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    Device explodes at US Embassy in Kiev in reported terrorist act; no injuries
    Jun08

    Device explodes at US Embassy in Kiev in reported terrorist act; no injuries

    There were no reported injuries after an unidentified device exploded on the grounds of the U.S. Embassy compound in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev early Thursday, police said. …read more Source: FOX...

    Device explodes at US Embassy compound in Kiev; no injuries reported
    Jun08

    Device explodes at US Embassy compound in Kiev; no injuries reported

    There were no reported injuries after an unidentified device exploded on the grounds of the U.S. Embassy compound in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev early Thursday, police said. …read more Source: FOX...

    Explosion Hits U.S. Embassy In Kyiv, Ukraine Police Say
    Jun08

    Explosion Hits U.S. Embassy In Kyiv, Ukraine Police Say

    Ukrainian authorities say a device has exploded in the U.S. Embassy compound in central Kyiv, causing no casualties. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Explosive Device Thrown Into U.S. Embassy Compound in Kiev: Police
    Jun08

    Explosive Device Thrown Into U.S. Embassy Compound in Kiev: Police

    KIEV (Reuters) – A device exploded in the U.S. embassy compound in Ukraine’s capital Kiev in the early hours of Thursday, injuring no one, police… …read more Source: U.S....

    US, Partners Plan European Military Exercise with 25,000 Troops
    Jun07

    US, Partners Plan European Military Exercise with 25,000 Troops

    About 25,000 military forces from the United States and 23 other countries will take part in a large-scale military exercise called Saber Guardian planned in Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania next month. In addition, several U.S. B-1B heavy bombers have arrived in Britain in support of two separate multinational exercises planned in the Baltic region...

    Military mandate in Ukraine renewed for two years — no lethal aid offered
    Jun07

    Military mandate in Ukraine renewed for two years — no lethal aid offered

    Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland will announce this afternoon the future of Canada’s mission in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Canada announces more than $60 billion in new defence spending
    Jun07

    Canada announces more than $60 billion in new defence spending

    Canada’s new defence policy will mean new ships, planes, and staff over the next decade, as the Trudeau government works to modernize the aging military. Unveiled by Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan in Ottawa on Wednesday, the new defence policy comes after more than a year of consultation across the country, and stiff criticisms from...

    Glavin: America abandoned the world under Obama – not Trump
    Jun07

    Glavin: America abandoned the world under Obama – not Trump

    As an exercise in eloquently sugar-coating the facts of the shattered world order and Canada’s precarious place within the ruins, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland’s speech in the House of Commons Tuesday was a masterwork of tact and sobriety. Running in excess of 4,000 words, here’s the short version: We’ve had a...

    Canada to increase defence spending by $14 billion over 10 years
    Jun07

    Canada to increase defence spending by $14 billion over 10 years

    Canadian Army instructors discuss mechanized infantry defence tactics with their Ukrainian Armed Forces colleagues during Exercise RAPID TRIDENT in Starychi, Ukraine on June 30, 2016. (Joint Task Force Ukraine) OTTAWA – Canada will increase defence spending by $13.9 billion over the next decade, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said Wednesday as he...

    Trump’s Republican Problem on Russia Sanctions
    Jun07

    Trump’s Republican Problem on Russia Sanctions

    Dimitri Alexander Simes National Security, United States of America Democrats have undoubtedly spearheaded the push to prevent Trump from pursuing his own “reset” with Russia. Republicans have also played a substantial role. On the question of removing sanctions against Russia, President Donald Trump faces just as much resistance from...