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    SitRep: Russia and Ukraine, at the Brink?; House and Senate Looking to Press, Contain Moscow
    Dec01

    SitRep: Russia and Ukraine, at the Brink?; House and Senate Looking to Press, Contain Moscow

    Indian Navy Struggles; Trump’s Strange Call with Pakistani Leader, And Lots More …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukrainian Civilians Suffer Deadly Fallout Of Land Mines
    Dec01

    Ukrainian Civilians Suffer Deadly Fallout Of Land Mines

    With a separatist conflict simmering in eastern Ukraine, land mines are taking a heavy toll on the civilian population. Last year alone, some 600 people — including many children — were killed or injured by mines or other explosive devices. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lithuanian Civilians, Fearing Russian Attack, Prepare for the Worst
    Dec01

    Lithuanian Civilians, Fearing Russian Attack, Prepare for the Worst

    Rasa Miskinyte spent last Saturday in a freezing forest near Lithuania’s capital learning to gather water from a pond with a condom, to filter it through sand, charcoal and cloth, and to make her own stove from a beer can. She thought some basic survival skills would be helpful if Russian troops ever entered Vilnius and her family escaped...

    Russia threatens retaliation if Ukraine holds missile tests
    Dec01

    Russia threatens retaliation if Ukraine holds missile tests

    Stephen FellerKIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 30 (UPI) — Russian air defenses have been put on high alert ahead of Ukraine’s missile tests this weekend, warning they will retaliate if the tests happen. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine starts missile test near Crimea, angering Russia
    Dec01

    Ukraine starts missile test near Crimea, angering Russia

    Ukraine began two days of missile tests near Crimea on Thursday – a move that has angered Russia. …read more Source:...

    Will Russia Go To War With Ukraine? Kiev Begins Missile Drills Close To Crimea Despite Moscow’s Threats
    Dec01

    Will Russia Go To War With Ukraine? Kiev Begins Missile Drills Close To Crimea Despite Moscow’s Threats

    The Ukrainian military said Thursday that Kiev had begun missile launch drills close to the border with Russia-occupied Crimean peninsula, ignoring Moscow’s threats of a retaliatory strike. “The launches have already begun, so everything is going according to plan,” Vladimir Kryzhanovsky, chief of the southern branch of the Ukrainian...

    Russia has deployed warships near Crimea in response to Ukrainian missile tests
    Dec01

    Russia has deployed warships near Crimea in response to Ukrainian missile tests

    Russian Warships from have taken up position off Crimea to help strengthen air defenses in response to the start of Ukrainian missile tests nearby …read more Source: Business...

    Russia manoeuvres warships as Ukraine conducts missile tests
    Dec01

    Russia manoeuvres warships as Ukraine conducts missile tests

    Warships from Russia’s Black Sea Fleet have taken up position off Crimea’s western coastline to help strengthen the peninsula’s air defences in response to the start of Ukrainian missile tests nearby, the RIA news agency reported on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Russia threatens retaliation if Ukraine holds planned missile tests
    Dec01

    Russia threatens retaliation if Ukraine holds planned missile tests

    Stephen FellerKIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 30 (UPI) — Russian air defenses have been put on high alert ahead of Ukraine’s planned missile tests this weekend, warning they will retaliate if the tests go forward. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia Detains 2 Ukrainian Army Deserters Who Crossed Border
    Dec01

    Russia Detains 2 Ukrainian Army Deserters Who Crossed Border

    Russian border guards said they detained two Ukrainian soldiers who deserted from the Ukrainian armed forces and crossed the border into Russia. Russian news agencies quoted the border guard service in the southern region of Rostov-on-Don on November 30 as saying the two men deserted because they were tired of fighting. There was no immediate...