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    Canada might train Ukraine forces: Kenney
    Feb12

    Canada might train Ukraine forces: Kenney

    The country’s new defence minister left the door open Wednesday for Canadian troops to join the U.S. in training Ukrainian forces and for an extension of the combat mission against the Islamic State. Jason Kenney, speaking on CBC’s Power and Politics, echoed Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s comments in saying that “all options...

    China Is the Big Winner in the Conflict Between Russia and the West
    Feb12

    China Is the Big Winner in the Conflict Between Russia and the West

    On Monday, U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a joint press conference to declare solidarity in their approach to the conflict in Ukraine. “Russian aggression has only reinforced the unity between the United States, Germany and other European allies,” intoned Obama. Would it were so. Russian aggression in Ukraine...

    Kenney hints Canada might help train Ukrainian forces with U.S.
    Feb12

    Kenney hints Canada might help train Ukrainian forces with U.S.

    OTTAWA – The country’s new defence minister left the door open Wednesday for Canadian troops to join the U.S. in training Ukrainian forces and for an extension of the combat mission against the Islamic State. Jason Kenney, speaking on CBC’s Power and Politics, echoed Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s comments in saying that “all...

    Kenney hints Canada might be willing to train Ukrainian forces with U.S.
    Feb12

    Kenney hints Canada might be willing to train Ukrainian forces with U.S.

    The country’s new defence minister left the door open Wednesday for Canadian troops to join the U.S. in training Ukrainian forces and for an extension of the combat mission against the Islamic State. Jason Kenney, speaking on CBC’s Power and Politics, echoed Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s comments in saying that “all options...

    Leaders in Minsk for crucial Ukraine peace talks
    Feb12

    Leaders in Minsk for crucial Ukraine peace talks

    The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine engaged in crucial peace talks Wednesday in the Belarusian capital as fighting still raged in eastern Ukraine. (Feb. 11) …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine’s PM: IMF Aid Accord Within Reach
    Feb12

    Ukraine’s PM: IMF Aid Accord Within Reach

    Ukraine and a team from the International Monetary Fund could reach an agreement on further financial aid for the country’s war-battered economy in the next 48 hours, even though talks are proving tough, its prime minister said Wednesday. The ex-Soviet republic, which is on the brink of bankruptcy after a year of political upheaval and war,...

    Leaders in Belarus for crucial Ukraine peace talks
    Feb12

    Leaders in Belarus for crucial Ukraine peace talks

    The talks on ending the conflict between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatist rebels came amid intense anxiety over the sharp spike in fighting in recent weeks, as Europe nervously awaits word on whether Washington will send lethal aid to Ukraine and as Russia’s economy deteriorates under sanctions imposed by the West. In a...

    Day in Photos: $500 Million Powerball, Leaders Meet on Ukraine and the ‘American Sniper’ Trial
    Feb12

    Day in Photos: $500 Million Powerball, Leaders Meet on Ukraine and the ‘American Sniper’ Trial

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    Putin’s Countermove
    Feb12

    Putin’s Countermove

    The likely failure of today’s Minsk talks to reach any kind of lasting peace in Ukraine will only add to the chorus of voices in Washington calling for the United States to arm Kiev. These calls may well prove irresistible, especially if the Ukrainian forces’ recent counterattack on Russian-backed rebels near the port city of Mariupol...

    Why It’s Hard To Be A Russian Millionaire In Europe
    Feb12

    Why It’s Hard To Be A Russian Millionaire In Europe

    An unimposing brick building sits at 8-12 Welbeck Way in a narrow alley near Oxford Street. The Oracle Capital Group’s London headquarters is hardly impressive, boasting neither glittering glass facades nor golden door handles or any other bling. Whoever comes here does not want to attract any attention. On the contrary: The clients are...