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    Russia may launch ‘demonstrative’ strikes in support of Assad’s regime in Syria ahead of Putin’s UN appearance
    Sep22

    Russia may launch ‘demonstrative’ strikes in support of Assad’s regime in Syria ahead of Putin’s UN appearance

    ‘All Russian policy in Syria is very clearly directed at overcoming international isolation because of Ukraine,’ one expert said of Putin’s increasing isolation …read more Source: Vancouver...

    IMF Urges Lenders To Join Ukraine Debt Deal
    Sep22

    IMF Urges Lenders To Join Ukraine Debt Deal

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged all of Ukraine’s creditors to support a debt restructuring deal. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    High Achievers: Shawville-born wrestler close to pinning down spot at Olympics
    Sep22

    High Achievers: Shawville-born wrestler close to pinning down spot at Olympics

    When Gen (Hardy) Morrison started high school in Bathurst, N. B., she entered with a personal assignment attached to her academic requirements. The Shawville-born athlete, who calls neighbouring Campbell’s Bay, Que., home, was looking to adopt a new sport. Being a competitive artistic gymnast had reached its best-before date and high school...

    High-profile Trial of Ukrainian Officer Begins in Russia
    Sep22

    High-profile Trial of Ukrainian Officer Begins in Russia

    A Russian court has begun hearing the high-profile case against Ukrainian officer Nadezhda Savchenko, who is charged in the deaths of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine.Russian investigators allege that Savchenko, who served in a volunteer battalion fighting with… …read more Source:...

    Savchenko Trial Opens In Russia
    Sep22

    Savchenko Trial Opens In Russia

    The trial of Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko has begun in Russia. She is accused of involvement in the killing of Russian journalists, but many see the trial as simply another means for Russia to bring pressure to bear on Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Leader Expresses Wish to Join NATO
    Sep22

    Ukraine Leader Expresses Wish to Join NATO

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday told the country’s security council that staying out of the NATO alliance was a “criminal” policy that his government is ready to reverse.More than 8,000 people have died in Ukraine’s fight against separatist rebels in the… …read more Source:...

    NATO Chief Offers Ukraine Support But No Arms
    Sep22

    NATO Chief Offers Ukraine Support But No Arms

    The head of NATO pledged to help Ukraine defend itself against pro-Russian separatists on Tuesday but disappointed some in Kyiv who seek supplies of defensive weaponry that the West fears would threaten a fragile cease-fire with the rebels. In an opulent gilded state room in the presidential palace, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told...

    Ukraine’s Richest Man Plays Both Sides of War’s Frontline
    Sep22

    Ukraine’s Richest Man Plays Both Sides of War’s Frontline

    In this town deep in eastern Ukraine’s rebel heartland, about a quarter of the population works in the coal mines owned by billionaire Rinat Akhmetov, Ukraine’s richest man. Here and elsewhere in territory controlled by the separatist insurgency, the tycoon keeps the lights on and people clothed and fed, with a mixture of jobs,...

    Ukraine’s Richest Man Plays Both Sides of War’s Frontline
    Sep22

    Ukraine’s Richest Man Plays Both Sides of War’s Frontline

    KRASNODON, Ukraine—In this town deep in eastern Ukraine’s rebel heartland, about a quarter of the population works in the coal mines owned by billionaire Rinat Akhmetov, Ukraine’s richest man. Here and elsewhere in territory controlled by the separatist insurgency, the tycoon keeps the lights on and people clothed and fed, with a...

    In symbolic visit, NATO offers Ukraine support but no arms
    Sep22

    In symbolic visit, NATO offers Ukraine support but no arms

    By Robin Emmott KIEV (Reuters) – The head of NATO pledged to help Ukraine defend itself against pro-Russian separatists on Tuesday but… …read more Source:...