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April 12, 1994 | CAREY GOLDBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Russian-Ukrainian relations rose to the boiling point Monday after 120 Ukrainian navy commandos seized a maintenance base of the Black Sea Fleet near Odessa in a late night raid that reportedly injured some Russian sailors and their family members. The Ukrainian Defense Ministry denied that anyone was hurt when commandos took over the fleet's 318th Division of reserve ships Sunday night.
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June 10, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
Russian Defense Minister Sergei B. Ivanov denied that there was an explosion at a military base near Moscow, where a fire destroyed several costly rockets. "No explosion took place," Ivanov said a day after the incident. Nobody was hurt and there was no damage to the environment, he said, adding, "Only the hardware was damaged." Col.
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BUSINESS
August 20, 1993 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the wall, clocks display the time in three parts of the world: local time on the Pacific Coast, mean time in Greenwich, England, and the time in Kamchatka, Russia. Kamchatka? Now known mainly as a territory in the board game Risk, Kamchatka may become one of the Pacific Rim's major pit stops for planes if aviation expert and entrepreneur Steve Myers has his way.
NEWS
April 12, 1994 | CAREY GOLDBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Russian-Ukrainian relations rose to the boiling point Monday after 120 Ukrainian navy commandos seized a maintenance base of the Black Sea Fleet near Odessa in a late night raid that reportedly injured some Russian sailors and their family members. The Ukrainian Defense Ministry denied that anyone was hurt when commandos took over the fleet's 318th Division of reserve ships Sunday night.
BUSINESS
August 23, 1993 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the wall, clocks display the time in three parts of the world: local time on the Pacific Coast, mean time in Greenwich, England, and the time in Kamchatka, Russia. Kamchatka? Now known mainly as a territory in the board game Risk, Kamchatka may become one of the Pacific Rim's major pit stops for planes if aviation expert and entrepreneur Steve Myers has his way.
NEWS
June 10, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
Russian Defense Minister Sergei B. Ivanov denied that there was an explosion at a military base near Moscow, where a fire destroyed several costly rockets. "No explosion took place," Ivanov said a day after the incident. Nobody was hurt and there was no damage to the environment, he said, adding, "Only the hardware was damaged." Col.
WORLD
March 23, 2005 | From Associated Press
President Askar A. Akayev said Tuesday that he would not impose a state of emergency, despite protests calling for his resignation over allegations of fraud in parliamentary elections. A day after stone-throwing demonstrators stormed government buildings in southern Kyrgyzstan to push their demand that he resign, opposition supporters and police formed joint patrols in the southern city of Osh.
WORLD
July 12, 2005 | David Holley, Times Staff Writer
Foreign monitors Monday generally praised the conduct of an election that gave an overwhelming victory to Kyrgyzstan's acting president, but they also called on the fledgling Central Asian democracy to take further steps to improve voting procedures. Acting President Kurmanbek Bakiyev, a former opposition leader who led a March revolt that ousted his predecessor, won with 89% of the vote in a field of six candidates, the Central Election Commission said.
WORLD
November 6, 2008 | Sergei L. Loiko, Loiko is a Times staff writer.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Wednesday that Moscow would place short-range missiles near the Polish border "to neutralize, if necessary" a planned U.S. antimissile system. In his first state of the nation speech, Medvedev also said plans to take three nuclear missile regiments off combat duty in Kozelsk would be suspended and that Moscow would attempt to use radio jamming against the U.S. system. In August, Poland signed a deal that would base 10 U.S.
WORLD
March 26, 2005 | David Holley, Times Staff Writer
Kyrgyzstan's new leaders moved swiftly Friday to assert power a day after taking the reins of government, while police and former protesters worked together to guard against renewed looting in this Central Asian nation's capital. Ousted President Askar A. Akayev, widely believed to have fled the country, was reported by Kyrgyz media to have issued an e-mail statement denouncing his political foes and claiming that he still held office.
BUSINESS
August 23, 1993 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the wall, clocks display the time in three parts of the world: local time on the Pacific Coast, mean time in Greenwich, England, and the time in Kamchatka, Russia. Kamchatka? Now known mainly as a territory in the board game Risk, Kamchatka may become one of the Pacific Rim's major pit stops for planes if aviation expert and entrepreneur Steve Myers has his way.
BUSINESS
August 20, 1993 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the wall, clocks display the time in three parts of the world: local time on the Pacific Coast, mean time in Greenwich, England, and the time in Kamchatka, Russia. Kamchatka? Now known mainly as a territory in the board game Risk, Kamchatka may become one of the Pacific Rim's major pit stops for planes if aviation expert and entrepreneur Steve Myers has his way.
WORLD
March 27, 2005 | David Holley, Times Staff Writer
Parliament approved plans for a June presidential election as Kyrgyzstan's new authorities struggled Saturday to solidify the legal basis for their takeover of power from ousted President Askar A. Akayev. Acting President Kurmanbek Bakiyev, a former opposition leader, said he expected to run. Up to 3,000 Akayev supporters rallied Saturday in his home region of Chym Korgon, 55 miles from Bishkek, declaring that they would march on the capital.
WORLD
July 10, 2005 | David Holley, Times Staff Writer
The unemployed young man was keeping an eye on his family's five milk cows as he sat on a leaking water pipe under the burning Central Asian sun. Marat Sagynaly, 21, says life has not changed much since March protests ousted President Askar A. Akayev. "People are just surviving here, not really living," he said of this village 40 miles west of the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek. "Life is very hard."
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