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    Fighting in eastern Ukraine rages on overnight despite talks
    Apr14

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine rages on overnight despite talks

    read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine rages on overnight despite talks
    Apr14

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine rages on overnight despite talks

    On the ground, however, even the previous agreement that called for a cease-fire and a withdrawal of heavy weaponry appeared to be shaky. Rebel mouthpiece Donetsk News Agency reported one rebel fighter dead and five wounded in the overnight clashes. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Intense fighting in eastern Ukraine reported overnight despite Ukraine-Russia talks
    Apr14

    Intense fighting in eastern Ukraine reported overnight despite Ukraine-Russia talks

    Fighting is still raging on the outskirts of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine despite peace talks this week. …read more Source: FOX...

    Fighting in Eastern Ukraine Rages on Overnight Despite Talks
    Apr14

    Fighting in Eastern Ukraine Rages on Overnight Despite Talks

    Intense fighting in eastern Ukraine reported overnight despite Ukraine-Russia talks …read more Source: ABC...

    Canada expected to train Ukrainian soldiers
    Apr14

    Canada expected to train Ukrainian soldiers

    OTTAWA – Canada appears set to join a U.S.-led training mission to shore up the capabilities of the battered and bloodied Ukrainian military. A defence source says the Harper government is expected to announce the deployment of training troops — possibly over 100. Most of them are expected to be housed at an existing NATO training centre located...

    Russia, Ukraine Agree on Withdrawal of Smaller Caliber Arms
    Apr14

    Russia, Ukraine Agree on Withdrawal of Smaller Caliber Arms

    Russia and Ukraine agreed Monday to call for the pullback of smaller caliber weapons from the front lines in eastern Ukraine as part of a fresh push to end the region’s yearlong conflict. Foreign ministers from the two countries – meeting with their French and German counterparts in Berlin – also agreed to support international...

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper to make announcement at NDHQ Tuesday morning – troops headed for Ukraine
    Apr14

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper to make announcement at NDHQ Tuesday morning – troops headed for Ukraine

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper will be at National Defence Headquarters Tuesday morning to make an announcement. That will be followed by a press conference by Defence Minister Jason Kenney and Chief of the Defence Staff General Tom Lawson. No details yet but I’m wondering if this could be the much expected announcement that a contingent of...

    Do Ukraine’s new nationalist laws justify Kremlin’s criticism? (+video)
    Apr14

    Do Ukraine’s new nationalist laws justify Kremlin’s criticism? (+video)

    Kiev has passed new laws that outlaw communist symbols and honor Ukrainian nationalists connected to Nazis and ethnic cleansing during World War II. Experts say the timing could not be worse. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Russia, Ukraine Agree on Withdrawal of Smaller-Caliber Arms
    Apr14

    Russia, Ukraine Agree on Withdrawal of Smaller-Caliber Arms

    (BERLIN) — Russia and Ukraine agreed Monday to call for the pullback of smaller caliber weapons from the front lines in eastern Ukraine as part of a fresh push to end the region’s yearlong conflict. Foreign ministers from the two countries — meeting with their French and German counterparts in Berlin — also agreed to support international...

    News Wrap: Kerry briefs Congress on nuclear deal framework to stave off Iran bill
    Apr14

    News Wrap: Kerry briefs Congress on nuclear deal framework to stave off Iran bill

    GWEN IFILL: The White House stepped up efforts today to win over Congress on the Iran nuclear deal, as lawmakers returned from their holiday recess. Secretary of State John Kerry briefed House members this afternoon, and plans to brief senators tomorrow. He’s trying to head off a bill that could bar President Obama from lifting some of the...