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    Russia launches massive military drills in the Arctic
    Mar16

    Russia launches massive military drills in the Arctic

    The Russian military on Monday launched sweeping military manoeuvrs in the Arctic and other areas, a show of force ordered by President Vladimir Putin amid spiraling tensions with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    Confused About What’s Been Going on Between Russia and Ukraine?
    Mar16

    Confused About What’s Been Going on Between Russia and Ukraine?

    And that’s sort of the point — this conflict serves as a case study in the effectiveness of shadowy, “hybrid” warfare, which is hard to understand from the outside. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Putin set to reappear after 10-day absence
    Mar16

    Putin set to reappear after 10-day absence

    Saint Petersburg (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin was due to reappear in public on Monday after an unusually long 10-day absence that unleashed frenzied speculation about the whereabouts and health of the Russian strongman.Putin is scheduled to meet with Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev in Saint Petersburg later Monday, and a Kremlin...

    Russia launches massive Arctic military drills
    Mar16

    Russia launches massive Arctic military drills

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military on Monday launched sweeping military maneuvers in the Arctic and other areas, a show of force ordered by President Vladimir Putin amid spiraling tensions with the West over Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Citizenship Minister Chris Alexander delivers a troubling speech on Ukraine
    Mar16

    Citizenship Minister Chris Alexander delivers a troubling speech on Ukraine

    One of the principal talking points of Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his supporters in the federal election campaign that is now for all intents and purposes under way is that the Conservatives are statesmanlike and mature, while Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is a crazy kid who could do or say anything and NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair is an...

    Putin is scheduled to reappear today, and the world is watching to see if he’ll keep his appointment
    Mar16

    Putin is scheduled to reappear today, and the world is watching to see if he’ll keep his appointment

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is scheduled to reappear on Monday after an unusually long absence from public view. Putin has a meeting with Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev in St. Petersburg, and a Kremlin official told AFP that the meeting is still scheduled to take place, the Times of Israel reports. This meeting comes after Putin...

    Crimea leader says it will never again be part of Ukraine
    Mar16

    Crimea leader says it will never again be part of Ukraine

    Crimea’s prime minister has told the BBC the peninsula has returned to its historical Russian homeland and will never again be part of Ukraine. Sergei Aksyonov said the annexation of the peninsula by Russia one year ago had been a “democratic act”. In a pre-recorded interview which aired on Sunday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said he...

    The 10 most important things in the world right now
    Mar16

    The 10 most important things in the world right now

    Hello! Here’s what you need to know for Monday. 1. An Austrian newspaper reported Sunday that a Viennese doctor travelled to Moscow to treat Russian President Vladamir Putin for back problems. 2. A 20-year-old protester was arrested Sunday night for the shooting of two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri. 3. ISIS has established a...

    Putin: Russia had nukes at the ready on Crimea
    Mar16

    Putin: Russia had nukes at the ready on Crimea

    Russia was ready to bring its nuclear weapons into a state of alert during tensions in Ukraine in 2014, Vladimir Putin says in a documentary …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Vladimir Putin Admits to Weighing Nuclear Option During Crimea Conflict
    Mar16

    Vladimir Putin Admits to Weighing Nuclear Option During Crimea Conflict

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said he considered putting the country’s vast nuclear arsenal on alert to prevent outside agents from stopping the Kremlin’s forced annexation of the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine last year. Putin’s admission was aired during a prerecorded documentary called Homeward Bound, which was broadcast on...