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    WATCH: Ukrainian emergency services chief arrested on live television
    Mar25

    WATCH: Ukrainian emergency services chief arrested on live television

    Ukrainian police detained the head of the state emergency service on suspicion of fraud during a televised government meeting Wednesday. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine’s president dismisses powerful governor
    Mar25

    Ukraine’s president dismisses powerful governor

    Action to dismiss billionaire governor of Dnipropetrovsk sets the stage for possible political unrest. …read more Source: Toronto...

    US hands over armored vehicles to Ukraine as part of military assistance program
    Mar25

    US hands over armored vehicles to Ukraine as part of military assistance program

    The United States has delivered 10 armored vehicles to Ukraine as part of a military support program intended to assist the fight against Russian-backed separatist forces in the country’s east. …read more Source: FOX...

    Letters: Sometimes force is necessary; and other views
    Mar25

    Letters: Sometimes force is necessary; and other views

    Sometimes force is necessary Re: Stephen Harper, warmonger, March 21. Joseph Heath’s opinion piece assumes Prime Minister Stephen Harper is operating in a vacuum and not a world where cause and effect, action and reaction exist. Harper did not create ISIL or cause the Russians to annex Crimea or assist in the dismemberment of Ukraine. What...

    US Hands Over Armored Military Vehicles to Ukraine
    Mar25

    US Hands Over Armored Military Vehicles to Ukraine

    US hands over armored vehicles to Ukraine as part of military assistance program …read more Source: ABC...

    Polish general: Russia is trying to wage hybrid warfare in our country
    Mar25

    Polish general: Russia is trying to wage hybrid warfare in our country

    Poland is increasingly anxious that Russia may employ the same type of hybrid warfare against it that Moscow utilized in eastern Ukraine. Polish general Stanisław Koziej, the head of the president’s National Security Bureau, has told Newsweek how he is concerned Russia could reproduce the tactics that have led to months of deadly conflict...

    News Analysis: Ukraine Risks ‘Feudalization’ As Conflict With Oligarchs Boils Over
    Mar25

    News Analysis: Ukraine Risks ‘Feudalization’ As Conflict With Oligarchs Boils Over

    A devastating economic crisis, an open conflict with Russia, and now a war between Kyiv and one of Ukraine’s leading oligarchs. Is Kyiv making a serious effort at breaking the oligarchs’ grip over Ukraine or is the country in for another round of self-destructive infighting that could produce political and economic disaster?...

    100 New Bomber Jets for Russian Airforce
    Mar25

    100 New Bomber Jets for Russian Airforce

    Russia is making strides forward with its modernisation programme, which aims to drastically update the technological ability of its armed forces by 2020, as its military aircraft contractor announced it will be able to deliver the next generation update to Russia’s bomber jets before the end of this year. 16 new Su-34 bomber jets will be...

    Letters: Dear motorists: Please heed cyclists; and other topics
    Mar25

    Letters: Dear motorists: Please heed cyclists; and other topics

    Dear motorists: Please heed cyclists It is that time of year when we cyclists start popping up on a street near you, possibly the one you are driving on. Please be careful. We are people too. We are productive members of society. We may even be someone you know. We are doctors, lawyers, programmers, salespeople, labourers, grandmothers and...

    The Return of the Mercenary
    Mar25

    The Return of the Mercenary

    Rande Archer/Flickr The use of mercenaries in warfare has a very long history—much longer, in fact, than the almost-exclusive deployment of national militaries to wage wars. Before the Peace of Westphalia in 1648 ended Europe’s Thirty Years’ War and marked the rise of the modern state system, medieval powers from kings to popes...