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Who Instigates Russian-Ukrainian War Over Crimea?

Overnight into August 7, a Ukrainian sabotage-reconnaissance group attempted to penetrate the Russian-Ukrainian border between the Republic of Crimea and the Ukrainian region of Kherson. The group, that was discovered discovered near the town of Armyansk, was preparing to conduct terrorist attacks against the peninsula’s infrastructure and civilian objects. If it succeeded, it provoked a…

Russia’s Black Sea Fleet holds drills to counter underwater sabotage after foiled Crimea attack
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Russia’s Black Sea Fleet holds drills to counter underwater sabotage after foiled Crimea attack

Russia’s Black Sea Fleet command has announced three-day anti-sabotage drills to counter potential underwater attacks on naval installations. This comes after the Russian security service said it foiled a terrorist attack on Crimea from Ukrainian territory. The training, conducted as part of broader military drills named Kavkaz-2016, “will repel an attack of underwater saboteurs from…

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Beijing Installs Supersonic Missiles on South China Sea’s Most Lethal Destroyer

10.08.2016 The upgraded combat features on board the flagship of the South China Sea fleet impress Western defense analysts, as Beijing threatens to aggressively defend the disputed territories. China has completed a major weapons upgrade for their Shenzen destroyer, which will return to operations with the People’s Liberation Army Navy’s (PLAN) fleet in the South China Sea amid brewing tensions…

Kiev has turned to terrorism: Putin on foiled sabotage plot in Crimea
Europe

Kiev has turned to terrorism: Putin on foiled sabotage plot in Crimea

Kiev has turned to the “practice of terrorism” instead of trying to peacefully resolve Ukraine’s crisis, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in commenting on an FSB report that it had foiled terrorist attacks in Crimea plotted by Ukrainian intelligence. Ukraine is “playing a dangerous game,” the Russian leader said when talking to reporters on Wednesday,…

Middle East

Nearly 7,000 Terrorists Mass Near Aleppo As Moscow Brokers Humanitarian Ceasefires

© Abdalrhman Ismail / Reuters Published time: 10 Aug, 2016   Nearly 7,000 heavy armored terrorists have taken positions southeast of the key Syrian city of Aleppo, the Russian Defense Ministry says. The build-up comes as Moscow brokers a three-hour daily truce for the embattled city.    “The most alarming situation has unfolded in the…