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    US Says Russia Adds Air Defense Systems Inside Ukraine
    Apr23

    US Says Russia Adds Air Defense Systems Inside Ukraine

    The United States on Wednesday accused Russia of building up air defense systems inside eastern Ukraine and of involvement in training exercises of pro-Russian separatists in the area in breach of a European-brokered cease-fire agreement. “This is the highest amount of Russian air defense equipment in eastern Ukraine since August,” State...

    U.S. Points to Russian Presence in Ukraine
    Apr23

    U.S. Points to Russian Presence in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday accused Russia of building up air defense systems inside eastern Ukraine and of involvement in training exercises of pro-Russian separatists in the area in breach of a European-brokered cease-fire agreement. “This is the highest amount of Russian air defense equipment in eastern...

    Survey of people in Arctic countries suggests concern about potential conflict
    Apr23

    Survey of people in Arctic countries suggests concern about potential conflict

    IQALUIT, Nunavut – A survey of people in countries surrounding the Arctic circle suggests that security fears in the region are growing.In five of the eight countries that form the Arctic Council, including Canada, about a third of respondents said they felt the chance of an armed conflict in the region has increased.In the remaining three...

    U.S. Says Russia Increasing Military Presence In Ukraine
    Apr23

    U.S. Says Russia Increasing Military Presence In Ukraine

    The United States says Russia has deployed additional air defense systems into eastern Ukraine and is involved in training exercises of separatist forces in the area in breach of a cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. says Russia ramping military presence on Ukraine border
    Apr23

    U.S. says Russia ramping military presence on Ukraine border

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russia has deployed additional air defense systems into eastern Ukraine and is involved in training exercises of… …read more Source:...

    ‘Many’ More Human Remains Found At MH17 Crash Site
    Apr22

    ‘Many’ More Human Remains Found At MH17 Crash Site

    Dutch investigators say they have recovered “many” more body parts and pieces of wreckage after returning to the site of the MH17 plane crash in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Berger: Ukraine’s moment of opportunity
    Apr22

    Berger: Ukraine’s moment of opportunity

    Should Canada be more involved in Ukraine? Such involvement is inevitable, because politics and economy today are global, and a conflict elsewhere is no longer merely a regional concern. Even more so for Canada in Ukraine. Canada has a special place and meaning in Ukrainian national mythology. Canadian opinion matters there. …read more...

    Hollande: France Will Reimburse Russia If Warships Not Delivered
    Apr22

    Hollande: France Will Reimburse Russia If Warships Not Delivered

    French President Francois Hollande says France will refund payments made by Russia for two Mistral amphibious-assault ships if the warships are not delivered because of Moscow’s involvement in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    When Is a TV Channel a Foreign Agent?
    Apr22

    When Is a TV Channel a Foreign Agent?

    Yuri Kochetkov/Reuters Where do the limits of a free press lie? If one were to ask Ilya Ponomarev, a member of the Russian parliament and the only lawmaker to vote against his country’s annexation of Crimea, the answer might be at the doorstep of RT, formerly known as Russia Today. In a recent interview with BuzzFeed, Ponomarev—who...

    Berger: Ukraine’s moment of opportunity
    Apr22

    Berger: Ukraine’s moment of opportunity

    Should Canada be more involved in Ukraine? Such involvement is inevitable, because politics and economy today are global, and a conflict elsewhere is no longer merely a regional concern. Even more so for Canada in Ukraine. Canada has a special place and meaning in Ukrainian national mythology. Canadian opinion matters there. At the moment,...