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VIDEO: Russian troops storm Ukraine’s Crimea base

John-Thor Dahlburg, The Associated Press
Mar 19 2014 - 9:48am

SEVASTOPOL, Crimea -- Masked Russian-speaking troops on Wednesday seized control of Ukrainian naval headquarters in Crimea after it was stormed by militiamen. Pro-Moscow Crimean authorities also detained the Ukrainian navy commander and reportedly blocked the defense minister and another government official from traveling to the peninsula in what...

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51 years since the Cuban Missile Crisis, documentary offers "What if.." scenario

Eric Swedin, author and Weber State University history associate professor, one of four experts interviewed for “What If … Armageddon 1962.”
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Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 20 2013 - 9:25pm

OGDEN -- Fifty-one years ago today, President John F. Kennedy was six days into the Cuban Missile Crisis, conferring with a general who could not guarantee a military air strike would destroy all the missiles the Soviet Union had secretly hidden on Cuba, which is only 90 miles off the Florida coast.

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VIDEO: Russian troops storm Ukraine’s Crimea base

John-Thor Dahlburg, The Associated Press
Mar 19 2014 - 9:48am

SEVASTOPOL, Crimea -- Masked Russian-speaking troops on Wednesday seized control of Ukrainian naval headquarters in Crimea after it was stormed by militiamen. Pro-Moscow Crimean authorities also detained the Ukrainian navy commander and reportedly blocked the defense minister and another government official from traveling to the peninsula in what...

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VIDEO: Russian troops storm Ukraine’s Crimea base

John-Thor Dahlburg, The Associated Press
Mar 19 2014 - 9:48am

SEVASTOPOL, Crimea -- Masked Russian-speaking troops on Wednesday seized control of Ukrainian naval headquarters in Crimea after it was stormed by militiamen. Pro-Moscow Crimean authorities also detained the Ukrainian navy commander and reportedly blocked the defense minister and another government official from traveling to the peninsula in what...

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VIDEO: Russian troops storm Ukraine’s Crimea base

John-Thor Dahlburg, The Associated Press
Mar 19 2014 - 9:48am

SEVASTOPOL, Crimea -- Masked Russian-speaking troops on Wednesday seized control of Ukrainian naval headquarters in Crimea after it was stormed by militiamen. Pro-Moscow Crimean authorities also detained the Ukrainian navy commander and reportedly blocked the defense minister and another government official from traveling to the peninsula in what...

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GALLERY: Demonstrations around the world support Russian punk group

Supporters of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot walk through downtown Warsaw, Poland on Friday, Aug. 17, 2012. A Moscow judge has sentenced each of three members of the provocative punk band Pussy Riot to two years in prison on hooliganism charges following a trial that has drawn international outrage as an emblem of Russia's intolerance to dissent. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

The Associated Press
Aug 17 2012 - 12:50pm

Fans and demonstrators around the world protest in support of a popular provocative Russian punk band.

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