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Ukraine crisis deepens as Russia beefs up patrols of nuclear-capable bombers

Ukraine crisis deepens as Russia beefs up patrols of nuclear-capable bombers

Nov 13, – Boiling tensions with the West over the Ukrainian crisis prompted Russia to flex its military might Wednesday by expanding patrols of its nuclear-capable bombers all the way to the Gulf of Mexico. Russia’s decision to beef up regular patrol missions by its long-range bombers from the Arctic Ocean to the Caribbean came […]

November 13, 2014 | By | Reply More
Fears of all-out Ukraine war grow as military vehicles move towards Donetsk

Fears of all-out Ukraine war grow as military vehicles move towards Donetsk

Nov 10, – New columns of tanks, trucks and heavy artillery have rumbled towards the pro-Moscow rebel stronghold of Donetsk as fears grow of a return to all-out fighting in war-torn eastern Ukraine. Meanwhile, a Ukrainian separatist leader met senators in Moscow after elections condemned by the US and the European Union, which warned it could […]

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Ukraine rattled by intensive movements of troops crossing from Russia into Donetsk

Ukraine rattled by intensive movements of troops crossing from Russia into Donetsk

Nov 03, – The Ukrainian military on Sunday reported “intensive” movement of troops and equipment from Russia into the separatist controlled parts of eastern Ukraine. “There is intensive deployment of military equipment and personnel of the enemy from the territory of the Russian Federation onto territory temporarily controlled by insurgents,” Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko […]

November 3, 2014 | By | Reply More
Fighting continues in eastern Ukraine despite ceasefire

Fighting continues in eastern Ukraine despite ceasefire

June 22, – Ukraine’s state border service said there had been attacks on its posts in the Luhansk region on Sunday. A spokesman for the separatists said Ukrainian forces were firing mortars at a village near the Russian frontier. A seven-day ceasefire was declared by the Ukrainian government and began on Friday night but there […]

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