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    Trudeau discusses Russian sanctions with Ukrainian president
    May25

    Trudeau discusses Russian sanctions with Ukrainian president

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke today with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to coordinate Ottawa’s and Kyiv’s positions on Russia as well as strengthen bilateral ties, the Prime Minister’s Office announced. “The leaders discussed the importance of maintaining unity on sanctions on Russia and Prime Minister Trudeau...

    Manafort advised Trump team on Russia scandal
    May25

    Manafort advised Trump team on Russia scandal

    Months after the FBI began examining Paul Manafort as part of a probe into ties between President Donald Trump’s team and Russia, Manafort called Trump’s chief of staff, Reince Priebus, to push back against the mounting controversy, according to four people familiar with the call. It was about a week before...

    Peace Activists Focus on Reducing Military Spending at Counter-NATO Summit
    May25

    Peace Activists Focus on Reducing Military Spending at Counter-NATO Summit

    While NATO heads of states are meeting in their newest headquarters to discuss increasing defense budget spending, leading peace activists from around the world are gathered for a counter-summit to advocate for less militarization. Military spending will be one of the issues topping the NATO summit agenda Thursday in Brussels. Increasing defense...

    Prosecutors To Look Into Comments By Transparency International Official
    May25

    Prosecutors To Look Into Comments By Transparency International Official

    The Russian Prosecutor-General’s Office says it will look into recent remarks by the deputy chief of Transparency International Russia (TIR) regarding controversial lawmaker Natalya Poklonskaya. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump to meet with anxious NATO and EU leaders
    May25

    Trump to meet with anxious NATO and EU leaders

    Visiting a city he once called a “hellhole” to meet with the leaders of an alliance he threatened to abandon, President Donald Trump will be in the heart of Europe on Thursday to address a continent still reeling from his election and anxious about his support, reports UNB. Trump is slated to attend his first meeting of NATO, the decades-long...

    Ukraine and Russia are both trapped by the war in Donbas
    May25

    Ukraine and Russia are both trapped by the war in Donbas

    ON APRIL 12TH 2014 Igor Girkin, a former Russian military officer also known as “Strelkov” (“Shooter”), sneaked across the border into Ukraine’s Donbas region with a few dozen men and took control of the small town of Sloviansk, igniting Europe’s bloodiest war since the 1990s. To create the impression of strength, Mr Girkin, an...

    Ukraine is struggling with corruption, sometimes successfully
    May25

    Ukraine is struggling with corruption, sometimes successfully

    UKRAINE is fighting two wars. One is near its eastern border, where it faces Russian aggression. The other is at its core, where it is wrestling with some of the worst corruption of any post-Soviet state. The war against corruption is only starting, and the fighting is carried out office by office, ministry by ministry. Naftogaz, a state oil and...

    Savchenko Says Ukraine Ignoring Her Party Registration Bid
    May25

    Savchenko Says Ukraine Ignoring Her Party Registration Bid

    Nadia Savchenko, a former military helicopter navigator who entered politics after returning home following two years in a Russian jail, says the Justice Ministry is ignoring her request to register her new political movement. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Exceptional Security: Goals of Russian FSB Spetsnaz Drills in Crimea (VIDEO)
    May25

    Exceptional Security: Goals of Russian FSB Spetsnaz Drills in Crimea (VIDEO)

    The maneuvers involved combat swimmers and paratroopers as well as armored vehicles, amphibious boats, drones and advanced reconnaissance equipment. “The results of the first stage of the exercise prove that FSB special purpose units are well prepared for counterterrorist missions at maritime facilities of different types,” the FSB reported in a...

    Canada will continue to share intel with allies, says Trudeau
    May25

    Canada will continue to share intel with allies, says Trudeau

    Minister of National Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan stands with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as he holds a press conference at NATO headquarters during the NATO Summit in Brussels, Belgium on Thursday, May 25, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick BRUSSELS – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada will continue as usual when it comes...