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44 min ago | Examiner.com

Ukrainians making surrender history

A pro-Russian militia stormed a Ukrainian Air Force base near the Crimean city of Sevastopol, smashing through a gate with armored personnel carriers.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Daily Beast

Genya Savilov/AFP/GettyUkraine Surrenders Without a ShotConfronted by ...

DONETSK, Ukraine-A few dozen exhausted looking Ukrainian par-troopers, mostly young draftees, had been sitting on top of their armored vehicles for several hours and, yeah, they confessed their butts hurt like hell.

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NEWS.com.au

Ukraine v Russia: What will the US do?

STUDENTS are believed to be trapped in an air pocket under a capsized Korean ferry - texting desperate SOS pleas from their terrifying prison.

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Sky News

Tanks Doing Stunts Mask Fear In Ukraine

We arrived in Slavyansk to find an armoured personnel carrier performing stunts outside the mayor's office in the centre of town, to cheers and applause from the crowd.

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CNN

Opinion: Ukraine about to go nuclear?

A masked gunman stands guard near tanks in Slaviansk, Ukraine, on Wednesday, April 16. Ukraine has seen a sharp rise in tensions since a new pro-European government took charge of the country in February.

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Free Republic

Ukraine crisis: Russian Lada 'chases tank in Sloviansk'

The car's occupants pursue the tank across a field - apparently in the Donetsk town of Sloviansk - and instruct its driver to "turn the engine off".

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The Daily Star

A Russian attack on Ukraine may threaten its nuclear reactors

Twenty-eight years after its Chernobyl nuclear plant exploded, Ukraine confronts a nuclear specter of a different kind: the possibility that the country's reactors could become military targets in the event of a Russian invasion.

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The Daily Star

Armored column on road leading to Ukraine's Slavyansk

A pro-Russia activist gestures as he guards a barricade outside the regional police building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk on April 15, 2014.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Oil falls to near $103 ahead of Ukraine meeting

A man passes by the car painted in the colors of Russian flag near a Soviet-era monument to Vladimir Lenin in the central square in Donetsk, Ukraine, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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PanArmenian Network

Armenian killed in ultranationalist attack in Ukraine

PanARMENIAN.Net - Ethnic Armenian Ruben Avanesyan, killed in a standoff between Ukraine's pro-Russian activists and ultranationalists, was commemorated at rally in Donetsk.

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ThinkProgress

Russian Economy, Already Bruised, Faces Greater Pains Over Ukraine Crisis

As Russia stands accused of supporting armed takeovers of government buildings in eastern Ukraine, its own economy is taking a hit from the crisis, as Western sanctions and fears of war depress its markets and slow its growth.

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Bellingham Herald

Ukraine armed forces launch a special operationa in eastern town

Gunfire could be heard from the airfield at the town of Kramatorsk after a fighter jet swooped low over the area.

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Sofia News Agency

Ukraine's Army Starts Anti-Terror Operation in Kramatorsk

Ukrainian soldiers departed earlier on Tuesday to towns and cities across the eastern parts of the country.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Ukraine leader announces anti-terror move in east

In this photo taken on Monday, April 14, 2014, Ukrainian soldiers sit on top of military vehicles parked in a field about 70 kilometers from the eastern Ukrainian town of Slovyansk, where the Ukrainian regional administration building was seized by pro-Russian activists.

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Greenwich Citizen

Putin Calls Obama About Ukraine, And The Conversation Is Tense

U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke on the phone Monday about the escalating crisis in Ukraine, the White House and Kremlin both said.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Free Republic

UKRAINE: Putinism as the last Phase of Sovietism

"Again the world is watching while heavily armed 'unidentified men in green' camouflage suits suddenly appear in Eastern Ukrainian towns, occupy police stations, buildings of the Ukrainian secret agency SBU and other governmental agencies, and take the lead of the separatist movement that is now enveloping this part of the country.

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UN asked to join 'anti-terrorist' operation in east Ukraine

Turchynov's office said that in a telephone conversation with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, he invited the world organization to join the "anti-terrorist" operation in eastern Ukraine.

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World Magazine

Globe Trot: In Ukraine conflict, where will UN draw the line?

UKRAINE: U.S. ambassador to the UN Samantha Power told the UN Security Council last night , "We are being bombarded by Russian disinformation and propaganda while the Ukrainians are being confronted by incitement and violence."

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Russia Taday

a Protest expands in eastern Ukraine as Kiev threatens military op

The anti-Kiev protests are expanding in Ukraine's Donetsk Region, where activists are besieging police HQ in the city of Gorlovka.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Yet another building seized in east Ukraine

A pro-Russian mob on Monday seized a police building in yet another city in Russian-leaning eastern Ukraine, defying government warnings that it was preparing to act against the insurgents.

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