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    Putin: The ‘Lonely’ Leader Bent on Restoring Russian Power
    Feb25

    Putin: The ‘Lonely’ Leader Bent on Restoring Russian Power

    Despite Russia’s crisis-hit economy, approval ratings for President Vladimir Putin are near record highs. Western sanctions against Moscow have failed to curb Russian interference in Ukraine. As Henry Ridgwell reports from London, Putin analysts say the former spy is determined to restore Russia to what he sees as its rightful place in the...

    As U.S. mulls lethal aid to Ukraine, Russia a concern
    Feb25

    As U.S. mulls lethal aid to Ukraine, Russia a concern

    NATO commander warns that doing anything other than helping Ukraine “defend itself” could trigger outsized Russian military response …read more Source:...

    Russia, Ukraine Journalists Seek Penalties After Attacks
    Feb25

    Russia, Ukraine Journalists Seek Penalties After Attacks

    Russian and Ukrainian journalist unions have called for penalties after recent attacks on media members in both countries. Following a meeting in Vienna Wednesday, union representatives also urged reporters to avoid what they called the ongoing information war in the conflict in Ukraine. OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović...

    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. 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...