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    Diplomats seek to calm Ukraine fighting, break stalemate
    Jun23

    Diplomats seek to calm Ukraine fighting, break stalemate

    PARIS (AP) — The foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany are meeting in Paris to discuss efforts to try to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine. European countries have pushed for a diplomatic settlement while some U.S. legislators want to increase military aid to Ukraine. An array of political, security, humanitarian and economic...

    Diplomats seek to calm Ukraine fighting, break stalemate
    Jun23

    Diplomats seek to calm Ukraine fighting, break stalemate

    PARIS (AP) — The foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany will meet in Paris to discuss efforts to try to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Canadian troops arrive in Ukraine this summer
    Jun23

    Canadian troops arrive in Ukraine this summer

    KYIV, Ukraine – It will be mid-to-late summer before the Canadian military fields its highly-touted military training mission to Ukraine and the troops are expected to arrive against a backdrop of rising violence in breakaway eastern regions. They will also hit the ground just as the government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper prepares to do...

    Crumbling Ukraine ceasefire to form backdrop for Canadian military training mission
    Jun23

    Crumbling Ukraine ceasefire to form backdrop for Canadian military training mission

    KYIV, Ukraine – It will be mid-to-late summer before the Canadian military fields its highly-touted military training mission to Ukraine and the troops are expected to arrive against a backdrop of rising violence in breakaway eastern regions.They will also hit the ground just as the government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper prepares to do...

    Canadian military fielding Ukraine training mission
    Jun23

    Canadian military fielding Ukraine training mission

    It will be mid-to-late summer before the Canadian military fields its highly-touted military training mission to Ukraine and the troops are expected to arrive against a backdrop of rising violence in breakaway eastern regions. …read more Source: Global...

    Russia just one-upped the Saudis in China
    Jun23

    Russia just one-upped the Saudis in China

    Moscow just one-upped the Saudis in China: Russia is officially Beijing’s number one crude supplier. “China imported a record 3.92 million metric tons from its northern neighbor in May, according to data emailed by the Beijing-based General Administration of Customs on Tuesday,” according to Bloomberg. “That’s...

    Yanukovich: Maidan Scared Crimea and Donbass
    Jun23

    Yanukovich: Maidan Scared Crimea and Donbass

    The Ukrainian revolution is the main culprit for what happened to Crimea and Donbass, according to the former president of the country Victor Yanukovich. He expressed this opinion speaking to a BBC reporter in his first interview to foreign media since he was removed from his position by the revolution. “Maidan scared Crimea, Donbass and the...

    Putin Slams NGO Warning Russians Over Visiting Crimea
    Jun23

    Putin Slams NGO Warning Russians Over Visiting Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused an embattled consumer rights group that has cautioned Russians against traveling to Crimea of “serving the interests of foreign states.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ousted Ukrainian President: ‘I Supported the Ostriches. What’s Wrong With That?’
    Jun23

    Ousted Ukrainian President: ‘I Supported the Ostriches. What’s Wrong With That?’

    “Are you saying that the president of a country lived on the territory of someone else’s private zoo?” …read more Source: Foreign...

    Meet Len Blavatnik, the richest man in Britain
    Jun23

    Meet Len Blavatnik, the richest man in Britain

    Britain’s richest man isn’t even British — it’s Ukraine-born billionaire Len Blavatnik. Blavatnik is worth $20.1 billion, rising to prominence after his privately held industrial group, Access Industries, purchased Warner Music Group for $3.3 billion in 2011. Since investing in tech giants Spotify and Beats, his wealth has...