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    50 Shades of War: Canadians Dive Into Conflicts’ Grey Zones
    Mar23

    50 Shades of War: Canadians Dive Into Conflicts’ Grey Zones

    Canadians are joining a murky spectrum of armed groups, from Ukraine to the Middle East. Should we cheer them or punish them? …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Russia continues to pour arms into Ukraine showing Putin has no intention of abiding ceasefire: NATO
    Mar23

    Russia continues to pour arms into Ukraine showing Putin has no intention of abiding ceasefire: NATO

    Russia is still pouring heavy weapons into Ukraine, signalling that President Vladimir Putin has no intention of abiding by last month’s ceasefire agreement, NATO’s top military commander warned on Sunday. U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove told an audience at the German Marshall Fund Brussels Forum that Moscow continues to ramp up...

    Clashes rage in Ukrainian town, making mockery of truce
    Mar23

    Clashes rage in Ukrainian town, making mockery of truce

    SHYROKYNE, Ukraine (AP) — To reach rear-guard government positions in the seaside town of Shyrokyne, Ukrainian soldiers gingerly wind their… …read more Source:...

    The Russian auto industry is a catastrophe
    Mar23

    The Russian auto industry is a catastrophe

    Volkswagen is one of the world’s largest car makers. A like the globe’s other big players, it once looked longingly toward Russia when the auto industry began a robust recovery about five years ago. But VW has gotten burned. The company will reduce shifts and lay off at least 150 workers at its Russian car plant to try to cut costs in...

    China’s Trans-Atlantic Wedge
    Mar23

    China’s Trans-Atlantic Wedge

    China’s rise is no longer a regional phenomenon that primarily impacts Asia. It is a global force, putting pressure on alliances that underpin the liberal international order. Nowhere is this more true than in trans-Atlantic relations. China has just convinced America’s closest European allies to join the Asian Infrastructure...

    Internally Displaced Refugees in Kiev Have Fewer Options Available
    Mar23

    Internally Displaced Refugees in Kiev Have Fewer Options Available

    I am sitting in a restaurant in Kiev with Pinchas Vishedski, the refugee rabbi of Donetsk. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    In eastern Ukraine, a unique matzah factory puts food on Jewish tables
    Mar23

    In eastern Ukraine, a unique matzah factory puts food on Jewish tables

    Workers at the Tiferet Matzot factory roll dough in Dnepropetrovsk on Dec. 8, 2014. (Cnaan Liphshiz/JTA) DNEPROPETROVSK, Ukraine (JTA) — With one eye on a digital countdown timer, Binyamin Vestrikov jumps up and down while slamming a heavy rolling pin into a piece of dough. Aware of his comical appearance to the journalist watching, he...

    Russia Targets Danish Warships With Nuclear Weapons
    Mar23

    Russia Targets Danish Warships With Nuclear Weapons

    Danish warships could become targets for Russian nuclear missiles if Denmark joins NATO’s missile defence system, Russia has warned, in comments that have sparked outrage in Copenhagen. Russia’s ambassador to Denmark, Mikhail Vanin, made the comments in an opinion piece published by the Danish national newspaper Jyllands-Posten, on...

    NATO’s Creepy New Plan to Infiltrate Twitter and Facebook
    Mar23

    NATO’s Creepy New Plan to Infiltrate Twitter and Facebook

    NATO has announced that “countering false Russian narratives on social media” is a major priority. Here’s why you should be concerned. On Sunday, NATO commander General Philip Breedlove said in an interview with the Associated Press that NATO must do more to “counter Russian propaganda online”:NATO’s supreme commander says the West...

    The United States Could Learn from Its British Ally
    Mar23

    The United States Could Learn from Its British Ally

    In the wake of the global recession, beginning with the financial crisis of 2008-2009, the British government of Prime Minister David Cameron took a different approach from the U.S. governments of George W. Bush and Barack Obama–eschewing massive government stimuli (that is, profligate spending) for the economy and instead focused on...