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    Kharkiv Partisans: Pro-Russia Terror Group Threatening To Kill Ukrainians If Soviet Monuments Are Toppled
    Apr17

    Kharkiv Partisans: Pro-Russia Terror Group Threatening To Kill Ukrainians If Soviet Monuments Are Toppled

    A pro-Russian group in Ukraine calling themselves the “Kharkiv Partisans” issued a threat this week to execute five Ukrainian citizens for every Soviet monument torn down as part of a recent law passed by the Ukrainian parliament that banned Soviet and Nazi imagery and ordered all related monuments to be liquidated, Newsweek reported Thursday....

    U.S. Army Trainers Arrive in Ukraine
    Apr17

    U.S. Army Trainers Arrive in Ukraine

    The Kremlin warned on Friday that the appearance of about 300 American troops could threaten the tenuous cease-fire in the country’s southeast. …read more Source: The New York...

    Obama, Renzi pledge to focus on threats from Libya
    Apr17

    Obama, Renzi pledge to focus on threats from Libya

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama pledged Friday to work more intensely with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on threats coming from instability in Libya that have led to an influx of migrants across the Mediterranean. Obama and Renzi told reporters after an Oval Office meeting that they discussed economic and security concerns,...

    US Paratroopers Arrive In Ukraine, Train National Guard Soldiers To Fight Pro-Russian Rebels
    Apr17

    US Paratroopers Arrive In Ukraine, Train National Guard Soldiers To Fight Pro-Russian Rebels

    Around 290 U.S. paratroopers have arrived in Ukraine Friday ahead of exercises designed to train nearly 1,000 Ukrainian National guard soldiers to fight against pro-Russian rebels in the East Ukraine war. The soldiers from 173rd Airborne Brigade, who flew into Lviv airport in the west of Ukraine, will now spend the next eight weeks training three...

    Kyiv Alleges Journalist’s Slaying Not Only Ordered, But Timed To The Minute
    Apr17

    Kyiv Alleges Journalist’s Slaying Not Only Ordered, But Timed To The Minute

    Officials in Kyiv have suggested the April 16 killing of Ukrainian pro-Russian journalist Oles Buzina was not a random slaying but a carefully timed hit. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Eric Morse: The phoney war in Ukraine
    Apr17

    Eric Morse: The phoney war in Ukraine

    War is not subject to prediction. For Canadians who tend to believe that anything military can be practised with minimal risk, on the cheap and in measurable, calibrated packets, it is a real problem. …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Eric Morse: The phoney war in Ukraine
    Apr17

    Eric Morse: The phoney war in Ukraine

    In the wake of Canada’s announcement that we will send 200 trainers to Ukraine, the phrase “phoney war” somehow stirs mental echoes. Stipulated: the “real phoney war” (1939-40) was considerably different. War had been declared, but Hitler was caught off-balance by the speed of his victory in Poland, and had made no preparations for an...

    Obama, Italian Prime Minister Renzi meet at White House
    Apr17

    Obama, Italian Prime Minister Renzi meet at White House

    President Barack Obama and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi compared notes Friday on a range of issues, including Ukraine, Libya and Islamic State militants. They were also expected to discuss Europe’s economy, a… …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Italy’s Prime Minister Visits White House for Talks
    Apr17

    Italy’s Prime Minister Visits White House for Talks

    The White House is hosting Italy’s prime minister Friday for discussions on economics, European trade, Libyan violence and a deepening humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean region. Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is visiting President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry in the White House Oval Office. Italy, struggling with...

    US troops arrive in Ukraine for training exercises
    Apr17

    US troops arrive in Ukraine for training exercises

    MOSCOW (AP) — About 300 US Army paratroopers have arrived in Ukraine for training exercises with national guard units, a move criticized by the Kremlin and eastern Ukraine’s Russia-backed separatist rebels.read more …read more Source: CNS...