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    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...

    Putin’s Wide-Ranging News Conference
    Dec17

    Putin’s Wide-Ranging News Conference

    Alexander Zemlianichenko / APRussian President Vladimir Putin held his annual news conference Thursday, a wide-ranging event that lasted more than three hours. Putin didn’t mince his words when discussing his country’s military intervention in Syria, its relations with Turkey after the shooting down of a Russian warplane, and its...

    Moscow Court Releases Jailed Pro-Ukraine Stunt Performer
    Dec17

    Moscow Court Releases Jailed Pro-Ukraine Stunt Performer

    A Moscow court on December 17 released a Russian man who was jailed after taking part in a stunt in the Russian capital as part of a pro-Ukraine demonstration. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian president: Russia is boosting military presence in eastern Ukraine
    Dec17

    Ukrainian president: Russia is boosting military presence in eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine’s leader has accused Russia of increasing its military presence in eastern Ukraine, hours after Russian President Vladimir Putin said he wanted to see the armed conflict there ended as quickly as possible. …read more Source: FOX...

    Poroshenko: Russia boosting military in Ukraine’s east
    Dec17

    Poroshenko: Russia boosting military in Ukraine’s east

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Ukraine’s leader has accused Russia of increasing its military presence in eastern Ukraine, hours after Russian President Vladimir Putin said he wanted to see the armed conflict there ended as quickly as possible. During a visit to NATO headquarters, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday there was a “growing...

    L. TODD WOOD: Vladimir Putin admits Russian troops were in East Ukraine
    Dec17

    L. TODD WOOD: Vladimir Putin admits Russian troops were in East Ukraine

    A few days after Secretary of State John Kerry’s trip to the tsar’s court in Moscow, several obvious things have happened. Russian President Vladimir Putin has admitted that Russian troops were in East Ukraine, the International Monetary Fund has declared the $3 billion bond Ukraine owes to Russia as “official,” …...

    Video: Ukraine minister throws glass of water at governor in spat
    Dec17

    Video: Ukraine minister throws glass of water at governor in spat

    Ukraine’s interior minister, Arsen Avakov throws a glass of water at Odessa regional governor Mikheil Saakashvili during a meeting, after the former Georgian president accuses Avakov of corruption …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Putin Talks Syria, Turkey, Ukraine And More In Annual Press Conference
    Dec17

    Putin Talks Syria, Turkey, Ukraine And More In Annual Press Conference

    Russian President Vladimir Putin opens up about Syria, Turkey, Ukraine and other issues on Moscow’s agenda in his annual press conference. The event—lasting over three hours in 2014—in which he holds court in front of hundreds of journalists in a live, televised broadcast, counts as one of the president’s annual public statements,....

    End-Times Filmmaker Points to Potential ‘Bible Prophecy’ Moment During GOP Debate Involving Iran and Russia That Could Have Really ‘Stirred Things Up’
    Dec17

    End-Times Filmmaker Points to Potential ‘Bible Prophecy’ Moment During GOP Debate Involving Iran and Russia That Could Have Really ‘Stirred Things Up’

    A Christian filmmaker took to Facebook after the Republican debate this week to highlight some key moments that he thought were incredibly profound — comments from the candidates about the current ”alliance of Iran and Russia” in the Middle East. Paul Lalonde, producer and writer of end-times film “Left Behind,” wrote on the movie’s...

    Ukraine says it can’t pay off $3 billion debt to Russia as deadline looms
    Dec17

    Ukraine says it can’t pay off $3 billion debt to Russia as deadline looms

    The Ukrainian government says it cannot pay off its $3 billion debt to Russia without violating its debt-restructuring deal with other international creditors. …read more Source: FOX...