London Guardian | Special rapporteur on human rights says states have obligation to launch inquiries into attacks that kill civilians.
RIA Novosti | The movement of troops in western Ukraine is not related to events in the breakaway region of Crimea.
RIA Novosti | “Overt threats” by the United States and NATO demonstrate the necessity of equipping the Russian army with modern weapons.
New York Times | Snake — also known as Ouroboros, for the serpent in Greek mythology — gives attackers “full remote access to the compromised system.”
London Telegraph | Russian leader says does not want ‘new cold war’ but threatens to disrupt European gas supplies.
Reuters | Still too early so say whether the aircraft had crashed.
Prison Planet.com | David Knight has several angry callers who are fed up with the US using it’s big night stick to police every little corner of the world.
Zero Hedge | More lies, propaganda, or for once, the truth?
Zero Hedge | China has come out (perhaps unsurprisingly) on Russia’s side strongly condemning any sanctions.
RT | The United States spy agency pressures its allies to take steps towards further enabling widespread and indiscriminate surveillance.
RIA Novosti | Ukraine has stopped paying for Russian gas supplies.
Daily Caller | The Obama family’s current plan for the weekend is to escape the cold.
Reuters | “We remain the leaders of this revolution.”
Zero Hedge | Vladimir Putin has managed to get his approval rating to near-record highs – by invading Ukraine?
RIA Novosti | Ukraine’s Crimean city of Sevastopol has voted to become part of Russia.
RT | The Russian Foreign Ministry has accused the US State Department of double standards and low-level propaganda.
Washington’s Blog | A Common Tactic to Discredit Opponents Or to Create Momentum for “Regime Change”.
RIA Novosti | Ukraine’s interim prime minister on Thursday condemned moves in the province of Crimea to hold a referendum on breaking away and joining Russia.
ITAR-TASS | This is the most large-scale military exercise of the Air Defense Troops in the Western Military District.
BBC News | MPs in the southern Ukrainian region of Crimea have voted to formally become part of the Russian Federation.
Zero Hedge | When Hillary Clinton compared Russia’s incursion into Ukraine to the early days of Nazi Germany’s expansion, she joined an illustrious band.
RT | The Estonian Foreign Ministry has confirmed the recording of his conversation with EU foreign policy chief is authentic.
AFP | The United States plans to expand military cooperation with Poland and Baltic states to show “support” for its allies after Russia’s intervention in Ukraine
CSMonitor | China plans to spend $132 million on its military as it asserts its maritime interests, putting it at odds with the US military preeminence in the Pacific.
Long Beach Press Telegram | Clinton compared actions by Putin in the Ukraine to those implemented by Adolf Hitler in the late 1930s.
Sky News | Ukrainian police say the evacuation began following reports that the building was booby-trapped with explosives.
RT | Warships performed gun and missile fire drills.
RT | “Our Western partners are well aware of these games.”
Cory Doctorow | The National Crime Agency is conducting forensic analysis of the computer networks at the Prime Minister’s office/residence, Number 10 Downing Street.
Reuters | At least four suspected al Qaeda militants were killed in air strikes in Yemen on Monday.
Daily Caller | Speaking on the crisis in Ukraine, retired Major Gen. Robert Scales argued Monday night that “there should be a military option on the table.”
Channel News Asia | The United States suspended military cooperation with Russia due to its military intervention in Ukraine.
UK Daily Mail | Britain will not impose sanctions or support military action against Russia, according to a briefing paper that was revealed in error yesterday.
RIA Novosti | Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an end Tuesday to combat readiness drills.
Washington’s Blog | The Big Picture: The U.S. and NATO Have Been Trying to Encircle Russia Militarily Since 1991.
Daily Caller | Iranian President Hassan Rouhani threatened on Sunday to use his country’s missile system against the enemies of the Islamic Republic.
CBS News | At least five Iranian scientists were murdered, most of them by bombs planted on their cars as they drove to work in the morning.
CNS News | Russian military intervention in Ukraine could go beyond Crimea.
RIA Novosti | North Korea reportedly fired two missiles into the Sea of Japan on Monday.
RT | The US Secretary of State spoke today of the unacceptability of invading a sovereign country on phony pretexts in order to assert one’s own interests in the 21st century.
Reuters | Ukraine mobilized on Sunday for war.
The Bureau Of Investigation | The report, by British lawyer Ben Emmerson QC, identifies 30 attacks between 2006 and 2013 that show sufficient indications of civilian deaths.
NY Times | Putin requested that the Russian Senate authorize him to use military force in Ukraine.
Prison Planet.com | Alex presents two articles about how Al-Qaeda has basically been handed Syria.
Prison Planet.com | Tension builds as Ukraine accuses Russia of “military invasion”.
Sky News | Barack Obama has warned the Kremlin not to intervene in Ukraine amid claims thousands of Russian troops have been sent to Crimea.
Zero Hedge | Here we go.
London Telegraph | Russia has finally confirmed that it has moved troops into Ukraine’s restive Crimea region, after speculation about Moscow’s involvement.
RIA Novosti | Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych lashed out at the West on Friday.
RIA Novosti | Deposed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych landed at a military airport in southern Russia late on Thursday escorted by fighter jets, a local news agency has reported.