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Russia Vows Response if Russians Attacked in Ukraine
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister is promising a firm response if any of Russia’s citizens or interests come under attack in Ukraine. The warning came after Ukraine announced a resumption of what it calls an “anti-terror” campaign against pro-Russia…
US Troops Head to Exercises in Eastern Europe
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Army troops are arriving in Poland to begin what will be a series of military exercises in four countries across Eastern Europe in a move to bolster allies in the wake of Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula last month. Pentagon press secreta…
Ukraine Orders ‘Anti-Terror’ Operation to Resume
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s acting president is ordering security forces to resume operations in the country’s east, and the Defense Ministry says a military aircraft was struck by gunfire over one of the tensest cities in the region. The twin developments Tuesday raised f…
Ukraine Asks for UN Help
HORLIVKA, UKRAINE (AP) — Ukraine’s acting president (Oleksandr Turchynov) has called for the deployment of United Nations peacekeeping troops in the east of the country, where pro-Russian insurgents have occupied buildings in nearly 10 cities. In a telephone conversation with Secretary…
Meteor Explodes Over Russia [VIDEO]
A meteor that exploded over injured over 900 people and damaged hundreds of buildings. Many of the injuries came from the glass that was blown out of buildings by the sonic blast as the meteor went by. Don Yeomans, meteor expert for NASA, told Space.com, “If the reports of ground damage can b…