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    Leonid Bershidsky: Attention Ottawa, two new, ready-to-sail warships for sale at bargain prices
    Aug07

    Leonid Bershidsky: Attention Ottawa, two new, ready-to-sail warships for sale at bargain prices

    The saga of the two Mistral helicopter carriers France built for Russia, but refused to hand over because of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, is finally over. The net result is that a French shipyard has been saved at the French taxpayer’s expense, while Russian taxpayers will pay to retool the country’s wharves so the country can...

    In Quebec, honesty is a firing offence, and other reasons to fear for humanity
    Aug07

    In Quebec, honesty is a firing offence, and other reasons to fear for humanity

    1. Off-the-shelf warships available, all mod cons JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images Here’s a quick solution to Canada’s need for more naval vessels, which has run aground on the usual procurement problems: France has two brand new, state of the art warships on its hands and is looking for a buyer. The two ships, Mistral-class...

    A new analysis highlights what Europe is doing wrong on Russia — and how they can hurt Putin
    Aug07

    A new analysis highlights what Europe is doing wrong on Russia — and how they can hurt Putin

    In a new analysis, the European Council on Foreign Relations, senior policy fellow Kadri Liik explores European sanctions against Russia and how European leaders should use them. She observes that Europe doesn’t seem to know what they want the “structural sanctions” to achieve and thus don’t have any time-frame as to...

    ‘River Of Blood’ At Anti-OSCE Protest In Donetsk
    Aug07

    ‘River Of Blood’ At Anti-OSCE Protest In Donetsk

    Protestors in Donetsk, held by Russian-backed separatists, gathered outside a hotel used by OSCE monitors. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Jewish headstones, Hungary Holocaust monument smashed
    Aug07

    Ukraine Jewish headstones, Hungary Holocaust monument smashed

    (JTA) — Headstones at a Jewish cemetery in Ukraine and a Holocaust memorial monument in Hungary were destroyed in suspected anti-Semitic vandalism. Ukrainian Police received a report of the vandalism at the Jewish cemetery of Uzhgorod in the country’s west earlier this week, the news site transkarpathianews.net reported. Unidentified...

    Yanukovych ‘Will Not Show Up’ For Questioning
    Aug07

    Yanukovych ‘Will Not Show Up’ For Questioning

    Ukraine’s fugitive ex-Presidnet Viktor Yanukovych will not show up at the Prosecutor-General’s office in Kyiv for questioning, his lawyer Vitaliy Serdyuk says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tale of the tape: Read a full transcript of Maclean’s Debate
    Aug07

    Tale of the tape: Read a full transcript of Maclean’s Debate

    What did that leader say? Here’s where to find out. Read our full transcript of #macdebate, separated by the four topics—the economy, the environment, democracy and foreign policy. TABLE OF CONTENTS SEGMENT ONE: ECONOMY PT. 1SEGMENT ONE: ECONOMY PT. 2SEGMENT TWO: ENVIRONMENT PT. 1SEGMENT TWO: ENVIRONMENT PT. 2SEGMENT THREE: DEMOCRACY PT....

    Vikings storm beaches of lakeside Canadian town
    Aug07

    Vikings storm beaches of lakeside Canadian town

    Gimli (Canada) (AFP) – Swords and battle axes drawn, shields up, combatants thrust and parry in a stunning recreation of Viking battles at the Icelandic Festival of Manitoba in Canada’s midwest.The annual Gimli summer festival dates back 126 years to the colonization of the south shore of Lake Winnipeg by Icelandic immigrants.The...

    How to End Putinism
    Aug07

    How to End Putinism

    Putin enters a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, March 17, 2015. Newscom “Russia is a friendly, European country,” said President Vladimir Putin in a 2001 address to the Bundestag in Berlin. Putin told German lawmakers he applauded European integration, believed in the unity of European culture, and was convinced that no one had benefited...

    France Searching For Buyers After Terminating Mistral Carrier Deal With Russia
    Aug07

    France Searching For Buyers After Terminating Mistral Carrier Deal With Russia

    According to a source from the Russian navy, Russia may get its first Kamov Ka-52K (Katran) shipborne helicopters by 2018. France earlier refused to deliver two Mistral helicopter carriers that were to be bases for the helicopters. The reason behind France’s refusal is Russia’s alleged involvement in the eastern Ukraine conflict....