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    US Starts Training Ukraine Govt Forces to Fight Pro-Russia Rebels
    Apr20

    US Starts Training Ukraine Govt Forces to Fight Pro-Russia Rebels

    US paratroopers launched a training mission Monday for Ukrainian government forces who will fight pro-Russian separatists in the east, angering Moscow as the deadly conflict rumbles on.President Petro Poroshenko welcomed troops from the U.S. 173rd Airborne Brigade for… …read more Source:...

    Putin Warns Israel Against Selling Arms To Ukraine
    Apr20

    Putin Warns Israel Against Selling Arms To Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Israel against supplying weapons to the Ukrainian government, which is battling a Russian-backed insurgency in its eastern province. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    U.S. Army Trainers Arrive In Ukraine
    Apr20

    U.S. Army Trainers Arrive In Ukraine

    The Kremlin on Friday warned that the arrival of several hundred American military trainers in Ukraine could “destabilize the situation” in the country’s southeast, where a cease-fire between government troops and Russian-backed separatists is barely holding. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine’s Hybrid Peace
    Apr20

    Ukraine’s Hybrid Peace

    Predictions that the war in Ukraine might be past its worst point can only be advanced with caution and caveats. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Tongue-Tied on Ukraine’s Front Lines
    Apr20

    Tongue-Tied on Ukraine’s Front Lines

    Three years ago, well before the war in Ukraine began, Roman Matys was shopping at Tommy Hilfiger in downtown Lviv when a sales clerk offered him a customer loyalty card. As Matys read the registration form, he noticed it was in Russian. Like most people in Ukraine, he speaks the language, but the principle of the matter annoyed him. The country...

    Moscow dismisses Norway’s protests over Arctic islands visit
    Apr20

    Moscow dismisses Norway’s protests over Arctic islands visit

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Monday dismissed Norway’s protests over a weekend visit to a Norwegian archipelago by a delegation that included Russia’s deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin. Rogozin, who oversees defense in the government among other things and is known for his nationalist views, has been slapped with sanctions barring him...

    Georgian Killed Helping Ukrainian Forces Battle Separatists
    Apr20

    Georgian Killed Helping Ukrainian Forces Battle Separatists

    Another Georgian citizen fighting along Ukrainian forces against Moscow-backed separatists has been killed in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US, Ukraine Start Military Training, Defying Russian Fury
    Apr20

    US, Ukraine Start Military Training, Defying Russian Fury

    YAVORIV, Ukraine— Troops from the United States and Ukraine have officially opened joint training exercises intended to help bolster Ukraine’s defenses against incursions from Russian-backed separatists in the east. Speaking under driving rain at a military base in the western region of Lviv, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said the...

    Russia Defends Visit to Norwegian Island Despite Sanctions
    Apr20

    Russia Defends Visit to Norwegian Island Despite Sanctions

    Russia said on Monday its deputy prime minister had every right to visit a Norwegian island despite travel restrictions imposed on him over Ukraine, dismissing Oslo’s condemnation of the trip. …read more Source:...

    Moscow Balks at Norway’s Protests at Russian Arctic Visit
    Apr20

    Moscow Balks at Norway’s Protests at Russian Arctic Visit

    MOSCOW— Russia has dismissed Norway’s protests over a weekend visit to a Norwegian archipelago by a delegation that included Russia’s deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin. During a visit to the Arctic Sunday to inaugurate Russia’s new floating research station, the delegation stopped by Norway’s Svalbard islands. Rogozin...