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    NGOs and NATO Partners Help to Train Ukrainian Military Personnel to Provide First Aid on the Battlefield
    Jan15

    NGOs and NATO Partners Help to Train Ukrainian Military Personnel to Provide First Aid on the Battlefield

    Teaching the basics of military tactical medicine has become a priority for Ukraine’s Ministry of Defence. According to experts, outdated standards of medical training and a lack of medicines and emergency vehicles were among the main reasons the Ukrainian Army… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Canadians Strongly Condemns Killing of Civilians in Eastern Ukraine
    Jan15

    Canadians Strongly Condemns Killing of Civilians in Eastern Ukraine

    The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns the murder of innocent civilians by Kremlin-backed terrorists, who shelled a checkpoint near Volnovakha, Donetsk oblast in Eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    NATO Urges Russia To Stop Supporting Separatists In Eastern Ukraine
    Jan15

    NATO Urges Russia To Stop Supporting Separatists In Eastern Ukraine

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has called on Russia to withdraw its support for separatists in eastern Ukraine and use “all its influence” to make them observe a cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine Steps Up Mobilization, Warns Of Renewed Russian ‘Aggression’
    Jan15

    Ukraine Steps Up Mobilization, Warns Of Renewed Russian ‘Aggression’

    KIEV, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament voted on Thursday to refresh its front-line forces and resume partial conscription after a top security official warned that Russian forces backing separatist rebels had sharply increased military activity in the east. “Russian aggression is continuing. There has been a significant...

    Russia’s Forests Overlooked In Climate Change Fight, Scientists Warn
    Jan15

    Russia’s Forests Overlooked In Climate Change Fight, Scientists Warn

    By Angelina Davydova ST PETERSBURG, Russia, Jan 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – R ussia’s forests may lose their power to help curb global warming without stronger domestic protection and a place in a new global climate change deal, scientists have warned. Russia has 19 percent of world forest reserves by surface area. But experts...

    HERE IT IS: SocGen’s Intense Chart With The Swans
    Jan15

    HERE IT IS: SocGen’s Intense Chart With The Swans

    Societe Generale is out with its latest quarterly chart of “swan” risks — and it’s looking pretty ominous. Technically speaking, “black swan” risks are by definition nearly impossible to predict — and when they come, it’s bad. But the point that SocGen’s swan chart is trying to show is there are economic...

    Ukraine Mourns 13 Victims of Bus Blast Possibly Caused by Rebels
    Jan15

    Ukraine Mourns 13 Victims of Bus Blast Possibly Caused by Rebels

    KIEV, Ukraine—Ukraine held a day of mourning Thursday after 13 people were killed two days ago when their bus was hit by what the government says was a shell fired by Russian-backed separatists. President Petro Poroshenko said respects would be paid for all people killed by rebel offensives in eastern Ukraine. The separatists deny responsibility...

    BRIC? Bye, BRIC: Another shift in global economic power
    Jan15

    BRIC? Bye, BRIC: Another shift in global economic power

    Natalie Behring/Bloomberg/Getty Images In late November 2001, while fires still burned in the rubble of the Twin Towers, Goldman Sachs economist Jim O’Neill put out a report reframing the global balance of power. Four countries, he said, would dominate economic growth—China, Russia, India and Brazil. Reaching for a name to call this new...

    Ahead of annual gathering in Davos, World Economic Forum warns over conflicts between states
    Jan15

    Ahead of annual gathering in Davos, World Economic Forum warns over conflicts between states

    Following a year that’s seen the conflict in Ukraine and the rise of the Islamic State, geopolitical issues are considered to be the biggest threat to global stability over the coming decade, according to experts polled by the World Economic Forum. …read more Source: FOX...

    World Economic Forum warns over international conflicts
    Jan15

    World Economic Forum warns over international conflicts

    LONDON (AP) — Following a year that’s seen the conflict in Ukraine and the rise of the Islamic State, geopolitical issues are considered to be the biggest threat to global stability over the coming decade, according to experts polled by the World Economic Forum. In its 2015 Global Risks Report, published Thursday, the WEF found “interstate...