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    Canadian soldiers pass on life-saving tips to Ukrainian troops fighting Russian-backed separatists
    Jul05

    Canadian soldiers pass on life-saving tips to Ukrainian troops fighting Russian-backed separatists

    YAVORIV, Ukraine — Seven thousand kilometres from Quebec, but only 10 hours by road from the bloody battlefields of eastern Ukraine, about 200 soldiers mostly from Canada’s storied Royal 22nd Regiment, the Vandoos, are helping to prepare Ukrainian infantry, medics and combat engineers to defend their country against Russian-backed...

    How the US can confront Moscow's frozen conflicts
    Jul05

    How the US can confront Moscow's frozen conflicts

    Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine and the emergence of pro-Moscow separatist territories in eastern Ukraine have created a new set of conflicts, and the U.S. response since 2014 constitutes an unprecedented turning point for… …read more Source: The...

    Sporovsky Reserve to host Scything Boggy Meadows Championships in August
    Jul05

    Sporovsky Reserve to host Scything Boggy Meadows Championships in August

    The highlight of the festival will be the 11th European Scything Boggy Meadows Championships. Around 30 teams from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, and Germany are expected to take part in the event. …read more Source:...

    108 Portuguese military embarks on NATO mission in Lithuania
    Jul05

    108 Portuguese military embarks on NATO mission in Lithuania

    With troop activity increasing along Russia’s western frontier and instability along the border with Ukraine, allied forces are beefing up lines of defence, explain reports in the Portuguese press. To this end, the country’s military has sent 108 young men and women to take part in NATO operations in Lithuania. The soldiers who left...

    Three Ukrainian Soldiers Reported Killed In East
    Jul05

    Three Ukrainian Soldiers Reported Killed In East

    Ukraine says three of its servicemen have been killed and 13 wounded in clashes in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Estonian businessmen disagree with ex-PM about sanctions on Russia
    Jul05

    Estonian businessmen disagree with ex-PM about sanctions on Russia

    Unlike Tiit Vahi, head of the Sillamae port and former prime minister, Estonian businessmen do not support lifting of economic sanctions and withdrawal of NATO troops from Estonia for the sake of improved business relations with Russia, the daily Postimees information cites LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Six die, including three children, in rebel Ukraine
    Jul05

    Six die, including three children, in rebel Ukraine

    An insurgency commander said the children, aged between two and 11, found a grenade Monday and gave it to their father in the separatist province of Donetsk. …read more Source: Channel...

    Toom on Russia’s annexation of Crimea: Policy of non-recognition an option
    Jul05

    Toom on Russia’s annexation of Crimea: Policy of non-recognition an option

    MEP Yana Toom (Center/ALDE) said to ERR’s Vikerraadio on Tuesday that in the case of the Crimean peninsula, a policy of non-recognition could be an option. She also thinks that the economic sanctions against Russia will be gone come summer 2017. …read more Source:...

    Russia To Empty One Of Its Sovereign Funds Next Year – Ministry Proposal
    Jul05

    Russia To Empty One Of Its Sovereign Funds Next Year – Ministry Proposal

    Russia will exhaust one of its two sovereign funds next year, according to a finance ministry proposal seen by Reuters, having by that point run through $87 billion since the beginning of 2014 to fill holes in the budget left by a slump in oil prices.Russia will also spend over the next three years about a third of another of its funds on...

    Six die, including three children, in rebel Ukraine (AFP)
    Jul05

    Six die, including three children, in rebel Ukraine (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Three children died in Ukraine’s war-torn east as their father disassembled a grenade, and three Ukrainian troops were killed in clashes in the troubled region with pro-Russian rebels, officials said Tuesday. …read more Source: The West...