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US:Russia tensions now affecting space exploration, as NASA cuts Moscow contacts
# Crimea Crisis
# Crimea Crisis

US:Russia tensions now affecting space exploration, as NASA cuts Moscow contacts

Apr 2nd 2014, 11:04 PM 7,362 Views 37 Comments

The US space agency has cut all contacts with Russia, except for cooperation on board the International Space Station.

Ukraine calls for release of "abducted" commander whose base was stormed yesterday
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# Crimea Crisis

Ukraine calls for release of "abducted" commander whose base was stormed yesterday

Mar 23rd 2014, 2:52 PM 8,241 Views 68 Comments

It’s believed Col Yuliy Mamchur is being held in a Russian military jail.

Russian forces storm Ukraine airbase. Reports of soldier shot.
# Shots Fired
# Shots Fired

Russian forces storm Ukraine airbase. Reports of soldier shot.

Mar 22nd 2014, 4:20 PM 11,088 Views 169 Comments

Shots were fired as armoured vehicles entered the Belbek base near Sevastopol, after a deadline to hand the complex over to Russia expired.

Russia isolated as China abstains from UN vote on Crimea
# Veto
# Veto

Russia isolated as China abstains from UN vote on Crimea

Mar 15th 2014, 7:13 PM 13,181 Views 160 Comments

Moscow has vetoed a resolution criticising tomorrow’s succession referendum in Crimea. China, which often backs Russia, abstained from the UN vote.

"Putin, get out of Ukraine": 50,000 turn out for anti-intervention rally... in Moscow
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# Crimea Crisis

"Putin, get out of Ukraine": 50,000 turn out for anti-intervention rally... in Moscow

Mar 15th 2014, 3:38 PM 7,483 Views 121 Comments

The march comes on the eve of Crimea’s vote on whether to secede from Ukraine and join Russia.

Kerry meeting Russian foreign minister in bid to calm Ukraine tensions
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# Crimea Crisis

Kerry meeting Russian foreign minister in bid to calm Ukraine tensions

Mar 5th 2014, 8:39 AM 3,626 Views 60 Comments

America’s top diplomat said last night that Moscow was looking for a “pretext” to invade Ukraine further.