26 min ago
Inside Bay Area
Eugene Robinson: Ukraine's test from within
Pro-Russian "self-defence" activists use a bat and a whip to beat a pro-Ukrainian supporter during clashes in Sevastopol on March 9, 2014.
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4 hrs ago
International Business Times
Ukraine Appeals to West as Crimea Turns to Russia
Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, stand guard outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol on 11 March, 2014.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Toward a Scottish Solution for Crimea
In the next few days, we will hear a lot of noise from Russians about their planned referendum in Crimea and shouts of "double standards," "Kosovo" and even "Scotland."
Ukrainian Commander Aims to Strike a Deal as Russia Seizes Bases
Along the base's low-slung cement wall, gloved Ukrainian soldiers unspooled wheels of barbed wire, running strands through eyelets banged into the wall and pickets hammered into the ground, creating a zig-zagging web of wire.
Masked troops on Ukrainian base as pro-Russian forces tighten Crimea grip
At the United Nations, French Ambassador Gerard Araud said the situation in Crimea 'is worsening by the day.'
Overnight News Digest: Trouble in Ukraine Continues Edition
Welcome to the Overnight News Digest with a crew consisting of founder Magnifico, current leader Neon Vincent, regular editors side pocket, maggiejean, wader, Man Oh Man, rfall, and JML9999.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Crimean Tatars fear return of Russian rule
Crimean Tatars shout slogans and hold banners which read: “Freedom of speech” during a pro-Ukraine rally in Simferopol, Crimea, Ukraine, Monday.
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
The sex assault case is jeopardized by word that the military may have pursued a trial partly to demonstrate that it does not take such allegations lightly.
The Daily Star
Russia warns Ukraine over lawlessness in east
Soldiers, believed to be Russian, ride on military armoured personnel carriers on a road near the Crimean port city of Sevastopol March 10, 2014.
The Washington Post
Obama gets decent marks for handling of Ukraine crisis
Supporters of Ukraine yell at pro- Russian protesters during a rally in support of the keeping Crimea a part of the Ukraine on March 10, 2014 in Simferopol, Ukraine.
Crimeans take security into own hands as tensions rise ahead of referendum
Reports that local armed militia groups are making their way to Crimea's capital city of Simferopol to cause chaos and disorder are leading ordinary people to take security into their own hands.
Ukraine crisis: Bicentenary celebration of great poet Taras...
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The Raw Story
Germany's Merkel rebukes Vladimir Putin over proposed Crimea referendum
Germany's Angela Merkel delivered a rebuke to President Vladimir Putin on Sunday, telling him that a planned Moscow-backed referendum on whether Crimea should join Russia was illegal and violated Ukraine's constitution.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
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Canadian Business Magazine
Russian actions in Ukraine could cause Arctic problems: Iceland PM
Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson said Russia's strongarm tactics in its former satellite could make it harder for the eight nations on the Arctic Council to reach agreements at a time when the region faces a series of critical issues.
Thanh Nein News
C'mon baby, light my (Crimean) fire
People waving Russian flags cheer following the confirmation by the Sevastopol regional council to support the vote for Crimea to secede from Ukraine and join Russia passed by the Crimean Parliament earlier in the day in Sevastopol, Ukraine on March 6, 2014 March 16 is C Day.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Is Ukraine in Putin's cross-hairs?
On Thursday 6 March 2014, Jean MacKenzie of the Global Post published "Russia would attack Russians to justify war in Ukraine - ex Putin aide alleges."