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Putin calls for use of troops in Ukraine – CNN

CNNSimferopol, Ukraine (CNN) — [Breaking News Update 9:22 a.m. ET]. (CNN) — Russian President Vladimir Putin asked the upper house of parliament to send Russian troops into Ukraine’s Crimea region to normalize the political situation there, the Kremlin said …Pro-Russia Demonstrations Break out in UkraineABC NewsPutin Asks Russia’s Senate to Use Military Force in UkraineNew […]

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Sarah Palin Warned in 2008 Russia Might Invade Ukraine if Obama Wins Election – Town Hall

Town HallIn October 2008, then-Republican VP candidate Sarah Palin warned that Putin, having been motivated by Obama’s lack of response to the Russian invasion of Georgia, would proceed to invade Ukraine if then-Senator Obama was elected to the presidency.Ukraine turmoilPoliticoDisengaged: Russia invades Ukraine, Obama declares official ‘happy hour with …BizPac ReviewSarah Palin Owns Giant Future-Predicting […]

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Crimea’s Leader Cements Power, Asks Moscow’s Help – ABC News

ABC NewsThe pro-Russian prime minister of Ukraine’s Crimea region claimed control of the military and police there Saturday and appealed to Russia’s President Vladimir Putin for help in keeping peace, sharpening the discord between the two Slavic neighbor …Pro-Russia leader of Crimea claims military control, coordinates with Russian …Washington PostUkraine Refuses to Act Against Russian […]

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Crimean leader claims control, asks Russia for help in restoring peace – Fox News

Fox NewsThe new prime minister of Ukraine’s Crimea region claimed control of all military, police and other security services in the region Saturday and urged Russia to intervene to keep the peace, a day after President Obama warned Moscow “there will be costs” if it …Russia ‘extremely concerned’ about Crimea situation – Foreign MinistryReutersUkraine live: […]

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Ukraine crisis: Crimea leader appeals to Putin for help – BBC News

BBC NewsThe new pro-Moscow leader of Ukraine’s autonomous Crimea region has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin for help to ensure peace. A Kremlin source said it would “not leave unnoticed” the request from Sergiy Aksyonov. US President Barack Obama …Ukraine says Russia has sent in troops, Obama appeals to PutinReutersUkraine Refuses to Act Against Russian […]

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A ‘deeply concerned’ Obama warns Russia against action in Crimea – Washington Post

Washington PostSEVASTOPOL, Ukraine — Heightened Russian military activity in Crimea on Friday prompted a stern warning from President Obama and a deepening sense of crisis among the leaders of the new Ukrainian government in Kiev. U.S. officials said Russian …Ukraine crisis: Crimea leader appeals to Putin for helpBBC NewsArmed men seize two airports in Ukraine’s […]

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Russia Warned Over Unrest in Ukraine’s Crimea Region – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalArmed men wearing camouflage but bearing no identifying insignia were occupying the perimeter of Simferopol Airport in the pro-Russia region of Crimea, Ukraine. Photo: Getty Images. Ukraine’s new government appeared to lose control over the restive …Armed men seize two airports in Ukraine’s Crimea, Yanukovich reappearsReutersCrimean leader claims control, asks Putin for helpUSA […]

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Obama warns Russia: There will be costs to any military intervention in the Ukraine – Haaretz

HaaretzUkraine has reported that Russian forces have taken control of Crimea’s airports and had flown 2,000 troops into the region; Russia said any troop movement was in keeping with its agreements with the country. By Reuters, The Associated Press and Haaretz …President Obama warns Russia to stay out of Ukraine or face ‘costs’ for military […]

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President Obama blunt in warning Russia not to intervene in Ukraine – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesWASHINGTON — President Obama issued a blunt warning to Moscow on Friday that “there will be costs” if Russia sends its troops into Ukraine, saying he is deeply concerned about reports of Russian military movements in the region. Obama told a hastily …Reports of Russian activity in Crimea prompts stern warning from ObamaWashington […]

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Tensions Mounting as Ukraine Accuses Russia of Invading Crimea – Businessweek

BusinessweekUkraine’s acting president accused Russia of invading his country’s southern Crimea region, where unidentified gunmen seized airports and other facilities, fueling tension as the interim Ukrainian government took office. Russia has “started a naked …President Obama blunt in warning Russia not to intervene in UkraineLos Angeles TimesUkraine calls Russian troops an ‘invasion’Washington PostUkraine’s Acting President […]

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Ukraine crisis: Obama warns Russia against intervention – BBC News

BBC NewsUS President Barack Obama has warned Russia there will be “costs” for any military intervention in Ukraine. He said he was deeply concerned by reports of Russian military movements inside the country. Ukraine’s acting president has accused Russia of …Ukraine says Russian troops take over airports in CrimeaWashington PostCongressional leaders back Obama on Ukraine, […]

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Obama warns Russia of ‘costs’ for intervention in Ukraine – Reuters

ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama warned Russia on Friday that military intervention in Ukraine would lead to “costs,” as tension with old foe President Vladimir Putin rose in a Cold War-style crisis. “We are now deeply concerned by reports …Russia Warned Over Unrest in Ukraine’s Crimea RegionWall Street JournalObama warns Russia against Ukraine intervention, […]

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Ousted Ukrainian president blasts opposition, as Russian forces reportedly enter … – Fox News

Fox NewsOusted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych surfaced in Russia Friday, thundering defiantly against the “pro-fascist hooligans” who drove him from office, as Russian armored vehicles rumbled across Crimea and reports surfaced of troops being deployed …Ukraine accuses Russia of deploying troops in CrimeaBBC NewsMerkel Tells Putin of Concern About UkraineWall Street JournalIn Crimean port city, […]

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Harper vows support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity as Baird visits Kiev – The Globe and Mail

Harper vows support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity as Baird visits KievThe Globe and MailPrime Minister Stephen Harper pledged Canada’s unwavering support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity in the face of “worrying” developments in the former Soviet state, just as Kiev’s new government proclaimed it has been invaded by Russia and appealed … …read more Source: Kiev […]

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Russia must stop Crimea provocations, says Ukraine’s Turchynov – BBC News

BBC NewsUkraine’s acting president Oleksandr Turchynov has accused Russia of deploying troops to Crimea and trying to provoke Kiev into “armed conflict”. In a televised address, he claimed Moscow wanted the new interim government to react to provocations so it …From Russia, no love for YanukovychCNNOusted Ukrainian president blasts opposition, West in vow to keep […]

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Ukraine airline says Crimea airspace closed after gunmen show up at airports – Fox News

Fox NewsKIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine International Airlines says it has canceled flights to and from the regional capital of Crimea due to the closure of the airspace over the peninsula. The announcement, which did not say who had closed the airspace, came after heavily …Ukraine crisis: ‘Russians’ occupy Crimea airportsBBC NewsIs it too late for […]

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Is it too late for Kiev to woo Russian-speaking Ukraine? – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorWith Russian military forces now in Crimea and the regional government claiming loyalty to impeached President Viktor Yanukovych, it looks as if the new government in Kiev may have already lost any influence it had in Ukraine’s southern regions. Skip …Kiev protests are sign Ukraine has turned to EU, says Georgia ministerThe GuardianGlobe […]

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Ukraine crisis: ‘Russians’ occupy Crimea airports – BBC News

BBC NewsUkraine has accused Russia of carrying out an armed invasion by sending naval forces to occupy Sevastopol airport in the Crimea region. Russia’s Black Sea Fleet denies its servicemen are blocking the airport. Another Crimean airport, Simferopol, has also …Merkel Tells Putin of Concern About UkraineWall Street JournalOusted Ukrainian president blasts opposition, West in […]

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Pro-Russia separatists flex muscles in Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula – Washington Post

Washington PostSIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — Several hundred armed men in green camouflage, without insignia and carrying military-style automatic rifles, entered and secured areas of the civilian airport in Crimea’s regional capital of Simferopol early Friday. Video taken at the …Ukraine crisis: Latest updatesBBC NewsUPDATE 2-Fugitive Yanukovich urges Russia’s Putin to take firm line over UkraineReutersUkraine: Russian […]

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Canada’s foreign minister stakes out support for Kiev as Moscow flexes muscles – The Globe and Mail

Canada’s foreign minister stakes out support for Kiev as Moscow flexes musclesThe Globe and MailIn journeying to Kiev, and in determining who will and will not be on his agenda, Mr. Baird is sending a message – to the new leadership, to the 1.3 million Ukrainian-Canadians, to Ottawa’s allies and, inevitably, to Moscow: Canada stands […]

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Ukrainian ex-leader Viktor Yanukovych vows fightback – BBC News

BBC NewsUkraine’s ex-President Viktor Yanukovych has made his first public appearance since being ousted last week, telling a news conference in Russia he would fight for his country. He said he was “not overthrown”, but was compelled to leave Ukraine after threats …Defiant Yanukovych vows to fight for Ukraine’s futureUSA TODAYOusted Ukrainian Leader, Reappearing in […]

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Ukraine tells Russia to back off as Crimea tensions, secession fears deepen – CNN

CNNSimferopol, Ukraine (CNN) — [Breaking news update 8:20 a.m. ET]. (CNN) — Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovuych said Friday at a news conference in Russia that he was not overthrown but was forced to flee under threat to his life. “I intend to …Defiant Yanukovych vows to fight for Ukraine’s futureUSA TODAYUkraine crisis: Yanukovych gives […]

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From Kiev, Baird says ‘Canada wants to play a part’ – The Globe and Mail

From Kiev, Baird says ‘Canada wants to play a part’The Globe and MailActivists burn tyres at barricades close to Independence Square, the epicenter of the country’s current unrest, in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. The heavy black smoke rising from burning tyres obscures the aim of police snipers. Fierce …Harper Urges Ukraine To Forget […]

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Ukraine crisis: Crimean airports occupied – BBC News

BBC Newstweets: Numerous military trucks without markings without plates moving around #Sevastopol. #Ukraine #maidan #euromaidan pic.twitter.com/jiEqAc2WiH. 10:31: Breaking News. Ukraine’s interim President, Olexander Turchynov, has dismissed the head of …Russian gunmen patrol airports in tense Crimean standoffLos Angeles TimesArmed Men Occupy Two Airports in Ukraine’s CrimeaWall Street JournalArmed Men Take Over 2 Airports in CrimeaNew […]

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Unknown soldiers occupy Crimean airports – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSEVASTOPOL, Ukraine — Unidentified armed men who may belong to the Russian military are blockading an airport near Sevastopol Friday in an escalation of tensions between the neighboring states that Ukraine’s interior minister is calling an “armed …The Kremlin’s Yanukovych optionsBBC NewsArmed Men Take Over Two Airports in CrimeaNew York TimesUkraine’s interim Interior Minister […]

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Armed men in unmarked uniforms patrol top Crimea airport in Ukraine; tensions … – Fox News

Fox NewsSIMFEROPOL, Ukraine – Dozens of armed men in military uniforms without markings are patrolling the airport in the capital of Ukraine’s strategic Crimea region. An Associated Press photographer saw men armed with assault rifles Friday morning at the …Crimea sets date for autonomy vote amid gunmen, anti-Kiev protests (+video)Christian Science MonitorRussian troop movements near […]

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Crimea’s Bloody Past Is a Key to Its Present – New York Times

New York TimesThe Crimean War ensnared Russia, the Ottoman Empire, France, Britain and Sardinia. Credit Hulton-Deutsch Collection, via Corbis. the main story. the main story. the main story Share This Page.New Ukraine flashpoint: Pro-Russia gunmen seize Crimean parliament (+video)Christian Science MonitorOusted Ukraine leader Yanukovych re-emergesAFPBiden: US Supports Ukraine’s New GovernmentVoice of AmericaBloomberg –NPR –Businessweekall 3,829 […]

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Ukraine crisis: US urges restraint and warns it is ‘watching Russia’ – BBC News

BBC NewsThe US has called for all sides to “step back and avoid any kind of provocations” amid heightened tensions in Ukraine’s Crimea region. Secretary of State John Kerry said he had spoken to his Russian counterpart who promised to respect Ukraine’s “territorial …Russian moves raise stakes in Ukraine conflictTimes of IndiaTroop buildup near Ukraine […]

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Crimea Parliament Seized; Ousted Ukraine President Issues Defiant Statement – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalRussian forces began exercises on Thursday, as armed pro-Russia activists took over the Crimean parliament building and fugitive former Ukraine president Viktor Yanukovych released a defiant statement. Via The Foreign Burea, WSJ’s global news update.Ukraine’s Parliament Approves Yatsenyuk as New PMVoice of AmericaWest warns Russia amid rising tensions in CrimeaBBC NewsUkraine Looks to […]

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Crimea sets date for autonomy vote amid gunmen, anti-Kiev protests – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorThe former governor of the region, Serhiy Kunitsyn, suggested that the group could be made up of former members of the government riot police, known as Berkut, who were involved in the deadly clashes with demonstrators in Kiev last week. The new …I am your legitimate leader, fugitve president tells the ‘mob’ in […]

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I am your legitimate leader, fugitve president tells the ‘mob’ in Kiev – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukRussian television reported yesterday that Yanukovych, who fled Kiev last week after bloody clashes between protesters and police forces, is now in Russia and the three main news agencies said he would be holding a press conference in the country today.Ukraine crisis: Yatsenyuk is PM-designate, Kiev Maidan toldBBC NewsUS aids Kiev but ‘this is not […]