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    Joining Empire: Canadian Foreign Policy under Harper
    Oct07

    Joining Empire: Canadian Foreign Policy under Harper

    Photo by ISAF Headquarters Public Affairs Office Since the Conservative government of Stephen Harper came to power in 2006, shifts in Canadian foreign policy have been a flashpoint of debate in Parliament, the media, and civil society. There is general agreement that a “revolution in Canadian foreign policy” has occurred, to quote Canadian...

    Kremlin sets out to extend control over the Russian Internet
    Oct07

    Kremlin sets out to extend control over the Russian Internet

    Russian Internet companies also have been asked to provide information on users of social networks and online money-transfer services. Because terror is not when they get everyone all at once, but when they can get anyone at any moment for any reason, Timchenko said in an interview with The Associated Press. Several opposition websites accused of...

    Bulgarian MPs Reject Proposal to Revoke Sanctions on Russia
    Oct07

    Bulgarian MPs Reject Proposal to Revoke Sanctions on Russia

    Bulgarian lawmakers have narrowly turned down a proposal by the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) calling for sanctions against Russia to be reviewed.Sofia has enforced measures against the Russian Federation in line with the EU and the US policies toward Moscow after the Ukraine crisis began last year. The BSP, which was the senior...

    Poroshenko says ‘real truce’ has begun in Ukraine (AFP)
    Oct07

    Poroshenko says ‘real truce’ has begun in Ukraine (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday a “real truce” had begun in Ukraine but that a long-lasting peace with pro-Russian insurgents would still take some time. …read more Source: The West...

    ‘Real truce’ has begun in Ukraine: president
    Oct07

    ‘Real truce’ has begun in Ukraine: president

    New York, Paris talks result into ‘end of hot phase of conflict’, according to Poroshenko …read more Source: World...

    Germany and France try to turn tide of European skepticism
    Oct07

    Germany and France try to turn tide of European skepticism

    STRASBOURG, France (AP) — It’s hard to imagine a tougher year for Europe’s union. Pressure to pull the EU’s 28 countries tighter together instead risks pushing it farther apart. So the most powerful proponents of European unity — the leaders of Germany and France — are trying to come to its rescue. The highly unusual appeal...

    Poroshenko says ‘real truce’ has begun in Ukraine
    Oct07

    Poroshenko says ‘real truce’ has begun in Ukraine

    President Petro Poroshenko said Wednesday a “real truce” had begun in Ukraine but that a long-lasting peace with pro-Russian insurgents would still take some time …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine crisis a key issue in Canada’s election (AFP)
    Oct07

    Ukraine crisis a key issue in Canada’s election (AFP)

    Montreal (AFP) – Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s hard line against Moscow’s aggression in Ukraine has earned him support from Canada’s Ukrainian diaspora, a group that could be pivotal as he seeks a fourth mandate on October 19. …read more Source: The West...

    The World This Week: Russia bombs Syria while America guns its own
    Oct07

    The World This Week: Russia bombs Syria while America guns its own

    Once upon a time, not a very long time ago, Peter the Great decimated Swedish troops in the Battle of Poltava in 1709. Charles XII, the last of the Swedish warrior kings, was forced into exile in Ottoman Turkey and later died fighting as his country was attacked on all sides. After Poltava, Russia emerged as a great power, while the death of the...

    Ukraine’s rebels delay disputed elections to support peace plan
    Oct07

    Ukraine’s rebels delay disputed elections to support peace plan

    Separatist officials were planning to hold their own local elections in the coming weeks, a move Kiev had condemned as illegal. …read more Source:...