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    Russia and US spar over global crises at UN meeting
    Feb23

    Russia and US spar over global crises at UN meeting

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister is implicitly accusing the United States of violating U.N. principles by bombing Syria, occupying Iraq under false pretenses and manipulating a Security Council mandate to destroy and create chaos in Libya. Sergey Lavrov, clearly pointing at the U.S. without naming it, said these acts were the...

    Russian Company to Start Selling Ukrainian Separatist Bikini Range
    Feb23

    Russian Company to Start Selling Ukrainian Separatist Bikini Range

    While most of the fashion world turns its gaze toward London’s runways in search of the latest avant-garde designs for London Fashion Week, one Russian company has drawn sartorial inspiration much closer to home, in neighbouring Ukraine’s eastern, war-stricken regions. Moscow-based company Voenpro has launched a 2015 collection of...

    Opinion: Canada should renew its commitment to fighting tuberculosis around the world
    Feb23

    Opinion: Canada should renew its commitment to fighting tuberculosis around the world

    The world was unprepared for the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa even though red flags were raised months in advance. Thousands of families, communities and individuals were needlessly ravaged by this epidemic. Let us not make the same mistake by ignoring another disease that has killed more people than any other infectious disease in human...

    Russia and US trade accusations at UN meeting over global crises from Syria to Ukraine
    Feb23

    Russia and US trade accusations at UN meeting over global crises from Syria to Ukraine

    Russia’s foreign minister is implicitly accusing the United States of violating U.N. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine delays heavy weapons pullback, blames rebel attacks
    Feb23

    Ukraine delays heavy weapons pullback, blames rebel attacks

    Ukraine delayed a promised pullback of heavy weapons from the front line Monday, blaming continued attacks from separatist rebels. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Ukraine delays heavy weapons pullback, blames rebel attacks
    Feb23

    Ukraine delays heavy weapons pullback, blames rebel attacks

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine delayed a promised pullback of heavy weapons from the front line Monday, blaming continuing attacks from separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine. Under a peace agreement reached Feb. 12, both sides are to withdraw their heavy weapons 25 to 70 kilometers (16 to 44 miles) back … …read more Source: The...

    Russian Snap Military Drill ‘Could Turn Into Assault on Baltic Capital’
    Feb23

    Russian Snap Military Drill ‘Could Turn Into Assault on Baltic Capital’

    Increasingly frequent snap military drills being carried out by Russia near its eastern European neighbours could be part of a strategy that will open the door for a Russian offensive on the Baltic states according to defence expert Martin Hurt, deputy director at Estonia’s International Centre for Defence and Security. The Lithuanian and...

    Kiev Says It Cannot Withdraw Heavy Weapons as Attacks Persist
    Feb23

    Kiev Says It Cannot Withdraw Heavy Weapons as Attacks Persist

    Ukraine’s military said on Monday it could not start withdrawing heavy weapons from the front line in the east as required under a tenuous ceasefire because pro-Russian separatists who advanced last week were still attacking its positions. A truce to end fighting that has killed more than 5,600 people appeared stillborn last week after...

    Ukrainian currency dives as cease-fire stalls
    Feb23

    Ukrainian currency dives as cease-fire stalls

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Feb. 23 (UPI) — Ukraine’s currency sunk to a record low Monday, as pessimism over a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine prompted doubt about the country’s economic potential. …read more Source: United Press...

    How the Post-Cold War Order Broke Down
    Feb23

    How the Post-Cold War Order Broke Down

    MOSCOW — The withdrawal of Ukrainian troops from Debaltseve removes a major obstacle to the full implementation of the recent Minsk agreement. However, that development also has a different meaning. It was not the Ukrainian side, but their opponents — who are working to dismantle the current Ukrainian state — that determined...