The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo49° Partly Cloudy and Breezy

Friday

Hi68° Mostly Sunny

Friday Night

Lo48° Partly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi71° Mostly Sunny then Slight Chance Showers

Saturday Night

Lo51° Mostly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi73° Slight Chance Showers then Mostly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo53° Partly Cloudy

Memorial Day

Hi75° Mostly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo53° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi78° Sunny

Ukraine skirmishes are mostly verbal

Send to Kindle
Print This

KIEV, Ukraine — Russian and Ukrainian officials dug in on their armed standoff over the strategic Crimean peninsula today, with the new head of national security for Ukraine saying the Kremlin needed to acknowledge the failure of its “blitzkrieg” against the southern territory and Russia’s foreign minister insisting Moscow isn’t calling the shots there.

Ukrainian National Council for Defense and Security chief Andriy Parubiy described the tug-of-war over Crimea as tense and dangerous but said there had been only two new “provocations” by Russian forces overnight and both had failed to wrest Ukrainian military installations from Kiev’s control.

View my options or Sign in