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    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...

    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,...

    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...

    Tough talk between Russia, Ukraine heats up Crimea stalemate
    Aug11

    Tough talk between Russia, Ukraine heats up Crimea stalemate

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine put its troops on combat alert Thursday along the country’s de-facto borders with Crimea and separatist rebels in the east amid an escalating war of words with Russia over Crimea. Russia’s domestic security agency known by its Russian acronym FSB said in Wednesday’s statement that one of its officers was...

    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. President Vladimir Putin vowed in Moscow to respond with “very serious” measures after his Federal Security Service, of...

    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...

    The Latest: Russia, Ukraine diplomats trade barbs at UN
    Aug11

    The Latest: Russia, Ukraine diplomats trade barbs at UN

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Crimean border dispute between Ukraine and Russia (all times local):9:55 p.m.Ambassadors from Russia and Ukraine… …read more Source:...

    Russia Launches Naval Exercises in Black Sea Amid Escalating Standoff with Ukraine
    Aug11

    Russia Launches Naval Exercises in Black Sea Amid Escalating Standoff with Ukraine

    One day after Russia accused Ukraine of attempted incursions into Crimea, Kiev put its military on high-alert and the Kremlin announced the start of war games in the Black Sea. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukraine Said It Has Blocked Militant Routes To Syria, Iraq
    Aug11

    Ukraine Said It Has Blocked Militant Routes To Syria, Iraq

    Ukrainian authorities say they have blocked “several channels” being used by militants traveling to fight with the Islamic State (IS) extremist group. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...