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    Ukraine extends creditor talks amid default threat
    Jul20

    Ukraine extends creditor talks amid default threat

    Ukraine has extended talks with creditors amid predictions that the country could default as early as Friday, the FT reports. …read more Source:...

    Heavy shelling of Ukrainian city endangers civilians
    Jul20

    Heavy shelling of Ukrainian city endangers civilians

    Violence in eastern Ukraine showed no signs of letting up Sunday as Ukrainian authorities reported death and destruction in the city of Donetsk. …read more Source:...

    Russian Town Near Ukraine, Once Quiet, Now Buzzes With Military Activity
    Jul20

    Russian Town Near Ukraine, Once Quiet, Now Buzzes With Military Activity

    A year after the war started in southeastern Ukraine, the Russian military has largely abandoned efforts to disguise its activities along the border. …read more Source: The New York...

    News of the day from across the globe, July 20
    Jul20

    News of the day from across the globe, July 20

    In remarks made to NBC’s “Meet the Press,” British Prime Minister David Cameron said his country needs to take a greater role in destroying the Islamic State group in Syria — his most direct signal to date that he will seek to expand Britain’s role in supporting the United States and its allies. The Friday assault blamed on Islamic...

    These artists are making thousands of dollars — and their livings — off of Tumblr
    Jul20

    These artists are making thousands of dollars — and their livings — off of Tumblr

    Brooklyn-based photographer Sam Cannon makes her living creating shockingly gorgeous GIFs. Her work has been featured in campaigns by TRESemme, Universal Studios, Lipton, Converse, Mastercard, Free People, and more. Cannon’s career revolves around Tumblr, the blogging site Yahoo bought for $1.1 billion in 2013. “She’s easily one...

    Canadian navy’s East Coast flagship sidelined by engine problems
    Jul20

    Canadian navy’s East Coast flagship sidelined by engine problems

    Canada’s last destroyer is temporarily sidelined after a series of engine problems and other technical issues on the 43-year-old vessel caused senior navy leaders to worry the ship might not be able to continue operating. HMCS Athabaskan, the flagship of the country’s Atlantic fleet, is undergoing a series of repairs in Halifax,...

    Ukrainian military and separatists accuse each other of shelling Donetsk
    Jul19

    Ukrainian military and separatists accuse each other of shelling Donetsk

    Fred LambertDONETSK, Ukraine, July 19 (UPI) — Pro-Russian separatists and the Ukrainian military blamed each other for shelling in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, Ukraine, while observers blame both sides. …read more Source: United Press...

    Canadian train Ukrainians to dismantle IEDs
    Jul19

    Canadian train Ukrainians to dismantle IEDs

    YAVORIV, Ukraine – Canadian bomb disposal troops are instructing Ukrainian troops over the next couple of weeks on how to better deal with the growing menace of improvised explosives in the eastern part of the war-torn country. The soldiers, from the 4th Engineering Support Regiment, based in Gagetown, N.B., are in Yavoriv, Ukraine to impart...

    Canadian techs train Ukrainian soldiers in the art of bomb disposal
    Jul19

    Canadian techs train Ukrainian soldiers in the art of bomb disposal

    Canadian bomb disposal troops are instructing Ukrainian troops over the next couple of weeks on how to better deal with the growing menace of improvised explosives in the eastern part of the war-torn country. The soldiers, from the 4th Engineering Support Regiment, based in Gagetown, N.B., are in Yavoriv, Ukraine to impart skills hard-won in the...

    Ukraine, Rebels Trade Blame for Deadly Shelling in Donetsk
    Jul19

    Ukraine, Rebels Trade Blame for Deadly Shelling in Donetsk

    Ukraine’s military and pro-Russian rebels are accusing each other of shelling residential districts in and near the war-shattered rebel-held city of Donetsk, after police on Sunday reported at least four civilians killed in the past 24 hours. Ukrainian military officials say they observed rebels firing missiles toward the city center and...