Ukraine on high alert over Crimea tensions with Russia

Ukraine on high alert over Crimea tensions with Russia

Ukraine on high alert over Crimea tensions with Russia Ukraine has put its forces around Crimea on high alert, as tensions soared after Moscow accused Kiev of attempting to mount armed incursions into the disputed peninsula. Russia’s FSB security service said on Wednesday it had thwarted “terrorist attacks” in Crimea this week by Ukrainian military intelligence and beaten back armed assaults, but Kiev fiercely denied the claims. The allegations ratcheted up the heat in a feud sparked by Moscow’s 2014 seizure of the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine and raised fears of…

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