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    Russia says Canada’s decision to join military training in Ukraine ‘deplorable’
    Apr16

    Russia says Canada’s decision to join military training in Ukraine ‘deplorable’

    The Harper government’s decision to join a U.S.-led military training mission Ukraine has drawn a sharp rebuke from Russia. Canada is sending at least 200 members of the Canadian Forces to take part in a two-year deployment to improve the combat ability of troops in the embattled eastern European country. In a statement, the Russian Embassy...

    Former Ukrainian Lawmaker Shot Dead In Kyiv
    Apr15

    Former Ukrainian Lawmaker Shot Dead In Kyiv

    A former member of parliament has been found shot dead in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Military Drills Continue With T-90A Tank Exercises Near Ukraine Border, Report Says
    Apr15

    Russian Military Drills Continue With T-90A Tank Exercises Near Ukraine Border, Report Says

    The Russian military conducted drills this week with dozens of modern T-90A tanks in Russia’s Krasnodar region, located south of the border it shares with Ukraine, according to reports. The training exercise was the latest instance of Russian military activity that has caused tension with government leaders in Ukraine and the West....

    Russian Group to Show MH17 Fragment
    Apr15

    Russian Group to Show MH17 Fragment

    Russian veterans group to display fragment of Malaysian plane shot down over Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    MH17 Fragments To Be Displayed At Russian Museum As ‘Evidence’ Ukraine Shot Airliner Down
    Apr15

    MH17 Fragments To Be Displayed At Russian Museum As ‘Evidence’ Ukraine Shot Airliner Down

    A museum founded by a Russian veterans group will display a fragment of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 that was gifted to the group by residents in separatist-held territory. The piece will reportedly be exhibited as evidence that the Ukrainian Air Force, not separatists, shot down the jetliner, killing all 298 people on board....

    Former Ukrainian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev: interior ministry
    Apr15

    Former Ukrainian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev: interior ministry

    KIEV (Reuters) – Oleg Kalashnikov, a former member of parliament for ex-president Viktor Yanukovich’s discredited Party of Regions, was found… …read more Source:...

    Springtime for Zakharchenko?
    Apr15

    Springtime for Zakharchenko?

    After a period of relative calm near the end of winter, many Ukraine watchers are warning that all signs point to a new rebel/Russian offensive. The rebel leader, Alexander Zakharchenko, has been saying for a week that a new offensive is forthcoming. Meanwhile, Kiev has been sounding the alarm more loudly than usual, ordering troops to dig...

    Can Sanctions on Iran ‘Snap Back’?
    Apr15

    Can Sanctions on Iran ‘Snap Back’?

    In selling the new framework agreement reached between Iran and the six world powers known as the P5+1, President Obama has assured an apprehensive American public that if Iran breaches the terms of a final deal, he will “snap back” the sanctions. That refers to mechanisms that would maximize the president’s flexibility in order...

    Planned Motorcycle Rally by the Night Wolves, a Putin Ally, Has Poland on Edge
    Apr15

    Planned Motorcycle Rally by the Night Wolves, a Putin Ally, Has Poland on Edge

    Amid tensions over Ukraine, hundreds of motorcyclists plan to roar from Moscow to Berlin to mark the 70th anniversary of the victory over the Nazis. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukrainian Amnesty Offer For Pro-Russian Rebels, But MH17 And Mariupol Shelling Atrocities Exempt, Says Minister
    Apr15

    Ukrainian Amnesty Offer For Pro-Russian Rebels, But MH17 And Mariupol Shelling Atrocities Exempt, Says Minister

    Ukrainian foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin has said that a general amnesty for pro-Russian rebels will still be honored regardless of the outcome of the war in Ukraine, but ruled out any amnesty for those responsible for the Jan. …read more Source: International Business...