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    Canadian troops arrive in Ukraine this summer
    Jun23

    Canadian troops arrive in Ukraine this summer

    KYIV, Ukraine – It will be mid-to-late summer before the Canadian military fields its highly-touted military training mission to Ukraine and the troops are expected to arrive against a backdrop of rising violence in breakaway eastern regions. They will also hit the ground just as the government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper prepares to do...

    Crumbling Ukraine ceasefire to form backdrop for Canadian military training mission
    Jun23

    Crumbling Ukraine ceasefire to form backdrop for Canadian military training mission

    KYIV, Ukraine – It will be mid-to-late summer before the Canadian military fields its highly-touted military training mission to Ukraine and the troops are expected to arrive against a backdrop of rising violence in breakaway eastern regions.They will also hit the ground just as the government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper prepares to do...

    Canadian military fielding Ukraine training mission
    Jun23

    Canadian military fielding Ukraine training mission

    It will be mid-to-late summer before the Canadian military fields its highly-touted military training mission to Ukraine and the troops are expected to arrive against a backdrop of rising violence in breakaway eastern regions. …read more Source: Global...

    Yanukovich: Maidan Scared Crimea and Donbass
    Jun23

    Yanukovich: Maidan Scared Crimea and Donbass

    The Ukrainian revolution is the main culprit for what happened to Crimea and Donbass, according to the former president of the country Victor Yanukovich. He expressed this opinion speaking to a BBC reporter in his first interview to foreign media since he was removed from his position by the revolution. “Maidan scared Crimea, Donbass and the...

    Russia just one-upped the Saudis in China
    Jun23

    Russia just one-upped the Saudis in China

    Moscow just one-upped the Saudis in China: Russia is officially Beijing’s number one crude supplier. “China imported a record 3.92 million metric tons from its northern neighbor in May, according to data emailed by the Beijing-based General Administration of Customs on Tuesday,” according to Bloomberg. “That’s...

    Putin Slams NGO Warning Russians Over Visiting Crimea
    Jun23

    Putin Slams NGO Warning Russians Over Visiting Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused an embattled consumer rights group that has cautioned Russians against traveling to Crimea of “serving the interests of foreign states.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ousted Ukrainian President: ‘I Supported the Ostriches. What’s Wrong With That?’
    Jun23

    Ousted Ukrainian President: ‘I Supported the Ostriches. What’s Wrong With That?’

    “Are you saying that the president of a country lived on the territory of someone else’s private zoo?” …read more Source: Foreign...

    Meet Len Blavatnik, the richest man in Britain
    Jun23

    Meet Len Blavatnik, the richest man in Britain

    Britain’s richest man isn’t even British — it’s Ukraine-born billionaire Len Blavatnik. Blavatnik is worth $20.1 billion, rising to prominence after his privately held industrial group, Access Industries, purchased Warner Music Group for $3.3 billion in 2011. Since investing in tech giants Spotify and Beats, his wealth has...

    Eric Morse: Don’t confuse refugees with migrants
    Jun23

    Eric Morse: Don’t confuse refugees with migrants

    Canadian journalist Doug Saunders observed recently that the wave of human trafficking now troubling southern Europe is almost entirely composed of migrants, not refugees. Since the turmoil in the Middle East and North Africa is simultaneously creating large numbers of refugees, it is dangerously easy to confuse them. By modern definitions – as...

    Border checkpoints between Crimea, Ukraine in full use
    Jun23

    Border checkpoints between Crimea, Ukraine in full use

    Ed AdamczykMOSCOW, June 23 (UPI) — Twelve checkpoints between Ukraine and Crimea, the former Ukrainian territory annexed by Russia, are now operational, the Russian government said Tuesday. …read more Source: United Press...