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    New Ukraine Peace Talks Fail To Halt Escalating Clashes
    Jun17

    New Ukraine Peace Talks Fail To Halt Escalating Clashes

    Ukraine on June 16 reported the death of two servicemen as a fresh round of European-mediated talks with pro-Moscow rebels failed to break the deadlock over the future status of its separatist-controlled eastern regions. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US blocks training of neo-Nazis in Ukraine
    Jun17

    US blocks training of neo-Nazis in Ukraine

    With the US House of Representatives passing a unanimous amendment last week blocking the training of fighters from the so-called Azov Battalion, a notorious paramilitary group in Ukraine, opposition parties are urging the Canadian government to ensure that Canada won’t train them, either. The volunteer militia uses Nazi-inspired logos and...

    Fears that Canada may help neo-Nazis in Ukraine with training mission starting soon
    Jun17

    Fears that Canada may help neo-Nazis in Ukraine with training mission starting soon

    U.S. lawmakers have voted to block American troops from training a unit with neo-Nazi members that’s operating with Ukraine’s forces — a move that raises questions about what safeguards Canada has to ensure it doesn’t help extremist groups. Canadian soldiers from Petawawa Garrison in the Ottawa Valley are preparing to head to...

    Russia arms buildup ‘destabilizing’ and ‘dangerous,’ NATO warns
    Jun17

    Russia arms buildup ‘destabilizing’ and ‘dangerous,’ NATO warns

    Russia’s military will add over 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles this year alone that are capable of piercing any missile defences, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday in a blunt reminder of the nation’s nuclear might amid tensions with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Queen’s Club shocker no problem for Nadal
    Jun17

    Queen’s Club shocker no problem for Nadal

    London (AFP) – Rafael Nadal insists his shock defeat in the first round at Queen’s Club won’t damage his chances of a strong challenge for the Wimbledon title.Nadal’s disappointing 2015 campaign suffered another setback on Tuesday when the 14-time Grand Slam winner was dumped out of the Wimbledon warm-up event by...

    News of the day from across the world, June 17
    Jun17

    News of the day from across the world, June 17

    Russia’s military this year alone will receive over 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of piercing any missile defenses, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday in a blunt reminder of the nation’s nuclear might amid tensions with the West over Ukraine. Putin made the statement at the opening of an arms show at a shooting...

    U.S. snubs Ukrainian neo-Nazi unit as questions remain about Canada’s safeguards
    Jun17

    U.S. snubs Ukrainian neo-Nazi unit as questions remain about Canada’s safeguards

    U.S. lawmakers have voted to block American troops from training a unit with neo-Nazi members that’s operating with Ukraine’s forces — a move that raises questions about what safeguards Canada has to ensure it doesn’t help extremist groups. Canadian soldiers from Petawawa Garrison in the Ottawa Valley are preparing to head to...

    Russia to add 40 new intercontinental missiles this year
    Jun17

    Russia to add 40 new intercontinental missiles this year

    MOSCOW — Russia’s military will add over 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles this year alone that are capable of piercing any missile defenses, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday in a blunt reminder of the nation’s nuclear might amid tensions with the West over Ukraine.Putin spoke at the opening of an arms show at a shooting...

    U.S. snubs Ukrainian neo-Nazi unit as questions remain about Canada’s safeguards
    Jun17

    U.S. snubs Ukrainian neo-Nazi unit as questions remain about Canada’s safeguards

    U.S. lawmakers have voted to block American troops from training a unit with neo-Nazi members that’s operating with Ukraine’s forces — a move that raises questions about what safeguards Canada has to ensure it doesn’t help extremist groups. Canadian soldiers from Petawawa Garrison in the Ottawa Valley are preparing to head to...

    Progress in Ukraine talks reported, but no breakthrough
    Jun17

    Progress in Ukraine talks reported, but no breakthrough

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Negotiators say progress has been made at the latest round of talks on resolving the Ukraine conflict but there has been no breakthrough. …read more Source: CNS...