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    Former Ukrainian Lawmaker Murdered in Kiev: Interior Ministry
    Apr16

    Former Ukrainian Lawmaker Murdered in Kiev: Interior Ministry

    KIEV (Reuters) – Oleg Kalashnikov, a former member of parliament for ex-president Viktor Yanukovich’s discredited Party of Regions, was found shot dead in Kiev on Wednesday, the Ukrainian Interior Ministry said in a statement. Senior ministry official Anton Gerashchenko said Kalashnikov, 52, had knowledge of the...

    Russia says Canada’s decision to join military training in Ukraine ‘deplorable’
    Apr16

    Russia says Canada’s decision to join military training in Ukraine ‘deplorable’

    The Harper government’s decision to join a U.S.-led military training mission Ukraine has drawn a sharp rebuke from Russia. Canada is sending at least 200 members of the Canadian Forces to take part in a two-year deployment to improve the combat ability of troops in the embattled eastern European country. In a statement, the Russian Embassy...

    Canada’s decision to join military training in Ukraine ‘deplorable’: Russia
    Apr16

    Canada’s decision to join military training in Ukraine ‘deplorable’: Russia

    The Harper government’s decision to join a U.S.-led military training mission Ukraine has drawn a sharp rebuke from Russia. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russian veterans group to display fragment of Malaysian plane shot down over Ukraine
    Apr16

    Russian veterans group to display fragment of Malaysian plane shot down over Ukraine

    A Russian veterans organization is planning to display a piece of the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet shot down over Ukraine at a museum. …read more Source: FOX...

    G7 Calls on Russia to Implement Minsk Accords
    Apr16

    G7 Calls on Russia to Implement Minsk Accords

    Foreign ministers from the world’s seven leading industrialized countries have called on Russia to rein in Ukrainian rebels and abide by two peace accords reached in Minsk designed to end the conflict. The call came in a communiqué at the end of a Group of Seven foreign ministers’ meeting in Luebeck, Germany. The host of the G7...

    Former Ukrainian Lawmaker Shot Dead In Kyiv
    Apr15

    Former Ukrainian Lawmaker Shot Dead In Kyiv

    A former member of parliament has been found shot dead in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Group to Show MH17 Fragment
    Apr15

    Russian Group to Show MH17 Fragment

    Russian veterans group to display fragment of Malaysian plane shot down over Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Russian Military Drills Continue With T-90A Tank Exercises Near Ukraine Border, Report Says
    Apr15

    Russian Military Drills Continue With T-90A Tank Exercises Near Ukraine Border, Report Says

    The Russian military conducted drills this week with dozens of modern T-90A tanks in Russia’s Krasnodar region, located south of the border it shares with Ukraine, according to reports. The training exercise was the latest instance of Russian military activity that has caused tension with government leaders in Ukraine and the West....

    MH17 Fragments To Be Displayed At Russian Museum As ‘Evidence’ Ukraine Shot Airliner Down
    Apr15

    MH17 Fragments To Be Displayed At Russian Museum As ‘Evidence’ Ukraine Shot Airliner Down

    A museum founded by a Russian veterans group will display a fragment of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 that was gifted to the group by residents in separatist-held territory. The piece will reportedly be exhibited as evidence that the Ukrainian Air Force, not separatists, shot down the jetliner, killing all 298 people on board....

    Andy Marshall: I Had No Idea Who Yoda Was
    Apr15

    Andy Marshall: I Had No Idea Who Yoda Was

    Andy Marshall is a legendary figure in Washington defense circles. For 42 years until his retirement this January he ran the Office of Net Assessment at the Pentagon, a sort of internal think tank for the Department of Defense. He has been variously described as the best strategic thinker in the U.S. government and the military’s...