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    Putin Burns His Dead to Hide Ukraine Aggression
    May26

    Putin Burns His Dead to Hide Ukraine Aggression

    Mobile crematoriums are the latest Russian ruse. …read more Source:...

    Putin’s dream of reuniting the Russian empire is falling apart
    May26

    Putin’s dream of reuniting the Russian empire is falling apart

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s dream of uniting the self-declared separatist republics in eastern Ukraine under the banner of Novorossiya, or New Russia, was put on hold indefinitely last week as Moscow moves to abide by the terms of February’s ceasefire deal. Last week, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told Russian...

    Russia begins massive air force exercise
    May26

    Russia begins massive air force exercise

    Russia’s military forces have begun a large exercise involving around 250 aircraft and 12,000 service personnel, according to its defence ministry. The ministry described the four-day drill as a “massive surprise inspection”, to check combat readiness. The tests began on the same day as Nato and some of its partners started an Arctic...

    Rohingya Survivors Speak of Their Ordeals as 139 Suspected Graves are Found in Malaysia
    May26

    Rohingya Survivors Speak of Their Ordeals as 139 Suspected Graves are Found in Malaysia

    Less than a kilometer from Malaysia’s border with Thailand, the trappings of death are littered across the jungle: a stretcher made of branches to carry bodies, reams of white cloth used to wrap the deceased in Muslim tradition and, most menacing of all, empty boxes for 9 mm bullets. On May 25, Malaysia’s Inspector General of Police,...

    Soccer team’s Euro success lifts gloom in war-weary Ukraine
    May26

    Soccer team’s Euro success lifts gloom in war-weary Ukraine

    By Pavel Polityuk DNIPROPETROVSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Eastern Ukrainian club Dnipro are unexpectedly poised for possible European soccer… …read more Source:...

    World Briefing: Germany: Government Protests as Russia Bars Critic of Ukraine Policy
    May26

    World Briefing: Germany: Government Protests as Russia Bars Critic of Ukraine Policy

    Germany protested Monday after Russia denied entry to a political ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel the day before. …read more Source: The New York...

    Amnesty International: ‘Overwhelming Evidence’ of War Crimes in Ukraine
    May26

    Amnesty International: ‘Overwhelming Evidence’ of War Crimes in Ukraine

    Human rights group Amnesty International says there is overwhelming evidence of ongoing war crimes in Ukraine, despite a tentative cease-fire with pro-Russian rebels. Researchers interviewed more than 30 prisoners from both sides of the conflict and all but one said they were tortured. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London. …read more...

    The South China Sea’s Ticking Time Bomb
    May26

    The South China Sea’s Ticking Time Bomb

    When it comes to international relations, there are many ways to change the situation on the ground. But the Chinese are trying a new one far off their coast: they are creating new ground. It’s part of Beijing’s plan to extend its claim to 90% of the South China Sea, and now the Chinese government is ordering the U.S. and other...

    Canadians take part in NATO war games aimed at sending message to Russia over Ukraine aggression
    May26

    Canadians take part in NATO war games aimed at sending message to Russia over Ukraine aggression

    While what Canadian Joint Operations Command is calling Exercise Sarmis has not attracted much attention in the West, it has been big news in Romania and Russia is not amused …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Canadians take part in NATO war games aimed at sending message to Russia over Ukraine aggression
    May26

    Canadians take part in NATO war games aimed at sending message to Russia over Ukraine aggression

    CAMP DOIRON, Romania — Would Canadians have reckoned 16 months ago infantrymen from a base in the Ottawa Valley would be climbing a hill on the edge of the Transylvanian Alps to attack a Romanian position in war games aimed at deterring Russian aggression? But there they were, a platoon from the Royal Canadian Regiment in Petawawa, Ont., dressed...