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Russia Grants Protection for Ukrainian President – ABC News

ABC NewsMoscow on Wednesday granted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych protection “on the territory of Russia,” shortly after the fugitive leader sought help from the Kremlin, according to an official quoted by Russian news agencies. Meanwhile, a respected …Ukraine tensions escalate as armed men seize Crimea government HQCBC.ca all 2,124 news articles …read more Source: World […]

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Ukraine warns Russia against ‘aggression’ in Crimea – BBC News

BBC NewsHe said Russia’s troops from Russia’s Black Sea Fleet should not move outside their naval base in Sebastopol. The warning comes after armed men seized Crimea’s regional parliament and the government headquarters of the Russian-majority region.Report: Ukraine’s Yanukovych in MoscowUSA TODAYGunmen Seize Government Buildings in CrimeaNew York TimesUPDATE 5-Ukraine leader warns Russia after armed […]

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Report: Armed men seize regional gov’t in Crimea – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMOSCOW (AP) — A local leader of the Tatar community in Ukraine’s Crimea region says armed men have seized two government buildings in the regional capital, Simferopol. Refat Chubarov wrote on his Facebook page early Thursday that the buildings of …Armed men seize government HQ, raise Russian flag in Ukraine’s CrimeaReutersRussia Preparing Bill to […]

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US urges caution as Putin orders military drill – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKIEV, Ukraine – The United States urged Russia on Wednesday to avoid provocative actions after President Vladimir Putin ordered troops to combat readiness drills near Ukraine, where pro-Russian protesters are fighting with rivals in the south. Secretary of …Ukraine’s Interim PM Faces Daunting Economic HurdlesVoice of AmericaUkraine’s Arseniy Yatsenyuk warns of tough days aheadBBC […]

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Russia flexes military muscle as tensions rise in Ukraine’s Crimea region – CNN

CNNKiev, Ukraine (CNN) — Russia ordered surprise military exercises on Ukraine’s doorstep Wednesday as tensions in that country’s southern Crimea region simmered, with pro-Russian demonstrators facing off against rival protesters in the city of Simferopol.Ukraine crisis: New government revealed at Kiev protest campBBC NewsUkraine Default Cassandras Disregarded as Bonds Top 90 Cents (4)BusinessweekUS Urges Respect […]

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Ukraine ‘disbands elite Berkut anti-riot police’ – BBC News

BBC NewsUkraine’s acting interior minister has said the elite Berkut police unit, blamed for the deaths of protesters, has been disbanded. Arsen Avakov said further details would be given in a briefing on Thursday. Meanwhile, there are continuing international divisions …Crimean city offers refuge to police who battled protesters in Ukraine capitalWashington PostUkraine cut Feb […]

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Ukraine crisis: Russia’s options – BBC News

BBC NewsRussia has voiced alarm and anger at the overthrow of Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych by protesters in Kiev. Prof Andrei Zagorski, a political analyst at Moscow’s Institute of World Economy and International Relations, examines the Kremlin’s policy …Ukraine after YanukovychABC OnlineAfter Ukraine’s Maidan, a bigger crackdown in Moscow? (+video)Christian Science MonitorUkraine Default Cassandras Are […]

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NY Rangers coach calls uncertainty over Ryan Callahan and Dan Girardi a … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsEven Callahan seemed tense in his first meeting with the New York media following his Monday morning returning from Sochi, Russia, where he represented the United States for a second straight Olympics and got a welcome break from the constant …New York Rangers’ 5 Biggest Needs Ahead of the Trade DeadlineBleacher ReportRangers […]

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Ukraine’s acting leader still seeking consensus on interim government – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesKIEV, Ukraine — Hoping to reach a consensus that would heal some of Ukraine’s wounds, the country’s acting president on Tuesday delayed the seating of an interim government for at least two days, even as opposition colleagues appealed to the Hague …Crimea vows to resist Ukraine’s ‘anti-Russian’ revolutionIrish TimesIn Crimea, Backlash to Uprising […]

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Sevastopol: A Russian city inside Ukraine’s borders? – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorUkraine’s population of 46 million is roughly split in half between those who want stronger ties with Moscow and those who are pushing for the country to follow a more Europe-leaning democracy. But you wouldn’t know that in Sevastopol. Skip to next …Lenin Guard Wilts in Kharkiv as Russia Influence Ebbs in UkraineBusinessweekIn […]

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Ukraine crisis: Russia steps up Ukraine rhetoric – BBC News

BBC NewsRussia has stepped up its rhetoric against Ukraine’s new Western-leaning leadership as tensions rise over the ousting of President Viktor Yanukovych. Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev said interim authorities in Kiev had conducted an “armed mutiny”. And the …Ousted Ukraine leader charged with mass murderDallas Morning NewsUkraine seeks $35 billion of aid as Russia questions […]

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Coup in Kiev – Antiwar.com

Antiwar.comFirst, a primer for those who have missed the rapidly escalating events of the past few days: mobs of protesters have taken over Kiev and the government of Viktor Yanukovich has been effectively overthrown. Impeached by the Parliament, and opposed now …What Kiev’s Democratic Turn Means for MoscowThe Moscow TimesUS warns Russia against intervention in […]

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So long, Sochi! Russia closes the most expensive Olympics ever – CBS News

CBS NewsSOCHI, Russia – Flushed with pride after a spectacular showing at the costliest Olympics ever, Russia celebrated 17 days of sport-driven global unity in Sochi on Sunday night with a farewell show that hands off the Winter Games to their next host, …Goodbye, Sochi: Olympics Closing CeremonyThe Weather ChannelFinal Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 medal […]

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Russia threatens Ukraine; ex-president vanishes – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKIEV, Ukraine — Russia said Monday the turmoil in Ukraine was a threat to Russian citizens as the nation’s interior ministry searched for the whereabouts of President Viktor Yanukovych, who is under an arrest warrant. In a statement on his official Facebook …Crimea: Next flashpoint in Ukraine’s crisis?BBC NewsUkraine’s political upheaval boosts some while […]

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Opening ceremony director pokes fun at Olympic rings malfunction – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSOCHI, Russia – The creative director of the opening and closing ceremonies has a sense of humor. Konstantin Ernst showed up for the closing ceremony news conference Sunday morning in a white T-shirt with the Olympic rings. Well, four Olympic rings and …Costly, political, successful: Sochi Olympics endBoston.comSebastian Coe: Success of Winter Games can […]

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Best, worst and weirdest quotes from the Winter Olympics – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Best, worst and weirdest quotes from the Winter OlympicsMilwaukee Journal SentinelSochi, Russia – With nearly 3,000 athletes competing in the XXII Winter Olympics, someone was bound to say something funny. Or clever. Or regretfully stupid. Emotions and words came pouring out of 10th-place finishers, gold medal winners, skiers who … …read more Source: Winter Olympics […]

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NSA accused of further spying on Germans – Irish Examiner

Irish ExaminerThe NSA has stepped up its surveillance of senior German government officials since being ordered by Barack Obama to halt its spying on chancellor Angela Merkel, Bild am Sonntag reported yesterday. Frank-Walter Steinmeier: Doubts over ‘no-spy’ deal.David Cameron hoping for Merkel support over EU negotiationsTelegraph.co.ukUkraine uprising: Russia’s Vladimir Putin promises to work with Merkel […]

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Ukraine crisis: Protesters remain in central Kiev as MPs meet – BBC News

BBC NewsThousands of protesters remain in central Kiev as MPs meet to discuss seeting up a new government in Ukraine. The atmosphere in Independence Square appears calm – a day after parliament voted to dismiss President Viktor Yanukovych, in what he …Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych Driven From PowerWall Street JournalRussia, too, is in quandary over […]

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Ukraine’s former PM rallies protesters after Yanukovych flees Kiev – The Guardian

The GuardianIn eastern Ukraine and Crimea there was fury at events in Kiev, and all eyes will now be on Russia, where the foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, labelled the opposition “rampaging hooligans” and called on Europe to rein them in. There are fears that …Ukraine’s Tymoshenko rallies Kiev protestersFox NewsUkraine crisis: ‘Still thousands in Kiev […]

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Winter Olympics 2014 medal standings: Russia will lead USA entering final day … – SB Nation

Winter Olympics 2014 medal standings: Russia will lead USA entering final day …SB NationWinter Olympics 2014 medal standings: Russia will lead USA entering final day in Sochi. By Scott Coleman  @scottcoleman55 on Feb 22 2014, 1:31p 1. Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports. Barring a couple of big upsets, the United States will finish in second […]

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Finland shuts out lifeless US to win bronze medal – ESPN

ESPNSOCHI, Russia — Teemu Selanne scored two goals and Tuukka Rask had a 27-save shutout, helping Finland rout the United States 5-0 Saturday to win hockey bronze at the Sochi Games. Selanne, a 43-year-old, six-time Olympian, and Jussi Jokinen scored …Winter Olympics TV schedule: What to watch Saturday, Feb. 22Christian Science MonitorWinter Olympics: Goals 11 […]

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Linda Robertson: Miami’s Eddy Alvarez finds silver lining in 5000 short-track … – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comSOCHI, Russia — Eddy Alvarez had spent more time on his backside than his blades during the Winter Olympics. At the treacherous short-track speedskating oval, which often resembled a demolition derby, Miami’s Alvarez experienced lots of spills and no …Miami’s Alvarez wins silver in short-track relaySun-Sentinel all 120 news articles …read more Source: Miami News […]

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US team wins silver in 5000 relay, ending medal drought for American … – CBS News

CBS News… United States, Jordan Malone of the United States and J.R. Celski of the United States celebrate their second place finish in the men’s 5000m short track speedskating relay final at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday …Olympics: Who’s winning what at the Winter OlympicsGlobalPostRussia edges US for relay goldESPN […]