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    EU Voices Concern at Military Build-up in Crimea
    Mar16

    EU Voices Concern at Military Build-up in Crimea

    The European Union said on Monday it would stick to its policy of not recognizing Russia’s annexation of Crimea and voiced concern over what it said was a military build-up and deteriorating human rights situation there. “The European Union does not recognize and continues to condemn this act of violation of international law,” EU foreign...

    EU’s Tusk says sanctions on Russia must be maintained
    Mar16

    EU’s Tusk says sanctions on Russia must be maintained

    ROME (Reuters) – Europe must maintain pressure on Russia with sanctions until the Kiev government has full control of Ukraine, the president… …read more Source:...

    Russia launches large-scale military manoeuvres in the Arctic
    Mar16

    Russia launches large-scale military manoeuvres in the Arctic

    The Russian military on Monday launched sweeping military manoeuvres in the Arctic and other areas, a show of force ordered by President Vladimir Putin amid spiraling tensions with the West over Ukraine. The five-day Arctic drills involving 38,000 servicemen, more than 50 surface ships and submarines and 110 aircraft are intended to check the...

    Putin: Russia was ready to put nuclear forces on alert
    Mar16

    Putin: Russia was ready to put nuclear forces on alert

    Russia was ready to put its nuclear forces on alert over the crisis in Crimea last year, such was the threat to Russian people there, President Vladimir Putin said in a documentary that aired on state TV on Sunday night. …read more Source:...

    Russia launches large-scale military manoeuvres in the Arctic
    Mar16

    Russia launches large-scale military manoeuvres in the Arctic

    The Russian military on Monday launched sweeping military manoeuvres in the Arctic and other areas, a show of force ordered by President Vladimir Putin amid spiraling tensions with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Confused About What’s Been Going on Between Russia and Ukraine?
    Mar16

    Confused About What’s Been Going on Between Russia and Ukraine?

    And that’s sort of the point — this conflict serves as a case study in the effectiveness of shadowy, “hybrid” warfare, which is hard to understand from the outside. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Russia launches massive military drills in the Arctic
    Mar16

    Russia launches massive military drills in the Arctic

    The Russian military on Monday launched sweeping military manoeuvrs in the Arctic and other areas, a show of force ordered by President Vladimir Putin amid spiraling tensions with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    Putin set to reappear after 10-day absence
    Mar16

    Putin set to reappear after 10-day absence

    Saint Petersburg (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin was due to reappear in public on Monday after an unusually long 10-day absence that unleashed frenzied speculation about the whereabouts and health of the Russian strongman.Putin is scheduled to meet with Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev in Saint Petersburg later Monday, and a Kremlin...

    Russia launches massive Arctic military drills
    Mar16

    Russia launches massive Arctic military drills

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military on Monday launched sweeping military maneuvers in the Arctic and other areas, a show of force ordered by President Vladimir Putin amid spiraling tensions with the West over Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Citizenship Minister Chris Alexander delivers a troubling speech on Ukraine
    Mar16

    Citizenship Minister Chris Alexander delivers a troubling speech on Ukraine

    One of the principal talking points of Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his supporters in the federal election campaign that is now for all intents and purposes under way is that the Conservatives are statesmanlike and mature, while Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is a crazy kid who could do or say anything and NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair is an...