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    Canada pays $1.6 million to ship $5 million worth of surplus gear to Ukraine
    Aug26

    Canada pays $1.6 million to ship $5 million worth of surplus gear to Ukraine

    The Canadian government spent $1.6 million to ship $5 million worth of surplus tents, sleeping bags and other military goods last August to Ukraine, according to figures obtained by the Ottawa Citizen. The equipment, sent by Canadian Forces aircraft, included sleeping bags the military estimates are worth $437 each and four-man tents worth $420....

    Ukraine Negotiators Call For Truce From September 1
    Aug26

    Ukraine Negotiators Call For Truce From September 1

    The warring sides in the conflict in eastern Ukraine have agreed to strive for an end to all truce violations from September 1 — the day the new school year is to begin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine negotiators call for ceasefire when school year starts
    Aug26

    Ukraine negotiators call for ceasefire when school year starts

    The warring sides in the eastern Ukraine conflict have called for a ceasefire on Sept. 1, the day that the new school year is to begin. …read more Source: CTV...

    PM: Ukraine Storing Natural Gas at Slower Rate
    Aug26

    PM: Ukraine Storing Natural Gas at Slower Rate

    Ukraine’s efforts to store natural gas for winter are running 1 billion cubic meters behind their pace last year, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said Wednesday. Ukraine has 14.1 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas in underground storage, he said. The country aims to store 18 to 19 bcm of gas before the winter heating season begins in...

    Ukraine Negotiators Call for School-Start Truce
    Aug26

    Ukraine Negotiators Call for School-Start Truce

    Ukraine negotiators call for cease-fire when school year starts …read more Source: ABC...

    Report With Tally of ‘Russian War Casualties’ Causes Stir
    Aug26

    Report With Tally of ‘Russian War Casualties’ Causes Stir

    A Russian-language website has caused a stir with a report asserting that more than 2,000 Russian soldiers have been killed in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canceled Mistral Sale To Russia Will Cost France Less Than $1.14 Billion
    Aug26

    Canceled Mistral Sale To Russia Will Cost France Less Than $1.14 Billion

    The controversy over France’s sale and then canceled delivery of two Mistral-class warships to Russia has cost the French government less than $1.14 billion, Bloomberg reported. France’s intended sale of the Mistrals to Russia was postponed over Russia’s involvement in Ukraine. …read more Source: International Business...

    Arctic Draws International Competition for Oil
    Aug26

    Arctic Draws International Competition for Oil

    A new geopolitical “Great Game” is underway in earth’s northernmost region, the Arctic, where Russia has claimed a large area for resource development and President Barack Obama recently approved Shell Oil Company’s test-drilling project in an area under U.S. control. Energy is a big part — but not the only part — of the North Pole...

    Berlin and Paris Versus Kiev
    Aug26

    Berlin and Paris Versus Kiev

    Stephen F. CohenAnd Henry Kissinger versus US orthodoxy on Ukraine; and Putin versus Stalin on Russia’s past. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine Pushes for New Sanctions in Retaliation for Russian Detentions
    Aug26

    Ukraine Pushes for New Sanctions in Retaliation for Russian Detentions

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has called for a blacklist of the officials behind Savchenko and Sentsov trials. …read more Source:...