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    It’s time for a new campaign of Russian containment
    Dec16

    It’s time for a new campaign of Russian containment

    The advent of the new Donald Trump administration in the U.S‎. — with its implications for renewed spending by NATO to contain the Russian revanchist threat in eastern Europe and Russian adventurism in the Middle East — comes at a significant point for Canadian defence policy, as we await the report of the Defence Policy Review Advisory Group....

    E.U. Reaches Compromise With the Netherlands on Closer Ukraine Ties
    Dec16

    E.U. Reaches Compromise With the Netherlands on Closer Ukraine Ties

    The Dutch had been the lone holdout among European Union member nations on an association agreement that would seek to counter Russia’s influence in Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Investigation identifies 100 people linked to MH17 crash
    Dec16

    Investigation identifies 100 people linked to MH17 crash

    The Joint Investigation Team (JIT), which is investigating the downing of flight MH17, has identified about 100 people linked to the crash, Ukraine’s First Deputy Prosecutor General Dmytro Storozhuk said Wednesday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    EU votes to extend Russia sanctions for another 6 months
    Dec16

    EU votes to extend Russia sanctions for another 6 months

    Doug G. WareBRUSSELS, Dec. 15 (UPI) — EU leaders voted at a one-day summit Thursday to lengthen economic sanctions against Russia, over its 2014 acquisition of a region of Ukraine and acts in Syria. …read more Source: United Press...

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 in a signal to Trump
    Dec16

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 in a signal to Trump

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine until mid-2017, though some wanted a longer timespan over fear U.S. President-elect Donald Trump would ease pressure on Moscow. The post EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 in a signal to Trump...

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 in a signal to Trump
    Dec16

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 in a signal to Trump

    European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine until mid-2017, though some wanted a longer timespan over fear U.S. President-elect Donald Trump would ease pressure on Moscow. …read more Source: Channel...

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 in a signal to Trump
    Dec16

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 in a signal to Trump

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine until mid-2017, though some wanted a longer timespan over fear U.S. President-elect Donald Trump would ease pressure on Moscow. …read more Source: Libya...

    Russia Casts Shadow over European Union Summit
    Dec16

    Russia Casts Shadow over European Union Summit

    BRUSSELS — Russia had no seat at the European Union’s table Thursday but it cast a shadow over the summit as a target for criticism of its role in the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s influence over the wars that have dragged on for years deeply frustrated a Europe limited to diplomacy, money or...

    Europe confronts limitations at year-end summit
    Dec16

    Europe confronts limitations at year-end summit

    EU leaders attempted to draw a line under an excruciatingly tough year at Thursday’s summit by extending economic sanctions on Russia, clearing the path for a trade deal with Ukraine and agreeing to move towards greater military cooperation. Such incremental advances were overshadowed, however, by their powerlessness to halt the Syrian...

    EU, Netherlands find compromise to enact Ukraine deal
    Dec16

    EU, Netherlands find compromise to enact Ukraine deal

    The Netherlands won a concession from European Union leaders Thursday that could pave for the Dutch to approve, and the EU to finally ratify, an agreement on closer ties with … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...