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Ukrainian special forces ‘carried out devastating attack behind enemy lines’ in Crimea

Russia’s Defence Ministry said a fire had broken out after several explosions at a temporary ammunition storage facility in the Dzhankoi at around 6.15am local time on Tuesday. Flames several feet high and thick grey smoke was seen shooting into the sky above the weapons unit near the village of Maiske in the early hours […]

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Putin rocked as saboteurs blow up railway bridge behind enemy lines in ‘heroic success’

A group of guerrilla fighters damaged the crossing in the southwest of Melitopol, a city occupied by Russian forces in the south of Ukraine. Ivan Fedorov, Melitopol’s exiled mayor, said the attack blocked the route to Russian troops heading to the area from Crimea. Mr Fedorov added in a post on messaging service Telegram that […]

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FirstFT: US politicians draw battle lines over search of Trump’s home

This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Sign up to our Asia, Europe/Africa or Americas edition to get it sent straight to your inbox every weekday morning US lawmakers have demanded more information on the potential national security threat posed by the trove of classified documents found at Mar-a-Lago during the unprecedented […]

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US lawmakers draw battle lines over search of Trump home

US lawmakers demanded more information on the potential threat to national security posed by Donald Trump’s hoarding of classified documents, as the fallout from the unprecedented search at the home of the former president reverberated through Washington. The comments by Democrats and Republicans on Sunday were among the first reactions from Congress to the release […]

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Analysis: A three-week drive around Ukraine’s front lines taught me this: The tide of the war is unlikely to turn any time soon

Three weeks of driving from south to east in this sprawling country through front line villages, towns, past trenches and along hedgerows which are this wars strategic equivalent of high ground, is an education, and one that Russian President Vladimir Putin could use. Almost six months on, the disastrous war that he launched is stagnating. […]

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Norwegian Cruise Line’s Florida-bound ship Prima nears debut, sister ship Viva on tap

Norwegian Cruise Line has six planned sister ships in its new Prima class, the first of which will begin sailing with passengers in just a couple of weeks and is headed to Florida later this year. The cruise line took delivery of Norwegian Prima at a ceremony at the Fincantieri shipyards in Marghera, Italy on […]

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Ukraine claims it can hit most Russian supply lines in the south

Kyiv has nearly all of Russia’s supply routes in occupied southern Ukraine under ‘fire control,’ military spokesperson says. Ukraine’s military said its artillery hit a Russian ammunition depot near a key bridge in the south on Friday and added it now had the ability to attack nearly all of Moscow’s supply lines in the occupied […]

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Ukraine says it can hit ‘almost all’ Russian supply lines in occupied south

KYIV, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said its artillery hit a Russian ammunition depot near a key bridge in the south on Friday and added it now had the ability to strike nearly all of Moscow’s supply lines in the occupied region. The military said the attack killed 11 Russian soldiers in the depot […]

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More cruise lines are dropping vaccine requirements

Placeholder while article actions load Two giant cruise companies are dropping vaccine requirements for some ships, following a wave of recent moves to ease pandemic-era restrictions that precluded some travelers from boarding. Sister cruise lines Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises said on their websites that as of Sept. 5, everyone “regardless of vaccination status” […]

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TRACING THE LINES: Organizing Your Genealogy Computer Files

In a previous article, I discussed the value of using genealogy software programs to organize your genealogy finds.  Not everything you come across in your research will fit neatly into a commercial genealogy program. This article provides a starting point that may be helpful. No Time Like the Present The best time to start your […]