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    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. in training Ukrainian troops
    Feb25

    Canada considering joining U.S. in training Ukrainian troops

    OTTAWA – 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....

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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:...

    Saakashvili Lobbies In Washington For Arms To Be Sent To Ukraine
    Feb25

    Saakashvili Lobbies In Washington For Arms To Be Sent To Ukraine

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili says he is meeting with U.S. lawmakers and officials in Washington to discuss “increasing legislative pressure” to provide weapons to Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...