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    Letters: Three views on Ukraine
    Apr23

    Letters: Three views on Ukraine

    Russian propaganda about Ukraine Re: Kenney says Canadian troops won’t be training Nazi sympathizers in Ukraine, April 19 There is no credible link between those fighting Russian aggression, and extremist views. Earlier this year, when Josef Zissels, Kyiv-based global vice-president of the World Jewish Congress, visited Ottawa, he noted...

    Left for Dead on Battlefield, Ukrainian Officer Recovers at US Military Hospital
    Apr23

    Left for Dead on Battlefield, Ukrainian Officer Recovers at US Military Hospital

    A Ukrainian Army colonel, badly wounded while fighting Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, is undergoing rehabilitation at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, near Washington, D.C. Colonel Ihor Hordiychuk is a rare foreign patient at the world’s largest military hospital – which accepted him...

    Deals Extend Russia’s Energy Cooperation With Argentina
    Apr23

    Deals Extend Russia’s Energy Cooperation With Argentina

    Russia and Argentina signed documents deepening energy cooperation Thursday, underlining Moscow’s drive to develop ties with South America since coming under Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. At a ceremony in the Kremlin, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Argentine President Cristina Fernandez hailed the agreements as opening a...

    Kerry Told Russia in Phone Call to Pull Forces from Ukraine
    Apr23

    Kerry Told Russia in Phone Call to Pull Forces from Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told his Russian counterpart in a phone call on Wednesday that Russia must withdraw its forces from eastern… …read more Source:...

    Pentagon: Russian Claims of US Military Trainers in E. Ukraine ‘Ridiculous’
    Apr23

    Pentagon: Russian Claims of US Military Trainers in E. Ukraine ‘Ridiculous’

    The U.S. Defense Department has dismissed as “ridiculous” and “propaganda” comments by a Russian military official that American troops are training Ukrainian soldiers in the conflict zone in Ukraine’s east. “There’s no credence to it whatsoever” said Pentagon Spokesman Colonel Steve Warren, responding Thursday to the Russian...

    Russian Reporter Starts Fire To Do Story On Wildfires
    Apr23

    Russian Reporter Starts Fire To Do Story On Wildfires

    A Russian state television journalist started a small fire with a cigarette butt to report on a region’s devastating wildfires, the Moscow Times reported Thursday. Both the English-language Moscow Times and Ukraine Today reported that according to local news outlet Khakasia, Channel One reporter Mikhail Akinchenko wanted to set the scene...

    Kerry Told Russia in Phone Call to Pull Forces from Ukraine
    Apr23

    Kerry Told Russia in Phone Call to Pull Forces from Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told his Russian counterpart in a phone call on Wednesday that Russia must withdraw its forces from eastern Ukraine, a senior State Department official said on Thursday. During the call with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Kerry also urged Russia to press pro-Russian rebels to...

    Russia claims US troops in eastern Ukraine
    Apr23

    Russia claims US troops in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Defense Ministry says U.S. military instructors are training Ukrainian national guardsmen in urban fighting techniques in the eastern regions where Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatist rebels have fought for the past year…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Russia claims US troops in eastern Ukraine
    Apr23

    Russia claims US troops in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Defense Ministry says U.S. military instructors are training Ukrainian national guardsmen in urban fighting techniques in the eastern regions where Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatist rebels have fought for the past year. …read more Source: U.S....

    Russia claims US troops in eastern Ukraine
    Apr23

    Russia claims US troops in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Defense Ministry says U.S. military instructors are training Ukrainian national guardsmen in urban fighting techniques in the eastern regions where Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatist rebels have fought for the past year. …read more Source: San Francisco...