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Ukraine Warns of ‘Great War’ with Russia ‘the Likes of Which Europe has Not Seen Since WWII’

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Ukrainian forces ceded a strategic eastern airport to pro-Russian insurgents on Monday as the government in Kiev accused Moscow of launching a “great war” that could claim tens of thousands of lives. 779 more words

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Kremlin Said to Be Developing Plan for Partitioning Georgia

Source: Jamestown Foundation

Since the start of this year, Vladimir Putin’s Russia has invaded Ukraine, annexed Crimea and pushed for Ukraine’s “federalization.” The severe international concern caused by these actions was further compounded last month (August 2014) by Vladimir Zhirinovsky’s statement in Yalta that after Moscow subdues Ukraine, it will move against other post-Soviet countries in order to rebuild the Russian Empire (see… 775 more words

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Sex Geckos Die in Orbit on Russian Space Project

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The lizards were sent into orbit to probe the effect of weightlessness on their sex lives

Five gecko lizards sent into orbit on a Russian space satellite as part of a sex experiment have all died, the Russian space agency says. 230 more words

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IMF throws Ukraine a $1.4bn lifeline..the ownage is complete.."Russia has launched a great war"

http://rt.com/business/183832-imf-loan-ukraine-risks/

The International Monetary Fund has given a green light for Ukraine to receive the second tranche of financial assistance totalling $1.39 billion, meaning more austerity measures for the already struggling economy. 689 more words

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Ukraine is losing the war as the West stands by

In the past weeks, three things have become much clearer in the Ukraine conflict. First, this isn’t a civil war – at least, not all of it; in addition to a civil war component there is a significant interstate war component. 606 more words

Foreign Policy

Multiple Websites Have Geotagged Russian Forces In Ukraine

By Shelton Bumgarner
@bumgarls

More than one site has geotagged the above video as being well within Ukraine. There is no denying that large numbers of regular military Russian troops are now in Ukraine, preparing to do battle with Ukrainian troops. 44 more words

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