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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."
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 .
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.
A senior UN official warned on Tuesday that the humanitarian situation in eastern Ukraine continues to worsen.
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.
Plus, Bulgaria finally chooses between Russia and the West for a new nuke project, and more Lithuanians embrace NATO troops on their soil.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 02:39 am
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