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    How to Tell the Difference Between a Nuclear Test and an Earthquake
    Jan07

    How to Tell the Difference Between a Nuclear Test and an Earthquake

    A sales assistant watches TV sets broadcasting a news report on North Korea’s nuclear test, in Seoul, South Korea. Kim Hong-Ji / ReutersShortly after North Korea claimed it had tested a hydrogen bomb—a weapon potentially hundreds of times more powerful than the fission bombs the country had already set off—seismologists at the United States...

    Petawawa troops wrapping up training mission in Ukraine
    Jan07

    Petawawa troops wrapping up training mission in Ukraine

    Troops from the Ottawa area have trained some 600 Ukrainian soldiers who are now on the front lines in that country’s battle with separatists. Up to 200 Canadian Forces personnel are in Ukraine as part of the training mission that is to run until early 2017. The bulk of those are from Garrison Petawawa in the Ottawa Valley although there...

    Inside The Trauma Centers Treating Ukraine’s Veterans
    Jan07

    Inside The Trauma Centers Treating Ukraine’s Veterans

    Since early 2014, tens of thousands of Ukrainian troops have taken part in a bloody war with pro-Russian separatists in East Ukraine. Over 9,100 soldiers have died and over 20,000 have been injured, according to a December 2015 United Nations report.But for many Ukrainian soldiers returning home, there is a battle that can’t be fought with...

    Orthodox faithful mark Christmas with services, celebration
    Jan07

    Orthodox faithful mark Christmas with services, celebration

    MOSCOW (AP) — For much of the Orthodox Christian world, Thursday is celebrated as Christmas Day. Believers in Russia, Ukraine, and parts of Eastern Europe and the Middle East flocked to churches for the holiday. …read more Source: U.S....

    Canadian trainers learn lessons of their own instructing hard-pressed Ukrainians
    Jan07

    Canadian trainers learn lessons of their own instructing hard-pressed Ukrainians

    A fresh batch of Canadian military trainers is about to deploy to eastern Europe, and the outgoing commander says his soldiers took a lot of their own notes in addition to handing out assignments to Ukrainian troops. Lt.-Col. Jason Guiney, who is about to end his five-month stint, says even though their training bases are 1,200 kilometres away...

    Orthodox Christian faithful mark Christmas in Europe, Middle East
    Jan07

    Orthodox Christian faithful mark Christmas in Europe, Middle East

    For much of the Orthodox Christian world, Thursday is celebrated as Christmas Day. Believers in Russia, Ukraine, and parts of Eastern Europe and the Middle East flocked to churches for the holiday. …read more Source: CTV...

    Orthodox faithful mark Christmas with services, celebration
    Jan07

    Orthodox faithful mark Christmas with services, celebration

    Some Orthodox churches follow the liturgical calendar observed by the Roman catholic and Protestant churches and celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25. In his Christmas greetings to the nation, Putin said: It is very important in these days that the Russian Orthodox Church and other Christian confessions in Russia continue the traditions of responsible...

    Coca-Cola Apologizes To Ukraine Over Russia Map
    Jan07

    Coca-Cola Apologizes To Ukraine Over Russia Map

    The Coca-Cola Company has officially apologized to Ukraine for publishing on Russian social media a map of Russia that included Crimea, which was illegally annexed by the Kremlin in March 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canadian trainers learn lessons of their own instructing hard-pressed Ukrainians
    Jan07

    Canadian trainers learn lessons of their own instructing hard-pressed Ukrainians

    OTTAWA — A fresh batch of Canadian military trainers is about to deploy to eastern Europe, and the outgoing commander says his soldiers took a lot of their own notes in addition to handing out assignments to Ukrainian troops. Lt.-Col. Jason Guiney, who is about to end his five-month stint, says even though their training bases are 1,200...

    Orthodox faithful mark Christmas with services, celebration
    Jan07

    Orthodox faithful mark Christmas with services, celebration

    For much of the Orthodox Christian world, Thursday is celebrated as Christmas Day. Believers in Russia, Ukraine, and parts of Eastern Europe and the Middle East flocked to churches for the holiday. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...