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    Clashes Rage in Ukrainian Town, Making Mockery of Truce
    Mar23

    Clashes Rage in Ukrainian Town, Making Mockery of Truce

    SHYROKYNE, Ukraine —To reach rear-guard government positions in the seaside town of Shyrokyne, Ukrainian soldiers gingerly wind their off-roaders through private gardens hugging a precipice along the Azov Sea. The truce announced in mid-February has never taken here, so traveling by the main roads is too dangerous. Government and Russian-backed...

    Latvia Plans Military Exercises for University Students
    Mar23

    Latvia Plans Military Exercises for University Students

    University students in Latvia could be given rudimentary military training, according to the country’s minister of defence Raimonds Vējonis, who spoke to Latvian TV channel LNT. Vējonis said he had instructed the command of the national armed forces to begin planning the system that would need to be put in place for the eventual inclusion...

    Heavy clashes rage in Ukraine coastal town, threatening prospects for long-lasting cease-fire
    Mar23

    Heavy clashes rage in Ukraine coastal town, threatening prospects for long-lasting cease-fire

    To reach rear-guard government positions in the seaside town of Shyrokyne, Ukrainian soldiers gingerly wind their off-roaders through private gardens hugging a precipice along the Azov Sea. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia continues to pour arms into Ukraine showing Putin has no intention of abiding ceasefire: NATO
    Mar23

    Russia continues to pour arms into Ukraine showing Putin has no intention of abiding ceasefire: NATO

    ‘We continue to see disturbing elements of air defense, command and control, resupply and equipment coming across a completely porous border’ …read more Source: Vancouver...

    European Far-Right Parties Call for End to ‘Cold War’ Against Russia
    Mar23

    European Far-Right Parties Call for End to ‘Cold War’ Against Russia

    Far-right and nationalist parties from across Europe convened in St Petersburg on Sunday, condemning the pro-Ukrainian government in Kiev and calling for an end to the sanctions imposed on Russia by the west. The event, called the International Russian Conservative Forum, was organised by pro-Kremlin party Rodina and involved 400 participants...

    Clashes rage in Ukrainian town, making mockery of truce
    Mar23

    Clashes rage in Ukrainian town, making mockery of truce

    By MSTYSLAV CHERNOV read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, March 23, 2015
    Mar23

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, March 23, 2015

    To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Brian Klaas looks at the impact of last week’s terrorist attack on Tunisia’s democratic transition. Christine Petré explores the reasons why Tunisia has become a prolific source of Syria-bound jihadists. Nicholas Linn and Emily Crane profile a grassroots...

    Clashes rage in Ukrainian town, making mockery of truce
    Mar23

    Clashes rage in Ukrainian town, making mockery of truce

    SHYROKYNE, Ukraine (AP) — To reach rear-guard government positions in the seaside town of Shyrokyne, Ukrainian soldiers gingerly wind their off-roaders through private gardens hugging a precipice along the Azov Sea…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Clashes Rage in Ukrainian Town, Making Mockery of Truce
    Mar23

    Clashes Rage in Ukrainian Town, Making Mockery of Truce

    Heavy clashes rage in Ukraine coastal town, threatening prospects for long-lasting cease-fire …read more Source: ABC...

    50 Shades of War: Canadians Dive Into Conflicts’ Grey Zones
    Mar23

    50 Shades of War: Canadians Dive Into Conflicts’ Grey Zones

    Canadians are joining a murky spectrum of armed groups, from Ukraine to the Middle East. Should we cheer them or punish them? …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...