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    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...

    Saakashvili stirs up Ukraine politics
    Dec17

    Saakashvili stirs up Ukraine politics

    Odessa governor and former Georgia president strikeschord with corruption claims …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukraine court bans Communist Party
    Dec17

    Ukraine court bans Communist Party

    Ukraine came under fire from Amnesty International on Thursday after a Kiev court banned the national Communist Party, the latest move to break from the country’s Soviet past more than two decades after independence. The District Administrative Court of Kiev ruled on Wednesday in favour of the Ukrainian justice ministry’s lawsuit...

    Canada asked to help train new Ukrainian cops
    Dec17

    Canada asked to help train new Ukrainian cops

    Ukraine’s newly appointed chief of the national police is asking Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government for more help in establishing and training a professional security force. …read more Source: Global...

    Putin denies ‘regular’ Russian troops are in Ukraine (AFP)
    Dec17

    Putin denies ‘regular’ Russian troops are in Ukraine (AFP)

    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 certain military tasks there. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine War Freezes Over as State Department Updates Travel Warning
    Dec17

    Ukraine War Freezes Over as State Department Updates Travel Warning

    KYIV, Ukraine—As the Ukraine war approaches its third calendar year, daily skirmishes threaten to unglue a shaky truce. The consequences of Russia’s military pivot to Syria, meanwhile, remain foggy. The U.S. State Department on Monday updated its travel warning for Ukraine, urging all U.S. citizens in the eastern Donbas region and in...

    More Canadian police trainers wanted in Ukraine as country on the edge of reform
    Dec17

    More Canadian police trainers wanted in Ukraine as country on the edge of reform

    OTTAWA — Ukraine’s newly appointed chief of the national police 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...