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15 hrs ago | News Times

Ukraine says fighter jet shot down

Comrades and Crimea's self-defense fighters carry the coffin of former paratrooper Alexander Gusev, 46, covered by Russian paratroopers flag, who was killed during clashes with Ukrainian troops in eastern Ukraine, during his funeral in Simferopol, Crimea, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Fri Aug 29, 2014


Putin Gives Ominous Warning in Remarks on Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday said that Crimea is "indispensable to Russia," reminding listeners that "Russia is one of the most powerful nuclear nations."


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin,

The Globe and Mail

As Ukraine ruptures, its president rolls the political dice

A camouflaged pro-Russian tank seen in the town of Novoazovsk, in eastern Ukraine, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.


Related Topix: Ukraine, Russia,

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Russia Taday

Ukraine's Right Sector 'seizes' Crimea reporter, AFP freelancer

Two Crimean journalists, including a photographer who works with AFP and RIA news agencies, say they have been detained by enforcers from Ukraine's Right Sector movement, while covering the conflict in the east of the country.


Related Topix: Journalism, Europe, World News, Ukraine,

Fri Aug 22, 2014


UEFA will not recognise results of Crimean clubs in Russia

European football's governing body UEFA on Friday said that it would not recognise the results of any matches played by clubs from Crimea in competitions organised by the Russian Football Union .


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Ukraine,

Foreign Policy

Strangers in the Homeland

Thousands of displaced eastern Ukrainians have headed to the western city of Lviv, where a spirit of generosity could give way to dangerous ethnic tensions.


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Thu Aug 21, 2014


Tourism tanks in Crimea under the...

Restaurant owner Galina Anchukova looks out across the seaside promenade in sunny Feodosia, with its straggle of strolling tourists, and sees a wasted financial opportunity.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Europe, Ukraine, Travel, Ukraine Travel, Europe Travel,

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Crimea wants out of Russian food sanctions

Crimea has asked Moscow for an exception to Russian sanctions blocking food imports from Ukraine, a senior regional official said on Friday .


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Agriculture, Science

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Ukraine wants Russian FA sanctioned for accepting ...

Ukraine's football federation has called on soccer's world and European governing bodies FIFA and UEFA to sanction the Russian Football Union for bringing Crimean clubs into its league structure.


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TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Kyivstar's Crimea services halted

Ukrainian cellco Kyivstar has 'temporarily suspended' its services in the Russian-controlled Crimea region.


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Wed Aug 06, 2014


5 Shocking Figures That Show The Devastating Impact Of East Ukraine's War

A senior UN official warned on Tuesday that the humanitarian situation in eastern Ukraine continues to worsen.


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Crimea ditches Ukrainian mobile network

Ukraine's largest mobile phone network is ending its service in the Crimean peninsula - the region annexed by Moscow in March - amid a controversy over what prompted the move.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, World News, Ukraine

Tue Aug 05, 2014

World Soccer

Russia jumps the gun again over Crimea

Russia appears to have jumped the gun, yet again, in its haste to prise Crimea's top clubs out of the Ukraine football system and pressure the international football authorities into granting approval.


Related Topix: Europe, Ukraine, Opinion

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Thousands of Russians stranded abroad after tour operator fails

Russia was striving to bring back nearly 16,000 tourists stranded abroad after the latest in a string of travel companies failed amid strains over the crisis in Ukraine, tourism officials said Monday.


Related Topix: Travel, Ukraine Travel, Europe Travel, World News, Ukraine

Transitions Online

Poland's Shale Prospects Dim Again, Sanctions Ground Russian Low-Cost Carrier

Plus, Bulgaria finally chooses between Russia and the West for a new nuke project, and more Lithuanians embrace NATO troops on their soil.


Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Ukraine

Weekday Magazine

Russian Dual-Citizenship-Declaration Law Comes Into Force

A woman poses with a Ukrainian and a Russian passport outside an office of the Russian Federal Migration Service, where she received a Russian passport, in the Crimean city of Simferopol in April.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine

Sun Aug 03, 2014

West Australian

EU sanctions force Aeroflot to suspend low-cost airline

EU sanctions targeting Russia over its role in Ukraine's conflict have hit Aeroflot's low-cost domestic airline Dobrolet, forcing it to cancel all its flights because of scrapped leasing deals for Boeing aircraft.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, World News, Ukraine

Fri Aug 01, 2014


Soccer clubs in Crimea join Russian league, sparking renewed outrage over occupation

Months after Russia's controversial annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region, three Crimean soccer clubs have signed on to play for the Russian Football Union.


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