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Russia fires warning shots to turn back British warship off disputed Crimea, UK denies

A British warship was involved in a confrontation with Russian forces off the coast of the disputed territory of Crimea on Wednesday. Russia says one of its warplanes dropped bombs and a patrol boat fired warning shots to turn back a British destroyer it claims entered into its territorial waters in the Black Sea. The […]

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Russia still has 100,000 troops near its borders with Ukraine and annexed Crimea, Ukraine claims

Russia still has about 100,000 soldiers deployed near its western border with Ukraine and in annexed Crimea despite Moscow announcing a publicised military pullback last month, head of Ukraine’s state security service, Ivan Bakanov, said. Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Monday accused Russia of having failed to fully withdraw military hardware and troops from the […]

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Russia launches probe into killing of 5-year-old by Ukrainian government forces

Russia to probe the death of a five-year-old child allegedly killed by Ukrainian government forces, Moscow announced on Monday, as tensions rose in Ukraine’s conflict-stricken east. Russian Investigative Committee, which inspects major crimes, said the Ukrainian army had breached a ceasefire deal on Friday and attacked civilian infrastructure in Oleksandrivske using heavy armament and drones. […]

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Russian millionaire craving McDonald’s food HIRES private helicopter to fly to the nearest store 450km away

In a rather unusual incident a Russian millionaire craving for some burgers and fries hired a private helicopter to fly out to the nearest McDonald’s store. At the end of the last month, 33-year-old Viktor Martynov was on a vacation in Alushta, Crimea with his girlfriend when they craved McDonald’s and decided to take a […]

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Ukraine Provoked Russia – Kerch Strait

Tensions between Ukraine and Russia escalated on Monday after Russia captured Ukrainian ships, prior to a gun fire. Russia then closed the Kerch Strait (waterway for ships in or out of Ukraine’s eastern cities). This act put Ukraine on alert, the Ukrainian Parliament approved martial law imposition in Ukraine’s coastal regions and those bordering Russia […]