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    Russia launches massive Arctic military drills
    Mar16

    Russia launches massive Arctic military drills

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military on Monday launched sweeping military maneuvers in the Arctic and other areas, a show of force ordered by President Vladimir Putin amid spiraling tensions with the West over Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Citizenship Minister Chris Alexander delivers a troubling speech on Ukraine
    Mar16

    Citizenship Minister Chris Alexander delivers a troubling speech on Ukraine

    One of the principal talking points of Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his supporters in the federal election campaign that is now for all intents and purposes under way is that the Conservatives are statesmanlike and mature, while Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is a crazy kid who could do or say anything and NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair is an...

    Crimea leader says it will never again be part of Ukraine
    Mar16

    Crimea leader says it will never again be part of Ukraine

    Crimea’s prime minister has told the BBC the peninsula has returned to its historical Russian homeland and will never again be part of Ukraine. Sergei Aksyonov said the annexation of the peninsula by Russia one year ago had been a “democratic act”. In a pre-recorded interview which aired on Sunday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said he...

    Putin is scheduled to reappear today, and the world is watching to see if he’ll keep his appointment
    Mar16

    Putin is scheduled to reappear today, and the world is watching to see if he’ll keep his appointment

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is scheduled to reappear on Monday after an unusually long absence from public view. Putin has a meeting with Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev in St. Petersburg, and a Kremlin official told AFP that the meeting is still scheduled to take place, the Times of Israel reports. This meeting comes after Putin...

    The 10 most important things in the world right now
    Mar16

    The 10 most important things in the world right now

    Hello! Here’s what you need to know for Monday. 1. An Austrian newspaper reported Sunday that a Viennese doctor travelled to Moscow to treat Russian President Vladamir Putin for back problems. 2. A 20-year-old protester was arrested Sunday night for the shooting of two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri. 3. ISIS has established a...

    Putin: Russia had nukes at the ready on Crimea
    Mar16

    Putin: Russia had nukes at the ready on Crimea

    Russia was ready to bring its nuclear weapons into a state of alert during tensions in Ukraine in 2014, Vladimir Putin says in a documentary …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Vladimir Putin Admits to Weighing Nuclear Option During Crimea Conflict
    Mar16

    Vladimir Putin Admits to Weighing Nuclear Option During Crimea Conflict

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said he considered putting the country’s vast nuclear arsenal on alert to prevent outside agents from stopping the Kremlin’s forced annexation of the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine last year. Putin’s admission was aired during a prerecorded documentary called Homeward Bound, which was broadcast on...

    Putin says he was ready to put Russian nuclear forces on alert over Crimea crisis
    Mar16

    Putin says he was ready to put Russian nuclear forces on alert over Crimea crisis

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has stated that he was ready to put his country’s nuclear forces on alert to secure the annexation of the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine last year. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin says Russia was ready to activate nuclear arsenal over Crimea
    Mar16

    Putin says Russia was ready to activate nuclear arsenal over Crimea

    MOSCOW — Russia would have activated its nuclear arsenal if necessary a year ago when its troops secured the Crimean peninsula and carried out a referendum on the strategic peninsula’s secession from Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a documentary that aired Sunday. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Russia was ready to increase nuclear readiness over Crimea, Putin says
    Mar16

    Russia was ready to increase nuclear readiness over Crimea, Putin says

    Russia was ready to bring its nuclear weapons into a state of alert during last year’s tensions over the Crimean Peninsula and the overthrow of Ukraine’s president, Putin said. …read more Source:...