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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: Toronto...

    FP’s Situation Report: Ukraine wants more U.S. military training; Kabul and Washington make progress; Israel continues its push against an Iran nuclear deal; and much more from around the world.
    Mar23

    FP’s Situation Report: Ukraine wants more U.S. military training; Kabul and Washington make progress; Israel continues its push against an Iran nuclear deal; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat Ukraine’s military needs more than U.S. weapons. It also needs U.S. training. The United States is considering sending guns to Ukraine. But Kiev wants more of a new U.S. program meant to train Ukraine’s military to defeat a Russian-backed insurgency. FP’s Reid Standish and John Hudson: “For...

    Bomb Hits Odesa Office Of Group That Aids Wounded Troops
    Mar23

    Bomb Hits Odesa Office Of Group That Aids Wounded Troops

    Police in Odesa say a homemade bomb exploded near an apartment block in the Ukrainian Black Sea port city late on March 22. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A year ago he was the only Russian politician to vote against annexing Crimea. Now he’s an exile.
    Mar23

    A year ago he was the only Russian politician to vote against annexing Crimea. Now he’s an exile.

    It’s just over a year since Moscow claimed Crimea as part of Russia. After Russian President Vladimir Putin and Crimean leaders agreed upon it, it needed the approval of Russia’s parliament, the Duma. It passed, of course, with 443 deputies voting in favor. Just one person voted against it (with one other abstaining). That sole...

    Son of former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych drowns in Russian lake
    Mar23

    Son of former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych drowns in Russian lake

    Fred LambertLAKE BAIKAL, Russia, March 22 (UPI) — The son of Ukrainian ex-President Viktor Yanukovych drowned after his vehicle broke through ice covering a lake in Siberia. …read more Source: United Press...

    Reports: Yanukovych Son Drowns In Russia
    Mar23

    Reports: Yanukovych Son Drowns In Russia

    Media reports and a Ukrainian lawmaker say that the son of ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has died in an accident in Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine finance minister: Why we can end corruption
    Mar23

    Ukraine finance minister: Why we can end corruption

    Ukraine has never been so united in its desire to seek a European future based on transparency, the finance minister says. …read more Source:...

    Harper to meet, talk ISIL with NATO secretary general
    Mar23

    Harper to meet, talk ISIL with NATO secretary general

    OTTAWA – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is making his first visit to Canada this week, with the subject of how to address rising tensions with Russia likely to feature high on the agenda.Prime Minister Stephen Harper is scheduled to meet with Stoltenberg on Monday, and a Canadian source close to the meetings said the threat posed...

    For pro-separatist Ukrainians, hardship replaces hope
    Mar23

    For pro-separatist Ukrainians, hardship replaces hope

    A year later, jobs, pensions have dried up, and people are trapped by travel restrictions. …read more Source: USA...

    Russia Threatens To Aim Nuclear Missiles At Denmark Ships If It Joins NATO Shield
    Mar22

    Russia Threatens To Aim Nuclear Missiles At Denmark Ships If It Joins NATO Shield

    COPENHAGEN, March 22 (Reuters) – Russia threatened to aim nuclear missiles at Danish warships if Denmark joins NATO’s missile defense system, in comments Copenhagen called unacceptable and NATO said would not contribute to peace. Denmark said in August it would contribute radar capacity on some of its warships to the missile shield,...