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    Ukraine minister says Russian concern a joke, praises Canada’s military trainers
    Apr30

    Ukraine minister says Russian concern a joke, praises Canada’s military trainers

    OTTAWA – Ukraine’s visiting foreign minister says it’s a joke that Russia is characterizing Canadian military trainers in his country as “deplorable.”Foreign Affairs Minister Pavlo Klimkin says the Canadian Forces trainers will bring his country’s military forces and national guard up to a higher standard so...

    Ukraine foreign minister praises Canadian trainers
    Apr30

    Ukraine foreign minister praises Canadian trainers

    OTTAWA – Ukraine’s visiting foreign minister says it’s a joke that Russia is characterizing Canadian military trainers in his country as “deplorable.” Foreign Affairs Minister Pavlo Klimkin says the Canadian Forces trainers will bring his country’s military forces and national guard up to a higher standard so they can better...

    Canada announces another $14M in aid to Ukraine
    Apr30

    Canada announces another $14M in aid to Ukraine

    Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson said Canada stands with Ukraine in the face of Russia’s “aggressive militarism and expansionism,” as he announced another $14 million in aid to the former Soviet state. Nicholson met with Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Minister Pavlo Klimkin for several hours Thursday, to discuss the situation in Ukraine....

    Billboards praising Stalin go up in Russian-annexed Crimea ahead of Victory Day
    Apr30

    Billboards praising Stalin go up in Russian-annexed Crimea ahead of Victory Day

    Billboards with the image of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin have appeared all over Sevastopol in Russian-annexed Crimea in the run-up to Victory Day celebrations on May 9. …read more Source: CTV...

    Billboards praising Stalin go up in Russian-annexed Crimea ahead of Victory Day
    Apr30

    Billboards praising Stalin go up in Russian-annexed Crimea ahead of Victory Day

    Billboards with the image of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin have appeared all over Sevastopol in Russian-annexed Crimea in the run-up to Victory Day celebrations on May 9. …read more Source: FOX...

    China, Russia to Hold First Joint Mediterranean Naval Drills
    Apr30

    China, Russia to Hold First Joint Mediterranean Naval Drills

    China will hold joint naval drills with Russia in mid-May in the Mediterranean Sea, the first time the two countries will hold military exercises together in that part of the world, the Chinese Defense Ministry said on Thursday. China and Russia have held naval drills in Pacific waters since 2012. The May maneuvers come as the United States ramps...

    Murray eases into Munich quarter-finals
    Apr30

    Murray eases into Munich quarter-finals

    Munich (Germany) (AFP) – Top-seed Andy Murray eased his way into the quarter-finals of Munich’s ATP tournament on Thursday with a straight sets win over qualifier Mischa Zverev to begin his French Open preparations.Britain’s world number three needed just 74 minutes to enjoy a 6-2, 6-2 win over the Russian-born German qualifier,...

    China-Russia Navies Planning First Joint Mediterranean Maneuvers
    Apr30

    China-Russia Navies Planning First Joint Mediterranean Maneuvers

    BEIJING—The navies of China and Russia plan to hold joint drills in the Mediterranean Sea for the first time in mid-May, China’s Defense Ministry announced Thursday, in the latest expansion of the growing informal partnership between the two militaries. The exercises also illustrate China’s continued engagement with Russia at a time...

    Stalin Billboards Go up in Crimea Ahead of Victory Day
    Apr30

    Stalin Billboards Go up in Crimea Ahead of Victory Day

    Billboards praising Stalin go up in Russian-annexed Crimea ahead of Victory Day …read more Source: ABC...

    Stalin billboards go up in Crimea ahead of Victory Day
    Apr30

    Stalin billboards go up in Crimea ahead of Victory Day

    SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (AP) — Billboards with the image of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin have appeared all over Sevastopol in Russian-annexed Crimea in… …read more Source:...