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    Scouts Canada volunteer from Regina faces sex-related charges
    Feb25

    Scouts Canada volunteer from Regina faces sex-related charges

    REGINA – A Regina man who volunteered with Scouts Canada as well as with church groups is facing sex-related charges involving teenagers.RCMP say two parents came forward last July after finding inappropriate text messages from an adult man to their teenage son.An investigation turned up another alleged victim and RCMP believe there could...

    US mulling lethal aid to Ukraine; Russian response a concern
    Feb25

    US mulling lethal aid to Ukraine; Russian response a concern

    By LOLITA C. BALDOR WASHINGTON (AP) — Top U.S. defense leaders are telling Congress that the Obama administration is still debating whether to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine. They expressed concern that such aid would only escalate Russia’s military campaign there.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Canada considering joining U.S.-led military training mission in Ukraine
    Feb25

    Canada considering joining U.S.-led military training mission in Ukraine

    Canada is considering the idea of joining a U.S.-led mission to train Ukrainian soldiers. …read more Source: Global...

    Canada considers joining U.S.-led military training mission in Ukraine
    Feb25

    Canada considers joining U.S.-led military training mission in Ukraine

    Canada is considering the idea of joining a U.S.-led mission to train Ukrainian soldiers. Defence Minister Jason Kenney says the Harper government is “certainly open to it,” but emphasized no decision has been made as the federal cabinet considers ways it can be helpful beyond the recent shipments of non-lethal military equipment. Britain...

    US mulling lethal aid to Ukraine; Russian response a concern
    Feb25

    US mulling lethal aid to Ukraine; Russian response a concern

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Top U.S. defense leaders are telling Congress that the Obama administration is still debating whether to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine. They expressed concern that such aid would only escalate Russia’s military campaign there. …read more Source: U.S....

    Kenney: Canada could join U.S.-led training mission in Ukraine
    Feb25

    Kenney: Canada could join U.S.-led training mission in Ukraine

    Canada is considering the idea of joining a U.S.-led mission to train Ukrainian soldiers. Defence Minister Jason Kenney says the Harper government is “certainly open to it,” but emphasized no decision has been made as the federal cabinet considers ways it can be helpful beyond the recent shipments of non-lethal military equipment. Britain...

    US mulling lethal aid to Ukraine; Russian response a concern
    Feb25

    US mulling lethal aid to Ukraine; Russian response a concern

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is still struggling with whether to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine amid concerns that… …read more Source:...

    Top Secret Briefing Advising Putin on Break-Up of Ukraine Leaked
    Feb25

    Top Secret Briefing Advising Putin on Break-Up of Ukraine Leaked

    A top secret Kremlin briefing purportedly intended for the eyes of Russian President Vladimir Putin on the eve of Ukraine’s revolution which discusses how to co-opt regions of the country’s east into the Russian Federation has been leaked to the Russian media. The document, which forsees the break-up of Ukraine, with eastern regions...

    Putin again employs natural gas as diplomatic weapon
    Feb25

    Putin again employs natural gas as diplomatic weapon

    Ed AdamczykMOSCOW, Feb. 25 (UPI) — Russia has returned to threats of curtailment of natural gas shipments to Ukraine, and European gas prices rose on the prospect this week. …read more Source: United Press...

    Amnesty International: Powerful nations failing to stop rights abuses
    Feb25

    Amnesty International: Powerful nations failing to stop rights abuses

    Shameful milestones in human rights abuses were reached in 2014 as tens of thousands of civilians were killed amid armed conflicts from Syria to Ukraine and the world’s wealthiest countries did little to halt the violence, Amnesty International reported Wednesday. …read more Source: Los Angeles...