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    How a reporter should embed with a unit
    Sep21

    How a reporter should embed with a unit

    A friend going to embed with Ukrainian forces asked me for advice. This is what I told him. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Election sidelines backroom bid for French helicopter ships
    Sep21

    Election sidelines backroom bid for French helicopter ships

    OTTAWA – Canada was actively pursuing — at the political level — the possible acquisition of the controversial French-built Mistral-class helicopter carriers, several defence, diplomatic and military industry sources have told The Canadian Press. The effort has ground to halt, however, largely because of the federal election campaign — and it may...

    Vladimir Putin, Silvio Berlusconi in Ukraine probe for drinking Crimea wine
    Sep21

    Vladimir Putin, Silvio Berlusconi in Ukraine probe for drinking Crimea wine

    Ukrainian prosecutors are preparing charges against the director of a winery in Russian-occupied Crimea for allegedly uncorking a 240-year-old bottle for Russian President Vladimir Putin and former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi. …read more Source: FOX...

    Congressman: Put Obama, Democrats on the Record About Sale of Fetal Tissue
    Sep21

    Congressman: Put Obama, Democrats on the Record About Sale of Fetal Tissue

    Rep. Reid Ribble (R., Wis.) defended House Republicans’ strategy of defunding Planned Parenthood while also keeping the government running, as the body passed a bill that denies the organization funding for a year while Congress investigates it for potential illegal activity. Ribble said Friday that he also supports a provision in the...

    Putin’s Charm Offensive
    Sep21

    Putin’s Charm Offensive

    The Russian president has been sending pointed signals he means to freeze the war in Ukraine and help fight ISIS. Is the West testing him? …read more Source: The Daily...

    Crimean Tatars Block Land Access To Crimea
    Sep21

    Crimean Tatars Block Land Access To Crimea

    Hundreds of Crimean Tatars have blocked roads leading from the Crimea region to rest of Ukraine to protest Russia’s March 2014 annexation of the Black Sea Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    International Peace Day 2015: History Of The United Nations Day Devoted To Strengthening The Ideals Of Peace
    Sep21

    International Peace Day 2015: History Of The United Nations Day Devoted To Strengthening The Ideals Of Peace

    As conflicts continue to rage in Ukraine, Syria and locations around Asia, Africa and South America, International Peace Day is perhaps a timely reminder of the alternatives that exist to violence. The day, which falls on Sept. 21 each year, was first observed in 1982 after a resolution sponsored by the United Kingdom and Costa Rica was adopted...

    Photos of 19 abandoned places give us an eerie look at a world without humans
    Sep21

    Photos of 19 abandoned places give us an eerie look at a world without humans

    Have you ever wondered what the world would look like without humans? Abandoned cities like Pripyat, Ukraine, and forgotten amusement parks like Dreamland in Beijing, China, give us an idea of what that world might look like if we weren’t around anymore. Thanks to Instagram, it’s easy to take a virtual tour of these abandoned places...

    Canada was actively pursuing possible purchase of Mistral-class ships – initiative on hold because of election
    Sep21

    Canada was actively pursuing possible purchase of Mistral-class ships – initiative on hold because of election

    Canada was actively pursuing — at the political level — the possible acquisition of the controversial French-built Mistral-class helicopter carriers, several defence, diplomatic and military industry sources have told Murray Brewster of The Canadian Press. Here is the rest of his Canadian Press article: The effort has ground to halt, however,...

    Is Putin Winning or Losing?
    Sep20

    Is Putin Winning or Losing?

    Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine don’t think they’re getting enough support from the Kremlin, and are openly wondering if Putin still wants to help them win. Bloomberg has more: Ukrainian separatist leaders say their hopes of full integration with Russia or greater independence are fading as the Kremlin tightens the reins on their...