ukraine) — Rockets slammed into a high-security prison Monday in the rebel-held city of Donetsk, igniting a riot that allowed more than 100 prisoners to flee, authorities in eastern Ukraine said. MoreMissouri Teen’s Fatal Shooting by Cops Sparks Riots NBC NewsPower Play: Inside the New War Brewing in Iraq’s Capital NBC...

    The Irony of Current Russian-Ukrainian Relations
    Aug11

    The Irony of Current Russian-Ukrainian Relations

    Пролетарі всіх країн, єднайтеся! (Ukrainian SSR motto)*** In all the wise commentary on the tragic Russia-Ukraine situation, I have seen few observations (admissions?) that 20th-century...

    More than 100 inmates run free as rocket slams into high-security prison in east Ukraine
    Aug11

    More than 100 inmates run free as rocket slams into high-security prison in east Ukraine

    ‘Extremely dangerous prisoners are now free. It is hard to know the extent of threat this poses to the city, which is flooded with weapons.’ …read more Source: Calgary...

    ‘High probability’ Russia will intervene in Ukraine, NATO chief says
    Aug11

    ‘High probability’ Russia will intervene in Ukraine, NATO chief says

    NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Monday he saw a “high probability” that Russia could intervene militarily in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    MH17 Investigators Recalled From Ukraine
    Aug11

    MH17 Investigators Recalled From Ukraine

    The deteriorating security situation in eastern Ukraine has led to the recall of the team investigating the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, the Dutch Safety Board said. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    British Prime Minister Under Pressure To Act On Iraq
    Aug11

    British Prime Minister Under Pressure To Act On Iraq

    LONDON (AP) — Pressure mounted Monday for British Prime Minister David Cameron to do more on Iraq, with some members of his own party urging him to recall Parliament from its summer break to consider action against Islamic militants. British cargo planes carrying drinking water and tents have dropped some emergency supplies to the Yazidi...

    Dutch push plane inquiry despite lack of access
    Aug11

    Dutch push plane inquiry despite lack of access

    AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Dutch Safety Board says it will push ahead with an investigation into the cause of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster, despite not being able to access the site where the plane went down in eastern Ukraine. The board says it expects to release a preliminary report in several weeks containing information from the...