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    US, NATO Allies Concerned by Russia, but Need Its Help
    Dec01

    US, NATO Allies Concerned by Russia, but Need Its Help

    Amid concerns over Russian action in Ukraine, Syria, US and NATO also seeking Moscow’s help …read more Source: ABC...

    Amid concerns over Russian action in Ukraine, Syria, US and NATO also seeking Moscow’s help
    Dec01

    Amid concerns over Russian action in Ukraine, Syria, US and NATO also seeking Moscow’s help

    The United States and its NATO allies struggled Tuesday to come up with a clear message to send Russia at a time of conflicting concerns in Europe and the Middle East. …read more Source: FOX...

    US, NATO allies concerned by Russia, but need its help
    Dec01

    US, NATO allies concerned by Russia, but need its help

    Meeting in Brussels, which just emerged from a virtual lockdown prompted by terror threats, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other top diplomats discussed ways to intensify the campaign in Syria against Islamic State extremists and calm tensions between Turkey and Russia after Ankara shot down a Russian warplane that it believed crossed its...

    Russia Challenging Japan? Kremlin To Build Military Compounds On Disputed Kuril Islands
    Dec01

    Russia Challenging Japan? Kremlin To Build Military Compounds On Disputed Kuril Islands

    With attention on Russia’s role in Syria and Ukraine, the Kremlin’s long-term dispute with the Japan over the Kuril Islands has fallen to the wayside. But after a Kremlin announcement Tuesday that it would construct military compounds on the islands, relations with Japan were likely to become even more strained. …read more...

    Ukrainian President Pardons Russian in Prisoner Exchange
    Dec01

    Ukrainian President Pardons Russian in Prisoner Exchange

    President Petro Poroshenko has pardoned a Russian citizen arrested in eastern Ukraine and exchanged him for a Ukrainian serviceman held by Russian-backed separatists. Poroshenko announced the exchange on his official website, which showed a photograph of him meeting early Tuesday with the freed Ukrainian, Andrei Grechanov. The president said he...

    U.S. sending 30-year-old, obsolete equipment to Ukraine military
    Dec01

    U.S. sending 30-year-old, obsolete equipment to Ukraine military

    You know he doesn’t like to upset Vladimir. That’s why he welched on the U.S. commitment to install missile defense systems in Poland and the Czech Republic. That’s why he whispered to Dmitri Medvedev that he could be more flexible as soon as he got past that dumb election. Ukraine is a tricky question, though, for Barack Obama....

    Rudder problem, pilot actions led to Indonesia AirAsia crash
    Dec01

    Rudder problem, pilot actions led to Indonesia AirAsia crash

    A rudder control system problem that had occurred 23 times in the previous 12 months coupled with the pilots’ response led to last year’s crash of an AirAsia plane that killed all 162 people on board, Indonesian investigators said Tuesday. In releasing their report, the National Transportation Safety Committee said an analysis of...

    Russia HIV infection bucks trends as World Aids Day marked
    Dec01

    Russia HIV infection bucks trends as World Aids Day marked

    MOSCOW (AP) — On a frigid evening on the outskirts of Moscow, two HIV-prevention activists unzip backpacks, pull out packs of hypodermic needles and start discretely approaching people leaving a nearby pharmacy with an offer that could save their lives. So-called harm reduction programs — which distribute clean needles and condoms as well as...

    Lubomyr Luciuk: Canada has been good to refugees — including my family
    Dec01

    Lubomyr Luciuk: Canada has been good to refugees — including my family

    Canada has been good to refugees. I should know. My late parents were both political refugees, fleeing the Soviet and Nazi occupations that eviscerated Ukraine, before, during, and after the Second World War. Like millions of others, they found themselves in Western Europe at war’s end, their homeland no longer theirs. They could not...

    Ultra Right Cuts Crimea’s Lights
    Dec01

    Ultra Right Cuts Crimea’s Lights

    Ukrainian activists, including the far right, are blowing up power lines in the Russian-occupied peninsula and risking an even greater confrontation between Kiev and Moscow. …read more Source: The Daily...