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    Putin Slams Turkey, Voices Support for US Syria Plan
    Dec17

    Putin Slams Turkey, Voices Support for US Syria Plan

    President Vladimir Putin said there was little hope for improving relations with Turkey after it shot down a Russian bomber jet in November along its border with Syria. “On the level of bilateral state relations I don’t see prospects to improve ties with the current Turkish leadership,” said Putin at his annual press briefing...

    Putin denies Russian troops in Ukraine
    Dec17

    Putin denies Russian troops in Ukraine

    nbsp Last Updated On 18 December2015nbsp1221 am The truce …read more Source: The Frontier...

    Ukraine’s national police chief asks Canada for help training security forces
    Dec17

    Ukraine’s national police chief asks Canada for help training security forces

    Ukraine’s newly appointed national police chief is asking Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government for more help in establishing and training a professional security force. Khatia Dekanoidze made the pitch to both RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson and Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion in separate meetings over the last two days. The...

    Ukraine Can’t Pay Off Debt to Russia
    Dec17

    Ukraine Can’t Pay Off Debt to Russia

    KYIV – Ukraine faces a looming debt default after the country’s finance ministry said Thursday that the country cannot make a $3 …read more Source:...

    Putin denies Russian troops in Ukraine
    Dec17

    Putin denies Russian troops in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin insisted Thursday that Russia has no regular troops in eastern Ukraine but admitted that some people have been carrying out military tasks there.Putins comments during his annual news conference raised eyebrows after months of bluntly denying US and NATO charges that Moscow had any direct presence or...

    The Global Conflicts to Watch in 2016
    Dec17

    The Global Conflicts to Watch in 2016

    Center for Preventive Action / Council on Foreign RelationsIn the summer of 2012—around the time that the Islamic State’s inchoate plans for a caliphate merited a mere footnote in a U.S. congressional report on the year-old Syrian conflict—Robert Satloff argued that a civil war was taking shape in Syria, and that its terrible consequences...

    Putin says Trump is ‘absolute leader’ in U.S. presidential race
    Dec17

    Putin says Trump is ‘absolute leader’ in U.S. presidential race

    At his annual news conference, the Russian leader touched on Ukraine, Turkey and Syria. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Putin admits to Russian military ‘tasks’ in separatist-held eastern Ukraine
    Dec17

    Putin admits to Russian military ‘tasks’ in separatist-held eastern Ukraine

    After months of denials, Russia’s president acknowledges military involvement in Ukraine. …read more Source: USA...

    Gift Ideas for a Picky Mom
    Dec17

    Gift Ideas for a Picky Mom

    Zak Bickel / The Atlantic Age: 64 Place: Winnipeg Relationship: mother From the gift-giver: This is a tough one. Mom is picky, and she’s moving in the next couple of years so she’s downsizing “stuff” out of her house—she doesn’t want dust-gatherers, knick-knacks, etc., but she wants something tangible from me because...

    Putin’s world in 2015: top Trump and Blatter for Nobel Peace Prize
    Dec17

    Putin’s world in 2015: top Trump and Blatter for Nobel Peace Prize

    Russian president uses his annual press conference to discuss pressing global issues, but lacks spark of previous yearsDonald Trump is “bright and talented”, Sepp Blatter deserves the Nobel Peace Prize, the Turkish leadership “decided to lick the Americans in a certain place” and Russia – after all the denials – did have “people working on...