Russia now has more than 30,000 troops in Ukraine’s disputed Crimea peninsular, according to reports. The estimate is nearly twice the previous figure given by Ukraine’s new government in Kiev. A spokesman for Serhiy Astakhov, head of the Ukrainian border guards, told Reuters the figure included both troops that had arrived over the last week and Russia’s Black Sea Fleet, based in the Crimean port city of Sevastopol. Moscow’s forces now have complete control of Crimea,... Read More
Turkey has scrambled jets after Russian surveillance plane flew along Turkey's Black Sea Coast, shortly after a US destroyer deployed in the area. The report comes amid heightened tension over the crisis in Ukraine. The USS Truxtun passed the Dardanelles strait earlier today on its way to the Black Sea, amid reports that Russia has now 30,000 troops in Crimea. The US Navy said in a statement that the Truxtun would conduct training with Romanian and Bulgarian naval forces.
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Once upon a time, I lived in a country that was emerging from socialism into capitalism. Locals were highly educated and poorly paid, essential goods were rationed, industry was inefficient, bureaucracy bloated, tourists were awarded a higher rate of exchange, and the black market outperformed the official one.
Times in the old country were historical and hysterical: bullock carts, traffic-less streets, antique vehicles belching noxious black fumes, shared food, material envy, assistance from friends and relatives living abroad who gave a few scraps and achieved hero status.
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“In Britain’s interests” he says..How about the Ukrainians Mr Eton Boy?
Barack Obama has ordered a freezing of US assets and visa restrictions on those involved in Russia’s military intervention in Crimea, as Britain’s David Cameron warned President Vladimir Putin “it cannot be business as usual”. Mr Obama signed an executive order aimed at punishing Russians and Ukrainians responsible for “threatening the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine”. The visa ban does not apply to the Russian President, a US official said. The White House’s rebuke came as the European Union also... Read More
The World today holds it's breath as several nations, the most powerful ones are at the edge of War that could take us all to our greatest fear. EVERYONE on Earth is effected as the USA, Russia, China the UK and France have war ports all over Earth from Australia, all over Europe and the Middle East and also South America. Ukraine has been taken over by Russia, now the BIG one has raised it's head. The World truly stands on the brink, people must step back and talk. Anyone alive during the Cuban missile crisis will know this fear, this is now on two fronts. Pray, everyone, Man know I research... Read More
Image: http://news.sky.com/Federation Council supported the appeal of President Vladimir Putin and agreed to the introduction of the Russian Armed Forces in the Crimea. The corresponding decision was supported by 87 votes, all members of the Federation Council unanimously. The Russian parliament unanimously voted Saturday to grant President Vladimir Putin permission to mobilize the country’s military in Ukraine and asked that the country’s ambassador in Washington be recalled after earlier statements by President Obama. Putin says the move is needed to protect ethnic Russians and the... Read More
HOW IRONIC AMERICA WARN ANOTHER COUNTY TO NOT GET INVOLVED IN ANOTHER'S... OH GOD! This is about Ukraine, make no mistake, Russia feels it MAY loose more territory. As we know Russia fell into 32 different countries 15 years ago or so. OBAMA! Warns PUTIN! To not get involved. This is the SAME USA who go around the World getting involved. Can anyone else see the irony? THIS IS WWIII Territory here, I am scared.... Ukraine is now (sadly) a battle between East and West.
Vladimir Putin puts troops in western Russia on alert and orders drill to test combat readiness Protesters are involved... Read More
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I believe that someday all military operations will be reduced and we will be able to make agreements using international negotiations. War never changes things to better, never!
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