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Ukraine Police Stations Fall: Protesters Believed To Be Terrorists

Tensions rise in Ukraine as pro-russian protesters strike police stations.

Three police stations in Ukraine have been taken over by pro-Russian protesters. Roughly 20 armed men engaged in a firefight during a takeover of the stations in Kramatorsk, Sloviansk and Druzhkovka. Once the buildings were under the protester’s control, the Ukraine flag was taken down and a Russian flag put in its place. A Ukraine… Read more »

Crimea Adopts New Constitution; The Region “Welcomed Home” By Russia

Crimea's new constitution adopts a pro-Russia stance.

Crimea lawmakers adopted a new pro-Russian constitution on Friday, despite the Muslim Tatar minority’s objection, Pravda News reports. The region of Crimea, which transferred from Russia to Ukraine in 1954, is now a step closer to rejoining Mother Russia, Reuters reports. The Crimea Constitution was approved by all 88 deputies present, afterwards, the deputies broke… Read more »

U.S. Troops May Aid Ukraine If NATO Demands

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Due to recent situations with Russia and the Ukraine, United States military may be asked to help beef up support for allied Eastern European nations by NATO, meaning more of our soldiers could soon be heading overseas to face down our old adversary. In reply, U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove stated he wasn’t against… Read more »

Wrecking Ball Of U.S. Sanctions Could Leave Miley Cyrus Concert In Ruins

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A wrecking ball of United States economic sanctions could leave a major stop on the Miley Cyrus world tour in ruins. Other performers, including Justin Timberlake, Elton John and Aerosmith are also looking at cancelled shows at Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland. Unless, of course, Russian President Vladimir Putin reverses course and gives Crimea back… Read more »

Putin To Use Olympics Profits To Restart Joseph Stalin Program

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Vladimir Putin plans on utilizing Olympics funds to revive a program initiated under Joseph Stalin during the 1930s. The Russian president recently announced that money left over from hosting the Sochi Winter Olympics will be used to relaunch a Soviet fitness regimen to foster military preparedness. The Ready for Labor and Defense Plan (abbreviated as… Read more »

Natalia Poklonskaya: The New ‘Hot And Sexy’ Attorney General Of Crimea

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The Crimean crisis is described as the “biggest threat to European security” since the Cold War, which has sparked outrage across the world. However, most people are preoccupied with Natalia Poklonskaya, the attractive blonde appointed Crimean attorney general. According to Daily Mail, Natalia Poklonskaya was first introduced to the world in a press conference on… Read more »

Russian Officials Take To Twitter To Mock ‘Comrade Obama’ Sanctions

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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin took to Twitter to mock President Barack Obama and the sanctions he levied against the former USSR yesterday. Rogozin called the president, “Comrade Obama” and basically stated the sanctions designed to be repercussions for ongoing actions in Crimea, will have no negative impact at all. Shortly after President Obama announced… Read more »

Russia Protesters By Thousands Storm Streets Opposing War In Ukraine

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Protesters in Russia took to the streets in numbers estimated by observers at around 30,000 to declare their anger at President Vladimir Putin’s military moves against Ukraine. On Saturday, Ukraine accused Russia of invading its mainland ahead of a dramatic vote in Crimea Sunday when that territory decides whether to secede from Ukraine and join… Read more »

Ukraine Prime Minister to United States: Help Us

Russian aggression continues in the Crimea region of Ukraine.

Ukraine Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk, who has seen Russian aggression in his country’s Crimea region remain unchanged in recent days, has spoken out on what he hopes the rest of the world — particularly the United States and Britain — will do to remove Russian troops from his country. As the Ukraine prime minister prepares… Read more »

Kevin Bacon Explains The 80s To Millennials [VIDEO]

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Kevin Bacon, star of The Following, recently addressed to the Millennials how they don’t know anything about the 80s. Kevin specifically starts with anyone born after the year 1985, since the Millennials, or Generation Y, have no specific year range. It is generally ranged with people born in the early 80s to the early 2000s…. Read more »

Russia Halts Ammo Shipments To US, Financial Watchdog Website Claims

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Russian ammo will no longer be shipped to the United States, if a report issued by Silver Doctors is accurate. The website is an economic watchdog focusing on fluctuations in the precious metals markets. American ammunition manufacturers have been working around the clock seven days a week to handle the demand created after the Sandy… Read more »

Russia’s Nuclear Weapons A Threat? ICBM Launched In Response To Ukraine

Russia's Nuclear Weapons A Threat? ICBM Launched In Response To Ukraine

Are Russia’s nuclear weapons a threat to the United States and the world? In an apparent response to Ukraine, Russia has test-fired its ICBM arsenal as a display of military muscle. In a related report by The Inquisitr, the Russian Black Sea fleet commander supposedly issued a war ultimatum, although Moscow and Putin officially denied… Read more »

North Korea Fires Missiles Into The Sea – Again

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North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan once for the second time in less than one week. The South Korean Defense Ministry is now on high alert and urging their neighbors to the North to stop the missile launches. The short-range missiles launched earlier today were reportedly Scud missiles that flew… Read more »

Russia Recalling Ambassador To The United States Over Obama’s Ukraine Comments

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Russia is considering recalling Moscow’s Ambassador to the United States. President Vladimir Putin is reportedly being advised by Russian Senators to recall their diplomat due to President Barack Obama’s “aggressive” comments about the evolving situation in the Ukraine. The Federation Council, the upper house of the Russian parliament, has reportedly ordered an international affairs committee… Read more »

President Obama Holds Press Conference On Russian Military Movments In Ukraine

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President Barack Obama held a very brief press conference about Russian military movements in the Ukraine. The president read a short statement without an expression of emotion and left the podium without answering any questions posed by shouting reporters. Obama said that the “Ukriane has the right to determine their own future,” during the Ukraine… Read more »

Russian Flag Raised Over Ukraine Government Headquarters In Crimea

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Ukraine is warning Russia about military action inside the protest torn country. Armed men just seized the regional government headquarters and parliament in Crimea and raised the Russian flag. Kiev’s new rulers are reportedly alarmed about the turn of event and is advising Moscow not to “abuse its navy base rights” by moving troops around… Read more »

Ukraine Protests: Could Similar Uprisings Happen In America?

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The death toll in the Ukraine continues to rise. The unrest is the worst since the nation gained independence in 1991. Protests started when President Viktor Yanukovych refused to ink a trade deal with the European Union. Rallies on Independence Square quickly turned into a political stalemate and then the horrific violence began. The gathering… Read more »

United States Stands With People Of Ukraine, Says Secretary Kerry

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The United States and European Union stand with the people of the Ukraine as they fight to choose their own alliances, separate from Russia, Secretary of State John Kerry said. A lot has happened in the last week in the Ukraine. The President and his cabinet have resigned amid violent daily protests, a controversial anti-protest… Read more »

North Korea Warning Of Nuclear War Followed By Rare Media Outreach

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The North Korea warning that nuclear war would be “imminent” if the United States and South Korea continue with alleged military maneuvers against the nation have been followed by a rare series of media outreach by the Asian nation. While angry threats and anti-American propaganda from North Korea is nothing new, discussions with the press… Read more »

Winter Olympics In Sochi To See Largest Team USA In History

Winter Olympics in Sochi to see largest Team USA in history

The Winter Olympics in Sochi will see the largest Team USA in history, with 230 athletes across 15 disciplines, an announcement by the US Olympic Committee (USOC) said Monday. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun said in a statement: “This is the largest team we have ever sent to an Olympic Winter Games, and I’d like to… Read more »