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    Ukraine urges Canada to push G7 on Russian aggression
    Jun05

    Ukraine urges Canada to push G7 on Russian aggression

    OTTAWA – Ukraine’s envoy is urging Prime Minister Stephen Harper to push his fellow G7 leaders into a strong political stand against the latest Russian aggression, but says his country can make do without weapons from the West. Prior to the G7 leaders’ summit in Germany getting underway Sunday, Harper departs today for the Ukrainian...

    ‘Made In China’ Coming To Crimea?
    Jun05

    ‘Made In China’ Coming To Crimea?

    Chinese investors are seeking a foothold in Crimea. A delegation of Chinese businessmen has pledged to pour money into developing the annexed peninsula’s infrastructure and voiced plans to build restaurants, an entertainment center, and a golf course. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine peace crisis: Cease-fire threatened as nations toughen stances
    Jun05

    Ukraine peace crisis: Cease-fire threatened as nations toughen stances

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine killed 20 this week, and Ukraine’s president is warning of a “full scale” Russian invasion of his country. Russian President Vladimir Putin continues to deny that his military is involved. Clarissa Ward reports from Kiev. …read more Source:...

    Merkel Pursues Ambitious Agenda for G7 Summit
    Jun05

    Merkel Pursues Ambitious Agenda for G7 Summit

    BERLIN— When Germany last hosted a summit of the world’s leading industrialized democracies, Chancellor Angela Merkel was a relative newcomer on the world stage. With less than two years in office she focused on one major theme: the fight against climate change. Heading into this weekend’s meeting of what is now the G-7 — after...

    The Daily Vertical: The Guns Of Summer
    Jun05

    The Daily Vertical: The Guns Of Summer

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko: Ukraine Will ‘Do Everything’ To Retake Crimea
    Jun05

    Poroshenko: Ukraine Will ‘Do Everything’ To Retake Crimea

    President Petro Poroshenko has said Ukraine “will do everything to restore control over Crimea.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine pushes Canada to push G7, says it can make due without lethal aid
    Jun05

    Ukraine pushes Canada to push G7, says it can make due without lethal aid

    Ukraine’s envoy is urging Prime Minister Stephen Harper to push his fellow G7 leaders into a strong political stand against the latest Russian aggression, but says his country can make do without weapons from the West. Prior to the G7 leaders’ summit in Germany getting underway Sunday, Harper departs today for the Ukrainian capital of...

    US Defense Officials to Meet on Ukraine Following New Fighting
    Jun05

    US Defense Officials to Meet on Ukraine Following New Fighting

    Top U.S. defense officials and diplomats are gathering in Stuttgart, Germany on Friday to discuss how to counter Russian military actions in Ukraine and address concerns among allies about Moscow’s aggression, following an upsurge of fighting between the Ukrainian military and Russia-backed rebels. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter will meet...

    High Inflation Exacerbates Ukraine’s Troubled Situation
    Jun05

    High Inflation Exacerbates Ukraine’s Troubled Situation

    While the rest of Europe tries to shrug off low inflation, Ukraine is dealing with sharply rising prices. The costs of many goods have doubled or tripled. …read more Source: The New York...

    U.S. might deploy missiles in Europe to counter Russia
    Jun05

    U.S. might deploy missiles in Europe to counter Russia

    The Obama administration is weighing a range of aggressive responses to Russia’s alleged violation of a Cold War-era nuclear treaty, including deploying land-based missiles in Europe that could pre-emptively destroy the Russian weapons. This “counterforce” option is among possibilities the administration is considering as it reviews its...