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    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...

    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 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....

    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...

    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....

    Ukrainian Amnesty Offer For Pro-Russian Rebels, But MH17 And Mariupol Shelling Atrocities Exempt, Says Minister
    Apr15

    Ukrainian Amnesty Offer For Pro-Russian Rebels, But MH17 And Mariupol Shelling Atrocities Exempt, Says Minister

    Ukrainian foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin has said that a general amnesty for pro-Russian rebels will still be honored regardless of the outcome of the war in Ukraine, but ruled out any amnesty for those responsible for the Jan. …read more Source: International Business...

    Planned Motorcycle Rally by the Night Wolves, a Putin Ally, Has Poland on Edge
    Apr15

    Planned Motorcycle Rally by the Night Wolves, a Putin Ally, Has Poland on Edge

    Amid tensions over Ukraine, hundreds of motorcyclists plan to roar from Moscow to Berlin to mark the 70th anniversary of the victory over the Nazis. …read more Source: The New York...

    Former Ukrainian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev: interior ministry
    Apr15

    Former Ukrainian lawmaker shot dead 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… …read more Source:...

    This woman just became the greatest American female chess player in history
    Apr15

    This woman just became the greatest American female chess player in history

    Irina Krush win her seventh US Chess Championship the past weekend in St. Louis. In doing so, she notched her fourth consecutive US title and became without question the best American woman player of her generation and, really, in history. It didn’t come easy for Krush. Although she was the only Grandmaster in the women’s side of the...

    Springtime for Zakharchenko?
    Apr15

    Springtime for Zakharchenko?

    After a period of relative calm near the end of winter, many Ukraine watchers are warning that all signs point to a new rebel/Russian offensive. The rebel leader, Alexander Zakharchenko, has been saying for a week that a new offensive is forthcoming. Meanwhile, Kiev has been sounding the alarm more loudly than usual, ordering troops to dig...