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RED DAWN! Russian Forces Storm And Seize Ukraine Naval HQ In Crimea

RED DAWN! Russian Forces Storm And Seize Ukraine Naval HQ In Crimea

Russian troops and unarmed men stormed Ukraine’s naval headquarters in the Crimean port of Sevastopol on Wednesday and raised the Russian flag in a tense but peaceful takeover that signals Moscow’s intent to neutralize any armed opposition.

| March 19, 2014 | 8 Comments
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War May Have Already Begun As 3 Ukrainian Soldiers Shot Dead, Maybe More

War May Have Already Begun As 3 Ukrainian Soldiers Shot Dead, Maybe More

NTEB sources on the ground in Kiev have confirmed the death of 3 Ukrainian soldiers at the hands of the Russian Army. Further reports are coming in from Ukraine that ‘war has begun’.

| March 18, 2014 | 34 Comments
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Russia Openly Mocks Obama’s Attempt To Manage Crimea Crisis

Russia Openly Mocks Obama’s Attempt To Manage Crimea Crisis

MOSCOW – Russia’s deputy prime minister laughed off President Obama’s sanction against him today asking “Comrade @BarackObama” if “some prankster” came up with the list. The Obama administration hit 11 Russian and Ukrainian officials with sanctions today as punishment for Russia’s support of Crimea’s referendum. Among them: aides to President Vladimir Putin, a top government […]

| March 17, 2014 | 32 Comments
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Russia Intercepts US Drone UAV MQ-5B Flying Over Crimea

Russia Intercepts US Drone UAV MQ-5B Flying Over Crimea

A United States surveillance drone has been intercepted above the Ukranian region of Crimea, a Russian state arms and technology group said Friday.

| March 14, 2014 | 38 Comments
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Memo To Obama: Russia Preparing To Take Eastern Ukraine

Memo To Obama: Russia Preparing To Take Eastern Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin is preparing to “invade eastern Ukraine” after occupying the country’s Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, Estonia said.

| March 14, 2014 | 36 Comments
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Russian Red Army Masses 80,000 Troops On Ukraine Border

Russian Red Army Masses 80,000 Troops On Ukraine Border

Ukraine warned last night that 80,000 Russian troops were massing on its borders and could invade – as world leaders told Vladimir Putin to back off.

| March 13, 2014 | 24 Comments
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Israel Strikes Back With Punishing Bomb Drop On Islamic Jihadi Targets In Gaza Strip

Israel Strikes Back With Punishing Bomb Drop On Islamic Jihadi Targets In Gaza Strip

Israeli planes struck 29 targets in the Strip, the army said in a statement. Palestinians said at least five strategic points were hit in the coastal enclave, primarily in areas around the cities of Khan Younis and Rafah.

| March 12, 2014 | 10 Comments
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FORWARD! Russian Soldiers Storm And Seize Ukrainian Military Base In Crimea

FORWARD! Russian Soldiers Storm And Seize Ukrainian Military Base In Crimea

Russian troops on Friday attacked a Ukrainian military base 5 kilometers from the Ukranian city Sevastopol, located on the Black Sea coast of the Crimean peninsula. No shots have been fired.

| March 7, 2014 | 109 Comments
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Putin Tells Obama ‘No’ In Tense Hour-Long Phonecall

Putin Tells Obama ‘No’ In Tense Hour-Long Phonecall

President Vladimir Putin rebuffed a warning from U.S. President Barack Obama over Moscow’s military intervention in Crimea, saying on Friday that Russia could not ignore calls for help from Russian speakers in Ukraine.

| March 7, 2014 | 56 Comments
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Russia Takes The Crimea As Obama Stands Helpless On The Sideline

Russia Takes The Crimea As Obama Stands Helpless On The Sideline

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (Reuters) – Crimea’s parliament voted to join Russia on Thursday and its Moscow-backed government set a referendum within 10 days on the decision in a dramatic escalation of the crisis over the Ukrainian Black Sea peninsula. The sudden acceleration of moves to bring Crimea, which has an ethnic Russian majority and has effectively […]

| March 6, 2014 | 11 Comments
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OUTRAGE: First Ever Drag Queen Show Held On An American Military Base

OUTRAGE: First Ever Drag Queen Show Held On An American Military Base

Six servicemembers — gay, lesbian and straight — donned heavy makeup to dance and lip sync songs such as “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” for a raucous capacity crowd at the Rocker NCO Club at Kadena Air Base.

| March 3, 2014 | 21 Comments
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Obama Silent As Russia Tells Ukraine ‘Surrender Or Face Military Storm!”

Obama Silent As Russia Tells Ukraine ‘Surrender Or Face Military Storm!”

The Russian military has given Ukrainian forces in Crimea until 5 a.m. Tuesday (10 p.m. ET Monday) to surrender or face a “storm,” Interfax news agency reported.

| March 3, 2014 | 12 Comments
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China Joins Russia In Support For Ukraine Military Action

China Joins Russia In Support For Ukraine Military Action

Russia has said China is largely “in agreement” over Ukraine, after other world powers condemned Moscow for sending troops into the country.

| March 3, 2014 | 14 Comments
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Ukrainian Ministry Of Defense Says Russian Forces Issue Surrender Ultimatum, Seize Military Airstrip

Ukrainian Ministry Of Defense Says Russian Forces Issue Surrender Ultimatum, Seize Military Airstrip

At 1am local time on March 1st, the Ministry of Defense issued a statement that they received intel informing of an attack on Ukrainian military installations between 2-5am, and that the Ukrainian army would respond if attacked.

| February 28, 2014 | 11 Comments
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Putin Shrugs Off Pusillanimous Obama Warning By Moving Troops Into Ukraine

Putin Shrugs Off Pusillanimous Obama Warning By Moving Troops Into Ukraine

Russian troops moved into Crimea Friday, U.S. officials told Fox News, prompting Ukraine to accuse Russia of an “armed invasion.” At the White House, President Obama said the U.S. government is “deeply concerned” by reports of Russian “military movements” and warned any violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty would be “deeply destabilizing.” “There will be costs” for […]

| February 28, 2014 | 33 Comments
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Obama Warns Putin To Stay Out Of Ukraine

Obama Warns Putin To Stay Out Of Ukraine

“Any violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity would be deeply stabilizing,” Obama said in a hastily arranged statement delivered from the White House. Such action by Russia would not serve the interests of the Ukrainian people, Russia or Europe, Obama said, and would represent a “profound interference” in matters he said must be decided by the Ukrainian people.

| February 28, 2014 | 9 Comments
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NTEB EXCLUSIVE! First Video Of Russian Helicopters Violating Ukrainian Airspace

NTEB EXCLUSIVE! First Video Of Russian Helicopters Violating Ukrainian Airspace

NTEB has obtained from Ukrainian sources a dramatic first look at Russian military helicopters swarming over Crimea, launched from the Russian base in Anapa

| February 28, 2014 | 11 Comments
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Putin Mobilizes 150,000 Russian Troops On Ukrainian Border

Putin Mobilizes 150,000 Russian Troops On Ukrainian Border

SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine — A Russian armored personnel carrier loomed beside a checkpoint controlling access to Sevastopol on Wednesday while other heavily armed vehicles moved into public places to guard Russia’s Black Sea fleet in the Crimean port, as Russian President Vladimir Putin further ratcheted up the pressure on Ukraine’s caretaker government Wednesday. Earlier, Russia placed […]

| February 28, 2014 | 6 Comments
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Russian Flag Raised By Armed Troops Over Ukraine’s Crimea Parliment

Russian Flag Raised By Armed Troops Over Ukraine’s Crimea Parliment

Armed men seized the regional government headquarters and parliament in Ukraine’s Crimea on Thursday and raised the Russian flag, alarming Kiev’s new rulers, who urged Moscow not to abuse its navy base rights on the peninsula by moving troops around.

| February 27, 2014 | 6 Comments
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Putin Taunts Obama By Parking Russian Warship 90 Miles Off Florida Coast

Putin Taunts Obama By Parking Russian Warship 90 Miles Off Florida Coast

Havana (AFP) – A Russian warship was docked in Havana Wednesday, without explanation from Communist Cuba or its state media. The boat, measuring 91.5 meters (300 feet) long and 14.5 meters wide, was docked at the port of Havana’s cruise ship area, near the Russian Orthodox Cathedral. The Vishnya, or Meridian-class intelligence ship, which has a […]

| February 26, 2014 | 22 Comments
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Ignoring Obama, Putin Orders Immediate Military Readiness Test Amid Ukraine Chaos

Ignoring Obama, Putin Orders Immediate Military Readiness Test Amid Ukraine Chaos

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered a test of the “battle readiness” of military forces deployed in the western and central areas of the country, a likely show of Kremlin muscle to reassure ethnic Russians in Ukraine that their rights and interests will be defended.

| February 26, 2014 | 60 Comments
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Ralph Nader Labels Barack Obama As An Enemy Of The State

Ralph Nader Labels Barack Obama As An Enemy Of The State

In his new book, Ralph Nader calls for the end of “unconstitutional wars and unchecked militarism” — and lays blame on President Barack Obama for going beyond even George W. Bush.

| February 25, 2014 | 5 Comments
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Obama Tells Hagel To Shrink Army to Pre-World War II Level

Obama Tells Hagel To Shrink Army to Pre-World War II Level

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel plans to shrink the United States Army to its smallest force since before the World War II buildup and eliminate an entire class of Air Force attack jets in a new spending proposal that officials describe as the first Pentagon budget to aggressively push the military off the war footing adopted after the terror attacks of 2001.

| February 24, 2014 | 32 Comments
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Iran: We’re Ready For ‘Decisive Battle’ With Israel And United States

Iran: We’re Ready For ‘Decisive Battle’ With Israel And United States

“We are ready for the decisive battle with America and the Zionist regime (Israel),” Fars news agency quoted Firouzabadi as saying Wednesday.

| February 12, 2014 | 61 Comments
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